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Health Minister implicated in Cricket Australia sacking has pro-life history

Health Minister implicated in Cricket Australia sacking has pro-life history

Tasmanian Health Minister Michael Ferguson has been fighting against abortion in the Apple Isle for years.

Turnbull soul-searching after Super Saturday defeat

Turnbull soul-searching after Super Saturday defeat

Good morning, early birds. Super Saturday byelections give Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull a nasty wake-up call. Plus, New South Wales no longer rules the roost for economic growth. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: alleged SAS war crimes revealed in report

Crikey Worm: alleged SAS war crimes revealed in report

Good morning, early birds. A confidential defence inquiry raises red flags for Australian special forces. Plus, safe access zones legislation passes in NSW. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

‘No freedom until women are truly free’: Irish immigrants continue abortion fight in Australia

‘No freedom until women are truly free’: Irish immigrants continue abortion fight in Australia

Many Irish Australians returned #HomeToVote to repeal the eighth amendment. Now that protest spirit could catch on for legislative changes in their new home.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

A brutal shake up at the ABC, we're buying nor backing the argument for corporate tax cuts, and more pain on its way for the big banks.

ABC v the government … Irish abortion ad ban … London calling …

ABC v the government … Irish abortion ad ban … London calling …

Michelle Guthrie has pledged to oppose further cuts to the ABC's budget, telling government that they would do well to remember what the broadcaster means to voters. And other media tidbits of the day.

Crikey Worm: interstate abortion trips quadruple for Tassie women

Crikey Worm: interstate abortion trips quadruple for Tassie women

Good morning, early birds. Tasmanian women are traveling to Melbourne for abortions in record numbers. Plus, Josh Frydenbergheads to COAG to talk about Australia's recycling crisis. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods

State government rejoices as Tasmanians completely stop having sex

State government rejoices as Tasmanians completely stop having sex

Something is amiss with people of child-bearing age in Tasmania.

Two feminist stories that won’t get anywhere near the attention of Matt Damon and Me Too

Two feminist stories that won’t get anywhere near the attention of Matt Damon and Me Too

If we want to win the fight for women, reproductive rights must be the most important front.

Australia’s archaic abortion laws harming women

Australia’s archaic abortion laws harming women

Heather Douglas (Professor of Law, University of Queensland) and Caroline de Costa (Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, James Cook University) investigate a recent case of a woman being charged with illegally aborting her own pregnancy and question what was gained by this absurd process.