Crikey readers on Labor's One Nation pull, Frydenberg's stimulus fight, and the robodebt scourge.
Mark McGowan is getting bigger than the party, Clive Palmer goes on the attack once again, and just who else is in lockdown with Scott Morrison?
Good morning, early birds. Anthony Albanese's deputy chief of staff Sabina Husic has resigned after anonymous, unsubstantiated, and "malicious" attacks against her circulated online, and South Australian authorities say there are now 20 confirmed cases linked to the Parafield COVID-19 cluster and another 14 suspected cases. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Support for One Nation was decimated at the Queensland election, but it’s where those votes now sit that holds a clue for the federal campaigns of both major parties.
As Labor lays itself bare over coal, the industry itself is dying before our eyes and the biggest companies want out before they're left with the bill.
Jacinda Ardern has led her party to its greatest electoral victory in more than 50 years. What can she teach politicians on this side of the Tasman?
Given the circumstances in which it was created, last week's budget lacks substance and is showing noticeable flaws. Has the government got the intellectual firepower to think creatively about a post-COVID world?
One of the few political weaknesses of the budget is its lack of support for women. Anthony Albanese zeroed in on that and scored a direct hit with his childcare announcement.