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Labor MPs push for opposition on franking credits, Newstart

Labor MPs push for opposition on franking credits, Newstart

Good morning, early birds. Labor MPs are urging Anthony Albanese not to abandon the party's crackdown on franking credits, and the AEMC unveils a plan to pay the biggest energy users to cut their consumption. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Who’s afraid of the upper-middle class?

Who’s afraid of the upper-middle class?

After the shock loss at the federal election, Labor is running scared. But backing away from a progressive tax agenda is a mistake.

Do audiences really ‘hate’ contemporary operas?

Do audiences really ‘hate’ contemporary operas?

A controversial point about whether audiences "hate" contemporary operas has opened the door to bigger questions on how success is calculated.

In defence of Labor’s brave and original policy direction

In defence of Labor’s brave and original policy direction

A close analysis of Labor's most recent manoeuvres proves they are still as much in opposition as they ever were!

Can Labor actually expel John Setka?

Can Labor actually expel John Setka?

Labor leader Anthony Albanese wants John Setka gone but the long-time union boss has vowed to fight any attempt to expel him from the ALP in court. What happens next?

Can wealthy voters save Albanese and Labor?

Can wealthy voters save Albanese and Labor?

Mapping electorates by wealth gives us a fascinating picture of who voted against Labor and what that means for the next election.

A star is reborn: the rapid rise of Kristina Keneally

A star is reborn: the rapid rise of Kristina Keneally

Kristina Keneally's reemergence as a Labor leader has come at breakneck speed — and she's already facing her big tests.

Familiar faces return in Labor’s new shadow cabinet

Familiar faces return in Labor’s new shadow cabinet

Good morning, early birds. Labor's new post-election frontbench has made its debut, and the government pushes Solomon Island investments in a bid to ward off China's Pacific growth. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Labor’s new leadership takes the stage

Labor’s new leadership takes the stage

Good morning, early birds. Anthony Albanese's new Labor leadership team has made its debut, and not everyone is happy with the Fair Work Commission's minimum wage increase. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Labor needs to start earning votes, not just expecting them

Labor needs to start earning votes, not just expecting them

Labor needs to aim for a landslide to even get a rockfall. And some sort of narrative, no matter how minimal, has to be found.