Beaches might be the only thing capable of uniting Australia. If they were to disappear, it would rip into the heart of our identity.
Good morning, early birds. The fractured relationship between China and Australia is reportedly on the mend ahead of trade talks, and Health Minister Greg Hunt pledges to do more to stop the drugging of aged care residents. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
Scott Morrison was playing nice over the weekend, but Australia has proved time and time again that it's hard-pressed to respect Timor-Leste's sovereignty.
Nine won the night, but the ratings mirrored Australia's batting -- falling away horribly as the night went on.
The government claims it will treat China with a firm hand, but its response to protests in Hong Kong is anything but.
With China renewing its commitment to territorial claims, and reactionaries like Donald Trump at the helm, the long-running South China Sea dispute could turn south very quickly.
History will conclude that the critics of Labor’s GFC response 10 years ago were hopelessly wrong. By avoiding a sudden, deep recession, Australia also avoided testing out what its effect may have been on our democratic system.
This embarrassing international incident highlights not only Australia’s stubborn refusal to act on the urgency of race, but the media's stubborn refusal to even listen.
Progressives love to take shame in and disengagement from their own nation as both a necessary and sufficient political act. It isn't.