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Why the Australian Grand Prix just isn’t a winner

Why the Australian Grand Prix just isn’t a winner

The event is hotly debated every year, and every year the government of the day defends it. What do the numbers tell us?

Hastie blasts Beijing as diplomatic crisis kicks off

Hastie blasts Beijing as diplomatic crisis kicks off

Good morning, early birds. Liberal MP Andrew Hastie has accused Beijing of attempting to "coerce" Chinese diaspora with the arrest of Chinese-Australian writer Yang Hengjun, and Adelaide has taken out the title of Australia's hottest capital city on record. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Daniel Andrews faces pressure over pill testing

Daniel Andrews faces pressure over pill testing

Good morning, early birds. The Victorian government face pressure over pill testing. Plus, Roger Federer has been served a shock defeat at the Australian Open. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Fiji’s PM challenges ScoMo on climate change

Fiji’s PM challenges ScoMo on climate change

Good morning, early birds. Fiji's PM gives his Australian counterpart something to think about on climate change. Plus, mourners plan a vigil for murdered woman Aiia Maasarwe. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

McGowan holds key to Morrison’s parliamentary humiliation

McGowan holds key to Morrison’s parliamentary humiliation

Good morning, early birds. Independent MP Cathy McGowan is holding out support for an asylum seeker medical bill that could humiliate the Coalition government, and officials fear a rise in youth suicide among Indigenous Australians. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

What’s with the off-court drama at the Australian Open?

What’s with the off-court drama at the Australian Open?

Crikey untangles the ongoing tensions over players, power and pay in men's tennis.

Crikey Worm: the rich get richer

Crikey Worm: the rich get richer

Good morning, early birds. New data shows that the government's capital gains tax discount is, increasingly, a financial luxury only available to Australia's top earners. Plus, our last local hope for the 2018 Australian Open crashes out of the competition. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Why is Tennis Australia receiving millions in government grants?

Why is Tennis Australia receiving millions in government grants?

The Australian Open makes hundreds of millions in revenue, so why has it received tens of millions in government grants?

Hinch slams slam, gets served

Hinch slams slam, gets served

Senator Derryn Hinch tweeted last night that he was disappointed when he watched the women's final of the Australian Open.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings

If you like Roger Federer, or even Rafael Nadal or tennis generally, last night was a very good night of TV.