Good morning, early birds. South Australia has reintroduced a number of COVID-19 restrictions from midnight last night, and a former executive assistant to acting Immigration Minister Alan Tudge has reportedly urged Scott Morrison to support an investigation into his office. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Australia's onerous defamation laws stop many a public interest story about notorious MP pants men from being published.
Barnaby Joyce weighs in on Daryl and Gladys, the ongoing murmurs about Wagga, and just how stupid does the Republican party think Twitter users really are?
Berejiklian is now the latest in a long list of politicians whose close personal relationships have made for embarrassing headlines.
By attempting to pull down one of Australia's most successful governments in the middle of a crisis, the NSW Nationals have again demonstrated that their party has no concern for the national interest.
Why should Nationals MPs act with discipline and stability when their electorates reward destabilisation and scandal?
Smack in the middle of COVID-19 smashing its way through the country, the Coalition's junior partner decides to smash its way through itself.