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This is Labor heartland policy and I thank them for it

This is Labor heartland policy and I thank them for it

Is Labor focussing too much on health? Crikey readers debate Bernard Keane's recent piece.

Labor to announce Indigenous health package

Labor to announce Indigenous health package

Good morning, early birds. Today in the election campaign Labor is expected to focus on Indigenous health and climate issues, and South Australian independent senator Tim Storer will not be seeking re-election next month. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Labor’s health obsession too much of a good thing

Labor’s health obsession too much of a good thing

Labor is talking about nothing but health, which is a positive for Bill Shorten but serves voters poorly when there are more critical issues to be dealt with.

Millions pledged to aid restoration of Notre Dame

Millions pledged to aid restoration of Notre Dame

Good morning, early birds. Millions of euros have already been pledged in the wake of yesterday's Notre Dame cathedral fire, and the Coalition's Climate Solutions Fund reportedly has "integrity issues". It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods

Health experts want both major parties to think long-term

Health experts want both major parties to think long-term

Good morning, early birds. Health experts warn the major parties against an ad-hoc approach to healthcare strategies in the lead-up to the election, and One Nation experiences a drop in the polls following the Al Jazeera investigation. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Julian Assange arrested at Ecuadorean embassy

Julian Assange arrested at Ecuadorean embassy

Good morning, early birds. Julian Assange has been arrested and faces potential extradition to the United States, revolution in Sudan has led to a military coup toppling a 30-year presidency, and the major parties have hit the ground running in the lead-up to the election. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Energy minister left stranded after anti-electric car stuff-up

Energy minister left stranded after anti-electric car stuff-up

Energy Minister Angus Taylor has been left red-faced after pushing an anti-electric car story that was previously discredited.

Playing the Equivocation Game with Bill Shorten and the ALP

Playing the Equivocation Game with Bill Shorten and the ALP

All the things Bill Shorten wants us to think he's said, even though he didn't actually say them.

Labor has lured a desperate Coalition onto its battleground

Labor has lured a desperate Coalition onto its battleground

By aiming the budget at a list of political problems, the government has begun the election campaign fighting on Labor's preferred battleground of health, education and low income earners.

Shorten pledges massive Medicare investment

Shorten pledges massive Medicare investment

Good morning, early birds. Opposition leader Bill Shorten has promised a huge investment in Medicare and cancer screenings under a Labor government, and family members lobby to have stranded Australian ISIS orphans brought home. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.