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Border Force to be reckoned with

Good morning, early birds. A corruption investigation into Border Force has created multiple divisions, and a school in the Melbourne suburb of Preston will reportedly be closed for the rest of the week after a year 5 student tested positive for COVID-19. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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On the road again?

Good morning, early birds. Dan Andrews is set to outline a "traffic light system" plan for reopening Victoria, and an Australian anchor for China's state-run English news channel has been detained in Beijing. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Tips and Murmurs: the teardrop explodes … priests in … burying the lede

The Liberal pollies who are probably wishing they didn't weigh in on Labor's branch-stacking scandal, and more tips and murmurs from the Crikey bunker.

For some, the pandemic has made it harder to get out of Australia than in

The coronavirus lockdown makes getting into the country almost impossible. But getting out is no easy feat either.

Acting Federal Minister for Immigration Alan Tudge (Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

Phone ban push gives Border Force new powers, treats detainees as criminals

Immigration detention centres are not prisons. Or at least, that's how it's meant to be in theory.

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The good, the bad and the missing in action: how are our institutions coping with the pandemic?

Some institutions have stepped up in the face of the coronavirus crisis. Others... not so much.

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The airline making big money deporting asylum seekers

Charter company Skytraders has turned a healthy profit by tapping into lucrative asylum seeker deportation contracts with Home Affairs. But is it worth the reputational cost?

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton

Dutton approved, condemned Border Force cuts

Good morning, early birds. FOI documents have revealed that Peter Dutton approved the same Border Force cuts he later condemned, and retirees are calling on the government to fix pension payments. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

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Shorten to pitch federal election as a ‘referendum on wages’

Good morning, early birds. Bill Shorten will today pitch Labor's plan for economic reform to voters, and leaked reports reveal that "manning issues" mean Border Force is missing sea patrol targets by as much as 20%. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Hakeem al-Araibi (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Border Force’s forgotten email led to Hakeem al-Araibi arrest

Good morning, early birds. Border Force has apologised for the case of "human error" which lead to refugee Hakeem al-Araibi being detained in Thailand, and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann says he had "no idea" a travel company paid for his holiday flights after winning tender from the federal government. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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