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NSW energy minister slams federal party

NSW energy minister slams federal party

Good morning, early birds. The NSW energy minister has called the Coalition's approach to energy and climate policy "out of touch", and ICAC raids Labor offices over party donations and fundraising. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Media moguls and the Turnbull coup

Media moguls and the Turnbull coup

Good morning, early birds. Kerry Stokes is now embroiled in reports about media involvement in the usurpation of Malcolm Turnbull. Plus, a Senate inquiry finds Peter Dutton misled parliament over the au pair scandal. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Report card: is Australia doing enough to fight cancer?

Report card: is Australia doing enough to fight cancer?

In 2008 Australia committed to a five-year plan to fight cancer, including tackling physical inactivity, diet, smoking and alcohol use. Crikey intern Isabel Filgueiras hands down a report card on how we did.

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

Uruguay has a novel approach to drugs, and no one wants to do anything about climate change. Plus other political snippets noted along the way.

At last, a real cancer breakthrough (and why Labor leaders deserve a hug)

At last, a real cancer breakthrough (and why Labor leaders deserve a hug)

We need to build on, and improve, high quality systems to ensure a world-class screening program, writes Terry Slevin, education and research director, Cancer Council WA.

Half of cancer sufferers don’t understand why they have it

Half of cancer sufferers don’t understand why they have it

Despite cancer research increasingly unveiling more about the ‘big C’, we still see myths thrive. What effect does this have? Myths are just part and parcel of the great unknown -- right? It shouldn't be this way, says Freddy Sitas.

CSIRO diet is bad for the environment

CSIRO diet is bad for the environment

Both a Lancet article and cancer report squarely indicate that the CSIRO is swimming like a dying salmon against a huge waterfall with its high red meat, high methane, totally misnamed "Total Wellbeing Diet", writes Geoff Russell.

Comments, corrections, clarifications, and c*ckups

Comments, corrections, clarifications, and c*ckups

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