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Are we destined for a tragedy like Grenfell?

Are we destined for a tragedy like Grenfell?

One of the most basic requirements of a developed, modern country is a safe place to live and work. This does not currently describe Australia.

Paladin documents reveal ties to PNG political family

Paladin documents reveal ties to PNG political family

Good morning, early birds. The ongoing investigation into Paladin Group has revealed the security contractor's close PNG political ties, and the Coalition prepares to back down on key Labor and Greens motions in the Senate. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

CommBank gives in to AUSTRAC, hands over $700 million

CommBank gives in to AUSTRAC, hands over $700 million

While the government obsesses about the trivial impacts of "militant" unions, large corporations are being exposed for engaging in serious misconduct that has dramatic impacts.

Crikey Worm: Coalition anger over dropped union blackmail charges

Crikey Worm: Coalition anger over dropped union blackmail charges

Good morning, early birds. Prosecutors have dropped blackmail charges against CFMEU figures, and the Coalition isn't happy. Plus, Steve Ciobo tries to repair Australia-China diplomatic relations. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Demonisation campaign against unions comes a cropper — yet again

Demonisation campaign against unions comes a cropper — yet again

Yet another trade union royal commission prosecution has spectacularly collapsed. Anyone seeing a pattern here?

The many forces trying to ‘tear up’ our workplace laws

The many forces trying to ‘tear up’ our workplace laws

To read the news today, you'd think one organisation was gunning for IR change. The truth is more complicated.

Aldi and its employer mates are hell-bent on keeping your wages low

Aldi and its employer mates are hell-bent on keeping your wages low

Employers remain committed to undermining wages growth despite the evidence that wage stagnation is undermining both the economy and our political system.

Crikey Worm: Nats abandon Coalition to support bank probe

Crikey Worm: Nats abandon Coalition to support bank probe

Good morning, early birds. New allegations have emerged against former TV host Don Burke, and it looks like Australia could be getting that bank inquiry after all -- with or without the Prime Minister. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Rogue, out-of-control union mysteriously fails to get wage rises

Rogue, out-of-control union mysteriously fails to get wage rises

The mining industry says industrial relations reform is urgently needed to rein in mining unions. Wages growth data begs to differ.

Chuckles and Hadgkiss update: did Michaelia Cash break the law?

Chuckles and Hadgkiss update: did Michaelia Cash break the law?

Michaelia Cash's defence against charges she appointed a law breaker to head the ABCC is that it was all Eric Abetz's fault, not hers.