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Scott Morrison’s “technology investment target”

Scott Morrison’s “technology investment target”

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison intends to push for a technology target rather than agreeing to net-zero emissions by 2050, and the Australian media has given Holden a send-off. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Biloela family is ‘very worried’ about coronavirus Christmas Island plan

Biloela family is ‘very worried’ about coronavirus Christmas Island plan

The family are the only people being housed at the detention centre. Soon they'll be trapped in a quarantine site.

A life-changing island getaway

A life-changing island getaway

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison's plan to evacuate 600 Australians from China and then quarantine them on Christmas Island has sparked criticism, and Huawei Australia has gained a second wind. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Inside the Biloela family’s Christmas Island detention quarters

Inside the Biloela family’s Christmas Island detention quarters

Almost $27 million has been spent on the facility this year, and the Biloela family are the only people housed there. So why are the conditions so bad?

Morrison details $1.4b Christmas Island expansion

Morrison details $1.4b Christmas Island expansion

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison has explained his $1.4 billion upgrade of medical facilities on Christmas Island, and National Party MPs demand a return of "big stick" energy laws. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Morrison’s Christmas Island plan will be a costly disaster

Morrison’s Christmas Island plan will be a costly disaster

Australia is set for years of costly legal battles — with the possibility of punitive damages — if plans to transfer sick asylum seekers to Christmas Island go ahead.

Russian intelligence accused of cyberattacks

Russian intelligence accused of cyberattacks

Good morning, early birds. Russian intelligence officers have been accused of attempting to access international files on both MH17 and Russia's alleged use of chemical weapons. Plus, the final detainees leave Christmas Island. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Is the Christmas Island detention centre going to stay open?

Is the Christmas Island detention centre going to stay open?

The planned closure of the Christmas Island detention center is looking in doubt after reports that Peter Dutton "changed his mind". What exactly is happening on the island?

Asylum seeker test case seeking immunity for 15 witnesses

Asylum seeker test case seeking immunity for 15 witnesses

A test case will challenge the healthcare received by asylum seekers on Christmas Island, but without immunity anyone who testifies could be liable for prosecution themselves.

Court to test way around <em>Border Force Act</em>

Court to test way around Border Force Act

Lawyers are trying to circumvent the government's Border Force Act.