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Dob in ya mates, says Morrison

Good morning, early birds. Australia has entered a “war footing” phase of the coronavirus outbreak, and as police prepare to enforce quarantine rules, the PM has called for a “dob in” your mate system. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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A NDISaster waiting to happen

Good morning, early birds. More than 1,200 Australians died waiting for an NDIS package in just three years, and Karen Andrews reprimands climate deniers for wasting everyone's time. It's the news you need to know, with Caleb Triscari.

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The jobs scheme with five-star revenue and two-star performance

Inq investigates how disability employment service providers are able to game the system and rake in government benefits while failing the people they are supposed to be helping.

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‘I just want to find something meaningful, that accepts I’m a bit different’

Job seekers have been badly let down by disability employment providers, and the costs are mounting. Inq investigates.

Yooralla CEO Dr Sherene Devanesen (Image: AAP /Megan Neil)

‘Nothing about us without us’ in disability royal commission

A look inside the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disabilities.

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How Stuart Robert can fix the NDIS

Greens spokesperson Jordon Steele-John offers some tips for the new minister.

Jon Faine misses the point … Nine’s bid for tennis rights … Cosmo cut from checkouts …

Melbourne radio host Jon Faine has apologised for a nightmare interview with disability activist Carly Findlay. Plus, other media stories from the day.

The strange coalition fighting Victoria’s euthanasia laws

Progressive advocates who have fought for LGBTI rights and abortion rights find themselves on the same side as deeply conservative Christians in the fight against legal euthanasia.

Rundle: Hanson’s autistic kids comments reveal a truth no one wants to talk about

That some teachers have to devote most of their attention to children with serious behaviour management issues is hardly news to anyone with a child in school, but there’s a curious veil of silence drawn across it.

Hanson’s lock ’em up disability strategy two decades old

Pauline Hanson has long regarded Australians with disabilities as a problem for the rest of us, an old document shows.