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Asylum seekers transferred to Christmas Island

Asylum seekers transferred to Christmas Island

Good morning, early birds. A boatload of asylum seekers have been transferred to Christmas Island detention centre for the first time since the facility's $185 million reopening, and Robert Mueller corrects the record on the Trump-Russia investigation for the first time. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Labor calls for review into Digital Transformation Agency as new CEO appointed

Labor calls for review into Digital Transformation Agency as new CEO appointed

Labor has called for the government to conduct an independent review into its trouble Digital Transformation Agency.

Start-up wars

Start-up wars

How independent will the government sponsored report be?

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Fairfax, News and the death of print ... the Donald Trump wasteland ... pay rise for Coke, no joke ...

Seats to watch: Greenway

Seats to watch: Greenway

Greenway underwent a dramatic transformation at the 2007 election.

Libs love start-ups more! No, Labor loves start-ups more!

Libs love start-ups more! No, Labor loves start-ups more!

Why is everyone suddenly trying to get into bed with start-ups?

Aussies betrayed: industry groups are all for IT gouging

Aussies betrayed: industry groups are all for IT gouging

Australians are being gouged on IT pricing, a parliamentary committee confirms. And local industry groups are complicit in it.

Do government film subsidies add up? Yes, and no

Do government film subsidies add up? Yes, and no

The federal government is giving a big Hollywood studio $21 million to film a remake of 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea in Australia. Is it money well spent? It does return, but not where it's needed.

Price gouging: it’s all about consumer convenience, see

Price gouging: it’s all about consumer convenience, see

The dog-ate-my-homework level excuses offered by IT companies for price gouging Australians is undermined by the admission of the local industry group.

Parliamentary inquiry set to take on big IT companies

Parliamentary inquiry set to take on big IT companies

As a result of a campaign by Labor MP Ed Husic, the government is considering undertaking a Parliamentary inquiry into IT price differentials and legal options for preventing them, writes Bernard Keane.