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Former Queensland LNP leader Lawrence Springborg.

Springborg recoils back into politics

Good morning, early birds. Victoria’s election system is facing upheaval, Lawrence Springborg is set for a political comeback, and a former Manus Island security guard has taken her own life. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Erdogan’s election marks huge shift for Turkey and the West

With Turkey increasingly slipping into autocratic rule, what remains of its relationships with alliance partners and what can we expect going forward?

Trump’s greatest setback to date (no, really, this one’s important)

The Republicans have lost a special election in Pennsylvania on the vote of the white working class. If the Democrats seize this moment, they could take back the House.

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews

Poll Bludger: is Dan Andrews hurting Shorten’s chances of winning the next election?

A great convergence has been under way in the four largest states, eliminating a pattern through the last three elections in which Victoria reigned as Labor's strongest state.

Crikey Worm: Canavan caught by section 44, Bernardi raking it in, ICAC called in over Murray-Darling

Matt Canavan becomes the third senator pinged by section 44, Cory Bernardi books nearly $1 million and ICAC called on Murray-Darling allegations. It's the news you need to know, by Josh Taylor and Max Chalmers.

Rundle: heady hours for centrist France as Macron thumps Le Pen

Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron has won a convincing victory in round two of the French presidential elections, defeating National Front candidate Marine Le Pen by about 65% to 35%. The figure is somewhat better than was forecast throughout most of the lead-up to the final bout, with Macron leading Le Pen by 60%-40% in polls. […]

Liberal senators push for Minerals Council wishlist, doubtless completely coincidentally

Coalition concerns over political activity by environmental groups mirrors the concerns of the coal lobby.

How to make political party funding pass the pub test

How do we break the cycle of controversy over how our politicians spend money on themselves?

Poll Bludger: embattled Barnett faces spill motion

WA Premier Colin Barnett has a lot of detractors. And not all of them sit on the opposite side of the chamber.

Abbott’s sister, former weightlifting champion take on Clover Moore

Moore has become a lightning rod for opposition to several of Baird’s most unpopular policies. Can she survive another strike?

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