Could Bill Shorten's revamped NEG stabilise the grid and end years of uncertainty in the Australia's energy sector?
Good morning, early birds. The rollout of the NDIS is lagging, with an estimated $1.2 billion needed to bring things up to speed. Plus, Malcolm Turnbull's national energy guarantee is starting to look suspiciously like an emissions trading scheme. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.
Labor's climate policy is ill-defined but puts it significantly further ahead of a government still in the throes of climate denial and delusion.
Freudian slip at tax summit ... de Bruyn's new pals ... George Christensen's love for Reclaim Australia ...
The latest ICAC findings show how Tony Abbott used business representatives to assist in an elaborate lie to scare the Australian people into voting for him.
Tony Abbott's handling of the MH17 disaster has won the approval of all voting groups and sent the Coalition's vote to its highest point in months, today's Essential Report shows.
Voters prefer an emissions trading scheme or carbon price over doing nothing on climate change - but only narrowly - while Malcolm Turnbull rates highest along the government's ministers.
Ignore the theatrics: Clive Palmer has handed the government a big win in its efforts to dump effective climate action.
Yes, there is a lot wrong with the government's Direct Action climate change policy. But it's not all bad. Here's the way Direct Action might help create a sustainable energy future.