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Encryption legislation is nothing but ‘security theatre’, and Australians will pay the price

Crikey readers discuss the folly of the government's impending encryption bill and fracking in WA.

The Kimberley region of Western Australia is a popular tourist area. (Image: AAP/Diana Plater)

‘Divide and conquer’: fracking developers campaign to Indigenous groups

Traditional owners say a lack of information, the promise of cash and the sheer size of potential land to be fracked are creating confusion in Western Australia.

(Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Pyne warns MPs to stay away from Dutton

Good morning, early birds. Defence Minister Christopher Pyne has allegedly warned rival MPs not to pursue Peter Dutton, former NSW Labor leader Luke Foley plans to drop his defamation case, and Western Australia lifts its fracking ban. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: ScoMo’s curious gift to the NT

Good morning, early birds. Treasurer Scott Morrison pledges $810 million to the NT following its decision to lift a fracking ban. Plus, Adelaide doctors and nurses receive official memo on proper door-opening technique. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Bigger than Adani: the NT ‘carbon bomb’ waiting to explode

By itself, Queensland’s proposed Adani coal mine would result in 5 billion tonnes of carbon-dioxide greenhouse gas emissions. Clearly, Adani is a "carbon-bomb".

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews

Are Victoria and NSW really going to be forced to start fracking?

Is the Commonwealth Grants Commission about to force states like NSW and Victoria to let rip with fracking? Not quite. But it's an intriguing idea.

Fear and loathing on the fracking trail in Katherine

Is the Northern Territory Labor government wavering in its commitment to ban fracking? Rod Campbell, research director at The Australia Institute, travels up north to find out.

Fracking could blow huge holes in NT Labor’s unity

Less than two months into the new NT Labor government, the controversial issue of fracking is threatening the party's newfound unity, writes Labor insider Ben Chiefly.

Well done to the Victorian government for banning fracking in the state. Of course, Andrew Bolt gets it wrong again.

Big fracking deal

Well done to the Victorian government for banning fracking in the state. Of course, Andrew Bolt gets it wrong again.

How Australians subsidise Kiwi wine. And other business tidbits of the day.

Business bites: Kiwi rebate … Buffett sells oil stake … economies deflate …

How Australians subsidise Kiwi wine. And other business tidbits of the day.

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