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Crikey Worm: Jacinda Ardern to be New Zealand’s next PM

Crikey Worm: Jacinda Ardern to be New Zealand’s next PM

Good morning, early birds. New Zealand queenmaker Winston Peters has struck a deal with the Labour Party that will elevate Jacinda Ardern to the country's highest parliamentary office, and Victorian MPs pull an all-nighter on euthanasia. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Koukoulas: penny-pinching on education leaves the nation lagging

Koukoulas: penny-pinching on education leaves the nation lagging

Discouraging students from higher-education doesn't just hinder their earning potential, it jeopardises our future economy.

Neoliberals can’t endlessly cut uni funding and expect a smart, well-educated Australia

Neoliberals can’t endlessly cut uni funding and expect a smart, well-educated Australia

The government's continuing war on higher education funding reflects a decades-old mentality that universities only have economic value.

Labor rejects surrender, fights on for Gonski

Labor rejects surrender, fights on for Gonski

Labor is being deeply cynical in its ongoing attacks on the government over school funding. But it's unlikely to lose it any votes.

Turnbull clearing the decks for a network to nowhere

Turnbull clearing the decks for a network to nowhere

With higher education cuts hidden by school funding, the government is preparing the way to ensure the focus next Tuesday night is where it wants to be -- spending money.

Earning, learning, living — young Australians cop it from this government

Earning, learning, living — young Australians cop it from this government

No matter what they do, young Australians are targeted by this government, which knows it can attack them with impunity in next week's federal budget.

Education Minister renews government attack on young Australians

Education Minister renews government attack on young Australians

The 2017 budget is shaping up as another attack on young people in the form of education fee hikes and the squibbing of meaningful fixes for housing affordability.

Negative gearing just one front in the war on the young

Negative gearing just one front in the war on the young

The government is engaged in a war on young Australians across multiple fronts. Negative gearing is just one of them.

Greens kiss and make up, but tensions linger

Greens kiss and make up, but tensions linger

The NSW Greens have backed down from their threat of withholding funding from the federal branch of the party.

Ignore Abbott’s sniping — Turnbull’s on the move

Ignore Abbott’s sniping — Turnbull’s on the move

Tony Abbott can insist nothing has changed, but Malcolm Turnbull is abandoning key characteristics of his failed government as quickly as he can.