Good morning, early birds. Dan Andrews is set to outline a "traffic light system" plan for reopening Victoria, and an Australian anchor for China's state-run English news channel has been detained in Beijing. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Australia has a perfect relationship with India... as long as coal and human rights abuses are left entirely off the agenda.
Australia's descent into authoritariansim continues with state lockdown laws that assume citizens are guilty until proven innocent.
The right to privacy on the internet is a common cause for concern, and the law simply can't keep up. But it's also just one small part of a far bigger picture.
Few places are considered off limits for Australian mining companies operating in Africa, including Eritrea, one of the most repressed and politically unstable places in the world.
As the anniversary of the failed Tibetan uprising comes and goes once again, Australia's response to the continuing fallout is a deafening silence.
The reasons for Yang Hengjun’s detention remain unclear. But human rights violations have escalated sharply under the increasingly repressive regime of Xi Jingping.
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