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Outcry over new private school funding plan

Outcry over new private school funding plan

Good morning, early birds. NSW's Education Minister questions the federal government's new plan for private school funding. Plus, Labor vows to investigate a suspicious immigration contract. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Perks of the boys’ club: how Dutton’s au pair scandal sums up the Coalition

Perks of the boys’ club: how Dutton’s au pair scandal sums up the Coalition

For this government, those deemed enemies face the full force of the law. For mates, it's a very different story.

Australia’s oldest ‘news’ story

Australia’s oldest ‘news’ story

A migration scheme that encourage new arrivals to move to rural and regional Australia has existed for decades. But try telling the papers that.

No medical services at WA detention centre where man attempted suicide

No medical services at WA detention centre where man attempted suicide

Advocates have told Crikey that there were no medical services on site.

Exclusive: concern raised for baby in Melbourne immigration detention

Exclusive: concern raised for baby in Melbourne immigration detention

This five-month-old baby has spent her life in Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation. A psychiatric report submitted in June has raised mental health concerns for both mother and child.

The worrying thing is we don’t know how many other visa cases Dutton influenced

The worrying thing is we don’t know how many other visa cases Dutton influenced

It is difficult to find data on the nature of ministerial intervention and the average length of time it takes for the minister to make a decision to intervene or not. This kind of data blackout all began with Scott Morrison.

Liberals block Manning but allowed in convicted leaker to raise funds for them

Liberals block Manning but allowed in convicted leaker to raise funds for them

The government wants to block Chelsea Manning from entering Australia but allowed another convicted, and more dangerous, leaker to come into Australia to raise funds for the Liberal Party.

Winners and losers as Morrison balances the loyal and the treacherous

Winners and losers as Morrison balances the loyal and the treacherous

The new Morrison ministry shows a judicious mix of moderates and conservatives, as well as the loyal and the treacherous.

Six things Morrison must do to be competitive against Labor

Six things Morrison must do to be competitive against Labor

If Scott Morrison is to compete effectively against Labor, he must tackle six priority areas that his predecessor failed to deal with effectively.

Dutton’s electorate office vandalised

Dutton’s electorate office vandalised

Good morning, early birds. Prime ministerial contender Peter Dutton's electorate office in Queensland has been vandalised overnight. Plus, a Crikey reader exclusive: today we’re featuring our first weekly selection of stories from the New York Times. We’d love to hear your thoughts on the addition of the New York Times to your Friday morning read, which you can share with us by emailing [email protected]. It’s the news you need to know, with Natasha Grivas.