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Morrison’s $3.6 billion tax cut plan

Morrison’s $3.6 billion tax cut plan

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison pushes through with a $3.6 billion tax cut package for small businesses. Plus, Tony Abbott put to work as Indigenous envoy. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Razer: I turned 50 under capitalism. It was pretty shit except for the food.

Razer: I turned 50 under capitalism. It was pretty shit except for the food.

Aging gracefully in this country is an expensive pursuit, available only to the wealthiest of us.

Rundle: the Voice to Parliament sounds like a very bad deal

Rundle: the Voice to Parliament sounds like a very bad deal

The Voice to Parliament, part three of the Uluru deal, seems like it can only end with the Senate and House throwing Indigenous people under the bus.

The ‘new’ scheme to prevent Indigenous deaths in custody

The ‘new’ scheme to prevent Indigenous deaths in custody

Partially funded by the Commonwealth, the custody notification system (CNS) is closely modelled on a system in place in New South Wales since 2000.

The bonkers plan to turn remote Indigenous Australia into a free-market capitalist economy

The bonkers plan to turn remote Indigenous Australia into a free-market capitalist economy

With one more ad hoc solution piled on another, it's desperate times for the Mundine-Pearson model of remote-area development.

How Closing The Gap fell apart

How Closing The Gap fell apart

As the tenth anniversary of Closing The Gap nears, a report has detailed how some very Canberran failings wrecked it.

Crikey Worm: only a quarter of these NBN users will get top speeds

Crikey Worm: only a quarter of these NBN users will get top speeds

Good morning, early birds. Some 75% of NBN customers using fibre-to-the-node technology will not be able to access the internet at top speeds. Plus, a former Aboriginal affairs minister has criticised the government for its handling of last year's Uluru Statement. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Don Dale: damning recommendations must be acted on

Don Dale: damning recommendations must be acted on

The commissioner has handed down a damning report detailing the failures of state institutions in the protection of children in the Northern Territory.

Change the date of Australia Day for patriotism’s sake!

Change the date of Australia Day for patriotism’s sake!

Once again the hot topic of changing the date of Australia Day has bubbled to the surface. While Turnbull says the date is intrinsically tied to Australia culture Henry Reynolds argues that most Australians don't even know what the date specifically commemorates, and if they did, might not be so keen on keeping it.

Rundle: Twiggy’s Tarzan antics and the problem of the white saviour

Rundle: Twiggy’s Tarzan antics and the problem of the white saviour

Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest's fixation with the cashless welfare card is more about him playing modern Tarzan than what is good for indigenous communities.