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Government accused of selling out Palestine for Wentworth win

Government accused of selling out Palestine for Wentworth win

Good morning, early birds! Prime Minister Scott Morrison is facing backlash over the proposal to move the Australian embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, and an asylum seeker deal between Australia and New Zealand is reportedly back on the table. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Bill Shorten launches Labor’s pre-election action plan

Bill Shorten launches Labor’s pre-election action plan

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has launched what he's calling a "fair go" action plan for a Labor government, appealing to voter dissatisfaction.

Desperation as Palu waits for tsunami aid

Desperation as Palu waits for tsunami aid

Good morning, early birds. Dark times in Palu as the death toll rises and people are forced into looting. Plus, in a world first, Australia is on track to "eliminate" cervical cancer. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods

Indonesia’s death toll rises

Indonesia’s death toll rises

Good morning, early birds. The death toll from Indonesia's 7.5-magnitude earthquake and tsunami surpasses 830. Plus, a cheat sheet from a very sporty weekend. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods

Can Scott Morrison make a friend in Indonesia?

Can Scott Morrison make a friend in Indonesia?

Scott Morrison's visit to Jakarta was hailed as a success, but time will tell if Indonesia will entertain a full alliance with Australia.

Ciobo vies for a big Asian free trade agreement, but appetite is lacking

Ciobo vies for a big Asian free trade agreement, but appetite is lacking

Queensland's Steve Ciobo isn't getting as far with free trade agreements as he might like, despite his clear enthusiasm for them.

Crikey Worm: voters lukewarm on Coalition’s income tax cuts

Crikey Worm: voters lukewarm on Coalition’s income tax cuts

Good morning, early birds. Two opinion polls have given conflicting impressions of voters' reaction to the federal budget. Plus, a deadly bombing in Indonesia kills 13. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: Turnbull targets tax

Crikey Worm: Turnbull targets tax

Good morning, early birds. The Prime Minister has indicated he plans to slash both personal income and corporate tax rates, and Indonesia's parliamentary Speaker is being investigated by the country's anti-corruption body. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Indonesia on notice: West Papuans still want independence

Indonesia on notice: West Papuans still want independence

There is widespread international sympathy for resolving the issue of West Papua, but the hurdles are immense.

US officials: Australia was asked to reunite refugee families, US had similar concerns to UNHCR

US officials: Australia was asked to reunite refugee families, US had similar concerns to UNHCR

In interviews with Crikey, former US officials have divulged information that seems to expose either egregious double-dealing, or egregious incompetence, within Dutton's department.