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Morrison vetoes enshrining Indigenous voice in constitution

Morrison vetoes enshrining Indigenous voice in constitution

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison has nixed the prospect of a constitutionally enshrined Indigenous voice to parliament, and RBA governor Philip Lowe has changed his tune on the pressing need for fiscal stimulus. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Coalition split on Indigenous recognition

Coalition split on Indigenous recognition

Good morning, early birds. Ken Wyatt's call for an Indigenous voice to parliament isn't convincing fellow Coalition MPs, and the CFMMEU pushes back against Labor. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers

Setka saga puts social policy mess front and centre

Setka saga puts social policy mess front and centre

"Violence" has become an endlessly expanding term. The result is more surveillance, not less violence.

Australia looks to sideline US in secret trade deal

Australia looks to sideline US in secret trade deal

Good morning, early birds. Australia is leading talks with Asia Pacific countries to create a significant trading bloc that would sideline the US, and infamous security company Paladin will not have its Manus Island contract renewed. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Is the holy war on industry super really over?

Is the holy war on industry super really over?

The superannuation culture wars are finished, despite what one Liberal Party senator may want you to believe. Plus other tips of the week.

Can Labor actually expel John Setka?

Can Labor actually expel John Setka?

Labor leader Anthony Albanese wants John Setka gone but the long-time union boss has vowed to fight any attempt to expel him from the ALP in court. What happens next?

Is the Setka stoush distracting from the real fight?

Is the Setka stoush distracting from the real fight?

Crikey readers discuss the John Setka Labor stoush, Ken Wyatt's leadership and the role of education in the election.

Medical transfer overruling will ‘open the floodgates’

Medical transfer overruling will ‘open the floodgates’

Good morning, early birds. The government has called for medical transfer legislation to be repealed following a Federal Court loss for Home Affairs, and four suspects are to face murder charges for the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Setka, Rosie Batty and the proxy war

Setka, Rosie Batty and the proxy war

If Labor is using gendered violence for factional warfare, it won't end well.

Setka shows why unions and Labor have failed on wage stagnation

Setka shows why unions and Labor have failed on wage stagnation

At a time when unions should be on the front foot and pushing for structural changes to address wage stagnation, figures like John Setka play into right-wing campaigns to demonise the union movement.