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Catholic Church calls for greater religious protections

Catholic Church calls for greater religious protections

Good morning, early birds. The Catholic Church and other religious groups are calling for protections in proposed religious freedom laws, and Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt is criticised for ignoring the need for a voice to parliament. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

The immense problem with Australian political journalism

The immense problem with Australian political journalism

Last week the media only took a few hours to switch from coverage of Indigenous recognition to instead focus on niche political responses to it. Unfortunately, this isn't unusual.

Anti-recognition forces marshall within the government

Anti-recognition forces marshall within the government

Despite a promise to hold a referendum this term, the push for Indigenous recognition will fail unless a denialist rump within the Coalition can be prevented from derailing the process.

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

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.

Success in the white political system does not make you a ‘leader’

Success in the white political system does not make you a ‘leader’

The new Minister for Indigenous Australians, Ken Wyatt, could be a good leader in the future. But representation is meaningless if it does not carry with it the responsibility to affect change.

Can Ken Wyatt succeed where so many Indigenous affairs ministers have failed?

Can Ken Wyatt succeed where so many Indigenous affairs ministers have failed?

Ken Wyatt's appointment as Minister for Indigenous Affairs has been met with broad support. But will he be able to make a difference in Scott Morrison's government?

Labor to target emergency room waiting times

Labor to target emergency room waiting times

Good morning, early birds. Bill Shorten pledges $500 million to reduce emergency room waiting times, and the results of a secret inquiry into workplace bullying claims in Ken Wyatt’s office have been leaked. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods

Labor targets Indigenous health priorities, but where’s the workforce?

Labor targets Indigenous health priorities, but where’s the workforce?

Labor has unveiled a boost to Indigenous health, recognising the need for Indigenous communities to be central to program development and implementation. But that requires a workforce.

The ballad of Ken Wyatt

The ballad of Ken Wyatt

The Aged Care Minister has strongly denied rumours he's considering defecting to Labor, but a look over his career shows he's been given every reason to think about it.