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Encryption bill faces eleventh hour amendments

Encryption bill faces eleventh hour amendments

Good morning, early birds. The government's anti-encryption bill is set to be passed today after last-minute recommendations were tabled, the Coalition calls for voter ID laws to counter "mistrust of politicians", and Indigenous and LGBTIQ storytelling cleans up at the AACTAs. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Craig Kelly set to become latest Liberal defection

Craig Kelly set to become latest Liberal defection

Good morning, early birds. Liberal MP Craig Kelly has confirmed he will seek re-election as an independent, Kerryn Phelps is set to introduce a bill to evacuate children from Nauru, and late Indigenous artist Gurrumul is honoured at the Aria Awards. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

US mourns following synagogue attack

US mourns following synagogue attack

Good morning, early birds! Names of the 11 victims of the Tree of Life synagogue attack in Pittsburgh have been released, Kerryn Phelps slams Scott Morrison's "false hope" for Manus Island and Nauru, and a report finds "systemic issues" lead to Cricket Australia's ball tampering scandal. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Is Kerryn Phelps eligible for Parliament?

Is Kerryn Phelps eligible for Parliament?

Dr Kerryn Phelps' surprise victory in Wentworth may be overshadowed by a section 44 dispute.

How Phelps’ Wentworth triumph was almost thwarted

How Phelps’ Wentworth triumph was almost thwarted

The chaos of the Wentworth byelection result reveals that Australia is yet to catch up to the new era of pre-polling.

Morrison’s reaction to Wentworth loss was worse than the result

Morrison’s reaction to Wentworth loss was worse than the result

Scott Morrison's reaction to the loss of Wentworth — by keeping on doing exactly what he's been doing — will delight Labor.

Were the Liberals the only ones who didn’t see Wentworth coming?

Were the Liberals the only ones who didn’t see Wentworth coming?

Crikey readers respond to the state of politics at play at the Wentworth byelection.

On the hustings with Kerryn Phelps

On the hustings with Kerryn Phelps

If the volunteer count is anything to go by, Kerryn Phelps has it in the bag.

Phelps a warning sign that safe seats are increasingly in play

Phelps a warning sign that safe seats are increasingly in play

Even if the Liberals hang on in Wentworth, they will likely face more high-profile locals in safe seats, sucking resources away from the real election battles in the marginals.

The curtain rises on Wentworth and it should be one hell of a show

The curtain rises on Wentworth and it should be one hell of a show

Here's where things currently stand for key candidates Kerryn Phelps, Tim Murray and Dave Sharma.