Crikey readers discuss the future of Labor under Anthony Albanese and the role of religious voters in the election.
Good morning, early birds. Victorian Police have arrested and charged a man for the murder of Melbourne woman Courtney Herron, and Scott Morrison's newly announced frontbench includes a number a historical firsts. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
Labor's heir apparent will face the aftermath of a defeat which went to the very heart of Labor. It is from here that Albanese will have to rebuild.
Good morning, early birds. The field has narrowed in the race for Labor leadership as MPs pick sides, and Queensland speeds up plans for the Adani coal mine. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
Voters don't believe Tony Abbott will be around the lead the Coalition at the next election, today's Essential Report suggests, as the government ends the year trailing Labor.
Labor Party leadership aspirant Anthony Albanese will need to snare at least 57% of the Labor rank-and-file ballot to triumph over Bill Shorten, an exclusive analysis of this afternoon's likely caucus ballot result reveals.
Crikey readers talk the difference between the Arctic and Antarctic, the ALP leadership ballot and whether we are all a bit too cynical.
Public servants (particularly those in the Department of Health and Ageing) will be particularly nervous now that their expected restructure has not been announced. Plus other political snippets noted along the way.