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What will Albanese’s Labor look like?

What will Albanese’s Labor look like?

Crikey readers discuss the future of Labor under Anthony Albanese and the role of religious voters in the election.

Arrest for Melbourne woman’s murder

Arrest for Melbourne woman’s murder

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.

Albanese will have to confront a collapse in the progressive vote

Albanese will have to confront a collapse in the progressive vote

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.

Labor leadership race narrows

Labor leadership race narrows

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.

Essential: Abbott won’t last as leader, and changing climate views

Essential: Abbott won’t last as leader, and changing climate views

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 leadership showdown: Albo needs 58% member support to win

Labor leadership showdown: Albo needs 58% member support to win

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.

It has to be Albo

It has to be Albo

Hopeful ALP leader Bill Shorten has a fast but empty political vehicle, Guy Rundle says, leaving one choice for the ALP leadership

Labor’s leadership ballot good for democracy

Labor’s leadership ballot good for democracy

Crikey readers talk the difference between the Arctic and Antarctic, the ALP leadership ballot and whether we are all a bit too cynical.

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

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.

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits

Public servants are sleeping with one eye open as they wait for the axe to fall on their jobs. Plus other political snippets of the day.