Good morning, early birds. Adelaide is set to be announced as the home of Australia's space agency, and aviation transport workers lobby federal Labor to assist in Qantas stoush. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
From technology to welfare to refugees, Bill Shorten has plenty to deal with in the lead-up to the national conference.
It’s the most wonderful (read: stressful) time of the year.
Given this happens so often, it's worth knowing how it's decided.
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.
Yes, Australia is turning away from the hard-right. Yes, the federal government is in chaos. But Labor and the Greens can hardly sit back and assume a 2019 federal election win.
The opposition's cautious pragmatism has ultimately led them to vote for a bill they virulently oppose.
It's hard to discern how much of this stonking loss was due to the last week or two, and how much can be traced back to the history of the state itself.