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Labor to announce Indigenous health package

Labor to announce Indigenous health package

Good morning, early birds. Today in the election campaign Labor is expected to focus on Indigenous health and climate issues, and South Australian independent senator Tim Storer will not be seeking re-election next month. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Millions pledged to aid restoration of Notre Dame

Millions pledged to aid restoration of Notre Dame

Good morning, early birds. Millions of euros have already been pledged in the wake of yesterday's Notre Dame cathedral fire, and the Coalition's Climate Solutions Fund reportedly has "integrity issues". It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods

Which major party politicians are avoiding Q&A?

Which major party politicians are avoiding Q&A?

We take a look at the stats: who's on high rotation at the national broadcaster, and who is steering clear completely?

The smart money points to a Labor win, but Libs retain some hope

The smart money points to a Labor win, but Libs retain some hope

To get into a position where it is even able to cling to minority government, the Coalition will need to hack a path through seats currently held by Labor.

Coalition’s higher income tax cuts to cost country $30b

Coalition’s higher income tax cuts to cost country $30b

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition's proposed flat tax rate for middle to higher income workers may push the budget back into deficit, and a disability royal commissioner is called to step down for potential conflicts of interest. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Energy minister left stranded after anti-electric car stuff-up

Energy minister left stranded after anti-electric car stuff-up

Energy Minister Angus Taylor has been left red-faced after pushing an anti-electric car story that was previously discredited.

Shorten pledges massive Medicare investment

Shorten pledges massive Medicare investment

Good morning, early birds. Opposition leader Bill Shorten has promised a huge investment in Medicare and cancer screenings under a Labor government, and family members lobby to have stranded Australian ISIS orphans brought home. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Labor targets lower income earners in budget reply

Labor targets lower income earners in budget reply

Good morning, early birds. Labor has promised tax cuts for lower-income Australians in its budget reply, and Fraser Anning is censured on the Senate's first day of sitting. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

This is a budget short on narrative but long on tactical spending

This is a budget short on narrative but long on tactical spending

The government has adopted a firefighter approach to its political troubles, aiming a hose of money at at-risk seats or areas where Labor is threatening it.

Actors take their places for re-enactment of climate farce

Actors take their places for re-enactment of climate farce

The major players are adopting the same positions on climate change as they always have. It may as well be ten years ago...