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NSW Liberals push to topple Berejiklian

NSW Liberals push to topple Berejiklian

Good morning, early birds. Several NSW Liberal Party MPs are pushing for a leadership spill against Premier Gladys Berejiklian, and an investigation reveals how 'clusters' of paedophile priests operate in Victoria. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Morrison implements leadership spill guard

Morrison implements leadership spill guard

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison has announced changes to Liberal Party rules governing leadership spills, Victoria will launch a royal commission into the convictions of notorious gangland figures, and reports emerge that the Brisbane Broncos' leadership change narrowly staved off a player revolt. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Former Nationals leaders push to abandon spill

Former Nationals leaders push to abandon spill

Good morning, early birds! Howard-era deputy PMs have called for Nationals MPs to quell an imminent leadership challenge, and the government dismisses repeated warnings over Israeli embassy move. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Turnbull v Dutton round two

Turnbull v Dutton round two

Good morning, early birds. "It" will almost certainly be "on" again -- and soon. Plus, Labor struggles to find a candidate to replace Emma Husar. It's the news you need to know, with Natasha Grivas.

Is Dutton popular enough with voters to save the Coalition?

Is Dutton popular enough with voters to save the Coalition?

Malcolm Turnbull may have suffered a massive setback in recent polling. But it had nothing to do with the NEG backflip. And Turnbull is still more popular than any other would-be PM in the Coalition.

Pressure mounts on Malcolm

Pressure mounts on Malcolm

Good morning, early birds. Reports indicate we could see a leadership spill as early as this morning. Plus, private schools walk back their support for a new funding arrangement. It's the news you need to know with Natasha Grivas.

Leadership spill rumours intensify

Leadership spill rumours intensify

Good morning, early birds. Speculation mounts of a leadership spill against Malcolm Turnbull, except it isn't Tony Abbott in the challenger's corner. Plus, former CIA director John Brennan threatens to sue Donald Trump. It's the news you need to know, with Natasha Grivas.

Poll Bludger: according to the numbers, the Nats don’t need Joyce

Poll Bludger: according to the numbers, the Nats don’t need Joyce

One thing Barnaby's defenders have used to argue their case is that the Deputy PM is really very good at "retail politics", that he reinvigorated the Nationals Party. But is that actually true?

Matthewson: Tony Abbott’s plan for revenge has gone horribly wrong

Matthewson: Tony Abbott’s plan for revenge has gone horribly wrong

Tony Abbott was counting on a fifth column of conservatives within the Liberal Party to help him bring down Malcolm Turnbull. But the conservatives are closing ranks.

Two years after Turnbull first made his move, can Abbott pull off a Rudd?

Two years after Turnbull first made his move, can Abbott pull off a Rudd?

It was two years ago today that Tony Abbott faced his first leadership challenge -- from an empty chair, as it happened. With Turnbull's popularity plummeting in the polls, is he about to face the same?