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Australia looks to sideline US in secret trade deal

Australia looks to sideline US in secret trade deal

Good morning, early birds. Australia is leading talks with Asia Pacific countries to create a significant trading bloc that would sideline the US, and infamous security company Paladin will not have its Manus Island contract renewed. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Government religiosity hides weaponisation of despair on Manus

Government religiosity hides weaponisation of despair on Manus

It's time for Australian faith leaders to loudly protest the elitist religiosity propping up the inhumane treatment of asylum seekers.

Australia’s failure in offshore detention reporting

Australia’s failure in offshore detention reporting

International media outlets have reported a shocking rise in suicide attempts on Manus. But you wouldn’t know about it from Australia's major papers.

Manus detainees are making sure they can no longer be ignored

Manus detainees are making sure they can no longer be ignored

More than 250 detainees have filed documents with the PNG National Court asking for enforcement of their human rights.

Paladin documents reveal ties to PNG political family

Paladin documents reveal ties to PNG political family

Good morning, early birds. The ongoing investigation into Paladin Group has revealed the security contractor's close PNG political ties, and the Coalition prepares to back down on key Labor and Greens motions in the Senate. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

McGowan holds key to Morrison’s parliamentary humiliation

McGowan holds key to Morrison’s parliamentary humiliation

Good morning, early birds. Independent MP Cathy McGowan is holding out support for an asylum seeker medical bill that could humiliate the Coalition government, and officials fear a rise in youth suicide among Indigenous Australians. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Coalition set to pass encryption bill with Labor support

Coalition set to pass encryption bill with Labor support

Good morning, early birds. The government is set to pass a wide-reaching encryption bill after a backflip from Labor, documents detail the secret Home Affairs body who determine medical transfers from Nauru and Manus, and the first conviction challenge is launched following the Lawyer X scandal. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Shorten announces energy package

Shorten announces energy package

Good morning, early birds. Bill Shorten has set out Labor's energy ambitions, Amnesty reports deteriorating conditions on Manus, and Bali Nine member Renae Lawrence is freed from prison. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Ciobo privately walks back Israeli embassy move

Ciobo privately walks back Israeli embassy move

Good morning, early birds. Defence Industry Minister Steven Ciobo has privately downplayed the chances of an Israeli embassy move, more than 100 government bodies have sought citizen metadata, and a catatonic refugee has been evacuated from Manus. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

NSW announces stamp duty overhaul

NSW announces stamp duty overhaul

Good morning, early birds. NSW announces the first significant overhaul of stamp duty since 1986, there are fresh concerns for detainees on Manus, and New Caledonia votes against independence from France. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.