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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.

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in mail bomb scare

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in mail bomb scare

Good morning, early birds! Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and other prominent liberal figures have received suspicious packages believed to contain explosives, the government seeks to challenge child medical evacuations from Nauru and Manus, and crossbenchers hit out at potential coal subsidies. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

How will the Coalition’s proposed lifetime refugee ban operate?

How will the Coalition’s proposed lifetime refugee ban operate?

After years of stalling from the government, the New Zealand solution to the asylum seeker crises on Manus and Nauru is getting closer to a reality. But will Parliament accept the lifetime bans that come with it?

Is PNG trying to pervert justice for Manus Island asylum seekers?

Is PNG trying to pervert justice for Manus Island asylum seekers?

While injustices on Nauru receive a good airing, not many people are talking about what's happening in Papua New Guinea right now.

Crikey Worm: Keneally nominates for Dasher’s Senate seat

Crikey Worm: Keneally nominates for Dasher’s Senate seat

Good morning, early birds. Former state premier turned Sky News commentator Kristina Keneally has put her hand up to take Dasher's Senate seat. Plus, Papua New Guinea turns up the heat on Australia. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Eaten Fish’s new home … betting ad ban watered down … Book Club’s last show …

Eaten Fish’s new home … betting ad ban watered down … Book Club’s last show …

Iranian cartoonist Ali Dorani has finally been able to leave Manus Island. Plus, other media tidbits of the day.

How Australian news outlets are covering the Manus crisis

How Australian news outlets are covering the Manus crisis

With visiting costs high and visas intentionally scarce, Manus Island provides some particular challenges for journalists. So how are we following the crisis so closely?

Rundle: here’s how we launch a ‘boycott Australia’ ad campaign to support Manus detainees

Rundle: here’s how we launch a ‘boycott Australia’ ad campaign to support Manus detainees

We are at the limits of what we can be achieved protesting at the Australian government. Now an international response must be sought from within Australia.