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.
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.
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.
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?
While injustices on Nauru receive a good airing, not many people are talking about what's happening in Papua New Guinea right now.
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.
Iranian cartoonist Ali Dorani has finally been able to leave Manus Island. Plus, other media tidbits of the day.
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?
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.