Faced with extremists siphoning off the National Party vote, the Coalition's standard response is to pork barrel. Stand by for lots of money to be showered on regional NSW and Queensland.
Good morning, early birds. NSW Labor leader Michael Daley is facing the prospect of a leadership spill following his party's weekend election loss, and the Coalition plans a "peace deal" for coal-supporting Nationals. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Good morning, early birds. Barnaby Joyce has threatened the relationship status of the LNP over the Liberals' dismissal of coal plants, and Labor pledges a number of infrastructure and business-boosting initiatives. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
As federal Nationals whisper of a pre-election leadership spill, the NSW branch has its own share of problems in the imminent state election.
Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison has explained his $1.4 billion upgrade of medical facilities on Christmas Island, and National Party MPs demand a return of "big stick" energy laws. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
We don't need any more proof the system is broken. It's time for a total renegotiation of relations between city and country.
From sex scandals and in-fighting to accusations of environmental mismanagement, the Nationals have more than a few crises to sort out.
Good morning, early birds. Nationals leader Michael McCormack faces rumours of a fresh leadership scare, and a child asylum seeker allegedly assaulted on Nauru sues the Commonwealth over failure to uphold duty of care. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.