Good morning, early birds! Queensland's parliament has successfully voted to strike abortion from the criminal code, and rumours are stirring of an imminent leadership spill in the Nationals. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
The Nationals are at a time of crisis. Are you the strong and stable leader to get them back on track?
The relatively unknown Michael McCormack is Australia's new deputy Prime Minister. But how long will his damaged predecessor be content to wait on the backbench?
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?
The chance to influence the Nationals' policies can be yours for just a few thousand dollars, and you don't have to declare it. But don't count on meeting Barnaby.
What role has Tony Windsor played in Barnaby Joyce's downfall?
Barnaby Joyce has been dubbed a political genius but the truth is he has always lacked judgment and any interest in the detail or consequences of his actions.
The replacement of Fiona Nash with Hollie Hughes in the Senate will improve both the Senate and Liberal ranks.
We're at risk of wasting billions on water infrastructure that isn't needed, the Productivity Commission has said -- repeating previous warnings about how we subsidise unviable irrigation.