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Government plans ‘unofficial timeline’ for transferring kids off Nauru

Government plans ‘unofficial timeline’ for transferring kids off Nauru

Good morning, early birds. There are reports that the government has an "unofficial timeline" for getting children off Nauru, Shorten turns down an energy deal with the Greens, and Turkey reveals new details about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Is this Australia’s refugee tipping point?

Is this Australia’s refugee tipping point?

There is a tipping point where suddenly political advantage comes from demonstrating humanity rather than working to extinguish it. But has Australia reached that point yet?

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?

Russia refuses to rule out new Cold War

Russia refuses to rule out new Cold War

Good morning, early birds! Russia has said it will be forced to produce new nuclear armaments if the US tears up a Cold War-era nuclear treaty, eleven children have been evacuated from Nauru and federal election analysis spells disaster for the Liberal party. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Morrison considers Jerusalem recognition

Morrison considers Jerusalem recognition

Good morning, early birds! Prime Minister Scott Morrison is considering the controversial move of following Donald Trump in formally acknowledging Jerusalem as Israel's capital, and Liberal backbenchers call for children to be evacuated from Nauru. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Doctors Without Borders details Nauru plight

Doctors Without Borders details Nauru plight

Good morning, early birds! Médecins Sans Frontières has detailed the “absolutely devastating” mental health among asylum seekers housed on Nauru, while calling for their immediate evacuation. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Where should Dutton go on vacation? Here are some options

Where should Dutton go on vacation? Here are some options

Crikey readers weigh in on Peter Dutton and the Wentworth byelection.

Turnbull lobbies Libs against Dutton

Turnbull lobbies Libs against Dutton

Good morning, early birds. Malcolm Turnbull admits to plotting against Peter Dutton. Plus, doctors offer grave warning for a 12-year-old on Nauru. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.