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Welfare spending has gone up under the Coalition

Welfare spending has gone up under the Coalition

The claims that the Liberals are engaged in an attack on welfare aren't actually backed up by the numbers.

Dutton v Quaedvlieg

Dutton v Quaedvlieg

Good morning, early birds. The au pair saga rolls on with accusations from Roman Quaedvlieg. Plus, a security flaw in the NDIS system fixed. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: Google and Facebook levy to get government tax cuts over the line

Crikey Worm: Google and Facebook levy to get government tax cuts over the line

Good morning, early birds. The government's tax plan looks like it might get up with the help of a tax on Google and Facebook. Plus: Anthony Albanese asks why Australia hasn't supported an inquiry to the massacre in Gaza. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Crikey Worm: NDIS legal bills hit $10 million a year

Crikey Worm: NDIS legal bills hit $10 million a year

Good morning, early birds. The NDIS is losing up to $10 million a year battling appeals. Plus, a Brisbane inventor receives $2.6 million to develop a bionic heart. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Why is the National Disability Insurance Agency singling out the University of Sydney?

Why is the National Disability Insurance Agency singling out the University of Sydney?

The National Disability Insurance Agency has kept mum about the reams of coverage it has received; why then, is it dedicating an entire page to taking down a University of Sydney report?

Crikey Worm: NDIS flaws force 15-month hospital stay

Crikey Worm: NDIS flaws force 15-month hospital stay

Good morning, early birds. A woman has spent 15 months in hospital due to bureaucratic inefficiency. Plus, the Greens announce a nationwide campaign to change the date of Australia Day. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Razer: Coles’ autism initiative is fine but only because it’s ‘an improvement on zero’

Razer: Coles’ autism initiative is fine but only because it’s ‘an improvement on zero’

A recent change to 68 supermarkets has been reported in a way that eclipses the need for broad structural changes, writes Helen Razer.

Crikey Worm: has Turnbull just signed the Coalition up to an ETS?

Crikey Worm: has Turnbull just signed the Coalition up to an ETS?

Good morning, early birds. The rollout of the NDIS is lagging, with an estimated $1.2 billion needed to bring things up to speed. Plus, Malcolm Turnbull's national energy guarantee is starting to look suspiciously like an emissions trading scheme. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Cousens and Marcus have a change of heart ... Bolt the (photoshopped) Pugilist ... is NDIA splashing out on PR? ...

LEAKED: minutes of Labor shadow cabinet meeting

LEAKED: minutes of Labor shadow cabinet meeting

Things got heated between Albo and Shorten.