Good morning, early birds. Labor's long-awaited election review blames strategy, agenda and leadership to boot, and a government report says the drought will only worsen. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
Successive Australian governments have snubbed, time and again, south-east Asian countries. This represents a potentially significant problem for Australia's strategic foothold in the region.
Beijing was clearly hoping for a Labor win, and has every reason to be distrustful of our new government. Where can we go from here?
You can divide Australian life into before Bob and after Bob. He was a unique politician who, with Paul Keating, created modern Australia.
Good morning, early birds. Meghan Markle has given birth to a baby boy, and Scott Morrison has defended the Coalition's preference deals in a heated interview with Leigh Sales. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
The nostalgia makes sense; we're looking to escape our wretched political moment. But nostalgia seriously distorts our perception of history.
Will they be opportunistic? Of course. Will they also be cringe-worthy? Almost certainly.
Fairfax Media has published an apology to former PM Paul Keating about an unverified story which seemed suggested that Keating had threatened the ABC during his time as treasurer.