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Labor election review points finger

Labor election review points finger

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.

Australia reckons with a long history of neglecting its Asian neighbours

Australia reckons with a long history of neglecting its Asian neighbours

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.

The best and worst of question time

The best and worst of question time

If the "bring your coal to work" incidents don't convince you that question time needs a shake up, the Fatman Scoop tributes will.

Morrison’s big challenge with China

Morrison’s big challenge with China

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?

Vale Bob, co-founder of 21st-century Australia

Vale Bob, co-founder of 21st-century Australia

You can divide Australian life into before Bob and after Bob. He was a unique politician who, with Paul Keating, created modern Australia.

Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcome their new baby boy

Duke and Duchess of Sussex welcome their new baby boy

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

What is Paul Keating’s true legacy?

What is Paul Keating’s true legacy?

Crikey readers discuss the legacy of Paul Keating, and new political advertising laws.

It’s time for progressives to move on from Paul Keating

It’s time for progressives to move on from Paul Keating

The nostalgia makes sense; we're looking to escape our wretched political moment. But nostalgia seriously distorts our perception of history.

The best (worst) political-sporting crossovers

The best (worst) political-sporting crossovers

Will they be opportunistic? Of course. Will they also be cringe-worthy? Almost certainly.

Fairfax apologises to Keating over ABC story

Fairfax apologises to Keating over ABC story

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.