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Extinction Rebellion has media frothing at the mouth

Extinction Rebellion has media frothing at the mouth

It's not just Kerri-Anne. The Australian media has had an overtly hostile response to the climate activists.

The violent protests that aren’t making the front page

The violent protests that aren’t making the front page

When it comes to the deadly protests currently taking place in Iraq, the silence from Australia's politicians and media commentators has been deafening.

Indonesia’s student protests are a reality check for Widodo

Indonesia’s student protests are a reality check for Widodo

The protests are the biggest the country has seen since the fall of the Suharto regime in 1998. Can they hold back an increasingly conservative Indonesia?

Protester shot as Hong Kong violence escalates

Protester shot as Hong Kong violence escalates

Good morning, early birds. Protests in Hong Kong have escalated dramatically as police shoot a protester, and Scott Morrison fields some difficult questions about recent requests from Donald Trump. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Protesters storm Hong Kong parliament

Protesters storm Hong Kong parliament

Good morning, early birds. Dozens have been injured after protesters stormed the Hong Kong Legislative Council, and Labor signals that it is prepared to back the government's contentious tax cut package. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers

Hong Kong response shows Australia won’t keep China in check

Hong Kong response shows Australia won’t keep China in check

The government claims it will treat China with a firm hand, but its response to protests in Hong Kong is anything but.

Hong Kong’s autonomy on the line as Beijing’s influence grows

Hong Kong’s autonomy on the line as Beijing’s influence grows

New extradition laws with Beijing are just another step in the erosion of Hong Kong's political and legal autonomy. The effects will be huge for the region.

The polite protests of Warringah

The polite protests of Warringah

The relative privilege of these crowds doesn't undermine the sincerity or importance of what they're trying to achieve, but it does shift the tone. Every protest is imbued by this smiling confidence that they will win.

School Strike for Climate founder nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

School Strike for Climate founder nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Good morning, early birds. School Strike for Climate founder Greta Thunberg has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, and documents reveal NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian shelved plans for sweeping environmental reform when she came to power. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Fish-saving aerators to be rolled out along Murray-Darling

Fish-saving aerators to be rolled out along Murray-Darling

Good morning, early birds. Aerators are expected to be installed along the Darling River as early as today in an effort to halt mass fish deaths, and the Greens subvert Scott Morrison's mandatory Australia Day citizenship ceremonies. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.