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NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian (Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

Erring on the safe side

Good morning, early birds. There have been significant calls for the Berejiklian government to reopen the Victorian-NSW border, and a new report suggests that concerns about climate change are at a record high in Australia. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Aged care reset

Good morning, early birds. Peak bodies have reportedly called on the Morrison government to start reforming the aged care sector, and an investigation has been ordered into Australia Post after significant financial revelations at yesterday's senate estimates. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Minister for Aged Care Richard Colbeck (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Aged care is now a major emergency — and a moral challenge to all voters

Aged care is now, along with climate change, the biggest challenge facing government. That's if voters decide they care enough.

Minister for Aged Care Richard Colbeck (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

COVID failures in aged care reveal flaws far beyond a dud minister

Aged care was out of sight, out of mind when it came to developing a response to the pandemic, with tragic consequences.

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Morrison’s muppet show — a galaxy of grubs, duds and also-rans

It's a miracle the Morrison government is able to continue, given the assortment of losers, incompetents and grubs who have passed through cabinet.

Minister for Aged Care Richard Colbeck (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

How we let down the residents of Newmarch House — and what we failed to learn

The federal government claimed it had a plan for when aged care workforces were wiped out by COVID-19. Its plan failed . And worse, it failed to learn from that failure.

Liberal MP Michael Sukkar (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Smearleaders

Good morning, early birds. Assistant Treasurer Michael Sukkar reportedly used taxpayer funds to employ a close friend to, among other things, design political smear files, and protests have erupted in the US state of Wisconsin after police shot yet another black man. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Minister for Aged Care Richard Colbeck (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

We need to talk about Richard Colbeck

With the COVID-19 crisis in aged care spinning out of control, is the current minister in charge really the best man for the job?

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Whose reputation is the government really worried about on aged care transparency?

Why is the government elevating the reputations of aged care providers above the needs of consumers and taxpayers?

Aged care clusters are a national shame years in the making

The aged care workforce is again at the centre of major problems in that sector. We've known about the challenges for years, yet have failed to address them.

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