Good morning, early birds. Media, political, and banking industry figures are reacting to the recommendations offered in Kenneth Hayne's landmark banking royal commission report, and Tasmania's long-burning bushfires look set for relief with rain predicted later this week. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Tasmania has a notoriously bleak history with LGBTIQ rights, now the state's latest proposal is so progressive it's angering the PM. A lot has happened in the past 20 years.
Tasmanian Health Minister Michael Ferguson has been fighting against abortion in the Apple Isle for years.
Tasmania's North East Rail Trail, which some are lobbying to become a heritage rail network, has become a battleground of vested interests and outdated ideals.
Something is amiss with people of child-bearing age in Tasmania.
Western Australia's fiscal profligacy should not be rewarded with changes to the GST distribution model -- but Malcolm Turnbull is not in a strong position to resist his colleagues from Perth.