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UK Parliament rejects ‘no deal’ Brexit by slim margin

UK Parliament rejects ‘no deal’ Brexit by slim margin

Good morning, early birds. UK parliament has narrowly voted to bar a "no deal" Brexit outcome "under any circumstances", and Home Affairs is set to conduct an audit of internal processes following the Paladin controversy. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Internal email reveals Border Force to cut jobs over Christmas

Internal email reveals Border Force to cut jobs over Christmas

Staff have been told "significant budget pressures" have led to the cuts which may extend to other states.

‘Divide and conquer’: fracking developers campaign to Indigenous groups

‘Divide and conquer’: fracking developers campaign to Indigenous groups

Traditional owners say a lack of information, the promise of cash and the sheer size of potential land to be fracked are creating confusion in Western Australia.

Turnbull gives a Gillard-style Gonski on GST

Turnbull gives a Gillard-style Gonski on GST

Sometimes governments face political dilemmas that only a big lump of money can fix. Julia Gillard faced one. Now Malcolm Turnbull has his own.

Poll Bludger: it’s not all bad news for the Liberals

Poll Bludger: it’s not all bad news for the Liberals

After falling to Labor with the rout of Colin Barnett's government in March 2017, the Perth fringe seat of Darling Range has returned to the Liberal fold.

New corrections policy accused of putting West Australian prisoners’ health at risk

New corrections policy accused of putting West Australian prisoners’ health at risk

Western Australia's peak medical body says a "short-term cost-cutting measure" is putting prisoners' health at risk.

GST carve-up mess makes a diabolical political challenge even tougher

GST carve-up mess makes a diabolical political challenge even tougher

The government is in terrible trouble in Queensland and Western Australia. So you'll never guess who would be one of the biggest losers from a reallocation of the GST to the west ...

WA MPs told us how they spend their $80k electorate allowance

WA MPs told us how they spend their $80k electorate allowance

MPs in WA get an allowance of nearly $80,000 every year and don't have to declare what they do with a cent of it. Crikey asked around and even the people who answered didn't really tell us where the extra cash went.

WAxit might be laughable, but the implications for Turnbull are no joke

WAxit might be laughable, but the implications for Turnbull are no joke

The establishment of a party committee to consider ways to pursue "financial independence" is obviously not to be taken seriously. However, WA's GST complaints should be.

When a problem comes along, you must WAxit: a history of WA’s attempts to secede

When a problem comes along, you must WAxit: a history of WA’s attempts to secede

The motion put forward by the Brand division of the WA Liberal Party to examine the possibility of WA pursuing secession is just the latest example in a long history.