Morning mail: Indonesian family’s multiple suicide bombings | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Monday 14 May. Top stories Multiple suicide bombings that killed at least 11 people in Indonesia on Sunday were carried out by one family, including girls aged nine and 12, police believe. The Indonesian police …

Morning mail: Middle East crisis, Labor’s tax plan, Weinstein’s ex-wife speaks | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Friday 11 May. Top stories Israel and Iran have been urged to step back from the brink after their most serious direct confrontation, with Israeli missiles being fired over Syria in a “wide-scale” retaliatory attack …

Morning mail: Morrison’s tax plan labelled ‘regressive’ | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Thursday 10 May. Top stories High earners will benefit much more from the Coalition’s tax changes, according to analysis by a leading thinktank. Someone on $200,000 a year earns five times more than someone on …

Morning mail: tax warning, Facebook data revelation, bight oil fears | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Monday 7 May. Top stories Scott Morrison’s “speed limit” on taxes has been described as an “arbitrary” rule that will push the government to make austerity cuts to fund new programs. On Sunday the treasurer …

Morning mail: Queensland land clearing laws go through | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Friday 4 May. Top stories The Queensland parliament has finally passed new land-clearing laws, a move welcomed by environmental groups as a step towards curbing the state’s soaring deforestation rates. The laws went through late …

Morning mail: Commonwealth Bank loses data for 20m accounts | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Thursday 3 May. Top stories The Commonwealth Bank has admitted losing backup data on more than 15 years of customer statements, affecting almost 20 million accounts. The statements, stored on magnetic tapes, contained customers’ names, …

Morning mail: Forest ecosystem collapse threatens Melbourne’s water | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Tuesday 1 May. Top stories Melbourne’s water supply is at risk because decades of logging and forest loss from large bushfires has triggered the imminent collapse of the mountain ash forests in Victoria’s central highlands, …

Morning mail: uproar over Michelle Wolf’s speech | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Monday 30 April. Top stories Several prominent US political reporters have joined Republicans in criticising comedian Michelle Wolf’s speech at the White House correspondents’ dinner, in which she roasted Sarah Huckabee Sanders and other members …

Morning mail: plea from Nauru, Medicare levy rise dumped, millennial marriage | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Thursday 26 April. Top stories A 12-year-old asylum seeker held on Nauru has publicly pleaded for his severely depressed mother to be moved to Australia, for the urgent medical treatment doctors have been recommending for …

Morning mail: protests over corpses in bodies exhibition | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Wednesday 25 April. Top stories Lawyers, academics and human rights campaigners have called on the federal government to shut down an exhibition they say could be displaying the bodies of executed Chinese political prisoners. Protesters …