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A clean break?

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison will introduce legislation to allow renewable energy agencies to invest in "low emission" technologies, and new research has found that cuts to JobKeeper will strip roughly $9.9 billion from the economy by Christmas. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Gas-lighting ahead?

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison likely to back a gas-led recovery plan despite environmental concerns, and a Melbourne man is reportedly in an induced coma after his head was stomped on by police during his arrest. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Tasmania is the kinkiest lockdown state (and other news you may have missed)

New data sheds light on just what Tasmanians (and the rest of us) have been watching while in lockdown. Plus other stories you missed from the week.

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Angus Taylor’s latest scandal (and other stories you might have missed)

Incarceration rates drop. Another 'great move' from the Energy Minister. And the green bank backs the big banks. After a big week in news, here are the stories you may have missed.

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PM announces massive emissions cuts that a) will never happen and b) went unnoticed

Scott Morrison went full 'Scotty from marketing' this week, but climate change can't be fought with a good sound bite.

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Have emissions really fallen since 2005?

Liberal backbencher Katie Allen claims that emissions in Australia have fallen since 2005, and that they're the lowest they've ever been. Is she correct?

The disinformation game: how the government releases emissions data

Positive spin, false statements and delays — Australia's emissions-data must run a gauntlet before the public is allowed to see it, and the media is happy to help.

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AFP to front parliamentary committee over raids

Good morning, early birds. Politicians have called for greater powers protecting the freedom of the press, and Labor is reconsidering its opposition to the Coalition's tax cuts. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

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Coalition announces major road spending splurge

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition has announced a cash injection into its Roads of Strategic Importance highway program, as Labor announces its major emissions package will not use Kyoto Agreement carry-over credits. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Morrison set to extend Abbott-era Emissions Reduction Fund by 10 years, $2b

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition is set to extend the ineffective Abbott-era Emissions Reduction Fund by a further 10 years, and Labor sets its sights on banks and company mergers. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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