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Border Force to be reckoned with

Good morning, early birds. A corruption investigation into Border Force has created multiple divisions, and a school in the Melbourne suburb of Preston will reportedly be closed for the rest of the week after a year 5 student tested positive for COVID-19. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Hold your horses!

Good morning, early birds. The Victorian government has quickly reversed a decision to allow up to 500 owners and connections at this weekend's Cox Plate horse-racing event, and a row has reportedly broken out between the state's health and justice departments over responsibility for Victoria's revamped hotel quarantine scheme. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Not even phoning it in

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison has cancelled today's national cabinet meeting as he cannot travel to Sydney due to "some technical problems", and the Victorian government is considering potentially increasing the 5km movement limit to 20km. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Zero concerns about China

Good morning, early birds. A warning that China's 2060 net zero emissions target amounts to a leadership declaration that stands to leave Australia behind, and Scott Morrison will reportedly pledge almost $1.5 billion into manufacturing. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Justice Jennifer Coate heading the inquiry into Victoria's hotel quarantine scandal. (Image: AAP/James Ross)

The hotel quarantine fiasco wasn’t manslaughter. Just plain old incompetence

People should lose their jobs — lives were lost and unimaginable suffering ensued — but there was no crime committed.

Well that checks out

Good morning, early birds. Police, cleaners, and medical staff working at Melbourne’s "hot" COVID-19 hotels reportedly contracted the virus after the original quarantine scheme was shut down, and Scott Morrison will offer visa extensions and financial incentives to encourage people to pick fruit. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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The many hotel quarantine failures

Good morning, early birds. Lawyers assisting Victoria's hotel quarantine inquiry have pointed to a multitude of failures with the government program, and the fallout from Donald Trump's publicly released tax returns has begun. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Former Victoria Police chief commissioner Graham Ashton and Victorian Police Minister Lisa Neville (Images: AAP)

Somebody else’s problem: Victoria’s leaders shirk responsibility for quarantine debacle

Victoria's hotel quarantine inquiry winds up today, but we still don't know who made the decision to use private security guards at hotels.

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This is fine

Good morning, early birds. Fines for "unlawful gatherings" have increased under Victoria's accelerated roadmap to nearly $5000, and former trade union leader Ingrid Stitt will reportedly assume a vacancy in Victoria's cabinet after former health minister Jenny Mikakos resigned. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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‘Wanton endangerment’

Good morning, early birds. The former police officer who fatally shot African-American woman Breonna Taylor in March has been indicted by a grand jury, and the blame game continues at the hotel quarantine inquiry. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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