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Police probe Sydney knife attack motive

Police probe Sydney knife attack motive

Good morning, early birds. Police say the Sydney stabbing suspect had accessed information about recent mass killings in the US and New Zealand, and the government plans to cut migration before addressing failing infrastructure. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Infrastructure groans under our addiction to population growth

Infrastructure groans under our addiction to population growth

Australians are paying the price for our addition to temporary migration through ever-longer commutes, a new report shows.

Morrison to announce $500 million Pacific climate fund

Morrison to announce $500 million Pacific climate fund

Good morning, early birds. The Morrison government is set to announce $500 million in climate change and ocean funding for the Pacific region, and a new report slams Australia's lagging infrastructure. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

How Melbourne beat out Sydney to become Australia’s creative hub

How Melbourne beat out Sydney to become Australia’s creative hub

Melbourne isn't known as Australia's creative hub by chance. This is the result of a very deliberate, and very successful, campaign.

The government can still end Australia’s lost years of economic growth

The government can still end Australia’s lost years of economic growth

Australia's new normal is low growth, low interest rates, low inflation and low productivity. The government needs to act before low employment joins the list.

Is Victoria spending more on infrastructure than the entire Commonwealth?

Is Victoria spending more on infrastructure than the entire Commonwealth?

Treasurer Tim Pallas said the State Government was spending more money on Victorian infrastructure than the Morrison Government was planning to spend across the entire nation over the next decade. Is he correct?

Why can’t we just vote online?

Why can’t we just vote online?

Every election the demand for online voting grows and grows. But be careful what you wish for...

Labor has lured a desperate Coalition onto its battleground

Labor has lured a desperate Coalition onto its battleground

By aiming the budget at a list of political problems, the government has begun the election campaign fighting on Labor's preferred battleground of health, education and low income earners.

What if the budget tried to address our real economic problems?

What if the budget tried to address our real economic problems?

If budgets were about addressing actual economic problems, this one would be a failure — but not a total one.

Don’t go booking your high-speed train ticket to Geelong just yet

Don’t go booking your high-speed train ticket to Geelong just yet

The government used the budget to commit to a brave new world of "faster rail" but the money is nowhere to be found.