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.
Australians are paying the price for our addition to temporary migration through ever-longer commutes, a new report shows.
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.
Melbourne isn't known as Australia's creative hub by chance. This is the result of a very deliberate, and very successful, campaign.
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.
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?
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.
If budgets were about addressing actual economic problems, this one would be a failure — but not a total one.