The Reserve Bank doesn't know why the economy is slowing, but it does know that the government's policies aren't helping.
Good morning, early birds. Four people have been killed in a shooting in Darwin's CBD, and media bodies condemn the police raid of editor Annika Smethurst's home. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
The RBA kept the official interest rate on hold this afternoon at 4.75%, with governor Glenn Stevens saying mortgage lending rates are now just above average given the banks' decisions to raise interest rates above the cash rate, writes Smart Company's Patrick Stafford.