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.
Stubbornly low inflation means an interest rate cut is now a real chance in 2019.
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.