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House of cards

Good morning, early birds. Research has found that half a million households would have suffered from “devastating” home affordability or mortgage stress had it not been for government intervention, and COVID-19 has sent an Adelaide school into isolation. It's the news you need to know, with Charlie Lewis.

Attorney-General Christian Porter. (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

The Christian thing to do

Good morning, early birds. Attorney-General Christian Porter was warned by then-prime minister Malcolm Turnbull in 2017 after reportedly being spotted "kissing and cuddling" a young staffer, and early trials of drug company Pfizer's vaccine candidate suggest it may be 90% effective at preventing COVID-19. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Jobs and wages fall as fiscal cliff looms

You might have thought Australia's success fighting the pandemic would cause positive effects in the labour market. Instead we're seeing the reverse.

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Step by step

Good morning, early birds. Dan Andrews has reportedly suggested the state could undertake reduced steps to reopening on select measures, and Scott Morrison has promised to "respond fast" if jobs do not eventuate, following criticism that the budget will not do enough to drive employment. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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.

University of Sydney has asked staff to 'suggest' how to cut up to 30% of jobs in some faculties.

A foreign-owned university gets government cash. Why not our public ones?

The National Tertiary Education Union says the Morrison government is deliberately decimating higher education.

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Scott Morrison and the case of the reappearing funding announcement (and other news you may have missed)

We swear we've heard this funding announcement before. Plus it's one step forward and two steps back for the mental health crisis.

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A clean break?

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison will introduce legislation to allow renewable energy agencies to invest in "low emission" technologies, and new research has found that cuts to JobKeeper will strip roughly $9.9 billion from the economy by Christmas. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Tips and Murmurs: Send in the greyhound clowns … a guide to Hanson merch … Morrison’s limits of compassion

Greyhound racing tries to distract families from all the murdered dogs; plus more pain for Emirates ex-staff, and Gina Rinehart's interesting beef.

Anyone looking for 1.5 million housemates? (And other news you may have missed)

The SA parliamentary allowances scandal goes criminal, rental affordability looks dire, and who needs the right COVID test result anyway?

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