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Are more than 90% of Newstart recipients receiving other benefits?

Are more than 90% of Newstart recipients receiving other benefits?

Josh Frydenberg has said '[over 90% of] people who receive Newstart also receive other payments like the parenting payment, or rental assistance'. This claim is not the full story.

Frydenberg’s choice: ego or stimulus?

Frydenberg’s choice: ego or stimulus?

When Wayne Swan had to choose between pride and supporting the economy, he opted for the latter. Now Josh Frydenberg faces a similar choice.

Australia cuts mention of climate crisis, coal from Pacific forum declaration

Australia cuts mention of climate crisis, coal from Pacific forum declaration

Good morning, early birds. The Australian government has worked to neuter a Pacific Islands Forum declaration on climate crisis responsibility, and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg spruiks Australia's economic credentials ahead of recession fears. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Frydenberg calls for Australia to back US

Frydenberg calls for Australia to back US

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition is at odds over the "China debate" as Josh Frydenberg calls for Australia to back the US, and police probe terror links following a mosque attack in Norway. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Why I sued Malcolm Roberts (and won)

Why I sued Malcolm Roberts (and won)

Why did an ordinary citizen take a One Nation senator to court over his breach of Section 44? To prove that no politician is above the law.

Just more spin generated by a government that seems completely out of its depth

Just more spin generated by a government that seems completely out of its depth

Crikey readers discuss Treasurer Josh Frydenberg's photo op with Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe.

RBA chief shouldn’t be a prop in Josh Frydenberg’s hunt for credibility

RBA chief shouldn’t be a prop in Josh Frydenberg’s hunt for credibility

The governor of the Reserve Bank should not be used for political stunts by the government — and especially not when they want to put words in his mouth.

Frydenberg rejects stimulus calls

Frydenberg rejects stimulus calls

Good morning, early birds. Josh Frydenberg has brushed aside the RBA's call to action on economic stimulus, and conservatives are split on the issue of religious freedom legislation. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Experts at odds as tax plan passes

Experts at odds as tax plan passes

Good morning, early birds. The government's full tax plan has passed parliament with support from Labor following failed amendments, and ALP national secretary Noah Carroll is set to step down today in the wake of the May election loss. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Do audiences really ‘hate’ contemporary operas?

Do audiences really ‘hate’ contemporary operas?

A controversial point about whether audiences "hate" contemporary operas has opened the door to bigger questions on how success is calculated.