Good morning, early birds. Julian Assange has been arrested and faces potential extradition to the United States, revolution in Sudan has led to a military coup toppling a 30-year presidency, and the major parties have hit the ground running in the lead-up to the election. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Pulling in a budget surplus from tobacco excise has knock-on effects that need to be considered
The government's panic over the Adani Carmichael project is driven by five wasted years that have seen unemployment spike in Townsville and surrounding regions.
Despite a boost, this year's budget highlights the fact that the Morrison government lacks vision for our cultural sector.
Mathias Cormann has been crucial to the return to surplus forecast for next year. But so too has the Liberal Party's addiction to taxing Australians.
Good morning, early birds. Tax cuts and an expected return to surplus have marked last night's 2019 federal budget launch, while critics have pointed out significant gaps in foreign aid, ABC funding, Newstart and wages growth. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Governments staring down the barrel of an election tend to write budgets that try to be all things to all people. This one is no exception.
An underground physics laboratory to study dark matter in Stawell? You bet. Visa exemptions for spin bowlers? Absolutely!