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Acting Federal Minister for Immigration Alan Tudge (Image: AAP/Joel Carrett)

Tudge match

Good morning early birds. Attorney-General Christian Porter plays down the Federal Court's finding that Acting Immigration Minister Alan Tudge engaged in criminal conduct, and potential changes to credit laws that would remove some global financial crisis-era liabilities on banks lie ahead. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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All cashed up and nowhere to go: how COVID has been a boon for banknotes

Aussies are seeking refuge in the sort of money that can't be brought asunder by a blackout or a Chinese cyber attack.

Bourke Street Mall, Melbourne (Image: AAP/James Ross)

A fate worse than debt

Good morning, early birds. Independent modelling by RMIT has suggested Victoria's debt could balloon to $60 billion next year, and emails from private security companies demonstrate confusion over which agency is running hotel quarantine. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Let’s get fiscal: we need a new road to recovery from this recession

A balanced budget does not ensure an economic recovery. Embracing austerity failed after the GFC and it will fail now.

Farewell Jack Welch, a CEO superstar (at making himself rich)

Jack Welch's true legacy, some trouble in the tech bubble, and a celebrity CEO doesn't live up to his own hype. Catch up on the latest business news.

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Have you seen that post-election investment boost that business promised? We looked for it

After Scott Morrison won the election, we were told a gleeful business community would be lifting investment. In fact, investment has slumped.

Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe

Is the economy stirring? Sorry, no. Things could get even worse

Despite a jump in headline CPI, inflation remains weak and significant parts of the economy are struggling. But the Reserve Bank might decide to wait a little longer before cutting rates again.

RBA governor Philip Lowe (Image: AAP/Dean Lewins)

Economy moves into uncharted territory as markets surge, fires hit

2020 was always predicted to be a risky year for Australia's economy — and that was before the bushfires hit.

The thoughts of Chairman Pete

Peter Costello blames central banks for creating populism. Alas, the blame lies a little closer to home.

Bill Shorten concedes defeat. (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Bill Shorten takes blame for Labor election loss

Good morning, early birds. Bill Shorten has claimed responsibility for the Labor Party's shock federal election loss, and the government addresses claims of water hoarding in the Murray-Darling basin. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

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