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Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk (Image: AAP/Darren England)

Jobs v health: how do we measure success now the first wave is over?

Are premiers right to keep states locked down? And we take a look at who's really benefiting from the COVID-19 slump.

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How COVID-19 will change Australian retail — forever

The COVID-19 recession will end one day, but its impact on Australian retail (and the entire economy) may last forever.

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg (Image: AAP/Mick Tsikas)

Frydenberg’s billion-dollar warning

Good morning, early birds. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg warns Australians stand to lose billions if states are forced to resume shutdowns, and in Blighty, PM Boris Johnson wants everyone back to work quick smart. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Wage growth bubble in the making as IT, hospitality and health at risk from border shut down

Key sectors that rely on temporary workers will have to look locally for staff while border restrictions persist.

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More stimulus is on its way

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison will today consider underwriting retail and small business commercial rents, rates, taxes and utility bills, and according to UN secretary-general António Guterres, "we are at war with a virus — and not winning". It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Retail recession leaves workers adrift on a sea of government indifference

Retail chain Harris Scarfe going into administration — the latest in a long list of shuttered retailers — illustrates the cost of the government's do-nothing economic policy.

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Morrison’s economic mire snares retailers and media alike

The stagnation inflicted by Scott Morrison on the economy has gripped retail and is now engulfing the media sector.

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NSW consumers continue to hunker down as retail flounders

What is wrong in NSW? Consumers in our biggest state are refusing to open their wallets, with retail sales still below the levels of early this year.

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We need to make ‘bad’ jobs great again

Today's jobs aren't inherently worse than those that came before, but they are in need of dire help.

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Finding peace in the decaying remains of America’s malls

Standing in the hollowed-out carcass of a dying mall, Crikey's writer-at-large catches a glimpse of the transience of modern life.