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A mutant of a budget offers mixed answers to the vital questions

The government is planning for a business-led recovery — using a trillion dollars of public money. It's a strange mix of ideology for a post-COVID recovery.

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Keynesianism for the rich: Liberals unveil a new politics of debt-fuelled individualism

This budget for winners will deliver a political benefit to the government: massive tax cuts are a tactic to deliver the next election.

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Personal tax cuts and business incentives come at a price

The government hopes that economic activity generated by tax relief will create 50,000 new jobs. Will the cost be worth it?

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Will tax cuts for the wealthy really stimulate the economy?

With the government eying off an early start to tax cuts, it has to be asked: will they actually do anything to bring the economy out of the gutter?

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On the roadmap to somewhere

Good morning, early birds. Following Victoria's lowest daily figure in almost three months Dan Andrews is set to make "some significant announcements" about the second step on Sunday, and former Reserve Bank officials and senior bureaucrats come out in opposition to the Morrison government's plan to bring forward tax cuts for high income earners. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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A process of elimination

Good morning, early birds. The Victorian government has released its roadmaps to reopening metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria, and the federal government has called on the Andrews government to strengthen contact tracing "to the highest possible levels". It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Class warfare

Good morning, early birds. Principals and teachers express concerns about a return to face-to-face learning, and new COVID-19 clusters have emerged across Melbourne's hospitals, abattoirs, public housing estates and more. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Business Council members still shirking their tax obligations

The Business Council of Australia constantly demands cuts to company tax — but its members use tax lurks to pay well below full freight when it comes to their tax obligations.

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Frydenberg’s economic strategy: you’re on your own

The government apparently has no economic agenda beyond cheering on the housing market and passing the buck to the states.

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Morrison’s tax refunds vanish without trace as stagnation persists

The Morrison government has achieved the rare feat of a tax cut that leads to lower consumer activity, with its stimulus refund vanishing without trace.

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