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Coalition’s higher income tax cuts to cost country $30b

Coalition’s higher income tax cuts to cost country $30b

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition's proposed flat tax rate for middle to higher income workers may push the budget back into deficit, and a disability royal commissioner is called to step down for potential conflicts of interest. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Labor has lured a desperate Coalition onto its battleground

Labor has lured a desperate Coalition onto its battleground

By aiming the budget at a list of political problems, the government has begun the election campaign fighting on Labor's preferred battleground of health, education and low income earners.

What if the budget tried to address our real economic problems?

What if the budget tried to address our real economic problems?

If budgets were about addressing actual economic problems, this one would be a failure — but not a total one.

Tax cuts, a return to surplus mark 2019 budget

Tax cuts, a return to surplus mark 2019 budget

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.

How do Frydenberg’s much-vaunted tax cuts work?

How do Frydenberg’s much-vaunted tax cuts work?

The Coalition has tried a couple of sneaky manoeuvres in bigging up its tax cuts in the 2019 budget.

Budget to bring tax relief to low, middle income earners

Budget to bring tax relief to low, middle income earners

Good morning, early birds. The Coalition is set to bring forward tax relief as part of today's federal budget, and records contradict Home Affairs' claims on Papua New Guinea security contracts. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Coalition to counter falling polls with tax cuts, spending

Coalition to counter falling polls with tax cuts, spending

Good morning, early birds. The government is set to announce a $10 billion tax cuts and spending package in the lead up to next year's federal election, while Labor plans to strengthen the Fair Work Commission's equity powers for female-dominated industries. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Morrison brings tax cuts forward

Morrison brings tax cuts forward

Good morning, early birds. Prime Minister Scott Morrison is set to announce an acceleration of tax cuts for small businesses, and a new poll highlights Australians' apathy for local politics. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Morrison’s $3.6 billion tax cut plan

Morrison’s $3.6 billion tax cut plan

Good morning, early birds. Scott Morrison pushes through with a $3.6 billion tax cut package for small businesses. Plus, Tony Abbott put to work as Indigenous envoy. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

The Cormannator takes guard in front of company tax cuts

The Cormannator takes guard in front of company tax cuts

The Finance Minister has made it clear to colleagues that if they want to overturn the government's company tax cuts, they'll have to fight him.