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‘Acting in good faith’: Farmers who underestimated income to have welfare debts waived
Analysts say government treatment of farmers differs from debt recovery for those on other social security payments

Luke Henriques-Gomes

17, Jun, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Pauline Hanson gets own birthday wrong in bizarre superannuation debate
The One Nation leader was accused of giving herself a ‘birthday present’ as she argued for an amendment to superannuation legislation

Paul Karp

17, Jun, 2021 @6:04 AM

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RBA could move on household debt but not its job to target house prices, governor says
Philip Lowe says it’s important lending standards remain sound amid low interest rates

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

17, Jun, 2021 @3:22 AM

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Victoria Covid-19 exposure sites: list of Melbourne and regional Vic coronavirus hotspots and case location alerts
Here are the current coronavirus hotspots and Covid-19 public exposure sites in Victoria and Melbourne, and what to do if you’ve visited them

Guardian staff

16, Jun, 2021 @11:59 PM

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Covid Victoria restrictions explained: new coronavirus rules for Melbourne and regional areas
Victorian Covid-19 restrictions are easing further as the Melbourne coronavirus outbreak comes under control. Is the 25km travel limit being lifted? How many visitors are allowed? Is mask-wearing compulsory? Are schools closed? Here are the new rules

Guardian staff

16, Jun, 2021 @11:57 PM

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‘It starts to add up’: renters charged fees to pay rent as real estate agents outsource collection
Barefoot Investor article on Rental Rewards highlights a long-running issue that has left some tenants out of pocket

Michael McGowan

16, Jun, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Most directors not being held responsible for preventing sexual harassment at work, Australian study finds
Research by sex discrimination commissioner Kate Jenkins reveals more than 50% of company boards aren’t discussing ‘systemic’ and ‘flourishing’ issue

Ben Butler

16, Jun, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Federal Labor’s Madeleine King defends gas as ‘critical’ to Australia’s needs
Opposition frontbencher will tell industry Labor’s support is predicated on gas being a transitional fuel during the shift to net zero emissions

Katharine Murphy Political editor

16, Jun, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Scott Morrison has agreed in-principle to a UK free trade deal. What’s in it for Australia?
From more tariff-free meat and dairy exports to cheaper whiskey, what do we know about the agreement struck between Australia and Britain?

Katharine Murphy

16, Jun, 2021 @6:54 AM

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Scott Morrison is the accidental architect of a carbon tax – whether he likes it or not | Richard Denniss
While Australia sticks to accounting tricks, calls by other countries are growing to impose a carbon price on our exports

Richard Denniss

16, Jun, 2021 @1:31 AM

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Commonwealth Bank reaped superannuation profits even when fund members’ balances fell
Over a four-year period CBA’s Colonial First State arm generated $1.42bn in profit after tax including in periods when funds it ran shrank or stagnated

Ben Butler

15, Jun, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Australian producers to gradually gain tariff-free access to British markets under free trade deal
In-principle deal also paves the way for more Australians to live in the UK with the age limit for three-year working visas increased to 35

Katharine Murphy Political editor

15, Jun, 2021 @11:11 AM

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