Last financial year's budget deficit surpasses the last record of $54.5 billion in 2009-10 following stimulus measures from the Rudd government to help Australia weather the global financial crisis.
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The steak and wine court case behind new bank lending rules
A court case over steak and red wine is at the heart of Josh Frydenberg’s changes to the way customers get a bank loan.
Factional games at play in health union's call to sack Jenny Mikakos
If Lisa Fitzpatrick, of the Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation, had called for the Health Minister to resign, she would probably have been clearing her desk by lunchtime. Instead, Daniel Andrews has backed her.
The Electrical Trades Union says the solar industry's employment and safety practices don't match up with its progressive reputation.
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Australia has surfed a population wave to economic prosperity for 30 years. But the coronavirus recession threatens to wipe out that success.
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