You can almost sense the collective eye-roll when prime ministers and treasurers talk about a new round of tax reform and the first question is: “Will you raise the GST?”
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Australian private and public sector organisations are being targeted in a sophisticated cyber attack by a foreign entity.
Queensland has recorded no new cases of COVID-19 but overnight but the state’s economy is officially sick.
The Morrison Government is being urged against hastily repairing the federal budget by raising taxes or cutting spending because it would risk further damaging the economy and the employment outlook.
Some states are taking small steps to begin easing COVID-19 restrictions in place to stop the spread of the deadly virus, but despite the positive results, federal Health Minister Greg Hunt warns the battle is “not yet won”.