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Huawei executive gets first chance at release in extradition fight

Huawei executive gets first chance at release in extradition fight

SUMMARY: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau – caught between his country's two biggest trading partners – has resisted any such attempt to interfere in the high-stakes proceedings, saying the rule of law will govern Meng's case.

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What will happen to WA's small businesses as the economy reopens?

What will happen to WA's small businesses as the economy reopens?

SUMMARY: The expected deluge of business collapses as a result of the coronavirus pandemic won’t be a tsunami, but rather a series of waves that will crash over the economy, one of the country’s leading insolvency firms has warned.

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Andrew Liveris appointed co-chair of NT's post-coronavirus taskforce Economic Reconstruction Commission

Andrew Liveris appointed co-chair of NT's post-coronavirus taskforce Economic Reconstruction Commission

SUMMARY: Darwin-born businessman Andrew Liveris, previously hand-picked by US President Donald Trump to head the American Manufacturing Council, will co-chair the NT's new Economic Reconstruction Commission.

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Scott Morrison takes aim at Australia's industrial relations system, reaches out to business and unions

Scott Morrison takes aim at Australia's industrial relations system, reaches out to business and unions

SUMMARY: Prime Minister Scott Morrison has flagged an overhaul of Australia's industrial relations system and announced the Government will shelve the union-busting legislation that it has so far failed to get through Parliament.

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Organic Dairy Farmers of Australia goes into receivership owing millions to farmer suppliers

Organic Dairy Farmers of Australia goes into receivership owing millions to farmer suppliers

SUMMARY: Australia's largest organic dairy company has been placed into receivership with creditors and farmer-owners owed millions.

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Australia shows how policy can stifle renewable energy future

Australia shows how policy can stifle renewable energy future

SUMMARY: Loading The paper is believed to call for an end of state bans on natural gas exploration, as well as government subsidies for exploration and investment in infrastructure, such as pipelines.

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Should Josh Frydenberg's temporary disclosure rule be made permanent?

Should Josh Frydenberg's temporary disclosure rule be made permanent?

SUMMARY: The continuous disclosure regime has spawned an ever-increasing surge in class actions and soaring premiums for directors and officers’ liability insurance.

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Tablet interactive: Coronavirus outbreak

Tablet interactive: Coronavirus outbreak

SUMMARY: The coronavirus pandemic is proving to be one of the toughest challenges of our generation.

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New Century in talks with Brazil's Vale over nickel-cobalt mine sale

New Century in talks with Brazil's Vale over nickel-cobalt mine sale

SUMMARY: Australia's New Century Resources is in exclusive talks with Brazilian mining giant Vale to take over its troubled nickel and cobalt mine in New Caledonia under a proposed deal that contains a financial contribution from Vale and possible support from the French government.

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'A frightening insight': There's only one way out of this recession

'A frightening insight': There's only one way out of this recession

SUMMARY: Lying awake in bed last night thinking about our predicament, a frightening insight came to me: the only way out of a recession is to spend your way out.

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Tasmania to introduce mandatory fuel-price reporting amid coronavirus crisis

Tasmania to introduce mandatory fuel-price reporting amid coronavirus crisis

SUMMARY: Real-time, mandatory fuel-price reporting will be introduced in Tasmania after the State Government declared prices had remained too high during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk hits back at Simon Birmingham over coronavirus border closure comments

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk hits back at Simon Birmingham over coronavirus border closure comments

SUMMARY: The Queensland Premier has lashed out at accusations she's "pretending" Australia has not been successful in tackling coronavirus as justification for keeping the state's borders closed.

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Mascot Tower owners vote to sue neighbouring property developer Aland over cracks

Mascot Tower owners vote to sue neighbouring property developer Aland over cracks

SUMMARY: The owners of Mascot Towers have voted to sue the developer of a neighbouring building, claiming it was responsible for causing cracks which forced them to evacuate their homes.

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The global economy is showing signs of life

The global economy is showing signs of life

SUMMARY: The world economy is showing signs of flickering back to life as lockdown restrictions are eased, allowing some activity to resume.

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Black hole: Oil industry fears an 'extinction event'

Black hole: Oil industry fears an 'extinction event'

SUMMARY: Crushed by low oil prices, the heavily-indebted US oil industry is fighting to survive.

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Coca-Cola Amatil sales plunge on widespread COVID-19 lockdowns

Coca-Cola Amatil sales plunge on widespread COVID-19 lockdowns

SUMMARY: Widespread community lockdowns, venue closures and restricted trading have smashed sales of Coca-Cola Amatil's drinks, with the company reporting a 33 per cent decline in April volumes.

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Australian shares jump to 11-week high with investors hopeful about COVID-19 recovery

Australian shares jump to 11-week high with investors hopeful about COVID-19 recovery

SUMMARY: The Australian share market has jumped to a fresh 11-week high, as investors continue to be fairly optimistic about the economic recovery from coronavirus.

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School's finally in for some Victorian students, as coronavirus restrictions ease

School's finally in for some Victorian students, as coronavirus restrictions ease

SUMMARY: Like many Victorian parents, she is relieved that schools are today starting to welcome students back into the classroom.

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Coronavirus left this family broke. Here's how to pay the rent if you've lost your income

Coronavirus left this family broke. Here's how to pay the rent if you've lost your income

SUMMARY: Despite things being much more difficult right now, you can't simply ignore the bills.

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FIFO workers keep Australian mineral exports flowing during coronavirus crisis

FIFO workers keep Australian mineral exports flowing during coronavirus crisis

SUMMARY: About 3,000 workers stuck away from homeThere are about 60,000 FIFO workers across WA's mines.

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