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  1. Anthony Albanese urges Labor to engage with business

    Opposition frontbencher Anthony Albanese has used the Whitlam Oration to urge the Labor Party to engage more with business.

  2. After tax cut success, Turnbull faces a small but noisy revolt from within

    After successfully swaying cross-benchers on income tax cuts, the Coalition will need to replenish its negotiating skills for next week, the last sitting week before the winter break. There are company tax cuts to get through the Senate, and an internal revolt on energy to be quelled, writes Laura Tingle.

  3. The true cost of your empty wallet

    Having a wallet, a pile of the folding stuff, a pineapple in our pockets has been our habit for generations. But after thousands of years, we've gone cash-free. This be one of the swiftest and most pain-free social transformations we've experienced, James Valentine writes.

  4. The banking royal commission in Queensland

    The hearings kick off next week focusing on financial issues affecting farming communities. Farmers and their representatives say a few days is not enough to unravel, what they claim, are years of complex problems with the banks.

  5. Friday markets with Jun Bei Liu

    The market has closed slightly lower. Jun Bei Liu from Tribeca Investments speaks to Carrington.

  6. David Kaynes speaks to The Business

    Citi analyst David Kaynes says Telstra’s new strategic plan is the right plan, but the harsh reality is that the company currently enjoys an unsustainable market share, which can't be protected.

  7. Friday finance with Alan Kohler

    Telstra shares kept sliding, helping drag the sharemarket to a small drop.

  8. Business in 90 Seconds

    In this update: Billboard firm APN outdoor group has raised its takeover bid for bus stop advertiser ad-shell to 540 million dollars in a battle for control of the outdoor advertising industry.

  9. 'It has throttled us': Dreamworld victims' family 'devastated' by evidence at inquest

    The family of two of the victims from the Dreamworld tragedy say the death of their loved ones have "throttled" them and they hold Dreamworld "totally responsible".

  10. Malcolm Turnbull signals he would like to speed up income tax cuts

    The Prime Minister says he hopes the budget will be strong enough in coming years that people will not have to wait seven years to receive the full income tax cut plan.

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