Here is today’s front page: 

The front page of The Age, September 4, 2019Credit:The Age

Here are the top stories: 

Thousands of tonnes of recycling, separated by Victorian residents and given to failed recycler SKM by councils, will be dumped in the tip despite a $10 million loan from the Andrews government to help sort out the mess. [Read the article]

Billions of dollars in tax cuts and infrastructure spending have failed to kickstart the economy – tipped to be growing at its slowest rate since the last recession – increasing expectations the Reserve Bank will be forced to cut interest rates below 1 per cent within a month. [Read the article]

The cost of an experimental program to reduce bushfire risk from powerlines is set to blow out to almost $700 million – more than four times its initial cost – amid warnings it will make the electricity network less reliable. [Read the article]