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Northern Daily Leader
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Cr
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 15 minutes ago
in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Credit Units generated under the CFI if the Abbott government had scrapped the program along with the carbon price, Mr Maple said. The former landfill employee, though,... Read more
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The Young Witness
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Cr
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'
The Young Witness / Posted 17 minutes ago
in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Credit Units generated under the CFI if the Abbott government had scrapped the program along with the carbon price, Mr Maple said. The former landfill employee, though,... Read more
10 related stories
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Western Advocate
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Cr
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'
Western Advocate / Posted 26 minutes ago
in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Credit Units generated under the CFI if the Abbott government had scrapped the program along with the carbon price, Mr Maple said. The former landfill employee, though,... Read more
10 related stories
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Kiama Independent
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Cr
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'
Kiama Independent / Posted 28 minutes ago
in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Credit Units generated under the CFI if the Abbott government had scrapped the program along with the carbon price, Mr Maple said. The former landfill employee, though,... Read more
10 related stories
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Manning River Times
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Cr
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'
Manning River Times / Posted 29 minutes ago
in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Credit Units generated under the CFI if the Abbott government had scrapped the program along with the carbon price, Mr Maple said. The former landfill employee, though,... Read more
10 related stories
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Goondiwindi Argus
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Cr
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 31 minutes ago
in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Credit Units generated under the CFI if the Abbott government had scrapped the program along with the carbon price, Mr Maple said. The former landfill employee, though,... Read more
10 related stories
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The North West Star
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Cr
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'
The North West Star / Posted 43 minutes ago
in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Credit Units generated under the CFI if the Abbott government had scrapped the program along with the carbon price, Mr Maple said. The former landfill employee, though,... Read more
10 related stories
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Daily Liberal
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Cr
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'
Daily Liberal / Posted 48 minutes ago
in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Credit Units generated under the CFI if the Abbott government had scrapped the program along with the carbon price, Mr Maple said. The former landfill employee, though,... Read more
10 related stories
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The Border Mail
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Cr
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'
The Border Mail / Posted 51 minutes ago
in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Credit Units generated under the CFI if the Abbott government had scrapped the program along with the carbon price, Mr Maple said. The former landfill employee, though,... Read more
10 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Cr
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 55 minutes ago
in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Credit Units generated under the CFI if the Abbott government had scrapped the program along with the carbon price, Mr Maple said. The former landfill employee, though,... Read more
10 related stories
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The Courier
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Cr
$200m tipped into landfill firms by government's Direct Action dubbed a 'waste'
The Courier / Posted 58 minutes ago
in good faith" and would have had nowhere else to sell the Australian Carbon Credit Units generated under the CFI if the Abbott government had scrapped the program along with the carbon price, Mr Maple said. The former landfill employee, though,... Read more
10 related stories
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Northern Star
A CSG explainer for confused votersthe last year of the Gillard government and was also passed in the Senate by th
A CSG explainer for confused voters
Northern Star / Posted 3 hours ago
the last year of the Gillard government and was also passed in the Senate by the Greens and Labor combined. The incoming Abbott Government developed a plan of delivering a "one-stop-shop" for environmental approvals by passing responsibility back... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Shorten clarifies position on merits of same-sex marriage plebiscitecertainty until 2020. The pledge partially reverses the 10-year, $30 billion c
Shorten clarifies position on merits of same-sex marriage plebiscite
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 hours ago
certainty until 2020. The pledge partially reverses the 10-year, $30 billion cut to education funding contained in the Abbott government's 2014 budget. Labor has promised to fully fund the last two years of Gonski at a cost of $4.5... Read more
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The Courier Mail
PM’s gaffe is a ‘defining moment’longer-term stability in the bipartisan RET, which sets a renewable target by 2
PM’s gaffe is a ‘defining moment’
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
longer-term stability in the bipartisan RET, which sets a renewable target by 2020 and was slashed last year after an Abbott government review. “We will renegotiate that but we will do it in a basis of reaching out to the opposition because... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriageABC The background to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? L
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriage
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
ABC The background to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year, Jones revealed that after the Abbott government adopted the plebiscite as its official we-have-to-do-something policy on marriage equality, then-minister... Read more
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The Age
Five charts that reveal Australia's environmental perilelectricity sector are Australia's biggest source - accounting for about one-th
Five charts that reveal Australia's environmental peril
The Age / Posted yesterday
electricity sector are Australia's biggest source - accounting for about one-third - and they have been rising since the Abbott government scrapped the carbon price in mid-2014. Falling costs of clean energy, though, should squeeze fossil fuels'... Read more
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News.com.au
Labor to renegotiate renewables policylonger-term stability in the bipartisan RET, which sets a renewable target by 2
Labor to renegotiate renewables policy
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
longer-term stability in the bipartisan RET, which sets a renewable target by 2020 and was slashed last year after an Abbott government review. "We will renegotiate that but we will do it in a basis of reaching out to the opposition because... Read more
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Perth Now
Labor to renegotiate renewables policylonger-term stability in the bipartisan RET, which sets a renewable target by 2
Labor to renegotiate renewables policy
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
longer-term stability in the bipartisan RET, which sets a renewable target by 2020 and was slashed last year after an Abbott government review. "We will renegotiate that but we will do it in a basis of reaching out to the opposition because... Read more
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WA Today
Five charts that reveal Australia's environmental perilelectricity sector are Australia's biggest source - accounting for about one-th
Five charts that reveal Australia's environmental peril
WA Today / Posted yesterday
electricity sector are Australia's biggest source - accounting for about one-third - and they have been rising since the Abbott government scrapped the carbon price in mid-2014. Falling costs of clean energy, though, should squeeze fossil fuels'... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Labor to renegotiate renewables policylonger-term stability in the bipartisan RET, which sets a renewable target by 2
Labor to renegotiate renewables policy
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
longer-term stability in the bipartisan RET, which sets a renewable target by 2020 and was slashed last year after an Abbott government review. "We will renegotiate that but we will do it in a basis of reaching out to the opposition because... Read more
2 related stories
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Morrison, Joyce to respect nation's decision on same-sex marriagecertainty until 2020. The pledge partially reverses the 10-year, $30 billion c
Morrison, Joyce to respect nation's decision on same-sex marriage
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
certainty until 2020. The pledge partially reverses the 10-year, $30 billion cut to education funding contained in the Abbott government's 2014 budget. Labor has promised to fully fund the last two years of Gonski at a cost of $4.5... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Five charts that reveal Australia's environmental perilelectricity sector are Australia's biggest source - accounting for about one-th
Five charts that reveal Australia's environmental peril
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
electricity sector are Australia's biggest source - accounting for about one-third - and they have been rising since the Abbott government scrapped the carbon price in mid-2014. Falling costs of clean energy, though, should squeeze fossil fuels'... Read more
2 related stories
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The Courier
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriagebackground to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year,
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriage
The Courier / Posted yesterday
background to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year, Jones revealed that after the Abbott government adopted the plebiscite as its official we-have-to-do-something policy on marriage equality, then-minister... Read more
45 related stories
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Northern Daily Leader
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriagebackground to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year,
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriage
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
background to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year, Jones revealed that after the Abbott government adopted the plebiscite as its official we-have-to-do-something policy on marriage equality, then-minister... Read more
45 related stories
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The Young Witness
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriagebackground to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year,
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriage
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
background to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year, Jones revealed that after the Abbott government adopted the plebiscite as its official we-have-to-do-something policy on marriage equality, then-minister... Read more
45 related stories
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Western Advocate
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriagebackground to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year,
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriage
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
background to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year, Jones revealed that after the Abbott government adopted the plebiscite as its official we-have-to-do-something policy on marriage equality, then-minister... Read more
45 related stories
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Kiama Independent
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriagebackground to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year,
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriage
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
background to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year, Jones revealed that after the Abbott government adopted the plebiscite as its official we-have-to-do-something policy on marriage equality, then-minister... Read more
45 related stories
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Manning River Times
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriagebackground to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year,
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriage
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
background to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year, Jones revealed that after the Abbott government adopted the plebiscite as its official we-have-to-do-something policy on marriage equality, then-minister... Read more
45 related stories
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Goondiwindi Argus
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriagebackground to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year,
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriage
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
background to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year, Jones revealed that after the Abbott government adopted the plebiscite as its official we-have-to-do-something policy on marriage equality, then-minister... Read more
45 related stories
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The North West Star
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriagebackground to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year,
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriage
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
background to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year, Jones revealed that after the Abbott government adopted the plebiscite as its official we-have-to-do-something policy on marriage equality, then-minister... Read more
45 related stories
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Daily Liberal
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriagebackground to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year,
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriage
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
background to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year, Jones revealed that after the Abbott government adopted the plebiscite as its official we-have-to-do-something policy on marriage equality, then-minister... Read more
45 related stories
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The Age
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriagebackground to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year,
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriage
The Age / Posted yesterday
background to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year, Jones revealed that after the Abbott government adopted the plebiscite as its official we-have-to-do-something policy on marriage equality, then-minister... Read more
45 related stories
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The Border Mail
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriagebackground to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year,
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriage
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
background to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year, Jones revealed that after the Abbott government adopted the plebiscite as its official we-have-to-do-something policy on marriage equality, then-minister... Read more
45 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriagebackground to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year,
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriage
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
background to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year, Jones revealed that after the Abbott government adopted the plebiscite as its official we-have-to-do-something policy on marriage equality, then-minister... Read more
45 related stories
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WA Today
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriageABC The background to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? L
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriage
WA Today / Posted yesterday
ABC The background to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year, Jones revealed that after the Abbott government adopted the plebiscite as its official we-have-to-do-something policy on marriage equality, then-minister... Read more
45 related stories
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Canberra Times
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriagebackground to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year,
Q&A recap: Alan Jones speaks out against plebiscite on gay marriage
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
background to that delightful "minister for whatever it was" sledge? Last year, Jones revealed that after the Abbott government adopted the plebiscite as its official we-have-to-do-something policy on marriage equality, then-minister... Read more
45 related stories
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Daily Telegraph
‘I always regarded myself as a conservationist’benefit to the local environment. “The Green Army is something I am really pro
‘I always regarded myself as a conservationist’
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
benefit to the local environment. “The Green Army is something I am really proud of. It was a signature program of the Abbott Government and I am delighted that it is continuing under Malcolm Turnbull,” Mr Abbott said. “I have always regarded... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The three battles that defined the Coalition's rallydistracted by the sound of teeth quietly being clenched behind the former PM's
The three battles that defined the Coalition's rally
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
distracted by the sound of teeth quietly being clenched behind the former PM's grim visage as his successor laid claim to Abbott government achievements such as stopping the boats and landing a clutch of important trade deals. As a result,... Read more
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University of Sydney News
Many vote with their wallets, but our hearts and consciences should be heardpower, a government seeking another term should first be held accountable for i
Many vote with their wallets, but our hearts and consciences should be heard
University of Sydney News / Posted 6 days ago
power, a government seeking another term should first be held accountable for its human rights performance. The Turnbull/Abbott government can claim some achievements, like implementing Labor's National Disability Insurance Scheme, acting against... Read more
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iTWire
Former NBN chief intervenes in election to slam Coalition’s broadband planthe NBN’s use of copper, was a “colossal mistake”. The ex-boss of the NBN resi
Former NBN chief intervenes in election to slam Coalition’s broadband plan
iTWire / Posted 6 days ago
the NBN’s use of copper, was a “colossal mistake”. The ex-boss of the NBN resigned in 2013 ahead of the election of the Abbott government and, in one of his only public comments since, says to spend billions of dollars to build a major piece of... Read more
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iTWire
Former NBN chief intervenes in election to slam Coalition’s broadband planthe NBN’s use of copper, was a “colossal mistake”. The ex boss of the NBN resi
Former NBN chief intervenes in election to slam Coalition’s broadband plan
iTWire / Posted 6 days ago
the NBN’s use of copper, was a “colossal mistake”. The ex boss of the NBN resigned in 2013 ahead of the election of the Abbott Government and, in one of his only public comments since, says to spend billions of dollars to build a major piece of... Read more
25 related stories
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Dutton, Turnbull confirm asylum seekers sent back to Vietnamcertainty until 2020. The pledge partially reverses the 10-year, $30 billion c
Dutton, Turnbull confirm asylum seekers sent back to Vietnam
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
certainty until 2020. The pledge partially reverses the 10-year, $30 billion cut to education funding contained in the Abbott government's 2014 budget. Labor has promised to fully fund the last two years of Gonski at a cost of $4.5... Read more
7d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Xenophon threatens legal action on penalty rates 'smear campaign'certainty until 2020. The pledge partially reverses the 10-year, $30 billion c
Xenophon threatens legal action on penalty rates 'smear campaign'
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
certainty until 2020. The pledge partially reverses the 10-year, $30 billion cut to education funding contained in the Abbott government's 2014 budget. Labor has promised to fully fund the last two years of Gonski at a cost of $4.5... Read more
7d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Turnbull makes $215m pledge to upgrade M180-20 funding split with states, and commuters should feel let down. "It seems
Turnbull makes $215m pledge to upgrade M1
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
80-20 funding split with states, and commuters should feel let down. "It seems that the Turnbull Government — and even the Abbott Government — have been making a real habit of this, changing the rules to try and make 50-50 arrangements in place... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Light rail plan axed due to cost blowouts, says WA Treasurerneeded' in transport mix Dr Nahan said the viability of the light rail plan be
Light rail plan axed due to cost blowouts, says WA Treasurer
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
needed' in transport mix Dr Nahan said the viability of the light rail plan became compromised when the Abbott government made it clear there would be no Commonwealth funding, and project planners identified other infrastructure... Read more
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News.com.au
PM accused of short-changing Qld over M1upgrades, when it would normally only have to fork out 20 per cent. "It seems
PM accused of short-changing Qld over M1
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
upgrades, when it would normally only have to fork out 20 per cent. "It seems that the Turnbull government, and even the Abbott government, have been making a real habit of this," Mr Pitt said. "Changing the rules to try to make 50-50... Read more
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Perth Now
PM's M1 funding not enough: Qld treasurerpay half, when it would normally only have to fork out 20 per cent. "It seems
PM's M1 funding not enough: Qld treasurer
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
pay half, when it would normally only have to fork out 20 per cent. "It seems that the Turnbull government, and even the Abbott government, have been making a real habit of this - changing the rules to try to make 50-50 arrangements, when they... Read more
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Adelaide Now
PM’s M1 funding not enough: Qld treasurerpay half, when it would normally only have to fork out 20 per cent. "It seems
PM’s M1 funding not enough: Qld treasurer
Adelaide Now / Posted 7 days ago
pay half, when it would normally only have to fork out 20 per cent. "It seems that the Turnbull government, and even the Abbott government, have been making a real habit of this – changing the rules to try to make 50-50 arrangements, when they... Read more
11 related stories
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Weekly Times
PM's M1 funding not enough: Qld treasurerpay half, when it would normally only have to fork out 20 per cent. "It seems
PM's M1 funding not enough: Qld treasurer
Weekly Times / Posted 7 days ago
pay half, when it would normally only have to fork out 20 per cent. "It seems that the Turnbull government, and even the Abbott government, have been making a real habit of this - changing the rules to try to make 50-50 arrangements, when they... Read more
11 related stories
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Herald Sun
PM's M1 funding not enough: Qld treasurerpay half, when it would normally only have to fork out 20 per cent. "It seems
PM's M1 funding not enough: Qld treasurer
Herald Sun / Posted 7 days ago
pay half, when it would normally only have to fork out 20 per cent. "It seems that the Turnbull government, and even the Abbott government, have been making a real habit of this - changing the rules to try to make 50-50 arrangements, when they... Read more
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