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2014/08/19 21:27
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Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has moved to reset the budget debate, calling for a fiscal "reality check" about the state of the nation's economy and warning of a serious corrective action to...
2014/08/19 21:27
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2014/08/19 13:05
2014/08/19 13:05
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THE federal government's aim of using a $7 co-payment to make people think twice about going to the doctor appears to be having the desired effect, even though it doesn't start for another 10...
2014/08/19 08:05
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Federal Labor has seized on Treasurer Joe Hockey's suggestion he was misrepresented over his comment that poorest people don't own cars. While he later apologised profusely for the remarks, Mr Hockey...
2014/08/19 04:42
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Clive Palmer and one of his influential senators appear to have hardened their opposition to the Medicare co-payment and university fee deregulation, as the government prepares to put other...
2014/08/18 08:29
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OPPONENTS of nuclear power have warned Australia against selling uranium to India amid speculation a long-elusive deal has been struck between the trading partners. THERE are reports a nuclear...
2014/08/18 08:23
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THE Labor Party caucus will gather in Canberra on Friday to decide who will lead the party into the 44th Parliament. Reports on Tuesday confirmed the new Labor caucus would meet to decide which of...
2014/08/18 07:55
2014/08/18 07:55
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Tony Abbott has bitten the bullet after several weeks of ministerial floundering, indicating he'll consider alternatives to tough budget measures. But any adjustments will only go so far. "What...
2014/08/18 04:12
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Tony Abbott has said the government will not “sell out the fundamentals”, as senior ministers signal their willingness to compromise on budget measures. The prime minister returned to the “budget...
2014/08/16 01:17
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Treasurer Joe Hockey has been forced to apologise for suggesting the "poorest people either don't have cars or actually don't drive very far" after Prime Minister Tony Abbott and cabinet colleague...
2014/08/15 07:55
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One aspect of the government’s ‘unfair budget’ that has not received much scrutiny is just who will manage the growing army of unemployed youth back into work or study -- that is, press them into the...
2014/08/14 17:55
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Joe Hockey's colleagues and political allies have rounded on the Treasurer, questioning his judgment and the quality of advice he is receiving after a disastrous gaffe suggesting poor people ''don't...
2014/08/14 00:26
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Fact Check flashback: The 10 most popular stories It's ABC Fact Check's first birthday. In order to celebrate, here's a look back at the 10 most popular stories we've published. From the budget...
2014/08/13 17:19
2014/08/13 17:19
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Rescue of trapped Yazidis could involve limited military operation. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said he would "certainly not rule out" limited military operations. Photo / AP Australia is...
2014/08/13 15:28
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ELEANOR HALL: The Prime Minister has refused to rule out Australian military action in northern Iraq to protect people from Islamic extremists. Tens of thousands of Iraqis from the Yazidi religious...
2014/08/13 08:05
2014/08/13 08:05
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In good news for retailers, consumers are growing more confident. But that's only because many believe Joe Hockey's unpopular budget measures will be watered down eventually or abandoned all...
2014/08/13 06:12
2014/08/13 06:12
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Treasurer Joe Hockey has warned Australians he may be forced to take "emergency action" and deliver Queensland-style austerity if structural budget reforms are not made. Treasurer Joe Hockey has...
2014/08/13 05:05
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Irene Rose Keller, longtime Cushing resident, passed away on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Cushing at the age of 91 years. The daughter of the late Lester Smith and Lizzie Foss Smith, Irene was born on...
2014/08/13 03:26
2014/08/13 03:26
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Labor calls for Government to be 'crystal clear' over plans for involvement in Iraq crisis Senior Labor frontbencher Chris Bowen has called on the Prime Minister to be "crystal clear" about...
2014/08/12 22:26
2014/08/12 22:26
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Joe Hockey flags wider Medicare co-payments exemptions after talks with Clive Palmer Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey says the Government is prepared to consider wider exemptions to the Medicare...
2014/08/12 16:51
2014/08/12 16:51
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Crook stung by 100 WASPS as he answers nature's call during burglary AS police stings go, the arrest of burglar Jamie Brown has caused a buzz. The Range store in Leeds where Jamie Brown was caught...
2014/08/19 21:27
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