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2014/09/02 10:55
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The Abbott government has finally delivered on a key election promise and repealed the mining tax after striking a compromise with the Palmer United Party, but at a $6.5 billion hit over four years to...
2014/09/02 10:55
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2014/09/02 10:05
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Australians wanting to beef up their retirement savings will have to do it off their own bat over the next several years. In a deal the Abbott government struck with the Palmer United Party to repeal...
2014/09/01 23:26
2014/09/01 23:26
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Treasurer would get power to delay super increases under latest mining tax repeal legislation The Treasurer would be given control over superannuation rises for Australian workers, under legislation...
2014/09/01 20:20
2014/09/01 20:20
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Australian banks are stalling on a deal that will help expose tax evaders to global authorities. Photo: Ian Waldie Australian banks are stalling on a deal that will help expose tax evaders to global...
2014/09/01 14:46
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... long been of the view that many Australians vote out of hate and fear. I’m not critical of this, mind you. It’s just my theory on how we end up with the election results we do in a country where...
2014/09/01 07:29
2014/09/01 07:29
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THE war on tobacco continues. As of today, smokers will pay between $1.12 and $2.81 extra for a pack of cigarettes. For a pack of 20, smokers can expect to pay an additional $1.12, while a pack of 50...
2014/09/01 04:05
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The Greens have failed to force a parliamentary debate on Australia's expanded military involvement in Iraq. The government and Labor combined to defeat the move when parliament resumed on Monday, a...
2014/08/30 06:16
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CALL it the Hadley Manouevre. Prominent Sydney radio host Ray Hadley had a brush with death when he began choking on a piece of meat while having lunch at a Homebush steakhouse. It was only the...
2014/08/28 21:08
2014/08/28 21:08
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As immigration minister in 2012, Chris Bowen was the architect of the Significant Investor Visa (SIV) program that is bringing cashed-up business people to Australia. Now, as the shadow treasurer,...
2014/08/27 23:15
2014/08/27 23:15
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Joe Hockey, not looking like the heir apparent he once was. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen For the first two days of ritualised hostility in the new session of parliament, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten...
2014/08/27 11:29
2014/08/27 11:29
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THE detailed cost-benefit analysis of Kevin Rudd and Steven Conroy’s $40 billion — going on $60 billion and would have ended who knows where — national broadband network has shown it to be the most...
2014/08/27 07:29
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FACEBOOK’S utility as a platform for politicians of all stripes has been well-documented ... but it seems some Australian MPs are late to the party. South Australian Senator Penny Wong joined...
2014/08/27 07:26
2014/08/27 07:26
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Detention centre accommodation branded 'inhumane' Emma Masters, Jane Bardon and Louise Willis Refugee advocates have described accommodation at a new detention centre being built in Darwin as...
2014/08/26 22:26
2014/08/26 22:26
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The second annual Abbotsford Sprint Triathlon, held under sunny skies on Sunday morning, was hailed as a success. The event drew 97 athletes to Albert Dyck Park for a 750-metre swim, 20-kilometre...
2014/08/26 18:38
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A confidential document belonging to the Australian Attorney General’s office that detailing the metadata it wants to collect on its citizens was leaked last week to The Australian. The metadata...
2014/08/26 08:05
2014/08/26 08:05
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Joe Hockey has had a bad five-week break from parliament as he's struggled to win friends for his $7 GP co-payment and other budget measures. On his first day back in the chamber of horrors, the...
2014/08/26 08:05
2014/08/26 08:05
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The federal government's controversial $7 Medicare co-payment appears dead in the water. Clive Palmer delivered the government a fatal blow just hours before the first sitting of parliament after the...
2014/08/26 07:26
2014/08/26 07:26
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Joe Hockey says GP co-payment not dead, despite Clive Palmer's declaration the measure is 'finished' Treasurer Joe Hockey has refused to concede the GP co-payment is dead, despite Clive Palmer's...
2014/08/26 05:42
2014/08/26 05:42
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News Corp Australia is a company run along feudal lines which is “vaingloriously ignoring the facts” about the digital future of news, says the man who used to run the company, Kim Williams. When...
2014/08/25 04:12
2014/08/25 04:12
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Claims that Australia will run out of money if budget measures aren’t passed have been dismissed as “ill-judged rhetoric” by the shadow treasurer, Chris Bowen. His comments come after agriculture...
2014/09/02 10:55
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