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2014/12/20 01:05
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Aldi Australasia chief executive Tom Daunt. How big can Aldi get in Australia? And how much secrecy is too much? After opening its first store in 2001, the German discounter has yet to overtake...
2014/12/20 01:05
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2014/12/19 23:24
2014/12/19 23:24
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Waiting in the wings: Frank Lowy (second right) and his son Steven (right). Photo: Rob Homer There's almost a year to go before Frank Lowy steps down as chairman of Football Federation Australia and...
2014/12/19 17:44
2014/12/19 17:44
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Sadly, it seems to take some kind of madness to truly unite Australians from all points on the political spectrum. SADLY, it seems to take some kind of madness to truly unite Australians from all...
2014/12/19 09:17
2014/12/19 09:17
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A FORMER priest who was provided with a character reference by Tony Abbott while he stood trial for sexually abusing an altar boy had further complaints made against him. A REPORT by the royal...
2014/12/18 11:55
2014/12/18 11:55
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Decisions made by Tony Abbott when he was health minister will soon cause a blowout in healthcare costs dwarfing the money saved by introducing a $6 fee for GP visits, a health workforce expert...
2014/12/18 00:05
2014/12/18 00:05
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Joe Hockey has emphatically ruled out lifting the GST, saying Australians can't afford any increase. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has urged Australia to boost or...
2014/12/17 22:46
2014/12/17 22:46
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Tax Commissioner Chris Jordan has said that a tax lurk for multinational companies has been abused by foreign companies to a cost of hundreds of millions of dollars a year. Photo: Bohdan...
2014/12/17 11:26
2014/12/17 11:26
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LEIGH SALES, PRESENTER: The last thing the Abbott Government wants after a ragged end to the year is to open another battlefront, especially one on a possible increase to the Goods and Services Tax....
2014/12/17 05:19
2014/12/17 05:19
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Editor's Recommendations Naughty Bill wrong. The Howard government was told back in 2003 the the copper network was bad, Ziggy told them so. Advised that FTTP was way to go. But alas the 1950's PM...
2014/12/17 05:12
2014/12/17 05:12
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Australia has transformed into the global Scrooge just in time for Christmas, with spending on foreign aid set to plunge compared to other wealthy industrial countries. Australia has transformed into...
2014/12/17 02:05
2014/12/17 02:05
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Success? Christopher Pyne's plan to allow universities to charge more for courses will work only if there is genuine competition, the OECD says. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen The Organisation for Economic...
2014/12/17 01:55
2014/12/17 01:55
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The data retention battle between Australia’s law enforcement and national security agencies and the telecoms industry is likely to go down to the wire with both sides unlikely to concede an...
2014/12/17 01:05
2014/12/17 01:05
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Former attorney-general Philip Ruddock has questioned why cyber cafes are not covered by new anti-terrorism data retention laws. Mr Ruddock's comments came as Australian Federal Police chief Andrew...
2014/12/16 22:19
2014/12/16 22:19
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Labor says the Foreign Minister chucked the dummy. Julie Bishop says she was too busy. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is being accused of throwing a "hypocritical, petty dummy spit" and undermining...
2014/12/15 08:10
2014/12/15 08:10
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Telstra wins, we all lose in NBN deal It is hard to escape the feeling that the taxpayers have been had by Telstra, which has secured crucial incremental advantages in its new $11 billion deal to...
2014/12/15 07:26
2014/12/15 07:26
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MYEFO deficit blowout foreseeable a decade ago The $40 billion-plus budget deficit will dominate discussion, but the sting in the tail of the mid-year economic outlook is the jobs jolt. A 6.5 per...
2014/12/15 06:55
2014/12/15 06:55
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On the face of it, the MYEFO is a fairly harmless document. At a basic level it simply delays the job of budget repair by a year or two. Back in May, the government forecast a modest surplus of 0.1...
2014/12/15 06:26
2014/12/15 06:26
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MYEFO: Foreign aid budget slashed by $3.7 billion to boost national security spending The Government has slashed foreign aid by a further $3.7 billion to help pay for a boost in national security...
2014/12/14 14:55
2014/12/14 14:55
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Heavy job losses are expected with the Abbott government set to axe 175 government agencies. Treasurer Joe Hockey will release the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook on Monday, which economists say...
2014/12/13 18:05
2014/12/13 18:05
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Unions expect thousands of jobs to go as the Abbott government prepares to axe 175 government agencies. The hit-list is in addition to the 76 announced in the May budget, and the total is estimated...
2014/12/20 01:05
2014/12/20 01:05
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