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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Budget jargon buster: work through the waffleinto deficit. A government can still run surpluses but be in structural defici
Budget jargon buster: work through the waffle
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 hours ago
into deficit. A government can still run surpluses but be in structural deficit — for example, towards the end of the Howard government terms, revenue from the mining boom allowed it to post surpluses — however, under normal conditions the... Read more
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WA Today
Budget 2016: Company tax cuts, but no relief for those earning under $80,00030 per cent to 28.5, the general tax rate remains at 30 per cent. It was last
Budget 2016: Company tax cuts, but no relief for those earning under $80,000
WA Today / Posted 17 hours ago
30 per cent to 28.5, the general tax rate remains at 30 per cent. It was last cut from 34 per cent to 30 per cent by the Howard government in 2001. At the same time, the budget will offer modest tax cuts for people earning over $80,000. For... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Budget 2016: Company tax cuts, but no relief for those earning under $80,00030 per cent to 28.5, the general tax rate remains at 30 per cent. It was last
Budget 2016: Company tax cuts, but no relief for those earning under $80,000
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
30 per cent to 28.5, the general tax rate remains at 30 per cent. It was last cut from 34 per cent to 30 per cent by the Howard government in 2001. At the same time, the budget will offer modest tax cuts for people earning over $80,000. For... Read more
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Canberra Times
Budget 2016: Company tax cuts, but no relief for those earning under $80,00030 per cent to 28.5, the general tax rate remains at 30 per cent. It was last
Budget 2016: Company tax cuts, but no relief for those earning under $80,000
Canberra Times / Posted 17 hours ago
30 per cent to 28.5, the general tax rate remains at 30 per cent. It was last cut from 34 per cent to 30 per cent by the Howard government in 2001. At the same time, the budget will offer modest tax cuts for people earning over $80,000. For... Read more
30 related stories
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Brisbane Times
Budget 2016: Company tax cuts, but no relief for those earning under $80,00030 per cent to 28.5, the general tax rate remains at 30 per cent. It was last
Budget 2016: Company tax cuts, but no relief for those earning under $80,000
Brisbane Times / Posted 17 hours ago
30 per cent to 28.5, the general tax rate remains at 30 per cent. It was last cut from 34 per cent to 30 per cent by the Howard government in 2001. At the same time, the budget will offer modest tax cuts for people earning over $80,000. For... Read more
30 related stories
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The Age
Budget 2016: Company tax cuts, but no relief for those earning under $80,000a post-mining boom economy in three ways". Photo: Alex Ellinghausen It was las
Budget 2016: Company tax cuts, but no relief for those earning under $80,000
The Age / Posted 21 hours ago
a post-mining boom economy in three ways". Photo: Alex Ellinghausen It was last cut from 34 per cent to 30 per cent by the Howard government in 2001. At the same time, the budget will offer modest tax cuts for people earning over $80,000. For... Read more
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The Age
Political fight rages on PM's flood chargevery often wasteful spending,'' said the Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott. The F
Political fight rages on PM's flood charge
The Age / Posted 23 hours ago
very often wasteful spending,'' said the Opposition Leader, Tony Abbott. The Finance Minister, Penny Wong, hit back: ''The Howard government initiated some six levies in the time they were in government … if a levy was good enough to fund the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
How investors outgun first home buyerscapital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took
How investors outgun first home buyers
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
capital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took off as a tax strategy after 1999 when the Howard government heavily discounted capital gains tax for investors. Negative gearing gets all the attention, but you could... Read more
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The Border Mail
How investors outgun first home buyerscapital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took
How investors outgun first home buyers
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
capital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took off as a tax strategy after 1999 when the Howard government heavily discounted capital gains tax for investors. Negative gearing gets all the attention, but you could... Read more
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The Courier
How investors outgun first home buyerscapital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took
How investors outgun first home buyers
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
capital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took off as a tax strategy after 1999 when the Howard government heavily discounted capital gains tax for investors. Negative gearing gets all the attention, but you could... Read more
29 related stories
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Northern Daily Leader
How investors outgun first home buyerscapital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took
How investors outgun first home buyers
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
capital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took off as a tax strategy after 1999 when the Howard government heavily discounted capital gains tax for investors. Negative gearing gets all the attention, but you could... Read more
29 related stories
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The Young Witness
How investors outgun first home buyerscapital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took
How investors outgun first home buyers
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
capital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took off as a tax strategy after 1999 when the Howard government heavily discounted capital gains tax for investors. Negative gearing gets all the attention, but you could... Read more
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Western Advocate
How investors outgun first home buyerscapital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took
How investors outgun first home buyers
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
capital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took off as a tax strategy after 1999 when the Howard government heavily discounted capital gains tax for investors. Negative gearing gets all the attention, but you could... Read more
29 related stories
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Kiama Independent
How investors outgun first home buyerscapital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took
How investors outgun first home buyers
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
capital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took off as a tax strategy after 1999 when the Howard government heavily discounted capital gains tax for investors. Negative gearing gets all the attention, but you could... Read more
29 related stories
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Manning River Times
How investors outgun first home buyerscapital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took
How investors outgun first home buyers
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
capital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took off as a tax strategy after 1999 when the Howard government heavily discounted capital gains tax for investors. Negative gearing gets all the attention, but you could... Read more
29 related stories
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Goondiwindi Argus
How investors outgun first home buyerscapital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took
How investors outgun first home buyers
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
capital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took off as a tax strategy after 1999 when the Howard government heavily discounted capital gains tax for investors. Negative gearing gets all the attention, but you could... Read more
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The North West Star
How investors outgun first home buyerscapital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took
How investors outgun first home buyers
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
capital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took off as a tax strategy after 1999 when the Howard government heavily discounted capital gains tax for investors. Negative gearing gets all the attention, but you could... Read more
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Canberra Times
How investors outgun first home buyerscapital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took
How investors outgun first home buyers
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
capital gains tax. Negative gearing has been around a while, but it really took off as a tax strategy after 1999 when the Howard government heavily discounted capital gains tax for investors. Negative gearing gets all the attention, but you could... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Politics of asylum seekers has poisoned the policyare over-egged by the political class, who believe (wrongly in my opinion) that
Politics of asylum seekers has poisoned the policy
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
are over-egged by the political class, who believe (wrongly in my opinion) that Tampa and children overboard rescued the Howard government in 2001. From that event almost 15 years ago, all else flows. The presumed political implications encourage... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Think the RBA will cut rates on budget day? Don't be so surelast days of the 2007 election campaign certainly had the opposite effect, poun
Think the RBA will cut rates on budget day? Don't be so sure
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
last days of the 2007 election campaign certainly had the opposite effect, pounding a final nail in the coffin of a tired Howard government. But this time around, the prospect of a pre-election interest rate cut is being greeted with a degree of... Read more
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The Border Mail
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shootergunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his suppor
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shooter
The Border Mail / Posted 3 days ago
gunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his support for tough gun reforms introduced by the Howard government. "We owe much to the leadership of John Howard for the tough gun laws that resulted and we are united with... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Our empathy wasn't little, but it was too latethose Australian criminals, and the others of the Bali nine, is on the hands of
Our empathy wasn't little, but it was too late
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
those Australian criminals, and the others of the Bali nine, is on the hands of Australia - not Indonesia - thanks to the Howard government. Australia is the one who betrayed its citizens even if they were criminals as the Australian Federal... Read more
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The North West Star
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shootergunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his suppor
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shooter
The North West Star / Posted 3 days ago
gunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his support for tough gun reforms introduced by the Howard government. "We owe much to the leadership of John Howard for the tough gun laws that resulted and we are united with... Read more
10 related stories
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Daily Liberal
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shootergunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his suppor
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shooter
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 days ago
gunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his support for tough gun reforms introduced by the Howard government. "We owe much to the leadership of John Howard for the tough gun laws that resulted and we are united with... Read more
10 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shootergunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his suppor
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shooter
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
gunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his support for tough gun reforms introduced by the Howard government. "We owe much to the leadership of John Howard for the tough gun laws that resulted and we are united with... Read more
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The Courier
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shootergunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his suppor
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shooter
The Courier / Posted 4 days ago
gunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his support for tough gun reforms introduced by the Howard government. "We owe much to the leadership of John Howard for the tough gun laws that resulted and we are united with... Read more
10 related stories
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Northern Daily Leader
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shootergunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his suppor
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shooter
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
gunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his support for tough gun reforms introduced by the Howard government. "We owe much to the leadership of John Howard for the tough gun laws that resulted and we are united with... Read more
10 related stories
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The Young Witness
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shootergunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his suppor
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shooter
The Young Witness / Posted 4 days ago
gunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his support for tough gun reforms introduced by the Howard government. "We owe much to the leadership of John Howard for the tough gun laws that resulted and we are united with... Read more
10 related stories
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Western Advocate
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shootergunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his suppor
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shooter
Western Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
gunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his support for tough gun reforms introduced by the Howard government. "We owe much to the leadership of John Howard for the tough gun laws that resulted and we are united with... Read more
10 related stories
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Kiama Independent
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shootergunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his suppor
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shooter
Kiama Independent / Posted 4 days ago
gunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his support for tough gun reforms introduced by the Howard government. "We owe much to the leadership of John Howard for the tough gun laws that resulted and we are united with... Read more
10 related stories
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Manning River Times
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shootergunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his suppor
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shooter
Manning River Times / Posted 4 days ago
gunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his support for tough gun reforms introduced by the Howard government. "We owe much to the leadership of John Howard for the tough gun laws that resulted and we are united with... Read more
10 related stories
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Goondiwindi Argus
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shootergunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his suppor
Malcolm Turnbull: Rhodes scholar, merchant banker, republican. And now we know, a shooter
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 4 days ago
gunman Martin Bryant murdered 35 people and injured 23, to emphasise his support for tough gun reforms introduced by the Howard government. "We owe much to the leadership of John Howard for the tough gun laws that resulted and we are united with... Read more
10 related stories
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Adelaide Now
Real horror behind the Port Arthur ‘conspiracy’didn’t die in vain after all. Twenty years later, their great legacy are the to
Real horror behind the Port Arthur ‘conspiracy’
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
didn’t die in vain after all. Twenty years later, their great legacy are the tough national gun laws brought in by the Howard government, which have saved perhaps a thousand other Australian lives since then. Maybe even more — from homicides,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Dutton refuses to be drawn on Christmas Island movebacked by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, but Christmas Island has not been part
Dutton refuses to be drawn on Christmas Island move
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
backed by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, but Christmas Island has not been part of Australia's migration zone since the Howard government. The Immigration Minister late last year said that preparations were underway to accommodate more asylum... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Port Arthur makes a brave recovery from massacreknow how many people will come. Port Arthur had to continue as an historic sit
Port Arthur makes a brave recovery from massacre
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
know how many people will come. Port Arthur had to continue as an historic site following the shootings, she said. The Howard government gave funding to build a visitors centre, which opened in 1998. When Port Arthur gained consistent state... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Port Arthur makes a brave recovery from massacreknow how many people will come. Port Arthur had to continue as an historic sit
Port Arthur makes a brave recovery from massacre
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 days ago
know how many people will come. Port Arthur had to continue as an historic site following the shootings, she said. The Howard government gave funding to build a visitors centre, which opened in 1998. When Port Arthur gained consistent state... Read more
7 related stories
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The Young Witness
Port Arthur makes a brave recovery from massacreknow how many people will come. Port Arthur had to continue as an historic sit
Port Arthur makes a brave recovery from massacre
The Young Witness / Posted 4 days ago
know how many people will come. Port Arthur had to continue as an historic site following the shootings, she said. The Howard government gave funding to build a visitors centre, which opened in 1998. When Port Arthur gained consistent state... Read more
7 related stories
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Western Advocate
Port Arthur makes a brave recovery from massacreknow how many people will come. Port Arthur had to continue as an historic sit
Port Arthur makes a brave recovery from massacre
Western Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
know how many people will come. Port Arthur had to continue as an historic site following the shootings, she said. The Howard government gave funding to build a visitors centre, which opened in 1998. When Port Arthur gained consistent state... Read more
7 related stories
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Budget-busting tax cuts are no path to a fair goprudence. While the Bush administration pushed the US federal budget into defic
Budget-busting tax cuts are no path to a fair go
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
prudence. While the Bush administration pushed the US federal budget into deficit to fund massive personal tax cuts, the Howard government took the old-fashioned approach. Income tax cuts were paid for with a new tax on consumption - the goods... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Port Arthur makes a brave recovery from massacreknow how many people will come. Port Arthur had to continue as an historic sit
Port Arthur makes a brave recovery from massacre
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
know how many people will come. Port Arthur had to continue as an historic site following the shootings, she said. The Howard government gave funding to build a visitors centre, which opened in 1998. When Port Arthur gained consistent state... Read more
7 related stories
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Perth Now
Real horror behind the Port Arthur conspiracydidn’t die in vain after all. Twenty years later, their great legacy are the to
Real horror behind the Port Arthur conspiracy
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
didn’t die in vain after all. Twenty years later, their great legacy are the tough national gun laws brought in by the Howard government, which have saved perhaps a thousand other Australian lives since then. Maybe even more — from homicides,... Read more
2 related stories
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The Courier Mail
Real horror behind the Port Arthur conspiracydidn’t die in vain after all. Twenty years later, their great legacy are the to
Real horror behind the Port Arthur conspiracy
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
didn’t die in vain after all. Twenty years later, their great legacy are the tough national gun laws brought in by the Howard government, which have saved perhaps a thousand other Australian lives since then. Maybe even more — from homicides,... Read more
2 related stories
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Herald Sun
Real horror behind Port Arthur conspiracydidn’t die in vain after all. Twenty years later, their great legacy are the to
Real horror behind Port Arthur conspiracy
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
didn’t die in vain after all. Twenty years later, their great legacy are the tough national gun laws brought in by the Howard government, which have saved perhaps a thousand other Australian lives since then. Maybe even more — from homicides,... Read more
2 related stories
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Lessons from the Howard and Costello tax cutsprudence. While the Bush administration pushed the US federal budget into defic
Lessons from the Howard and Costello tax cuts
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
prudence. While the Bush administration pushed the US federal budget into deficit to fund massive personal tax cuts, the Howard government took the old-fashioned approach. Income tax cuts were paid for with a new tax on consumption - the goods... Read more
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The Border Mail
Gun control 'eroded' since Port Arthurregulation of firearms gathered on the eve of the anniversary of the massacre t
Gun control 'eroded' since Port Arthur
The Border Mail / Posted 4 days ago
regulation of firearms gathered on the eve of the anniversary of the massacre to decry what they say is an erosion in the Howard government reforms that followed that mass shooting of 35 people. "There's now 3.2 million guns in Australia," said... Read more
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The North West Star
Gun control 'eroded' since Port Arthurregulation of firearms gathered on the eve of the anniversary of the massacre t
Gun control 'eroded' since Port Arthur
The North West Star / Posted 4 days ago
regulation of firearms gathered on the eve of the anniversary of the massacre to decry what they say is an erosion in the Howard government reforms that followed that mass shooting of 35 people. "There's now 3.2 million guns in Australia," said... Read more
17 related stories
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The North West Star
Gun control 'eroded' since Port Arthurregulation of firearms gathered on the eve of the anniversary of the massacre t
Gun control 'eroded' since Port Arthur
The North West Star / Posted 5 days ago
regulation of firearms gathered on the eve of the anniversary of the massacre to decry what they say is an erosion in the Howard government reforms that followed that mass shooting of 35 people. "There's now 3.2 million guns in Australia," said... Read more
17 related stories
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The Courier
Gun control 'eroded' since Port Arthurregulation of firearms gathered on the eve of the anniversary of the massacre t
Gun control 'eroded' since Port Arthur
The Courier / Posted 5 days ago
regulation of firearms gathered on the eve of the anniversary of the massacre to decry what they say is an erosion in the Howard government reforms that followed that mass shooting of 35 people. "There's now 3.2 million guns in Australia," said... Read more
17 related stories
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Kiama Independent
Gun control 'eroded' since Port Arthurregulation of firearms gathered on the eve of the anniversary of the massacre t
Gun control 'eroded' since Port Arthur
Kiama Independent / Posted 5 days ago
regulation of firearms gathered on the eve of the anniversary of the massacre to decry what they say is an erosion in the Howard government reforms that followed that mass shooting of 35 people. "There's now 3.2 million guns in Australia," said... Read more
17 related stories
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Manning River Times
Gun control 'eroded' since Port Arthurregulation of firearms gathered on the eve of the anniversary of the massacre t
Gun control 'eroded' since Port Arthur
Manning River Times / Posted 5 days ago
regulation of firearms gathered on the eve of the anniversary of the massacre to decry what they say is an erosion in the Howard government reforms that followed that mass shooting of 35 people. "There's now 3.2 million guns in Australia," said... Read more
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