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2015/04/02 01:17
2015/04/02 01:17
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THE federal government has shifted significant ground on its planned age pension changes, signalling the possible revival of a bonus scheme and tightening access to the part pension. PRIME Minister...
2015/04/02 01:17
2015/04/02 01:17
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2015/04/01 13:17
2015/04/01 13:17
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THE Australian Defence Force is set for its biggest shake-up yet after an independent review recommended transformational reforms that could see up to 1650 public service jobs cut. The long-awaited...
2015/04/01 05:34
2015/04/01 05:34
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Anne-marie Boxall writes: If your workplace is anything like mine, this week’s private health insurance premium increases might prompt conversations that go something like this: Can you believe our...
2015/04/01 03:55
2015/04/01 03:55
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A sweeping review of the Defence Department has proposed “transformational change” of the sprawling organisation and the sale of some Defence real estate. A sweeping review of the Defence Department...
2015/03/31 18:05
2015/03/31 18:05
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The government is set to unveil its plan for lifting defence efficiency with the release of the long-awaited first principles review. That was launched last year to examine defence structures and...
2015/03/31 13:47
2015/03/31 13:47
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The sell-off of the federal government's high speed communication network has taken a step closer with private sector players hired to carry out a scoping study on a possible deal. But the Howard...
2015/03/31 04:17
2015/03/31 04:17
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IT’S the Indonesian issue Tony Abbott doesn’t want to deal with. Increasing protests for self-determination in West Papua are gaining traction online as the Free West Papua Campaign has reached over...
2015/03/30 05:55
2015/03/30 05:55
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The average Australian worker will find themselves bumped into the second-highest income tax bracket in just over a year's time. The average Australian worker will find themselves bumped into the...
2015/03/30 03:55
2015/03/30 03:55
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As detailed in Abbott’s world of diplomatic pain, the December UN Climate Conference is facing up as a major diplomatic challenge for the Abbott Government. By mid-way through this year it has to...
2015/03/29 23:24
2015/03/29 23:24
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Issues raised by taskforce remain a major cause for concern: Minister for Indigenous Affairs Senator Nigel Scullion. Photo: Alex Ellinghausen Organised crime groups are plotting to steal from...
2015/03/29 23:17
2015/03/29 23:17
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THE half of the Australian population that has private health insurance can expect higher bills from Wednesday, as premiums increase by an industry average of 6.18%. The increase is two to three...
2015/03/28 05:18
2015/03/28 05:18
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Jackie Kelly has been accused of 'treachery' by current NSW Sports Minister Stuart Ayres. Photo: Gene Ramirez Independent candidate Jackie Kelly looks set to to reduce the Liberal Party's margin of...
2015/03/27 14:55
2015/03/27 14:55
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It is one word that has proved hard to define and impossible to deliver, but it has underpinned almost every substantial discussion about closing the gap on Indigenous disadvantage and achieving...
2015/03/27 10:12
2015/03/27 10:12
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A shake-up of Prime Minister Tony Abbott's office is on the cards, with long-serving political fixer Tony Nutt in discussions to return to Canberra after the NSW state election. A shake-up of Prime...
2015/03/27 01:55
2015/03/27 01:55
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Household assets and debt continue to surge, approaching record levels, but how is our financial system funding such expansion? Much of the growth is driven by banks borrowing abroad, leaving the...
2015/03/26 22:55
2015/03/26 22:55
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In 2011, voters brought about the political evisceration of the ALP after 16 long years in government. We witnessed some of the biggest swings against the Labor in NSW political history. In 2011,...
2015/03/26 10:17
2015/03/26 10:17
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PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has changed his view of what the May budget will look like, but only slightly. AFTER predicting last week that it would be a "dull affair", he now prefers the term...
2015/03/26 06:05
2015/03/26 06:05
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Still hauling it in: As commodities prices fall, the mining lobby has become more brazen in its attempts to reduce taxes and rail against royalties. Photo: Michele Mossop The Mining Council put forth...
2015/03/25 09:46
2015/03/25 09:46
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For business leaders scratching their heads about how best to deal with government, former communication minister Helen Coonan has a recipe. "Some aspects of the business community could do a bit...
2015/03/25 04:23
2015/03/25 04:23
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A YOUNG child is allegedly dragged into scrubland and sexually assaulted while walking home. This one line should produce outrage across Australia but it is likely that you didn't hear about...
2015/04/02 01:17
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