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2015/05/23 14:55
2015/05/23 14:55
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In an extract from his new book, Ross Gittins explains everything you need to know about the Australian economy – and admits to his five worst predictions. Why did an accountant who'd forgotten most...
2015/05/23 14:55
2015/05/23 14:55
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2015/05/21 17:19
2015/05/21 17:19
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The Abbott government has used two tricks to make its budget bottom line appear better than it otherwise would have, says one of Australia's most respected economists. The Abbott government says the...
2015/05/19 01:34
2015/05/19 01:34
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Study Finds Marijuana Makes People Care About Things That Don’t Concern Them 19 May, 2015. 11:05 Several buds of “OG Kush” a strain of marijuana notorious for making people think deeply. Compared...
2015/05/18 10:12
2015/05/18 10:12
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Former Treasurer Peter Costello has popped up at Cannes. Peter Costello is not someone you expect to see popping up between the deckchairs on the beach at Cannes Film Festival. On the other hand, who...
2015/05/18 08:12
2015/05/18 08:12
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Sending troops to war was the toughest decision John Howard made during his lengthy time in leadership, the former prime minister has revealed. Sending troops to war was the toughest decision John...
2015/05/18 02:26
2015/05/18 02:26
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Iron ore inquiry could damage Australia's investment reputation: Samuel The former chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says a parliamentary inquiry into the iron ore...
2015/05/14 12:04
2015/05/14 12:04
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SOUTH Australia has dolphins, wine and a tiny two-person town called Mungerannie, Treasurer Joe Hockey said this week when asked whether he’d forgotten SA in Tuesday’s Budget. Dolphins certainly...
2015/05/13 13:29
2015/05/13 13:29
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THE debt timebomb is still ticking. Joe Hockey’s second Budget has most definitely not defused it, but only muffled it. Further, it is critical to understand that even that “muffling” is only as a...
2015/05/12 16:46
2015/05/12 16:46
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TOURING the media’s budget lockup in Canberra yesterday afternoon, Treasurer Joe Hockey’s moist palms and chewed-down fingernails ­belied his jaunty smile and upbeat rhetoric. “This is it: Australia,...
2015/05/12 09:55
2015/05/12 09:55
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This year, Treasurer Joe Hockey learned the same lesson as former treasurer Wayne Swan: he’s managing a very different economy than the one enjoyed by John Howard and Peter Costello. But rather than...
2015/05/11 21:26
2015/05/11 21:26
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This year's budget is shaping up to be a far different beast than last year's broad-scale "budget repair job". There are nine things to watch out for in the Government's next budget. The 2015...
2015/05/11 19:05
2015/05/11 19:05
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FORMER Treasurer Peter Costello says Kevin Rudd desperately tried to avoid going up against him in the 2010 federal election. In the end, of course, the election was fought by two different leaders,...
2015/05/11 08:55
2015/05/11 08:55
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Kevin Rudd has delivered a stinging rebuke to Peter Costello, saying he was being gracious in offering the former treasurer a diplomatic posting. Mr Costello has claimed the former prime minister...
2015/05/10 21:05
2015/05/10 21:05
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Illustration: Michael Mucci I wouldn't like to be in Joe Hockey shoes as he prepares to deliver the budget on Tuesday night. Which is not to say I or any other commentator will be going easy on him....
2015/05/10 20:05
2015/05/10 20:05
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Former Howard Government Treasurer Peter Costello says he 'probably' would have won the 2010 election if he was leader of the party. Mr Costello has told The Australian he had many opportunities to...
2015/05/10 04:05
2015/05/10 04:05
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JOE Hockey insists he is in charge of the budget, even though it is the prime minister and Social Services Minister Scott Morrison have announced one of its key components — childcare reform. The...
2015/05/09 14:46
2015/05/09 14:46
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Former prime minister John Howard with Peter Costello, who were hurt by interest rate rises before the 2007 election, before the then treasurer delivered his eleventh Budget speech. Photo: Chris...
2015/05/09 13:46
2015/05/09 13:46
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JOE Hockey was recently described by a cabinet colleague as the “hole in the heart of the Abbott Government’’. The poor bastard has been hidden away during the pre-budget week like some sort of...
2015/05/09 00:17
2015/05/09 00:17
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... news Debt will last several decades: Costello IT will take several decades for Australia to eliminate government debt, former treasurer Peter Costello says. AUSTRALIA'S longest-serving...
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2015/05/08 06:27
2015/05/08 06:27
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The surprises in the budget will be in what the government doesn't do, Why we bother to have a budget when the juicy bits leak out before it beats me, though it'll be nice to have no shocks for...
2015/05/23 14:55
2015/05/23 14:55
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