Peter Costello articles over last 30 days

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2014/08/31 10:15
2014/08/31 10:15
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Much has been written about the Howard government “inheriting” $96 billion debt from Labor in 1996. By 2007, Australia had net financial assets of $29 billion. This is a significant turnaround. Much...
2014/08/31 10:15
2014/08/31 10:15
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2014/08/30 00:55
2014/08/30 00:55
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Federal Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews has cancelled his plans to open a conference of the controversial World Congress of Families. Federal Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews has...
2014/08/29 09:12
2014/08/29 09:12
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When the salaries of ABC executives and stars was made public by the Australian newspaper last year, the leaked figures were meant to damage the public broadcaster by revealing how fat their...
2014/08/28 21:21
2014/08/28 21:21
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BEING a pensioner I am fairly concerned about my future and the seemingly unfeeling attitude of the Liberal Party. BEING a pensioner I am fairly concerned about my future and the seemingly unfeeling...
2014/08/28 15:25
2014/08/28 15:25
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Even Morticia might have felt Qantas' Alan Joyce was a tad over the top. Illustration: John Shakespeare And that, as they say, is that. One time coal baron Nathan Tinkler's bid for a return to the...
2014/08/27 08:10
2014/08/27 08:10
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Costello’s laurels a triumph of spin John McCombe writes: Re. “Essential: Liberals the ‘upper class’ party? And Costello best treasurer” (yesterday). Talk about Teflon-coated. When the establishment...
2014/08/27 00:46
2014/08/27 00:46
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YOU know what vulnerable people love? Being told they’re “fat and lazy”. Nothing is more refreshing, moments after your stomach muscles split in two, than being told you’re worthless for not busting...
2014/08/26 06:42
2014/08/26 06:42
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Only 5% of Australians nominate Joe Hockey as Australia’s best recent treasurer, including just 10% of Liberal voters – meaning he ranks last among the four treasurers polled. The survey emerged as...
2014/08/26 05:10
2014/08/26 05:10
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Social class is alive and well in Australia, but few voters will admit to being “upper class”, today’s Essential Report finds. And Peter Costello gets the gong as Australia’s greatest ever...
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2014/08/25 14:46
2014/08/25 14:46
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WHEN the mining tax is ­finally repealed and buried, the government should erect a tombstone to commemorate it somewhere in the gracious gardens around Parliament House. Future generations should...
2014/08/23 01:12
2014/08/23 01:12
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The independent Parliamentary Budget Office has called into question claims health spending is spiralling out of control, noting government spending is projected to grow in line with the economy over...
2014/08/21 20:24
2014/08/21 20:24
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Angry: Chris Brown is suing over allegations made in a new book about Eddie Obeid. Copies of a best-selling, anti-corruption expose are set to be pulped after the authors mistakenly named the son of...
2014/08/19 20:55
2014/08/19 20:55
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Critics lined up for the national sport of Swan bashing yesterday, provoked by the release on Monday of former treasurer Wayne Swan’s new book ‘The Good Fight’. Swan is an eminently bashable sort of...
2014/08/18 15:55
2014/08/18 15:55
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The corporate regulator has added further high-powered talent to its external advisory panel with the appointment of Future Fund chairman Peter Costello, former prudential regulator John Laker and...
2014/08/18 10:24
2014/08/18 10:24
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The $1000 GST threshold for online purchases has created an 'unlevel playing field' says former treasurer Peter Costello. Photo: Jesse Marlow Former federal treasurer Peter Costello has backed the...
2014/08/18 05:12
2014/08/18 05:12
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Joe Hockey’s inability to sell the indexation of the petrol excise and his seeming cluelessness regarding progressive taxation suggests little hope of his being able to handle any much bigger policy...
2014/08/17 23:26
2014/08/17 23:26
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Woodside's plan to buy back Shell shares fails to get investor approval Oil and gas producer Woodside Petroleum has failed in a bid to reduce the influence of major shareholder and rival, Royal Dutch...
2014/08/16 08:05
2014/08/16 08:05
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THE federal government has been urged to do a budget reboot, but Labor says what the budget really needs is the boot and Treasurer Joe Hockey a boot up the backside. EVEN assistant immigration...
2014/08/15 23:21
2014/08/15 23:21
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HOW do you stop a potential rival leader in politics? You make him treasurer, give him the job of creating a cruel and nasty budget based on pure lies trumpeted up through a contrived national...
2014/08/15 10:29
2014/08/15 10:29
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SOMETIMES in public life people make spur-of-the-moment decisions that in hindsight appear silly. Tony Abbott’s wink during an ABC radio call from a mature-age phone sex worker is a forgivable example...
2014/08/31 10:15
2014/08/31 10:15
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