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Perth Now
Since when is $1.2 billion spare change?been as if Liberals Treasurer Scott Morrison and Finance Minister Mathias Corma
Since when is $1.2 billion spare change?
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
been as if Liberals Treasurer Scott Morrison and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann and Labor counterparts Chris Bowen and Tony Burke have spent most of the week in private conversation — a gang of four talking among themselves. The remoteness of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Since when is $1.2 billion spare change?been as if Liberals Treasurer Scott Morrison and Finance Minister Mathias Corma
Since when is $1.2 billion spare change?
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
been as if Liberals Treasurer Scott Morrison and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann and Labor counterparts Chris Bowen and Tony Burke have spent most of the week in private conversation — a gang of four talking among themselves. The remoteness of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Since when is $1.2 billion spare change?been as if Liberals Treasurer Scott Morrison and Finance Minister Mathias Corma
Since when is $1.2 billion spare change?
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
been as if Liberals Treasurer Scott Morrison and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann and Labor counterparts Chris Bowen and Tony Burke have spent most of the week in private conversation — a gang of four talking among themselves. The remoteness of... Read more
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Herald Sun
Since when is $1.2 billion spare change?been as if Liberals Treasurer Scott Morrison and Finance Minister Mathias Corma
Since when is $1.2 billion spare change?
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
been as if Liberals Treasurer Scott Morrison and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann and Labor counterparts Chris Bowen and Tony Burke have spent most of the week in private conversation — a gang of four talking among themselves. The remoteness of... Read more
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Northern Star
A CSG explainer for confused votersJanelle Saffin claims significant credit for working inside the governing Labor
A CSG explainer for confused voters
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
Janelle Saffin claims significant credit for working inside the governing Labor party at the time with environment minister Tony Burke to encourage the Labor government to accept and support the proposal. The water trigger passed the lower house in... Read more
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The Age
Ziggy Switkowski and NBN Co's raid on the caretaker conventionsagainst partisan criticism. NBN Co's bullish chairman, Ziggy Switkowsk. Photo:
Ziggy Switkowski and NBN Co's raid on the caretaker conventions
The Age / Posted yesterday
against partisan criticism. NBN Co's bullish chairman, Ziggy Switkowsk. Photo: Luis Ascui Opposition finance spokesman Tony Burke complained to PM&C secretary Martin Parkinson about alleged political interference by a public servant during an... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Ziggy Switkowski and NBN Co's raid on the caretaker conventionsagainst partisan criticism. NBN Co's bullish chairman, Ziggy Switkowsk. Photo:
Ziggy Switkowski and NBN Co's raid on the caretaker conventions
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
against partisan criticism. NBN Co's bullish chairman, Ziggy Switkowsk. Photo: Luis Ascui Opposition finance spokesman Tony Burke complained to PM&C secretary Martin Parkinson about alleged political interference by a public servant during an... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Don't fall for the costings trapslarger over the next four years than that predicted in the pre-election economi
Don't fall for the costings traps
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
larger over the next four years than that predicted in the pre-election economic and fiscal outlook. Chris Bowen and Tony Burke were at great pains to note that the budget would be in a bigger surplus under their policies in 10 years than... Read more
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Northern Star
Coalition to find $2.3 billion in welfare budget savingsmeasures" the government had used to prop up the budget, but the Senate refused
Coalition to find $2.3 billion in welfare budget savings
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
measures" the government had used to prop up the budget, but the Senate refused to pass. Opposition finance spokesman Tony Burke said the government knew those measures, including further welfare cuts, "would never pass the parliament", even... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Coalition to find $2.3 billion in welfare budget savingsmeasures" the government had used to prop up the budget, but the Senate refused
Coalition to find $2.3 billion in welfare budget savings
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
measures" the government had used to prop up the budget, but the Senate refused to pass. Opposition finance spokesman Tony Burke said the government knew those measures, including further welfare cuts, "would never pass the parliament", even... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Coalition to find $2.3 billion in welfare budget savingsmeasures" the government had used to prop up the budget, but the Senate refused
Coalition to find $2.3 billion in welfare budget savings
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
measures" the government had used to prop up the budget, but the Senate refused to pass. Opposition finance spokesman Tony Burke said the government knew those measures, including further welfare cuts, "would never pass the parliament", even... Read more
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Queensland Times
Coalition to find $2.3 billion in welfare budget savingsmeasures" the government had used to prop up the budget, but the Senate refused
Coalition to find $2.3 billion in welfare budget savings
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
measures" the government had used to prop up the budget, but the Senate refused to pass. Opposition finance spokesman Tony Burke said the government knew those measures, including further welfare cuts, "would never pass the parliament", even... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Coalition to find $2.3 billion in welfare budget savingsmeasures" the government had used to prop up the budget, but the Senate refused
Coalition to find $2.3 billion in welfare budget savings
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
measures" the government had used to prop up the budget, but the Senate refused to pass. Opposition finance spokesman Tony Burke said the government knew those measures, including further welfare cuts, "would never pass the parliament", even... Read more
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News Mail
Coalition to find $2.3 billion in welfare budget savingsmeasures" the government had used to prop up the budget, but the Senate refused
Coalition to find $2.3 billion in welfare budget savings
News Mail / Posted yesterday
measures" the government had used to prop up the budget, but the Senate refused to pass. Opposition finance spokesman Tony Burke said the government knew those measures, including further welfare cuts, "would never pass the parliament", even... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Coalition to find $2.3 billion in welfare budget savingsmeasures" the government had used to prop up the budget, but the Senate refused
Coalition to find $2.3 billion in welfare budget savings
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
measures" the government had used to prop up the budget, but the Senate refused to pass. Opposition finance spokesman Tony Burke said the government knew those measures, including further welfare cuts, "would never pass the parliament", even... Read more
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The Courier Mail
PM’s gaffe is a ‘defining moment’said Labor would be seeking greater detail about the new measures. ‘The worst
PM’s gaffe is a ‘defining moment’
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
said Labor would be seeking greater detail about the new measures. ‘The worst of all worlds’ Shadow Finance Minister Tony Burke said the government had continued deficits with no structural reform and its costings were offering the “worst of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Crackdown on welfare a cornerstone of Coalition's budget costingsof announcing compliance measures with very significant amounts of money attach
Crackdown on welfare a cornerstone of Coalition's budget costings
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
of announcing compliance measures with very significant amounts of money attached to them." Labor's Finance spokesman Tony Burke said now the Coalition had released its full costings, voters faced a stark choice between the two parties. "The... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Coalition to reveal campaign pledges billeconomy, with no consideration of the impact that would have on retarding econo
Coalition to reveal campaign pledges bill
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 days ago
economy, with no consideration of the impact that would have on retarding economic growth.' Shadow finance spokesman Tony Burke said the coalition's budget centrepiece - the $50 billion, 10-year corporate tax cut plan - represented the... Read more
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Weekly Times
Coalition poll policies improve budgeteconomy, with no consideration of the impact that would have on retarding econo
Coalition poll policies improve budget
Weekly Times / Posted 3 days ago
economy, with no consideration of the impact that would have on retarding economic growth." Shadow finance spokesman Tony Burke said the coalition’s budget centrepiece – the $50 billion, 10-year corporate tax cut plan – represented the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Coalition to reveal election costings as Labor defends increasing budget deficit to pay for promisesa return to surplus at the same time as the Coalition by the 2020–21 financial
Coalition to reveal election costings as Labor defends increasing budget deficit to pay for promises
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
a return to surplus at the same time as the Coalition by the 2020–21 financial year. The Opposition's finance spokesman, Tony Burke, argued the $16.4-billion gap between the two parties was narrowed if the Coalition took out what he called... Read more
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Herald Sun
Turnbull ahead in polls for first timewould plunge Australia $16.5 billion further into deficit. But shadow treasurer
Turnbull ahead in polls for first time
Herald Sun / Posted 3 days ago
would plunge Australia $16.5 billion further into deficit. But shadow treasurer Chris Bowen and shadow finance minister Tony Burke promised they would return to surplus in 2021, the same year the Coalition promises, and a a surplus more than $13... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Turnbull ahead in polls for first timewould plunge Australia $16.5 billion further into deficit. But shadow treasurer
Turnbull ahead in polls for first time
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
would plunge Australia $16.5 billion further into deficit. But shadow treasurer Chris Bowen and shadow finance minister Tony Burke promised they would return to surplus in 2021, the same year the Coalition promises, and a a surplus more than $13... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Shorten campaigning in Melbournethe next four years, but have bigger surpluses in the long run. Labor shadow t
Shorten campaigning in Melbourne
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 days ago
the next four years, but have bigger surpluses in the long run. Labor shadow treasurer Chris Bowen and finance spokesman Tony Burke presented the party's number crunching, while Mr Shorten travelled to Gladstone to announce cash for a port access... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Turnbull to campaign in SA, Shorten in Victhe next four years, but have bigger surpluses in the long run. Labor shadow t
Turnbull to campaign in SA, Shorten in Vic
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 days ago
the next four years, but have bigger surpluses in the long run. Labor shadow treasurer Chris Bowen and finance spokesman Tony Burke presented the party's number crunching, while Mr Shorten travelled to Gladstone to announce cash for a port access... Read more
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Perth Now
Turnbull on SA mission as Labor falls into a holein the Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Outlook. However, Opposition treasury s
Turnbull on SA mission as Labor falls into a hole
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
in the Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Outlook. However, Opposition treasury spokesman Chris Bowen and finance spokesman Tony Burke promised they would return to surplus in 2021, the same year the Coalition promises. Their surplus would be more... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Turnbull on SA mission as Labor falls into a holein the Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Outlook. However, Opposition treasury s
Turnbull on SA mission as Labor falls into a hole
Adelaide Now / Posted 3 days ago
in the Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Outlook. However, Opposition treasury spokesman Chris Bowen and finance spokesman Tony Burke promised they would return to surplus in 2021, the same year the Coalition promises. Their surplus would be more... Read more
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Herald Sun
Turnbull on SA mission as Labor falls into a holein the Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Outlook. However, Opposition treasury s
Turnbull on SA mission as Labor falls into a hole
Herald Sun / Posted 3 days ago
in the Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Outlook. However, Opposition treasury spokesman Chris Bowen and finance spokesman Tony Burke promised they would return to surplus in 2021, the same year the Coalition promises. Their surplus would be more... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Labor pledges budget balance despite $16.4b deeper deficita time when we need to be doing everything, particularly right now, to strength
Labor pledges budget balance despite $16.4b deeper deficit
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
a time when we need to be doing everything, particularly right now, to strengthen our economy." Shadow finance spokesman Tony Burke said on Sunday the Coalition's numbers could not be trusted because it had banked savings from unlegislated... Read more
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Herald Sun
Could $16.5 billion imperil Labor?Bill Shorten cheekily had a second launch, for Queenslanders; and shadow treas
Could $16.5 billion imperil Labor?
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Bill Shorten cheekily had a second launch, for Queenslanders; and shadow treasurer Chris Bowen and shadow finance minister Tony Burke announced Labor’s costing of spending promises. Both sides are requiring an extraordinary investment of faith... Read more
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News.com.au
‘Relatively small stuff in an economy worth more than $1.5 trillion a year’Bill Shorten cheekily had a second launch, for Queenslanders; and shadow treas
‘Relatively small stuff in an economy worth more than $1.5 trillion a year’
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
Bill Shorten cheekily had a second launch, for Queenslanders; and shadow treasurer Chris Bowen and shadow finance minister Tony Burke announced Labor’s costing of spending promises. Both sides are requiring an extraordinary investment of faith... Read more
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Perth Now
Could $16.5 billion imperil Labor?Bill Shorten cheekily had a second launch, for Queenslanders; and shadow treas
Could $16.5 billion imperil Labor?
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
Bill Shorten cheekily had a second launch, for Queenslanders; and shadow treasurer Chris Bowen and shadow finance minister Tony Burke announced Labor’s costing of spending promises. Both sides are requiring an extraordinary investment of faith... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Could $16.5 billion imperil Labor?Bill Shorten cheekily had a second launch, for Queenslanders; and shadow treas
Could $16.5 billion imperil Labor?
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
Bill Shorten cheekily had a second launch, for Queenslanders; and shadow treasurer Chris Bowen and shadow finance minister Tony Burke announced Labor’s costing of spending promises. Both sides are requiring an extraordinary investment of faith... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Could $16.5 billion imperil Labor?Bill Shorten cheekily had a second launch, for Queenslanders; and shadow treas
Could $16.5 billion imperil Labor?
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Bill Shorten cheekily had a second launch, for Queenslanders; and shadow treasurer Chris Bowen and shadow finance minister Tony Burke announced Labor’s costing of spending promises. Both sides are requiring an extraordinary investment of faith... Read more
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News.com.au
Labor’s double deficit a reality shock— and shadow treasurer Chris Bowen concedes the numbers could be even worse. M
Labor’s double deficit a reality shock
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
— and shadow treasurer Chris Bowen concedes the numbers could be even worse. Mr Bowen and Labor’s finance spokesman Tony Burke released the Opposition’s election costings today, while leader Bill Shorten was a community event at Gladstone in... Read more
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Perth Now
Labor’s double deficit a reality shock— and shadow treasurer Chris Bowen concedes the numbers could be even worse. M
Labor’s double deficit a reality shock
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
— and shadow treasurer Chris Bowen concedes the numbers could be even worse. Mr Bowen and Labor’s finance spokesman Tony Burke released the Opposition’s election costings today, while leader Bill Shorten was a community event at Gladstone in... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Labor’s double deficit a reality shock— and shadow treasurer Chris Bowen concedes the numbers could be even worse. M
Labor’s double deficit a reality shock
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
— and shadow treasurer Chris Bowen concedes the numbers could be even worse. Mr Bowen and Labor’s finance spokesman Tony Burke released the Opposition’s election costings today, while leader Bill Shorten was a community event at Gladstone in... Read more
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Herald Sun
Labor’s double deficit a reality shock— and shadow treasurer Chris Bowen concedes the numbers could be even worse. M
Labor’s double deficit a reality shock
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
— and shadow treasurer Chris Bowen concedes the numbers could be even worse. Mr Bowen and Labor’s finance spokesman Tony Burke released the Opposition’s election costings today, while leader Bill Shorten was a community event at Gladstone in... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Labor’s double deficit a reality shock— and shadow treasurer Chris Bowen concedes the numbers could be even worse. M
Labor’s double deficit a reality shock
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
— and shadow treasurer Chris Bowen concedes the numbers could be even worse. Mr Bowen and Labor’s finance spokesman Tony Burke released the Opposition’s election costings today, while leader Bill Shorten was a community event at Gladstone in... Read more
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Herald Sun
Labor costings under cover of govt launchMr Morrison told reporters at the campaign rally in Sydney on Sunday. Shadow t
Labor costings under cover of govt launch
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Mr Morrison told reporters at the campaign rally in Sydney on Sunday. Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen and finance spokesman Tony Burke will shortly release their costings in Brisbane, several days earlier than the coalition achieved in opposition... Read more
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Weekly Times
Labor costings under cover of govt launchMr Morrison told reporters at the campaign rally in Sydney on Sunday. Shadow t
Labor costings under cover of govt launch
Weekly Times / Posted 4 days ago
Mr Morrison told reporters at the campaign rally in Sydney on Sunday. Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen and finance spokesman Tony Burke will shortly release their costings in Brisbane, several days earlier than the coalition achieved in opposition... Read more
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News.com.au
Labor costings under cover of govt launchMr Morrison told reporters at the campaign rally in Sydney on Sunday. Shadow t
Labor costings under cover of govt launch
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
Mr Morrison told reporters at the campaign rally in Sydney on Sunday. Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen and finance spokesman Tony Burke will shortly release their costings in Brisbane, several days earlier than the coalition achieved in opposition... Read more
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Perth Now
Labor costings under cover of govt launchMr Morrison told reporters at the campaign rally in Sydney on Sunday. Shadow t
Labor costings under cover of govt launch
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
Mr Morrison told reporters at the campaign rally in Sydney on Sunday. Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen and finance spokesman Tony Burke will shortly release their costings in Brisbane, several days earlier than the coalition achieved in opposition... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Labor reveals policy costings$130 billion. Releasing Labor's election promises costings on Sunday, shadow t
Labor reveals policy costings
Sky News Australia / Posted 4 days ago
$130 billion. Releasing Labor's election promises costings on Sunday, shadow treasurer Chris Bowen and finance spokesman Tony Burke said the opposition will bring the budget back to surplus in mid-2021, the same as the government. 'The... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Labor costings under cover of govt launchMr Morrison told reporters at the campaign rally in Sydney on Sunday. Shadow t
Labor costings under cover of govt launch
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Mr Morrison told reporters at the campaign rally in Sydney on Sunday. Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen and finance spokesman Tony Burke will shortly release their costings in Brisbane, several days earlier than the coalition achieved in opposition... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Labor to release policy costingsa Shorten government would put the economy at risk amid global turmoil. Shadow
Labor to release policy costings
Sky News Australia / Posted 4 days ago
a Shorten government would put the economy at risk amid global turmoil. Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen and finance spokesman Tony Burke will unveil Labor's costings and budget strategy at a media conference in Brisbane on Sunday afternoon. The move... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Labor vows to balance the budget by 2021a Shorten government would put the economy at risk amid global turmoil. Shadow
Labor vows to balance the budget by 2021
Sky News Australia / Posted 4 days ago
a Shorten government would put the economy at risk amid global turmoil. Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen and finance spokesman Tony Burke will unveil Labor's costings and budget strategy at a media conference in Brisbane on Sunday afternoon. The move... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Shorten undone by economic contortions- at least the conservative - wisdom is that the Labor Leader and his financial
Shorten undone by economic contortions
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
- at least the conservative - wisdom is that the Labor Leader and his financial shadow ministers, Chris Bowen and Tony Burke, have blown it with the admission that under their regime the next few annual deficits would be higher than those... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Euthanasia needs to be back on agendaTerritory Legislative Assembly passed the Rights of the Terminally Ill Act but
Euthanasia needs to be back on agenda
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 10 days ago
Territory Legislative Assembly passed the Rights of the Terminally Ill Act but federal Liberal Kevin Andrews and Labor's Tony Burke (at that time the director of the Euthanasia No! group) worked together on a private members bill that invalidated... Read more
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The Courier
Euthanasia needs to be back on agendaTerritory Legislative Assembly passed the Rights of the Terminally Ill Act but
Euthanasia needs to be back on agenda
The Courier / Posted 11 days ago
Territory Legislative Assembly passed the Rights of the Terminally Ill Act but federal Liberal Kevin Andrews and Labor's Tony Burke (at that time the director of the Euthanasia No! group) worked together on a private members bill that invalidated... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Lots of energy for Labor launchOpposition Leader Bill Shorten will head to western Sydney to launch Labor's el
Lots of energy for Labor launch
Adelaide Now / Posted 11 days ago
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten will head to western Sydney to launch Labor's election campaign. Labor frontbencher Tony Burke predicts the party's official campaign launch will bring together "all the threads" of the campaign. This would include... Read more
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