Treasurer Scott Morrison announces the Coffs Harbour Bypass funds in the 2018 Federal Budget. #beepforabypass.

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09th May 2018 1:05 AM

NSW Roads Minister gives an update on the Coffs Harbour Pacific Highway Bypass.

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07th May 2018 5:05 PM

We ask what you would like to see in the federal budget.

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26th April 2016 10:04 AM

Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche comments on the FIFO zone allowance changes in this year's...

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13th May 2015 3:05 PM

Two pensioners discuss their fears and wishes before the 2015 federal budget is released.

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12th May 2015 4:05 PM

Proposed changes in the 2019 budget encourage small businesses to update their fleets. Here are some of the best vehicles...

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03rd April 2019 11:04 AM

THE NSW Labor Party has warned the Clarence Valley could lose out with backpackers opting to not visit the region because...

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18th May 2015 9:05 AM

THE mummy movement has been at it again, this time not-so-subtly protesting the changes to the paid parental leave scheme...

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16th May 2015 5:05 AM

THE Abbott Government has taken a softly, softly approach in its second budget, with the target to reach a surplus by...

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12th May 2015 7:05 PM

THE Labor Government has labelled Joe Hockey as a "lame duck" who has failed to stand tall in the lead up to Tuesday's...

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11th May 2015 10:05 AM

A KEY national body that reviews Federal Government administrative decisions in the interest of “fairness, honesty and...

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11th May 2015 4:05 PM

TONY Abbott government is backing down on its controversial plan to make younger people seeking the dole wait up to six...

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12th May 2015 7:05 PM

A RAFT of changes to the aged pension will mean 230,000 part-pensioners with more assets have their pensions cut, while...

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07th May 2015 11:05 AM

Councils want $40 m in disaster relief funding immediately and for no changes to disaster relief funding ratios in federal...

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04th May 2015 6:05 AM

IF we can waste so much on that mad, pointless war, we can afford just about anything at all.

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30th June 2016 4:06 AM

SLOWER wages growth and falling company tax receipts are forecast to drive Treasurer Scott Morrison’s first budget an extra...

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27th April 2016 5:04 AM

THERE will be no GST hike but the man who holds the nation’s purse-strings is only offering light income tax relief as he...

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18th Feb. 2016 5:02 AM

The federal Budget was full of election-time sweeteners, including income tax guts galore. But there was another measure...

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08th April 2019 4:04 PM

Both sides of politics will be falling over themselves to promise handouts in next week’s pre-election budget. Here’s...

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26th March 2019 3:03 PM

BATTLING parents paying for childcare hours they don’t use have got some welcome news ahead of Federal Budget measures...

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10th June 2018 11:06 AM

THE release of the Federal Budget 2015-16 has been hailed as a win by welfare cheats and dole bludgers.

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13th May 2015 5:05 PM

THIS year’s Federal Budget and election campaign are failing to interest people under 40, a Griffith University researcher...

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01st June 2016 5:06 AM

THE Turnbull government will spend $195 billion on Defence by 2020-21, in a message to China not to become more aggressive...

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25th Feb. 2016 6:02 PM

In a half-hour speech loaded with big promises, just ten words stood out. They revealed how Bill Shorten will address one...

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05th April 2019 5:04 AM

QUEENSLAND has been left with a multi-billion-dollar funding shortfall in health, education and infrastructure, the state's...

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13th May 2015 8:05 AM

DESPITE Joe Hockey’s calls for an “end to the age of entitlement”, the Abbott Government has given business $500 million...

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25th June 2015 6:06 AM

Time to push for a more collaborative approach from all sides of politics to ensure economic reform that guarantees our...

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04th May 2016 6:05 AM

Retailers say the government needs to tackle the illicit market in order to reduce smoking rates.

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WELFARE groups have slammed Joe Hockey's latest budget, saying Struggle Street is only about to get a whole lot worse in...

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12th May 2015 8:05 PM

BUSINESS groups have urged the Senate to pass Joe Hockey's latest budget, saying the government has listened to many parts...

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12th May 2015 8:05 PM

NEARLY half of eligible women will be worse off under the government’s parental leave changes, which save nearly $1 billion...

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12th May 2015 8:05 AM

AUSTRALIA’S big four banks will be targeted in tomorrow’s budget where the Treasurer will announce new measures to make the...

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08th May 2017 8:05 AM

THE government has been asked a tough question over its $125 handouts for Aussies after years of attacking Rudd's same...

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31st March 2019 12:03 PM

NEITHER of the major parties have the policies to repair the underlying problems with the federal budget, a University of...

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13th Aug. 2013 4:08 PM

QUEENSLAND’S peak business body has tipped a bucket on the Federal Budget, claiming it lacked inspiration.

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21st May 2013 12:05 PM

A SERIES of personal income tax cuts during the Howard and Rudd government years was a key driver in successive structural...

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22nd May 2013 2:05 PM

REGIONAL areas will lose the most from the ABC budget cuts, Labor senator Claire Moore says.

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22nd Nov. 2014 5:11 AM

AS THE nation waits for the official budget numbers from Treasury, both major party leaders refused to release the full...

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13th Aug. 2013 6:08 AM

FEDERAL Treasurer Wayne Swan needs your help with his budget, sort of.

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17th Dec. 2012 1:12 PM

AUSTRALIANS forked out more than $12b on health services and medicines in 2010-11, but that was just 30% of the $130b...

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02nd May 2013 2:05 PM

OPPOSITION leader Tony Abbott has labelled Kevin Rudd the "exaggerator" after his announcement the carbon tax will be...

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16th July 2013 9:07 AM

CARBON emissions would rise under the Coalition’s climate change policies, costing the Federal Budget at least $4 billion...

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15th Aug. 2013 5:08 PM

REGIONAL funding remains secure in the lead-up to next week’s Federal Budget, despite fears for the long-term future of...

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07th May 2013 1:05 PM

HOW will we know whether or not Wayne Swan’s federal budget is a good one? The popular test used to be pretty simple:...

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13th May 2013 12:05 PM

SMALL business owners will be watching today’s Federal Budget closely, hoping for any tax relief on the horizon.

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14th May 2013 7:05 AM

THE Baby Bonus was one of the high-profile casualties in the Federal Budget handed down by Treasurer Wayne Swan in Canberra...

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15th May 2013 5:05 AM

THE AUD continued to soften overnight, opening a little weaker against all the majors.

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14th May 2013 8:05 AM

THE Rural Doctors Association of Australia has an unusual request for Treasurer Wayne Swan ahead of the Federal Budget – it...

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15th Feb. 2013 6:02 AM

THE Australian Council of Social Service says a range of measures would improve the upcoming Federal Budget bottom line by...

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11th March 2013 2:03 PM