council officials are whipping out their corporate credit cards to pay for dinner, drinks for staff on annual team-building...

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20th Feb. 2020 11:02 AM

In what is being touted as the state’s biggest year for road upgrades, nearly $6 billion will be spent and 5200 jobs...

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22nd Jan. 2020 7:01 PM

It appears the Howard government left the Rudd Gillard government a very healthy surplus which they managed to deplete with...

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12th Feb. 2019 7:02 AM

The Treasurer is again carrying on about cutting government spending

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20th Feb. 2017 11:02 AM

WHILE welfare recipients are the first to be targeted when it comes to finding savings, the government should also take a...

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28th Sept. 2016 5:09 PM

ABBOTT Government Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has all but confirmed higher income earners will be hit by a debt...

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07th May 2014 2:05 PM

CUTS to the aged pension will likely to form the centrepiece of the Commission of Audit’s 86 recommendations, when...

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24th April 2014 9:04 AM

THE State Government will pour $3 million into an incentive to improve vaccination rates across Queensland.

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24th April 2014 7:04 AM

CRITICISM for 'overseas junkets' has been widely denounced by council after the economic impact of Toowoomba’s sister-city...

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12th Feb. 2014 6:02 AM

QUEENSLAND auditor-general Andrew Greaves has criticised three government departments for not securing the best value for...

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03rd Dec. 2013 2:12 PM