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2017 Federal Budget is good for business
12 months ago

2017 Federal Budget is good for business

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On Tuesday night, the Federal Treasurer (the Hon. Scott Morrison) tabled the 2017/18 Budget in the Australian Parliament.

Continuing its commitment to small business in Australia, the Treasurer announced that …
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2016 Budget benefits fuel retail businesses
2 years ago

2016 Budget benefits fuel retail businesses

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On Tuesday 3 May 2016, the Federal Treasurer, the Hon. Scott Morrison delivered the 2016 Budget.

The 2016 Budget comes ‘hot on the heels’ of the Turnbull Government having recently …
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The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut the nation’s official interest rate to a new historic low of 1.75 percent
2 years ago

The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut the nation’s official interest rate to a new historic low of 1.75 percent

John Dagge, Herald Sun

THE Reserve Bank has cut the nation’s official interest rate to a new historic low, moving decisively after being delivered a shock deflation report.

The nation’s …
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Scott Morrison faces pressure to cut $7.7bn fossil fuel subsidies
2 years ago

Scott Morrison faces pressure to cut $7.7bn fossil fuel subsidies

Paul Karp, 26 April 2016

Religious, education and renewable energy sector leaders gather in Canberra, urging treasurer to take action in budget

A diverse group of religious, education and renewable …
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INDUSTRY PROMISED FUEL TAX DROP

26 April 2016

ATA says federal government move will save owner-drivers $200 in 2016-17

The Coalition has taken a pre-election shot at the Opposition with a road user charge reduction …
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Labor rules out backing push to scrap miners’ diesel fuel rebate

Sid Maher, 15 April 2016

Labor has explicitly ruled out supporting a push by green groups to scrap the diesel fuel rebate for miners after a coalition of environmental groups …
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Michaelia Cash calls on TWU to cough up $222,000
2 years ago

Michaelia Cash calls on TWU to cough up $222,000

Elizabeth Colman, 20 April 2016

The Turnbull government is ­demanding the Transport Workers Union repay a six-figure sum it received to publicise Labor’s Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal­ ­before it was …
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Fair Go for Geelong: Road user charge rethink needed

Ben Smee, 19 April 2016

GOVERNMENTS must ditch funding formulas that favour big cities and build key infrastructure in regional Australia, experts have warned.

And the regions should back a …
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Regions lose out on user charges

Ben Smee, 18 April 2016

GOVERNMENTS must ditch funding formulas that favour big cities and build key infrastructure in regional Australia, experts have warned.

And the regions should back a …
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Garnaut backs $80b cuts, petrol excise boost to states
2 years ago

Garnaut backs $80b cuts, petrol excise boost to states

Ben Potter, 12 April 2016

Former top Labor adviser Ross Garnaut will urge the Turnbull government to not abandon $80 billion in cuts to state education and health funding and …
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