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Budget savings bill passes

The Parliament passed the government's Budget Savings (Omnibus) Bill 2016 with the support of the opposition. The bill's 20 measures, including reductions to welfare, health and higher education... View the full article...

Tobacco tax increase

The Parliament agreed to increase tax on tobacco and tobacco products in a bid to discourage people from smoking. The Excise Tariff Amendment (Tobacco) Bill 2016 and the Customs Tariff Amendment... View the full article...

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