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Budget update

The Treasurer, the Hon Joe Hockey MP, released the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) on 15 December. The MYEFO updates the economic forecast made in the May Budget, including how much... View the full article...

Minister censured

The Senate has censured the Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon David Johnston, after he said he would not trust an Adelaide-based submarine-building firm to 'build a canoe'. He made the... View the full article...

Omnibus repeal bill

The Senate passed the Omnibus Repeal Day (Spring 2014) Bill 2014. The bill repeals, or undoes, a number of laws considered outdated or unnecessary in order to reduce the amount of regulations, or... View the full article...

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