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Government plays down support for royal commission
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 27 JUN 2014
... of a deeper investigation and made comments aftre reading a 'dissenting report' by the deputy chair of the committee, Liberal Senator David Bushby. "'He did make a very persuasive argument that yet another inquiry might not be the best way forward," ...
Parliament passes temporary tax levy
AAP  |  TUESDAY, 17 JUN 2014
... $180,000, from 45 per cent to 47 per cent from July 1. It aims to collect an extra $3.2 billion over three years. Rebel Liberal senators Ian Macdonald and Cory Bernardi, who opposed the measure, were not required to take a formal position because the ...
Power sell off approved by NSW govt
AAP  |  TUESDAY, 10 JUN 2014
... surrounding the sell-off, including protection for workers within the power sector. The 49% sale was approved by cabinet after Liberal and Nationals party room meetings today. NSW currently has four state-owned energy corporations that distribute electricity ...
Budget reply speech 2014 -15: Bill Shorten
... savings larger than the size of our whole economy And around a million new jobs created That's what we left. Let's call the Liberal Budget 'emergency' what it is: An attempt to justify the Abbott Government's blueprint for a radically different, less ...
Govt needs six votes to pass pension changes
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  THURSDAY, 15 MAY 2014
... will also reportedly need four more votes to pass its Medicare $7 co-charge policy. Currently it has the support of the Liberal Democratic Party and Family First. It is understood that Labor will support the 2% deficit levy on people with incomes above ...
NAB and FSC tight-lipped on Hockey meetings
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  MONDAY, 5 MAY 2014
... donations." The spokesperson went on to say: "The FSC donates on a 50/50 basis to the ALP [Australian Labor Party] and the Liberal/National Coalition." The Treasurer's office also declined to respond to the question, "Does the Treasurer consider it appropriate ...
Hockey signals pension age might climb to 70
ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 11 APR 2014
... that raising it another three years should not be too big a shock to the electorate. Nevertheless, Jeremy Hanson, ACT liberal party and opposition leader said on ABC Radio that the challenge is how to accommodate people in physical industries unable ...
ICAC grills Sinodinos on $20 million inducement
JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  FRIDAY, 4 APR 2014
... you think they were entitled to know the full position, given your role apart from anything else as president of the Liberal Party?" Sinodinos said: "It never occurred to me that that needed to be done." He argued that this information would not have ...
ASIC to consider complaints about ISA's 'Compare the Pair'
LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 1 APR 2014
... specifically looking at whether or not the campaign "provides a fair representation or conveys a misleading impression." Liberal Senator for South Australia and chair of the PJC David Fawcett talked about "calculations clearly by people who are supporting ...
Calls for Sinodinos to "step aside" amid ICAC allegations
LAURA MILLAN  |  TUESDAY, 18 MAR 2014
... quite transparent that Mr Sinodinos' true role in Australian Water Holdings was to open lines of communication with the Liberal Party and there will be evidence that he tried to do so," Watson said . The Labor MP admitted that AWH "murky dealings involve ...
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