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Federal Budget to Post Surplus: A Lesson in Book Cooking

Federal Budget to Post Surplus: A Lesson in Book Cooking

In his speech, Treasurer Wayne Swan said the Federal Government is expected to have a budget surplus of $1.5 billion.  Opposition leader..

May 9, 2012 with 0 Comments
Changes in Superannuation System Could be Chaotic

Changes in Superannuation System Could be Chaotic

Wayne Swan’s strategy to leak the painful and short sighted aspects of his sacred budget has revealed some worrying policies...

May 2, 2012 with 0 Comments
Swan Warns More Budget Cuts Ahead

Swan Warns More Budget Cuts Ahead

Just before the set Budget discussions in Parliament on May 8, Treasurer Wayne Swan has announced that some $150 billion has been lost from..

April 30, 2012 with 0 Comments
High Earners To Lose Tax Breaks

High Earners To Lose Tax Breaks

High-earning individuals better brace themselves, because tax breaks for high-earners will be targeted in the 2012 Budget. The measures..

April 29, 2012 with 0 Comments
Australia Braces for More Rate Cuts

Australia Braces for More Rate Cuts

Expect more rate cuts in Australia in the coming months. Analysts said that as the consumer price index climbs slowly, this will also..

April 25, 2012 with 0 Comments
ANZ Chief Defends Lifting Mortgage Rates

ANZ Chief Defends Lifting Mortgage Rates

Philip Chronican, the chief of ANZ Australia, has addressed allegations the company has moved independently from the Reserve Bank and..

April 23, 2012 with 0 Comments
Swan Says Australia’s IMF Contribution Is Small

Swan Says Australia’s IMF Contribution Is Small

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott said the Federal Government should explain to taxpayers why it is giving a large amount to the International..

April 22, 2012 with 0 Comments
Peter Slipper Stands Down

Peter Slipper Stands Down

Peter Slipper has stood down as Speaker of the House of Representatives after being hounded by allegations of sexual harassment and..

April 22, 2012 with 0 Comments
Government Urges Businesses To Tap Baby Boomers

Government Urges Businesses To Tap Baby Boomers

The Federal Government has released a report, urging companies to employ more baby boomers. The Economic Potential of Senior Australians..

April 18, 2012 with 0 Comments
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