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Peak welfare body calls for $2 billion budget boost to community services

Peak welfare body calls for $2 billion budget boost to community services

The Australian Council of Social Service says many programs in domestic violence, homelessness and migration fields remain underfunded five years on from the 2014 budget.

  • by Max Koslowski

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New front in the 'battle for Birkdale' opens up in Canberra

New front in the 'battle for Birkdale' opens up in Canberra

The Redlands mayor says she has convinced the federal government to sell contentious bushland to the council "off-market", instead of to developers.

  • by Tony Moore
'In the fight of my life': Abbott takes aim at 'negative, cashed-up' independents
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'In the fight of my life': Abbott takes aim at 'negative, cashed-up' independents

The former PM opens up about the "basics" of politics and says his challengers "don’t know what they're for".

  • by Michael Koziol
Federal government pledges $15 million for new home of women's footy

Federal government pledges $15 million for new home of women's footy

The federal government has pledged $15 million to turn Melbourne's Princes Park into the new home of women's football in Victoria. 

  • by Dana McCauley
Budget deficit narrows on back of surging personal income tax

Budget deficit narrows on back of surging personal income tax

Deficit narrowing ahead of pre-election budget as government debt hits record high

  • by Shane Wright
Growing assets and planned surpluses to aid Morrison's net debt pledge
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Analysis

Growing assets and planned surpluses to aid Morrison's net debt pledge

The Prime Minister's goal for clearing net debt is built on modest surpluses and growing assets.

  • by Shane Wright
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Budget focus now on saving government, not the bottom line, says Deloitte Access
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Budget focus now on saving government, not the bottom line, says Deloitte Access

The Morrison government is sitting on $9.2 billion worth of tax cuts and handouts that were included in the December mid-year budget update but not announced.

  • by Shane Wright
Major parties unveil big promises in countdown to election
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Major parties unveil big promises in countdown to election

Turmoil facing Morrison government in Victoria as both sides woo voters with promises

  • by Shane Wright & Samantha Hutchinson
ABC should pull up stumps on sports coverage
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Opinion

ABC should pull up stumps on sports coverage

The broadcaster will not only free up money for news and drama, it will stop marketing sponsors for free.

  • by Crispin Hull
Labor vows to expand Finance Department's role, end agency 'caricature'
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Labor vows to expand Finance Department's role, end agency 'caricature'

Opposition finance spokesman Jim Chalmers said the department could wield influence beyond preventing bad spending.

  • by Doug Dingwall
ABS rules out privatising next census even as funding tightens

ABS rules out privatising next census even as funding tightens

But the bureau has confirmed ongoing budget pressures, including a $36 million shortfall in the last financial year, mean it will continue to review its statistical collections.

  • by Shane Wright