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Labor is presenting its proposal to increase tax on cigarettes as an aid to the health of Australians and a boost to government revenue. 55Laney69/Flickr

Labor would slug smokers to boost revenue, improve health

A Shorten government would further substantially increase the excise on tobacco, taking the price of a packet of 25 cigarettes to nearly A$41 by 2020 and boosting revenue by $47.7 billion over a decade.
Bill Shorten’s rating of 17% as preferred prime minister in the latest Newspoll is his worst. AAP/Lukas Coch

Newspoll brings more bad news for Bill Shorten

Malcolm Turnbull has widened already huge leads over Bill Shorten on satisfaction and better prime minister ratings while the Coalition leads on the two-party vote in Newspoll.
Tuesday’s Newspoll is a poor result for opposition leader Bill Shorten. AAP/Mick Tsikas

Setback for Shorten in Newspoll

Bill Shorten's ratings have taken a hit in Tuesday's Newspoll, with Tony Abbott having a better net approval rating than his opponent for the first time in nearly 14 months.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott can use the latest Newspoll as evidence to his colleagues that he is clawing back. AAP/Lukas Coch

Labor ahead in Newspoll, but Abbott gains ground on Shorten

The government goes into next week's budget trailing Labor on a two-party basis but satisfaction with Tony Abbott has risen to a seven month high in the latest Newspoll.
Labor, under opposition leader Bill Shorten, leads the Coalition by ten points in the latest Newspoll. AAP/Tracey Nearmy

ALP leads Coalition 55-45%

Labor’s support is at its highest for nine months in the latest Newspoll and Bill Shorten is ahead of Tony Abbott as better…

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