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Chris Bowen’s mini budget doesn’t tackle the structural problems facing the Australian budget. AAP/Lukas Coch

Bowen’s band-aid mini budget

Chris Bowen, the new Labor Treasurer, has announced the government’s plans for savings and new sources of revenue to meet a budget shortfall with the aim of bring about the elusive budget surplus in 2016/17…
After hosing down speculation yesterday, Kevin Rudd has announced a September 7 election. AAP/Alan Porritt

They are off and running for September 7

Kevin Rudd has called an election for September 7, with Labor and the Coalition entering the campaign close in two party…
Kevin Rudd continues to be coy about the election date. AAP/Dave Hunt

Rudd says he wants to go to G20

Kevin Rudd has raised new uncertainty over the election timetable by saying his intention is to be in St Petersburg for the G20 and declaring that he has not settled on an election date. The PM had been…
Bearers of bad news: Treasurer Chris Bowen and Finance Minister Penny Wong deliver the government’s economic statement.

Economic statement: experts respond

A slowing economy and drop in government revenue has led to an increased budget deficit, new taxes and some cuts to existing programs. Delivering the Rudd government’s long awaited economic statement…
Christopher Pyne has announced that schools will receive the same funding under either a Labor or Liberal government. AAP/Dave Hunt

Abbott backflip to match Labor on schools funding

Tony Abbott has moved to neutralise school funding as an election issue by promising to match “dollar for dollar” the money…
Kevin Rudd’s return to the prime ministership has been somewhat of a knock for Bob Katter’s party’s election prospects. AAP/Lukas Coch

Grattan on Friday: hung parliament Mark II? Surely not!

With the polls so close, could the unthinkable happen? Might we see another hung parliament? On the balance of probabilities, surely not. But just consider, hypothetically, what it would be like if, say…
AAP Image Dean Lewins.

Yes, this tax rise really is for the public good

The government is already making a virtue out of one of the “hits” that will raise billions in its economic statement. And it’s got a good case. Tobacco excise will go up. Of course the government would…

Greens might find a niche in asylum wars

When it comes to parties’ asylum policies, it’s the Greens versus the majors. As the boat flow has increased and the government and Coalition have sought to outdo each other in their responses, the Greens…
Whilst there are only a few instances of jurors taking to social media to discuss court cases, experts argue it is ‘the elephant in the room’. Shutterstock

Jurors and social media: is there a solution?

actually excited for jury duty tomorrow…it’s gonna be fun to tell the defendant they’re GUILTY :P - Facebook post, 2010 Guilty guilty…I will not be swayed. Practicing [sic] for jury duty. - Twitter post…
The President of the Business Council of Australia, Tony Shepherd, recently has had discussions with Kevin Rudd about productivity. AAP/Alan Porritt

Big business says collect more from the GST

The Business Council of Australia has urged a higher, broader GST and an effort to boost the participation of women in the…
New Immigration Minister Tony Burke is leaving some wiggle room when it comes to asylum seeker policy. Department of Immigration and Citizenship

Government appears to scrap ban on sending young children to Manus

The government’s decision to send all boat arrivals to Papua New Guinea means – unless it grants exemptions - a significant shift in policy on children under seven, who until now have not been sent due…

Between tactics and temptation

After passing up an August 31 election, for which things could not be completed in time, Kevin Rudd is under pressure from the political hardheads to go to the polls on September 7, on the back of the…

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