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Budget's petrol shock will leave voters fuming

Budget's petrol shock will leave voters fuming | Australian Budget 2014 | Scoop.it
Motorists will pay more for fuel in future and it looks set to keep rising as Prime Minister Tony Abbott prepares to break his no "new taxes" promise for a second time – this time by taxing petrol at a higher rate.
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Surplus projection like 'winning the lottery'

Surplus projection like 'winning the lottery' | Australian Budget 2014 | Scoop.it
The government's budget change has the potential to harm the economy and it's highly unlikely the budget can return to a surplus of $4billion in four years time, says economics editor Ross Gittins.
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Debt tax not a broken election promise? - Sydney Morning Herald

Debt tax not a broken election promise? - Sydney Morning Herald | Australian Budget 2014 | Scoop.it
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New Treasury analysis heats up fiscal debate as budget day draws closer - Australian Business Information Service

New Treasury analysis heats up fiscal debate as budget day draws closer - Australian Business Information Service | Australian Budget 2014 | Scoop.it
Print FriendlyThe federal government’s budget deficit is reported to be $2.8 billion less than predicted at this point in the 2013/2014 financial year. In the mid-year budget review, the government had anticipated a $33.1 billion deficit as of February but this has actually turned out to be $30.3 billion. ABIS has learned that some analysts ...
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Budget 2014, Federal Budget 2014, Budget 2014-15 | KPMG | AU

Budget 2014, Federal Budget 2014, Budget 2014-15 | KPMG | AU | Australian Budget 2014 | Scoop.it
KPMG's review of the major implications arising from the 2014 Federal Budget.
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Tony Abbott’s pledge for deep budget cuts

Tony Abbott’s pledge for deep budget cuts | Australian Budget 2014 | Scoop.it
TONY Abbott and Joe Hockey are convinced the government will be punished electorally if it does not produce a tough budget, and they believe there is a “public appetite” for decisive action to get the economy back on track.
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Commission of Audit: political theatre trumps budget facts

Commission of Audit: political theatre trumps budget facts | Australian Budget 2014 | Scoop.it
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Di Natale: The Commission of Audit recommendations were entirely predictable: this is what happens when you write the script and choose the actors (What happens if you write the script & choose the actors?
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Australia Prime Minister Pitches Budget Cuts - Wall Street Journal

Australia Prime Minister Pitches Budget Cuts - Wall Street Journal | Australian Budget 2014 | Scoop.it
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Curb education spending now - The Australian (blog)

Curb education spending now - The Australian (blog) | Australian Budget 2014 | Scoop.it
Curb education spending now The Australian (blog) Australian governments seeking to reduce public debt cannot quarantine school education budgets from their efforts, especially since history shows that increased spending at the system level is...
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Joe Hockey faces $60bn budget hole

Joe Hockey faces $60bn budget hole | Australian Budget 2014 | Scoop.it
SAVINGS of more than $60 billion a year will have to be found by 2023-24 for the Abbott ­government to reach its surplus target, according to the Commission of Audit, which presented a bleaker outlook for tax revenue than was contained in the midyear budget update.
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Hockey ambitious in bid for 3% growth

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