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PBO report confirms Turnbull Government’s Budget shambles
02 Nov 2016

PBO report confirms Turnbull Government’s Budget shambles

The Parliamentary Budget Office’s release of the National Fiscal Outlook confirms the Budget has gotten worse on the Turnbull Government’s watch.

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Scott Morrison and John Alexander split on housing affordability
26 Oct 2016

Scott Morrison and John Alexander split on housing affordability

Liberal MP John Alexander has destroyed Scott Morrison's out-of-touch claim that the Turnbull Government's tax breaks for property investors are having no effect on housing affordability.

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Coalition ignoring consumer confidence alarm bells
25 Oct 2016

Coalition ignoring consumer confidence alarm bells

Ongoing warning signs about waning consumer confidence are a clear sign the Turnbull Government should spend more time fighting for jobs and growth and less time fighting with itself.

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ASC structural separation
11 Oct 2016

ASC structural separation

In response to the Turnbull Government’s announcement that it will separate ASC into three individual companies, Labor has cautioned that, as with everything Malcolm Turnbull announces, the devil will be in the detail.​

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Coalition Backpacker Tax backdown
27 Sep 2016

Coalition Backpacker Tax backdown

The Turnbull Government’s embarrassing Backpacker Tax back down today has proven yet again the tight stranglehold George Christensen and the extreme right of the Coalition have on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

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No Budget celebrations in Turnbull's first year
14 Sep 2016

No Budget celebrations in Turnbull's first year

A year into the job, Malcolm Turnbull’s promise to provide the economic leadership the country needs has fallen flat, particularly when it comes to Budget repair.

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Labor secures fairer budget repair package
13 Sep 2016

Labor secures fairer budget repair package

Labor has won significant amendments to the Omnibus Bill, which delivers more savings than in the Government’s legislation, protects the most vulnerable and invests in Australia’s clean energy future by saving the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).

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Omni-shambles - Morrison blames Treasury
31 Aug 2016

Omni-shambles - Morrison blames Treasury

After weeks of claiming – including in the Parliament - that the Government’s Omnibus Savings Bill would include over $6 billion in savings, the Treasurer has been forced by Labor into a humiliating back down, admitting that there’s actually less than $6 billion in savings.

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Shambles Alert: $107 million Omnibus black hole
31 Aug 2016

Shambles Alert: $107 million Omnibus black hole

Scott Morrison has been humiliated in Question Time again today by revelations of a $107 million black hole in his Omnibus Savings Bill.

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Labor's Budget repair package
24 Aug 2016

Labor's Budget repair package

Today Labor proposes a Budget repair package that will lock in significant structural improvements to the budget worth $8.1 billion over the forward estimates and $80.6 billion over the medium term.

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