There weren’t a lot of Opposition frontbenchers fronting up to the cameras between the time on Tuesday that Bill Shorten announced that Labor would repeal tax cuts for companies with turnover between $10 and $50 million and the time on Friday when he announced it wouldn’t. One of the few …Read More »
Monthly Archives: June 2018
Hunter class frigates will be built by BAE in Australia \u2014 but what can the warships do and why do we need them?
So, Australia’s just agreed to pay British company BAE Systems $35 billion to build nine high-tech, anti-submarine frigates. The contract is a key building block in the Federal Government’s defence industry plan, which Malcolm Turnbull says will form a “truly sovereign national Australian shipbuilding industry” ensuring the country’s security and …Read More »
NAPLAN — the national literacy and numeracy test sat by Year 3,5, 7 and 9 students across Australia — will undergo a “narrow review”, Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham says. The test has been highly controversial since it was introduced 10 years ago, and the Australian Education Union (AEU), which …Read More »
The Government has introduced a massive seven-year personal tax cut package that will mean millions of Australians benefit from next year’s proposed changes. From next July, those who earn up to $37,000 will see their tax bill reduce by $200. The offset increases incrementally for those earning between $37,000 and …Read More »