Thursday, March 30, 2017

Paul Keating and penalty rates

Nick Xenophon has become the latest crossbench Senator to abandon support for proposed cuts to Sunday penalty …

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Amazon and award wages

Cyclone Debbie has been downgraded to a severe weather system as it moves southwest, although authorities are still warning of danger from high winds, heavy rain and unusually high …

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Cyclones and payday loans

Thousands of people on the central Queensland coast have been evacuated as authorities prepare for Cyclone Debbie to make landfall. The cyclone, which was upgraded to a Category 4 system last night, is expected to bring winds of up to 260 km/h, widespread …

Monday, March 27, 2017

Tax cuts and Treasury

There are only four days left until Parliament adjourns for the pre-Budget break, and the government has its work cut out.

Two legislative items are set to dominate the week: a uniform cut of the company tax rate to 25 per cent, and amendments …

Friday, March 24, 2017

Super woes and Senate inquiries

UK police have arrested and charged eight people on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts following yesterday’s Westminster terror attack. According to …