Making good an election promise to shake-up the Canberra bureaucracy, the Prime Minister has created four mega mini…

Newgate Australia
6 Dec 2019

Federal Budget 2018-2019

Coalition pitches big tax cuts for working Australians  The Turnbull Government has borrowed heavily from John Howard’s playbook with an election year Budget promising $140 billion in tax relief to middle Australia and a $1.6 billion sweetener for older people.Taking advantage of the best economic conditions...

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Victorian Budget 2018-2019

Victorian Budget tackles Melbourne’s growing population pains  The Victorian Government has delivered a massive spending $68bn budget that boosts infrastructure spending in the cities and regions, provides for free TAFE courses to grow Victoria’s trade pool and payroll tax reductions for country businesses to encourage further...

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Cyber Security

Cyber security may have finally become a board-level discussion in Australia but while concerns about security breaches keep C-suite execs and Directors up at night, what do company employees think and how are they treating this threat?  Newgate recently undertook some research to explore this area...

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Newgate Political Update: Queensland Government takes shape

Queensland Government takes shape  Two weeks since the election, Queensland finally has a government, albeit one with a wafer thin majority. Labor members will hold 48 of 93 seats in the new Parliament which, with one in the Speaker’s chair, makes for majority government – by...

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Newgate QLD Election Note

After months of speculation it’s officially on; Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has called an election for November 25. Over the coming weeks, we will see Labor, the LNP and One Nation battle it out across the state potentially resulting in a new Government in Queensland...

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Political Thunderbolt Strikes Government

The High Court’s bombshell decision today to rule Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce and his Nationals deputy leader Fiona Nash ineligible to sit in Parliament has ratcheted up the pressure and uncertainty surrounding the Federal Government.The Court’s decision this afternoon means the Government now faces the...

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A Budget to turn around WA State finances

The first budget of the McGowan Government delivered late in the year, following the election in March was always going to be tough given the state of the WA economy and budgetary position inherited. But it’s not all doom and gloom with early signs of economic recovery...

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