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Newgate Australia
6 Dec 2019
3
July

Newgate Election Note #6: 2010 Revisited!

Australia is facing a period of political uncertainty similar to 2010 after voters failed to deliver a clear winner from Saturday’s election.With the Australian Electoral Commission not resuming counting in the House of Representatives until Tuesday (in order to ensure no security problems as occurred...

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1
July

Newgate Election Note #5: Turnbull poised for victory

Malcolm Turnbull is poised to win tomorrow’s Federal election and finally achieve his own mandate to govern the country.The marathon eight-week campaign looked good for Labor early on but the past three weeks has seen momentum incrementally but decisively shift towards the Coalition. Indications are...

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21
June

Newgate Political Update: 2016/17 NSW Budget

Budget confirms NSW's strong fiscal positionWith record funding for infrastructure, forecasts of larger than expected surpluses over the forward estimates and a near zero net-debt position that is the envy of most other States, the NSW Treasurer, Gladys Berejiklian today handed down the State’s 2016/17...

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14
June

Newgate Political Update: 2016/17 Queensland Budget

Palaszczuk Government hands down mid-term budgetHighlightsUnlocking super benefits $40 billion for infrastructure over four years Healthy growth forecast Labor Treasurer Curtis Pitt has delivered his second budget and there were few surprises – firstly because the economic and fiscal challenges facing the State are well known and, secondly,...

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8
May

Newgate Election Note #1: Neck and neck towards the finish line

If politics is a marathon and not a sprint, Australian political leaders today picked up the baton for the gruelling slog to the finish line with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visiting the Governor-General in drizzly Yarralumla early this afternoon to request an election on 2...

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