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'You Pay 17 Times More Than You Cost...Your Generosity To The Nation's Treasury Is Truly Staggering': Politician THANKS Australians For Smoking In Extraordinary Speech - Latest News
Senator David Leyonhjelm THANKS Australians for smoking in speech
In a startling address - rubbished by doctors - Mr Leyonhjelm argued that smokers pay 17 times more money to the government each year than ... thank you for smoking...' he said. 'Your generosity to ... read more
Eye popping politics: Hockey 'entitled' to candour
Like in February last year, when – amid an ugly controversy over whether taxpayers should pay for ... receiving more in Government handouts than they were paying in tax: TONY JONES: OK. A little bit ... read more
Who loses if Scotland goes it alone?
The latest Treasury figures on total central Government expenditure on public services show that for the last decade, central Government has shelled out about £1,000 a year more on the average person ... read more
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Abbott reveals his plan for a more selfish Australia
Such a sharp cut to foreign aid deserved far more than a 24-hour debate, but it nevertheless caps a smart and disciplined election campaign from the Coalition, writes Barrie Cassidy. Well, now you ... read more
Top bureaucrats to earn a massive $880,000 a year after politician pay rises - but do they deserve it?
the Canberra Times reported. Following a pay review the boss of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Martin Parkinson will be the highest paid at $878,000 The Remuneration Tribunal ... read more