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Labor won't be able to blame anyone else for the state of the economy after Tuesday night's budget, the federal opposition says.May 12, 2009, 10:00 am
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Paid maternity leave and childcare subsidies are middle-class welfare but the private health insurance rebate isn't, opposition frontbencher Tony Abbott says.May 12, 2009, 10:00 am
Consumers are being warned about a scam email promising a $500 Myer gift card, which may actually conceal a virus designed to access their bank details.May 12, 2009, 9:45 am
A North Queensland hospital will investigate a bungle that saw staff declare a woman dead and notify her family, only to realise minutes later she was still breathing.May 12, 2009, 9:00 am
The federal government is expected to tighten the taper rate on the age pension, meaning well-off retirees could have their pensions cut.May 12, 2009, 9:00 am
NRL boss David Gallop admits that changing the attitudes of rugby league players towards women remains a "challenge".May 12, 2009, 9:00 am
Crossbench senators have called on the federal government to bolster pension increases in the budget just hours before it is unveiled.May 12, 2009, 8:45 am
Animal welfare groups will ask a tribunal today to stop the cull of 6,000 kangaroos on defence department land in Canberra.May 12, 2009, 7:45 am
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Toxic chemicals about to be deregistered or already banned in the European Union remain widely available in Australia and can be found in everything from pet flea collars to head lice treatments for children.May 12, 2009, 7:00 am
Parliament will sit earlier than usual today as the Rudd government attempts to push through its tax hike on alcopops.May 12, 2009, 6:30 am
A new Holden, yet to go on sale, has already been awarded a five-star safety rating.May 12, 2009, 6:15 am
In a major setback to Australia's national bowel cancer screening program, more than 475,000 Australians will be offered re-testing after the Federal Government admitted some home-test kits might have given false negative results.May 12, 2009, 6:00 am
The Defence Department continues to say there is no substance to claims Australian special forces were involved in the death and maiming of Afghan civilians.May 11, 2009, 6:45 pm
It began with a bang - both literally and metaphorically - but the official end of Australia's involvement in the war in Iraq has been marked with much less fanfare.May 11, 2009, 6:30 pm
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A fire behaviour expert predicted one of the blazes on Black Saturday would engulf Kinglake and surrounding towns hours before the first warning was issued, the royal commission into the deadly fires has heard.May 11, 2009, 5:00 pm
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