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Agency closures will 'cut waste'
The coalition says the public service has become big and wasteful, as it prepares to cut dozens of agencies
Hockey to announce roads and jobs plan
Joe Hockey is trying to cool concerns for tomorrow's budget with a six year road plan to create jobs.
Budget talks to dominate parliament
Debate over the Abbott government's first budget is set to dominate parliament this week.
Hockey, a 'contribute and build budget'
Joe Hockey has described his first budget as a 'contribute and build budget' that will create jobs.
Abbott to freeze MP's pay
Politicians and top public servants will have their pay frozen to ensure they are sharing the Budget pain.
Poll suggests fees would deter patients
Four in 10 people wouldn't book a doctor's appointment if faced with an extra $6, a budget poll suggests.
Govt takes another pre-budget poll hit
The Abbott government has taken another hit in the polls as voters revolt over key measures in the budget.
2013-14 budget deficit could be smaller
The federal deficit for this financial year could be smaller than the $47b predicted by Joe Hockey.
No easy way out on budget cuts says Pyne
Christopher Pyne has made the case for a deficit levy saying there is no easy way out on making budget cuts.
Families get more welfare than pay tax
Half of Australia's families are believed to be receiving more in handouts than they pay in income tax.
Motorists to be hit hard at the bowser
Motorists could be slugged an extra $1 billion a year at the petrol pump under the federal budget.
Govt agencies facing budget cuts
The Federal budget will reportedly see 16,000 public service jobs slashed, with agencies facing cuts.
Budget pain will be 'shared by all'
Every Australian will be asked to share the pain when Treasurer Joe Hockey hands down his first budget.
Hockey says budget won't harm growth
Treasurer Joe Hockey has received encouraging unemployment data as her prepares his first federal budget.
Motorists set for fuel excise budget hit
Motorists are set to take a federal budget hit, with a return to fuel excise indexation now highly likely.
Budget to include Adelaide road funds
Pyne signals university fees to rise
Abbott budget pain 'shared by all'
Federal parliament to focus on budget
WestConnex to get $2b in budget
Minister declines to confirm petrol hike
Cabinet stands by income tax hike
CBA economist warns budget poses risk
Liberal MP speaks out against debt tax
Final touches put on budget
Consumers unhappy about Hockey's plans
Costello warns govt off deficit levy
Govt budget could impact interest rates
Voters 'unimpressed' ahead of Budget
Indonesia trip dumped 'due to budget'
Tough budget could hurt services sector
Govt faces mounting backlash in polls
Vic the only state with a surplus
Hockey to axe politician gold pass
Pyne says 'everyone to carry the burden'
Coalition suffer in polls over debt tax
States rethink disability scheme
'No overall cuts to health' says Pyne
Audit dominates COAG opening
Federal goverment 'should leave schools'
Senate to grill head of audit
Hockey says govt won't 'cherry-pick'
Audit urges state income tax surcharge
Australians left to fret over audit
Audit recommends youth relocation
Audit recommends $15 GP co-payment
Commission wants razor on pensions
Public to finally see commission audit
Audit to hint at budget measures
Abbott cuts paid parental scheme
Abbott 'committed' to NDIS
PM says 'tax cuts' after strict budget
Abbott confirms unpopular budget
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