The increase in personal tax through the Medicare levy is reflective of a broader increasing reliance on the PAYG taxpayer.
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Here's how to make your money last.
It's not just school-leavers; a woman in her thirties might think twice about part-time study given the debt she would be taking on.
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Housing affordability is one of those reasons.
But, he says, the Medicare Levy increase should be applied equally.
In Australia, the 'precariat' is growing.
He wants to know where the victory march is.
Tax cuts for big companies, punitive measures for poor people, and no mention of climate change.
And he's accusing the PM of favouring millionaires over the middle class.
But he implores them not to pass on budget pain to customers.
Is "better days ahead" over-egging it?
Labor MP Sam Dastyari had plenty to say about the theatre of budget night when HuffPost Politics Editor Karen Barlow caught up with him in parliament on Tuesday night.
There are plenty of calls for funding, but only so much to go around.
Here’s what we know so far.
They thought aid funding was going to spared, for once.
'Thousands of kids like me are bullied on a daily basis because of their sexuality.'
Students prepare for “war” over Budget 2017.
He believes it is an "important" step in bringing the Budget into surplus.
University graduates will be forced to pay back their HECS debts when they start earning just $42,000 a year and student fees will rise by 8 per cent under the Turnbull government's higher education c...
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But the Treasurer says wait till Tuesday night.
It is morally and socially corrupt to deny so many Australians a home.
There's relief in legal circles, while Labor says it is a "humiliating backdown".
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It shows the AG did not meet who he said he met.
Oh, this is for your wedding? Excuse me while I add 500 percent to that invoice.
It’s a way for businesses to do well and do good at the same time.
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It doesn't work like that.
We would all be aghast at a parent who went on a shopping spree with no intention of paying the credit card bill when it arrives.
MYEFO shows Australia is still in the red by $36.5 billion.
The age of entitlement for older Australians needs to end.
A survey shows most Australians like to think they are 'money smart.'
Stop living payday to payday.
Foods don't have to be expensive to be super.