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Power News from Australia - Issue 2013/11/08


NSW development:

http://www.gympietimes.com.au/news/green-light-for-323m-bruce-hwy-upgrade-work/2076006/

http://www.bigrigs.com.au/news/truck-rest-area-get-upgrade/2075845/

Foreign investments:

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/no-danger-of-a-banana-republic/story-e6frg6n6-1226754500843#

Cutting budgets:

http://www.northernstar.com.au/news/funds-dry-up-for-councils-as-federal-government-sw/2076186/

Axing revenue plans:

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/policy/joe-hockey-blowing-out-the-budget-with-tax-changes-says-labor/story-fn59nsif-1226754070115

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/joe-hockey-says-accc-finances-were-left-to-run-down-by-labor/story-fn59niix-1226754732162

Tax matters:

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/breaking-news/carbon-tax-tops-agenda-of-new-parliament/story-fni0xqi4-1226754981477

http://www.businessinsider.com.au/joe-hockey-gives-back-tax-benefits-for-conferences-and-leased-cars-2013-11

http://www.heraldsun.com.au/business/joe-hockeys-tax-announcement-an-impressive-exercise/story-fni0d8gi-1226754553893

http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/treasurer-joe-hockey-blows-a-3-billion-hole-in-budget-20131106-2x1su.html

http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-opinion/joe-hockey-keeps-and-drops-labors-tax-measures-20131106-2x1ss.html

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/nov/06/joe-hockey-says-tax-measures-will-raise-109bn

Power prices to fall:

http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/despite-industry-doubts-joe-hockey-promises-power-prices-will-fall-20131106-2x0ts.html

Self-education expenses:

http://au.news.yahoo.com/a/19696067/joe-hockey-expected-to-take-axe-to-most-labor-tax-initiatives/

Bushfires:

http://newsweekly.com.au/article.php?id=56405

http://www.news.com.au/national/evasive-government-hurting-blue-mountains-bushfire-victims/story-fncynjr2-1226754655893

Climate change:

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/southern-crossroads/2013/nov/06/john-howard-agnostic-climate-change-direct-action-abbott

Monash recognition:

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/opinion/letters/abbott-is-right-in-wanting-to-recognise-monash/story-fn558imw-1226754486371

Acquisitions:

http://www.smh.com.au/business/murdoch-wants-his-pound-of-flesh-20131105-2wzsi.html

Busy Prime Minister:

http://www.news.com.au/national/breaking-news/pms-very-busy-running-the-country-hockey/story-e6frfku9-1226754739579






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