Federal Budget 2011

Wed 14 May 2014

Abbott leaves door open for GST rise to fund health, schools

Abbott leaves door open for GST rise to fund health, schools

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has left the door open for the states to raise the GST after leaving them with huge holes in their school and health funding.

Wed 11 May 2011

Sleight of hand cuts highway funding

Sleight of hand cuts highway funding

HIGHWAY funding had become highway robbery under Wayne Swan with Bruce Highway work dealt a cut of $41 million in last night’s Federal Budget, the LNP said today.

Agriculture not a budget priority

Agriculture not a budget priority

AGRICULTURE has once again failed to be prioritised in this year's Federal Budget, says Queensland peak broadacre farm group AgForce.

Senator: budget beautiful promises

Senator: budget beautiful promises

QUEENSLAND Senator Barnaby Joyce has said for regional Australia all last night's Federal Budget amounts to is “beautiful promises but a meagre reality”.

Tue 10 May 2011

What's in the budget for you?

What's in the budget for you?

SEE the good and the bad of the budget for families, disaster and region funding, the workforce, health, welfare, small business, and tax and spending.

Wed 4 May 2011

Land values rise 10 per cent

Land values rise 10 per cent

STATE land valuations for the Southern Downs Regional Council area have risen by 10 per cent overall, the government announced yesterday.