From The Team

National News Headlines

National News Headlines - Friday 12th May Labor will support a Medicare Levy increase ... but only for Australians in the top 2 tax brackets. It’s been revealed a young soldier who died in a training exercise in the Northern Territory suffered a fatal gunshot wound to the front of his head. Police...

National News Headlines

National News Headlines - Thursday 11th May: · An Australian soldier has died in a training accident near Darwin, it is the second such death this month.  The Army has suspended all training while risk assessments are reviewed. · Treasury will meet with the nation’s biggest banks today to explain a new...

Mark Johnstone - CEO Central Goldfields Shire with Bruce Lees - 10th May 2017

There is some good News in the Federal Budget for local government. Council’s draft 2017/18 Budget is on public display with feedback invited. Community consultation includes Listening Posts on Wed 10 (Talbot, Carisbrook) and Thursday 11 May (Dunolly, Maryborough). Friday 12 May (2pm -4pm) the Compost Facility at the Carisbrook Transfer Station...

National News Headlines

National news headlines : Wednesday 10th May. ALL but the most disadvantaged Australians will be hit by a big tax rise as the Government uses last night’s Budget to regain ground on health spending. TREASURER Scott Morrison has declared war on drug addicts, dole bludgers and cheats. SMOKERS using roll-your-own (RYO) tobacco and...

National News Headlines

National News Headlines, May 9: • Police say an Australian man found dead in Bali may have been murdered. • Welfare recipients who fail to attend job interviews will lose payments under new plans in today’s Federal budget. • Mark Latham has been slapped with a life ban from the Labor Party after...

Paper for the Budget Paper

Glossy booklets, bills, and budget papers have been printed en masse for Today's Federal Budget. Almost 8.5 million pages of budget material is estimated to have been printed and distributed. What pages are printed?   Bills 505,560 Budget papers 3,912,720 Explanatory memo 81,000 Glossy booklets (4) 351,200 Overview glossy 189,200 PAES – Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements 4,800 PBS – Portfolio Budget Statements 3,424,765 PSAES – Portfolio Supplementary Additional...