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How Aussies are throwing away $350 million

New recycling program could put cash in your pocket NSW households could share in up to $350 million in refunds under a new scheme that pays cash for recycled bottles and cans. The NSW Government is preparing to roll out a container deposit scheme that ... More
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The new laws that could hit your hip pocket

There's a lot happening in parliament in the lead up to the end of the financial year. The major parties are hoping to get a few bills passed in the Senate before the end of the financial year, so it's looking like a rough week ahead for both houses ... More
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Housing and health: what NSW Budget means for you

With major chunks of the NSW Budget having been revealed ahead of time - such as the housing affordability package and a multibillion-dollar increase in public hospital funding - the rest is now out in the open, with a few welcome surprises for residents. ... More
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Vanguard economist rejects Trump globalisation theory

President Donald Trump's first few months of presidency have been a bumpy ride. While after he was elected, including a rally in the resources sector, things now seem to be cooling off. Some highly controversial policies, including the defunding of ... More
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No economic policy changes in early days of new PM

On Monday night the nation was presented with a new Prime Minister - Malcolm Turnbull - after a Liberal leadership spill took place in Canberra. Whilst it's early days, what can the nation expect in terms of changes in economic policy? Unfortunately ... More
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Are we headed for another global financial crisis?

Speculation that the turmoil we've seen lately in global sharemarkets could be the beginning of another big global crisis has been dismissed by economist Saul Eslake. The former chief economist for Bank of America Merrill Lynch believes the turbulence ... More
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