Caitlyn Roe feared going to prison when Telstra chased her over her debts. (ABC News: Andrew Seabourne)
The ‘David and Goliath’ battle behind Telstra’s huge ACCC fine over its treatment of Indigenous customers
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Telstra has been hit with one of the most significant fines in Australian corporate history for its treatment of Indigenous customers. It might never have happened if brave people didn't speak up. 
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For the first time, regardless of how much money you earn with any employer, you will be entitled to employer-paid superannuation. (ABC news: Alistair Kroie)
How federal budget superannuation changes could increase your nest egg
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Low-income Australians, especially women, stand to benefit from changes to super announced in the federal budget.
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More certainty and support is needed for Queensland's tourism sector, the Queensland Tourism Industry Council says. (ABC News: Elaine Ford)
Federal budget recieves lukewarm reaction from Queensland tourism, social services sectors
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The federal budget offers big promises of a strong economic recovery from COVID-19, but receives a lukewarm reaction from key Queensland industries hit hard by the pandemic.
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The government has introduced changes to try and assist small businesses facing insolvency. (ABC News: Jessica Warriner)

Insolvency laws set for reform, just months after introduction

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The federal government will re-examine what should happen when businesses go bust, and that could mean a lot for those in trou ...

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Both the government and the Opposition have outlined their policy plans for childcare and training positions. (ABC)

What the budget (and budget reply) tells us about where the major parties stand on issues important to you

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This week’s federal budget details the government’s plan to spend tens of billions of dollars trying to drive Austr ...

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Caitlyn Roe feared going to prison when Telstra chased her over her debts. (ABC News: Andrew Seabourne)

The ‘David and Goliath’ battle behind Telstra’s huge ACCC fine over its treatment of Indigenous customers

News article by the ABC
Telstra has been hit with one of the most significant fines in Australian corporate history for its treatment of Indigenous cus ...

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For the first time, regardless of how much money you earn with any employer, you will be entitled to employer-paid superannuation. (ABC news: Alistair Kroie)

How federal budget superannuation changes could increase your nest egg

News article by the ABC
Low-income Australians, especially women, stand to benefit from changes to super announced in the federal budget. ...

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The government is still forecasting a $57 billion budget deficit four years from now. (ABC News: Matt Roberts)

Budget creates lots of winners now, but economists warn of future payback

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It’s been described as a Hot Chocolate budget — everyone’s a winner. But some experienced budget watchers are war ...

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Will I get a tax break? What is Emgality? Five quick questions about the 2021-22 federal budget

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Don’t feel like poring through hundreds and hundreds of federal budget papers? Here are the quick answers to five of the ...

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