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Australian Elections

Australia has voted, and for the first time since World War II, is heading for a hung parliament.

Latest Rate Hike

Australia's 4 big banks haven't wasted any time passing on in full the Reserve Bank's 25 basis point interest rate rise.

Budget '09

Wayne Swan, the federal treasurer, has handed down his second budget. It includes a record breaking deficit, massive infrastructure spending & huge revenue losses.

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Assessment Changes

Trades people applying to live and work in Australia permanently from July 1 will require increased English language skills under changes introduced by the Rudd Government.

60 Years of Citizenship

170 people from more than 40 countries became Australian citizens in ceremonies across the country on Thursday 9 July, as the nation celebrated Constitution Day, the birthday of Australia's government.

Same-Sex Couples

The Australian Government has introduced changes to remove discrimination against same-sex couples and their children from Commonwealth law.


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