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Carbon tax repeal defeated

A government bill to repeal, or undo, the carbon tax was defeated in the Senate. The opposition and Greens combined to vote against the Clean Energy Legislation (Carbon Tax Repeal) Bill 2013. The... View the full article...

Qantas sale inquiry

An inquiry into the Qantas Sale Amendment Bill 2014 conducted by the Senate Economics Legislation Committee has recommended the bill be passed. The bill, which has passed the House of... View the full article...

Repeal day bills pass

The House of Representatives passed two bills to repeal, or undo, over 1000 laws in order to reduce the amount of regulations, or rules, that businesses and community groups need to follow. A... View the full article...

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