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John Menadue. State income taxes – another political diversion?

Malcolm Turnbull’s suggestion of states entering the income tax field may please ‘state rightists’ in the Liberal party, but it will damage our national aspirations and our national society and economy. In the repost below, Michael Keating, almost two years … Continue reading

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Out-of-Pocket Costs in Australian Healthcare and the $7 Co-payment.

In my blog of  May 12 on health co-payments I set out my objections to the proposal including that we already have a very high level of co-payments, that they are a “dogs breakfast” and that the proposal on its … Continue reading

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