Papua New Guinea’s massive LNG project fails to deliver on economic promises

Papua New Guinea’s massive LNG project fails to deliver on economic promises

Posted April 30, 2018 12:50:21 Photo: Household incomes and employment have fallen since the PNG LNG project began. (ExxonMobil PNG) The immense benefits predicted to flow from Papua New Guinea’s liquified natural gas project have not been realised, and the country’s economy has even gone backwards on some indicators. Key …

Medicare levy increase designed to deliver $8b to NDIS scrapped ahead of fresh budget

Medicare levy increase designed to deliver $8b to NDIS scrapped ahead of fresh budget

Updated April 25, 2018 19:22:26 A multi-billion-dollar levy on Australians designed to fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be axed, the ABC can reveal. Key points: Raising the Medicare levy from 2 to 2.5 per cent was a key 2017 budget measure It would have raised $8 billion …

Pauline Hanson says Government’s company tax cuts wouldn’t deliver higher wages

Pauline Hanson says Government’s company tax cuts wouldn’t deliver higher wages

Updated April 24, 2018 09:24:30 One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has conceded she does not think giving Australian companies a tax cut will result in workers getting a highly sought-after wage increase. Key points: Senator Hanson concedes the bill her party has given conditional support to will not see higher …

For the West Coast Eagles, season 2018 could deliver a top eight spot or a wooden spoon

For the West Coast Eagles, season 2018 could deliver a top eight spot or a wooden spoon

Posted March 23, 2018 14:54:57 Photo: Eagles players celebrate after their win in the first elimination final match against Port Adelaide. (AAP: David Mariuz) Related Story: Not Lyon down: How the Dockers coach is rebuilding the side to rise again in 2018 Related Story: The surgeon who fixed Nic Naitanui’s …