Scott Morrison using Treasury as ‘political battering ram’, says Chris Bowen | Australia news

The shadow treasurer, Chris Bowen, says Scott Morrison is politicising the Treasury and is intent on turning the prestigious commonwealth agency into a “political battering ram”. Bowen used the opportunity afforded by a budget reply speech at the National Press Club to declare on Wednesday that Morrison was using the …

Morrison defends Queensland LNP decision to dump assistant minister Jane Prentice

Morrison defends Queensland LNP decision to dump assistant minister Jane Prentice

Posted May 13, 2018 11:56:02 The decision to dump Turnbull Government assistant minister Jane Prentice as the Liberal National Party’s (LNP) candidate for a key Brisbane seat must be respected, according to Treasurer Scott Morrison. The LNP voted yesterday to install Brisbane City Councillor Julian Simmonds as its candidate in …

Budget 2018: Scott Morrison rules out tax bill carve-up in face of Labor call for split vote – Budget 2018

Budget 2018: Scott Morrison rules out tax bill carve-up in face of Labor call for split vote – Budget 2018

Updated May 09, 2018 19:38:21 Low and middle-income earners could miss out on tax cuts outlined in the federal budget, with a political fight already brewing over which Australians deserve to keep more money in their pockets. Key points: Treasurer Scott Morrison says his plan to cut taxes will only …

Budget 2018: Scott Morrison to introduce plan to scrap middle tax bracket in Parliament

Budget 2018: Scott Morrison to introduce plan to scrap middle tax bracket in Parliament

Updated May 09, 2018 00:19:54 Related Story: Find out if you’re a winner or a loser in this year’s budget Related Story: Morrison woos voters with modest tax cuts and the promise of more to come The bill to flatten the tax system so that only 6 per cent of …

Budget 2018: Scott Morrison gives tax system a shake-up in pre-election plan aimed at low-income earners – Budget 2018

Budget 2018: Scott Morrison gives tax system a shake-up in pre-election plan aimed at low-income earners – Budget 2018

Updated May 08, 2018 22:01:09 Small tax cuts and more relief over the next seven years are at the heart of the federal budget, with a dramatic shake-up of the tax system beginning in July. Key points: Tax overhaul forms the main plank of the 2018 budget Big money also …

Budget 2018: Treasurer Scott Morrison says tax cuts won’t be ‘mammoth’

Budget 2018: Treasurer Scott Morrison says tax cuts won’t be ‘mammoth’

Posted May 06, 2018 12:23:44 Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has warned Australians not to expect “mammoth” tax cuts in next week’s budget. Key points: Treasurer confirms low and middle-income earners will be the first priority Mr Morrison says the tax cuts won’t be “mammoth” but will be “within what the …

Budget tax cut on small kegs likely to mean cheaper craft beer, Scott Morrison says

Budget tax cut on small kegs likely to mean cheaper craft beer, Scott Morrison says

Posted May 04, 2018 08:27:16 Photo: The higher tax rate on beer sold in kegs smaller than 48 litres will be axed in next week’s budget. (Dave Dyet: www.sxc.hu) Related Story: Treasurer rejects Santa Claus label, but promises not to be the budget Grinch Related Story: A battle is brewing …

Budget to focus on stronger growth: Morrison

April 30, 2018. Addressing journalists outside the department of Treasury in Canberra, Treasurer Scott Morrison says next week’s budget will focus on producing a stronger economy. "We were very clear about the plan that we had to put the budget back on a path to surplus… and we’ve stuck to …

Morrison: Stronger economy helping fund NDIS

April 26, 2018. Treasurer Scott Morrison speaks to media at his pre-budget address in Sydney on Thursday. Morrison said a stronger economy means the Coalition government can confidently fund the National Disability Insurance Scheme, rather than increase the Medicare levy. (AAP Video/Iain Boyd). Source link