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Topic: 2018 federal budget
Eslake: what has changed in the housing market over the past year?

Eslake: what has changed in the housing market over the past year?

The word "housing" was mentioned only once in the Treasurer’s budget speech. Saul Eslake explains what the budget means for putting a roof over our heads in real terms.

Crikey Worm: voters lukewarm on Coalition’s income tax cuts

Crikey Worm: voters lukewarm on Coalition’s income tax cuts

Good morning, early birds. Two opinion polls have given conflicting impressions of voters' reaction to the federal budget. Plus, a deadly bombing in Indonesia kills 13. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Are the major parties dealing with the central problem of neoliberalism?

Are the major parties dealing with the central problem of neoliberalism?

The key difference between the major parties now is that one is only treating the symptoms of the collapse of neoliberalism, while the other -- tentatively -- is looking at the condition itself.

The ABC shouldn’t be the enemy

The ABC shouldn’t be the enemy

Crikey readers respond to the government's cuts from the ABC and the endless citizenship drama over Section 44.

Just how ‘vindictive’ was the government’s ABC cut?

Just how ‘vindictive’ was the government’s ABC cut?

The government singled out the ABC for particular punishment in this year's budget, while it has showered cash on its competitors.

Crikey Worm: battlelines drawn over ScoMo’s proposed tax cuts

Crikey Worm: battlelines drawn over ScoMo’s proposed tax cuts

Good morning, early birds. Labor prepares for battle over the government's proposed income tax cuts. Plus, a former player sues the AFL for sexual harassment. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods..

Budget front pages … vale Russell McPhedran … Phnom Penh Post exodus …

Budget front pages … vale Russell McPhedran … Phnom Penh Post exodus …

Australian newspapers have come through again for the 2018 budget, the most wonderful time of the year for front pages. And other media tidbits of the day.

‘Ideological and vindictive’: reactions to ABC budgets cuts

‘Ideological and vindictive’: reactions to ABC budgets cuts

ABC staff have responded to new $84 million cuts to the broadcaster's funding, which union officials are calling a highly politicised attack against an already besieged vital service.

If Australia were a startup, I wouldn’t invest

If Australia were a startup, I wouldn’t invest

Crikey readers react to the budget and suggest chucking Scott Morrison on an episode of Shark Tank.