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{WORSE NEWS REVEALED:In the May Budget Treasurer Joe Hockey confirmed a $165 million freeze on the ­indexation of funding for multiple programs but did not specify which would be cut. NOW BEING REVEALED!} AUSTRALIA’S immunisation program delivering lifesaving vaccines is among the targets of a secret hit list of $165 million in federal Budget cuts. Divorced parents, the aged, depression sufferers and programs to help Aboriginal teenagers secure a place at university are among the targets of the “nip and tuck’’ ­approach to spending. For the first time, Finance Minister Mathias Cormann has confirmed the programs that face an “indexation pause’’ to Parliament in a ­secret hit list of 111 programs across multiple portfolios......cuts across 10 portfolios including health, education, agriculture, communications and the ­Department of Social Services. Senate Opposition leader Penny Wong had demanded the government release the documents. The cuts to more than 100 programs include healthcare, education, workforce training for aged care, family crisis support and even counter terrorism measures... tinyurl/kyg9a8a
Posted on: Sun, 03 Aug 2014 01:42:12 +0000

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