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Swan's big taxing, big spending budget

Swan's big taxing, big spending budget "And this was supposed to be a tough budget. It is the opposite in fact: it is the budget of an unpopular Government approaching an election, not one that's tightening the belt. Wayne Swan hardly had to employ any smoke and mirrors at all." (Alan Kohler)

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Wednesday, 9 May 2012 - 2:25pm
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