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    CSR profit up 17pct, HomeBuilder helping

    Building materials supplier CSR lifted full-year profit by 17 per cent, and the good times may continue as Australians take advantage of the federal government’s HomeBuilder stimulus. CSR on Wednesday reported a net profit of [...]
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    Qantas extends international flight pause

    Qantas has delayed its planned resumption of international flights until late December after the federal budget revised forecasts for overseas travel. The airline was due to restart services at the end of October but on [...]
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    PM looks for vaccine rollout wriggle room

    Scott Morrison is giving himself some wriggle room on getting all Australians COVID-19 vaccinations by the end of this year. The federal budget includes an assumption that all willing Australians will receive two doses by [...]
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    Frydenberg budget eyes jobs not surplus

    Josh Frydenberg hasn’t totally given up on returning future budget surpluses, but for now his main aim is to drive the unemployment rate lower. The treasurer’s third budget is still forecasting sizeable budget deficits over [...]
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    Vic quarantine proposal remains on table

    The Commonwealth is still considering Victoria’s proposal for a purpose-built COVID-19 quarantine facility, according to federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. The proposed $200 million facility at Mickleham north of Melbourne remains a political football, with Victorian [...]

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Frydenberg budget eyes jobs not surplus

Josh Frydenberg hasn’t totally given up on returning future budget surpluses, but for now his main aim is to drive the unemployment rate lower. The treasurer’s third budget is still forecasting sizeable budget deficits over [...]
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Vic quarantine proposal remains on table

The Commonwealth is still considering Victoria’s proposal for a purpose-built COVID-19 quarantine facility, according to federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. The proposed $200 million facility at Mickleham north of Melbourne remains a political football, with Victorian [...]