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  • The ATO is now a counter-terrorism agency

    August 24, 2012 12:55 AM

    Sabine Wolff from the Institute of Public Affairs writes in Freedomwatch on a request by the ATO to have broad new surveillance powers:The...

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  • Big Government Policies Scaring Off Investment, Killing Jobs

    August 15, 2012 6:38 PM

    Today's Australian reports that a confidential survey of global companies investment plans reveals that global companies are turning their backs on...

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  • Should Taxpayers' Be Subsidising Transport To Tasmania

    August 15, 2012 1:16 AM

    Andrew Baker, from the Centre for Independent Studies, has an interesting op-ed in today's Online Opinion on how mainland Australian taxpayers are subsidising transporting...

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  • Taxpayers Funding $15,000 Coffee Machines For Bureaucrats

    August 15, 2012 1:03 AM

    It seems hardly another day goes by without more outrageous waste of hard-earned taxpayer dollars by our Federal Government.This one...

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  • 2013 is International Year of the Mathematics of Planet Earth

    August 14, 2012 2:59 AM

    We previously reported on how to get any taxpayer-funded grant these days: just add "climate change" to your proposal.It would...

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  • Photos from First Friday Freedom Drinks

    August 14, 2012 1:06 AM

    On the First Friday of Every Month , the Australian Taxpayers' Alliance hosts an informal drinks night at Martin Place Bar...

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  • Taxpayers Fund $150 Million In Federal Spin Doctors

    August 13, 2012 10:14 PM

    The Australian Newspaper has revealed that Australian taxpayers are forking out $150 million on an army of spin doctors.TAXPAYERS are...

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  • Carbon tax hits schools

    August 13, 2012 3:00 AM

    The Courier Mail reports on how the carbon tax has hit schools: THE carbon tax has begun hitting Queensland small...

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  • The govt spends over $6m reading about itself

    August 11, 2012 8:00 PM

    The Ragertarian notes: Searching AusTender for contracts awarded to Media Monitors and AAP returns a staggering 414 contracts with 77 departments for a total...

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  • RSVP To Hear Michael Smith in Sydney

    August 10, 2012 7:38 PM

    Just a a reminder, the ATA will be hosting Michael Smith on Monday the 20th of August.Here are the details:Time:...

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