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Federal Budget

October 1999 - Federal BudgetThis month our feature is Help Peter and John Spend the Money. Treasurer Peter Costello sets the scene - in two years the Federal Government will be net debt free, with budget surpluses. Some other contributors believe the extra money should be spent on tax cuts, while others have some new ideas for the Government.

Slicker cities for city slickers
by Ross Elliott - 15/10/1999
Unemployment should no longer be tolerated: there is an easy solution
by William Mitchell and John Burgess - 15/10/1999
East Timor and the Defence Budget Issue
by Gary Klintworth - 15/10/1999
Keeping Taxes Low
by Mark Paterson - 15/10/1999
Long Term Growth Before Short Term Tax Cuts
by John Quiggin - 15/10/1999
Australian Economic Performance in Perspective
by Peter Costello - 15/10/1999 - 2 comments

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