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Immigration, Border Protection, Foreign Affairs, Climate

The foreign aid budget gets a boost of $523 million between 2015/16 and 2016/17, reducing over the next year in 2017/18 by $426 million, before picking up again in the following years. This increase in foreign aid includes contributions to Asian Development Fund and the World Bank’s International Development Association, which are renewed commitments by …

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The future of the NDIS

The NDIS will complete its full national roll-out by 2019/20, with the government setting up the NDIS Savings Fund in order to be able to fully fund its implementation, as there is a projected shortfall of $4.4 billion from 2019/20 onwards, above the initial 0.5 percentage point increase in the Medicare levy to cover the …

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