News Articles for "National Press Club"
Tasmania no leech: Premier
Tasmania's Premier wants to dispel the perception that the island state is a "leech" on the rest of the country....read more
Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan has spent the day defending the Government's delivery of a $19 billion budget deficit, rather than the surplus promised last y...read more
Smiles, jokes from a confident treasurer
Perhaps the threat of losing office is doing Wayne Swan some good.The treasurer's traditional post-budget speech, ahead of what could be a hefty defeat for...read more
Four Labor MPs have missed a vote in Federal Parliament, leaving the Government short and forcing it to negotiate with the Opposition over recasting the vo...read more