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Kevin Rudd pledges to cut Family Tax Benefit of “conscientious objectors” to immunisation

Kevin Rudd will today unveil new measures to lift childhood immunisation rates by directly linking a key family payment to vaccinations. The Prime Minister will announce that if re-elected all children will have to be fully immunised in order to receive the Family Tax Benefit Part A end-of-year supplement. Parents who register as “conscientious objectors”

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Data Retention goes back to drawing board

The Parliamentary Committee examining the Government’s controversial national security reforms has recommended that the data retention segments of the reforms go through the committee process once again and criticised the Attorney-General’s Department for the cloak of secrecy it has hung around the issue. In May last year the Federal Government unveiled a wide-reaching program to

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