Treasurer Joe Hockey has delivered the Abbott Government’s second Budget.
In crafting the document, the Government has sought to carefully navigate a choppy economic and political environment. It has needed to heed lessons out of the 2014-15 Budget process, which the Senate and many in the community believed did not strike the right balance, cutting too hard and deep in order to reign in debt and the burgeoning deficit.
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Senator Christine Milne announced her resignation as Leader of the Australian Greens earlier today.
Senator Milne told colleagues that having decided not to contest the next federal election for another six year Senate term, she would step down as Leader immediately.
Having forged a career in public life spanning almost three decades, Senator Milne leaves a legacy as an experienced and respected environmental and community activist.
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