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Title Lateline: 14/05/13
Published Australia : ABC, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (40 min. 39 sec.) ; 246870930 bytes
Summary PRIORITY TO JOBS AND GROWTHIn delivering his sixth budget Treasurer Wayne Swan emphasised the importance of jobs and growth with spending on education, disability services and transport infrastructure.RETURN TO SURPLUS IN FOUR YEARSThe Treasurer outlined how the budget can be returned to a solid surplus in four years with 5-point-4 billion dollars of savings achieved through spending cuts over the forward estimates period.FINANCE MINISTER, PENNY WONG DISCUSSES THE BUDGETFinance Minister, Penny Wong, discusses the budget which she says needed to be conservative in order to protect jobs and growth in the face of a fall in revenue.OPPOSITION FINANCE MINISTER, ANDREW ROBBOpposition Finance Minister, Andrew Robb, discusses the budget but labels it disjointed.PRESS VERDICTThe nation's major newspapers pass judgement on the budget.POLITICAL MEDIA PANELMalcolm Farr from and Laura Tingle from the Australian Financial Review discuss the budget.UNIVERSITY STUDENTS AND STAFF CLASH WITH POLICEAs police clashed with students and staff at the University of Sydney during a strike over funding cuts, one student alleged police broke his leg.BOAT PASSENGERS GO MISSINGAn aerial search was mounted in Arnhem land when 10 suspected asylum seekers went missing after their boat landed on the Coburg Peninsula north east of Darwin. It's understood the people have been found.RESCUED WOMAN SPEAKS OF ORDEALReshma Begum who survived for 17 days in the rubble of a Bangldeshi clothing factory has told of how she lived on four biscuits and a few drops of water
Event Broadcast 2013-05-14 at 22:30:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Budget -- Political aspects.
Carbon taxes.
Federal government -- Finance.
Saving and investment -- Economic aspects.
Surplus government property.
Form Streaming video
Author Alberici, Emma, host
Chettle, Nicole, host
Iggulden, Tom, reporter
Woolrich, Neal, reporter
Anderson, Peter, contributor
Begum, Reshma, contributor
Farr, Malcolm, contributor
Hardman, Simon, contributor
Raue, Tom, contributor
Robb, Andrew, contributor
Swan, Wayne, contributor
Tingle, Laura, contributor
Wong, Penny, contributor