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Lucas defiant after massive budget hit

UPDATED | Treasurer Rob Lucas insists he will still be able to deliver “a modest surplus” in his next budget, despite conceding a dramatic $577 million write-down in Commonwealth GST revenues over the next four years which will send him scrambling for savings.


More to Explore: Visit Kangaroo Island for cosmopolitan charm amid the beautiful bushland

While it has long been heralded for its stunning beauty and other-worldly moments of isolation, Kangaroo Island has taken its time in becoming the world-class tourism hotspot it was always destined to be. Right now, it sits at that perfect moment for SA visitors – boasting a slew of sophisticated, authentic experiences that are ripe for exploration yet still secret enough to be free of bustling tourist crowds.

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Scott Morrison has fended off criticism of a proposed national integrity commission, warning against a NSW-style “kangaroo court” model with frequent public hearings.

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