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ABC News Australia: Gillard unveils $3.7b aged care plan

Top Stories More Top Stories » Gillard unveils $3.7b aged care plan Prime Minister Julia Gillard has unveiled a $3.7 billion aged care package which she says will help keep older Australians in their homes longer and make the cost of care fairer. More » Police brace for bikie turf war escalation Hollywood studios lose iiNet download case Men At Work flautist 'cut apart' by plagiarism case Abbott tries to trump 'green tape' scheme Roxon says Assange lawyer not on any watch list Police 'very concerned' about missing girl Doctors criticised for giving Fluvax to children Inquiry told ultra-marathon safety check flawed Discount wars slow Woolworths sales More Analysis » Destructive rivalries and rare political 'glimmer twins' History is littered with examples of how personal rivalries within political parties can diminish careers. Fraser-Peacock; Howard-Peacock; Hawke-Keating; Howard-Costello; Rudd-Gillard. Big names, and all of them

ABC Bews Australia: Orica faces long PR recovery from chemical leak | ABC News Australia

Top Stories More Top Stories » Greek protesters, police clash as MPs debate austerity plan Chaos reigned on the streets of Athens this morning, with buildings on fire after thousands of protesters battled riot police as MPs debated savage spending cuts aimed at staving off national bankruptcy. More » Music world stunned at Whitney Houston's death Abbott preferred as economic manager: poll Australian pair die in Namibia road crash Syrian observer chief quits as Arab ministers meet Dhoni leads India to victory Gabe Watson's US trial to start today Two gay marriage bills to enter Parliament Gun crimes spark nationwide crackdown L-plater charged over Sydney boy's death More Analysis » Taking the indolent for a ride There has been talk about raising the dole. As someone living off Newstart Allowance this would benefit me personally. The dole trumps minimum wage. But lowering it will hurt those that are not abusing it. We agree that we don't want "dol