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17/5/14: Budget Diary, Protests and the C-Bomb


The Abbott Government brought down its first budget, but what else happened in politics this week?

What’s it like to be in the budget lock-up?

Why are people protesting against the budget?

Did Christopher Pyne say the C-Bomb in parliament?

Does it matter if he did?

You will find the answers to all these questions in this week’s episode, hosted by Rachael Ward, featuring reports by Yen Eriksen and Finbar O’Mallon and interviews with Emma Kerin and Dr Lauren Rosewarne.

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