Brekky Wrap: Budget Tax Cuts, Iran Nuclear Deal And Calvin Harris In Car Accident
All the news you need to know this Monday morning.
Treasurer Scott Morrison has unveiled his plan to reform Australia’s income tax scales by abolishing the 37 cent tax bracket. His plan is to put more money in the pockets of millions of workers but Australians will have to wait seven years and two elections, to get the full benefits of lower taxes.
US President Donald Trump has announced he will withdraw from the Iran nuclear agreement calling it "defective" and a “regime of terror.” Trump has said he intends to reinstate all sanctions that the US lifted in exchange for Iran dismantling its nuclear weapons program, and will impose additional economic penalties.
As many as 1000 women have received bungled boob jobs from Australian cosmetic surgery provider The Cosmetic Institute. The Supreme Court has heard the clinics were allegedly offering a ‘one size fits all’ approach with women receiving the same implants in identical operations, regardless of their size or breast shape.
The federal government has announced a funding freeze on national broadcaster ABC giving a boost to the Special Broadcasting Service. The ABC will have more than $84 million-dollars cut from July 2019, with SBS receiving about $14.6 million dollars.
British DJ Calvin Harris has been involved in a serious car accident with girlfriend Aarika Wolf in Los Angeles. The producer's girlfriend was allegedly behind the wheel of an SUV when it collided with another vehicle.
And Geelong star Tom Hawkins has copped a one-week ban after pleading guilty to intentionally making contact with an AFL umpire. Hawkins made contact with the arm of field umpire Dean Margetts in Geelong’s big win over Greater Western Sydney.
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