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Julia Gillard says decisions will need to be made to fill a budget black hole blasted by a $12 billion shortfall in Government revenue. Source: abc.net.au
There are calls to spend more money on crime prevention in order to take pressure off Australia's struggling prison system. The prison system costs more than $3 billion a year to run and a Federal Senate committee has been tasked to look at whether this is money well spent.
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