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Rudd announces stimulus package


The Australian government has announced a second large stimulus package to jumpstart the cooling economy.

The $27bn initiative includes heavy spending for infrastructure, schools and housing, as well as cash payments for low and mid-income earners.

Mariko Oi reports.


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