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7 November 2013

The Abbott Government is to axe expert advice on firearms, infant formula, high-speed rail, housing, insurance and animal welfare. Prime Minister Tony Abbott risks a community backlash but he said some of the 21 groups being abolished had "outlived their original purpose" and it was part of his pledge to cut bureaucracy and red tape. The Commonwealth Firearms Advisory Council, formed in 2010, evolved from a group set up to advise John Howard after the Port Arthur... (

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