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Budget cuts impact will be probed

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It was always going to be a hard task for Treasurer Peter Gutwein to sell efficiency dividends as good for the bottom line.

However, that task has become slightly harder after it was revealed the health and education departments would face harsh cuts.

Under new figures released on Wednesday, the under-pressure health budget will be slashed by $11.79 million and education will lose about $10 million.

If there are ever two areas that get people fired up, it's cuts to health and education services.

In a world where........

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