Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Budget 2015

I will have more to say about the budget at a later date however briefly for now ...
Budget 2015 is politically smarter and fairer but we are still spending nearly $100 million a day more than we are earning according to one report.
Broadly speaking, unlike 2014, one that appeared to be a product of the hard right, this budget aims for the centre and elections are won from the middle.
It is more pragmatic, less ideological and will probably save the Abbott Government or at least they are hoping, but from the perspective of economic management, last night’s budget was average at best - fiscal purists will be disappointed as politics first, economic policy second ...

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