Thursday, 24th April 2014

Means testing and co-payments part of fixing the budget: Hockey

"Repairing the budget will require more use of means testing and co-payments, Treasurer Joe Hockey has warned, in a speech also renewing his criticism of 'corporate welfare'. Hockey appealed to people not to judge his May 13 budget on what they got or lost in the short term. It was about 'our quality of life for the years ahead'."

Also: Audit not privy to multibillion-dollar direct action plan to reduce emissions (Lisa Cox, The Age)

And: Election promises are there for the breaking (Chris Berg, The Drum)

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