What is the government hiding. If they can spend $10.4 billion to rescue the country why can’t they level with us now and outline, at least in broad terms, how they came to the decisions and what impacts they see the package having on the economy.
I’m smelling obfuscation, deception, and incompetence. I hope I’m wrong.
Govt accuses Coalition of division over spending plan – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation): “Treasurer Wayne Swan said no details will be released until the Government’s mid-year economic outlook update is released next month.
‘That’s the reasonable thing to do, that’s the sensible thing to do,’ he said.
‘We will put it out there in plenty of time for there to be plenty of scrutiny because we do believe in transparency.”