May 2, 2014

Media wrap: who said what on the Commission of Audit

The budget emergency we had to have? The Australian and Daily Telegraph certainly think so. But the Herald Sun says any new taxes would be a broken promise. Who said what on the Commission of Audit.

Myriam Robin — Media Reporter

Myriam Robin

Media Reporter

The federal government has a lot of explaining to do, at least to the nation’s media …

The Australian has welcomed the commission’s recommendations, though its writers differed in how much blame for Australia’s “long road to ruin” went to Abbott. Dennis Shanahan had some unusual criticism, saying Abbott couldn’t entirely blame Labor for the mess.

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4 thoughts on “Media wrap: who said what on the Commission of Audit

  1. klewso

    Fancy Limited News (Curry or Mall) calling Shonkey (one of their own) a crook?

  2. AR

    The government/Establishment is playing a dangerous game if it sez, “don’t worry Boomers and obscenely rich, it’s onyl the young who’ll cop it!”. Sooner rather than (much) later, those very young’uns are gonna be legislators and senior civil servants and not overly pleased with the crock left behind for them.

  3. CML

    The only one that got it right was MacroBusiness! So congrats! to Leigh van Onselen.
    BTW, I belong to the generation BEFORE the baby boomers. And from my late seventies perhaps I could be permitted to say that I’ve never seen a more ‘entitled’ and greedy bunch than the baby boomers.
    Leigh, their downfall is coming!!

  4. stuart richardson

    Anne Learmonth, I wholeheartedly agree with your sentiments.Anyone who has observed an office environment over generations would know that the amount of work being done between breaks now on any given week would have been polished off before lunch on Monday 20 Years Ago (in my opinion).

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