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2012 Budget: no votes in foreign aid
On Line Opinion (2012)
  • Jo Coghlan, Southern Cross University
Abstract
Writing in The Daily Telegraph, ahead of the budget, federal Treasurer Wayne Swan wants all 'All Australians to share the wealth.' As he says: "readers want nothing more than a fair go for themselves and their families. It's what I firmly believe in, and it's what the Gillard Labor government is all about." Pitching his fifth budget he goes on to say the federal budget: "…will deliver a real dividend for low and middle income Australians all over Sydney and NSW."
Keywords
  • 2012 federal budget,
  • Australian foreign aid
Publication Date
May 9, 2012
Citation Information
Jo Coghlan. "2012 Budget: no votes in foreign aid" On Line Opinion (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/jo_coghlan/21/