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June 18, 2024

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Take a bow Jim Chalmers and the Albanese Labor government, what an outstanding effort in delivering such a great budget under very difficult conditions. 

Hamstrung by a one trillion dollar debt and a staggering interest bill of $2.5 million an hour, thanks to an incompetent Coalition government that just cannot handle money, this highly efficient proactive Labor government has managed to deliver a budget surplus within 12 months of taking office – and the first one for 15 years. This is exactly what a government that is governing for all Australians looks like. 

Recent world events have sent shock waves through the economies of all OECD countries and sent interest rates soaring, putting immense financial pressure on all their budgets, and cost of living pressures on their citizens, including Australia. Above all this doom and gloom, Labor has delivered energy bill relief, cost of living relief, rental relief, affordable housing relief, JobSeeker boost, cheaper pharmaceuticals, strengthening Medicare, and reducing government debt. 

How good is it to see not only a government actually delivering on their election promises, but actually expanding on them in their first budget, unlike a devious coalition that lied profusely in order to get elected then unashamedly reneged, and the non-delivering, all p**s-and-wind Greens. 

Keith Duncan, Pimlico


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    • Greg, you never fail to astound me with your grasp of the English language, but I see you are improving, Albo probably the best PM ever, but describing the opposition as just stupid is something of an massive understatement.

  1. How is the best PM and Treasurer ever handling the economy lately. Doing a mediocre job I would suggest. I wonder how many more accounting quirks they can dredge up from the depths of their policy cesspit. People are starting to see through this amateur government.

  2. KD & AV, as sad as it may be you both have a world of trouble accepting the truth. You are backing the wrong horse here. The truth is the wonderful labor government has lied on too many occasions and have made a total mess of managing money. Like it or not.

  3. Keith promises ? Nearly a billion dollars
    Put aside for the most resent flood victims
    On the northern rivers .. 7000 appied for the
    Buyback in good faith as per terms on the
    Government website for eligibility..
    This has been revised down from 2000
    To 1100 . Why well who knows Keith ?
    You could understand if this was coming from
    Insurance companies..but however this is
    Coming from Federal Labor ..just another
    Broken promise.. kick in the guts for those
    Devastated by the horrendous floods..
    Simply the best Keith ? No Tina in those
    Decision’s…

  4. Mr Barrow, I’m betting you don’t know much more about this than I do, but someone like you wouldn’t let that minor detail get in the way of a good whinge, something you are well renowned for. Anyone with a reasonable amount of common sense would deduce that just because 7000 people apply, not all of those will ultimately become successful, sadly when these Govt initiatives happen after natural disasters there is never enough money no matter what Govt is in power. But it’s a bit rich for someone like you who can’t even understand that Anthropogenic climate change is driving these extreme weather events to be constantly whinging about a Govt that is finally trying to do something about it.

    • Uh sorry Keith… just a friendly reminder mate
      Was it not you and labor & the Greens ABC
      Who savagely ripped into Morrison for his apparent
      Inaction ? Run out of money keith ..it’s our money
      Mate not labors..certainly got money for the
      One nation two races referendum later in the
      Year 400 million waste of money again..apart
      From recognition for Aboriginal people’s into our
      Constitution.. last week my friend called and was stunned by the proposal in WA that anyone’s
      Property including house blocks , that if you dig
      Down more than 100mm if have to get permission
      From Aboriginal heritage groups..that will only
      Be touching the surface regarding the Voice..
      No thanks..as for you concerns regarding
      Climate change emergency..it’s not even in the top
      Ten of priorities for the general population Keith
      Obviously you are so worried..still drive a petrol
      Vehicle keith ? I dont believe this nonsense for
      A minute..and at least i minimise my carbon footprint and purchased tesla..lots of hypocrites
      Out and about .. Frequent flyer Albo will not pass
      The pub test regarding Lismore keith ..

  5. Barrow, you bought as tesla, Really!. You disappoint me, their carbon dioxide footprint from raw material to finished product is much greater than an internal combustion engine vehicle. Where does the power come from that charges this abomination?, come on admit it. You had better purchase a portable generator and take some petrol to run it if you decide to go for a long country drive, and swallow a few tablets to relieve your range anxiety. Happy motoring.

    • Yes Greg ..point taken ..the making or the production of a tesla from start to finish
      Pollutes the planet more than a petrol or diesel
      Vehicle dos in 25 years on the road ..
      But you know how it is Greg all these virtuous
      Greens and labor warmists like Bowen & Bandt
      B1 & B2 don’t own electric vehicle’s..
      Laughable hypocrites…

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