Turnbull is wrong to give us tax cuts in the budget
Jessica Irvine |
08 April 2018
There is just one month to go until the social highlight of every economics journalist’s calendar: the federal budget lock-up.
It’s the nerd equivalent of our Olympic games. Each year, on the second Tuesday in May, we gather in Canberra to be voluntarily imprisoned in a suite of committee rooms located deep in the heart of Parliament House, where – fuelled by little more than party pies and lollies – we attempt the Herculean task of combing through thousands of pages of statistics to figure out what exactly the government has done with your money.