February 8, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Families to Be Thousands of Dollars Worse Off: Australian Opposition Leader

Opposition leader Peter Dutton has warned that Australian families will be thousands of dollars worse off under the federal Labor government’s new budget.
Speaking to ABC radio on Oct. 26 Dutton said that Treasurer Jim Chalmers had handed down a “grim budget” saying Australians struggle with the financial impact of mortgage interest rate rises, and electricity and gas price increases.
“This is a grim budget for Australian families and for pensioners,” Dutton said. “Australian families will be $2,000 worse off by Christmas under this Labor budget, and that’s not what they were promised.”

Newly elected leader of the traditionally centre-right Liberal Party, Peter Dutton, speaks to the media after a party room meeting at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, on May 30, 2022. (AAP Image/Lukas Coch)

“They’ve put forward a plan last night, and it’s clear that they haven’t got a solution for increased energy prices. But that is just one element of this budget. There are many inputs, many pressures that are going to mount on families and people on fixed incomes, including pensioners,” he said….
Source: The Epoch Times