Opposition's pre-Budget deficit
Penny Wong posted Sunday, 18 March 2012
The Opposition would deliver at least a $9 billion deficit in 2012-13, based on their commitments to date.
Despite Mr Hockey’s assurances that the Opposition’s costings have been finalised, they refuse to release them – and this is why.
We’ve done their numbers because it’s important Australians know just what Tony Abbott would do to the budget.
The Government is determined to deliver a surplus and we've set out our plan for how we will deliver it in 2012-13.
Meanwhile, the Opposition continues to confuse Australians by changing their position on whether they’d deliver a budget surplus, and they still refuse to explain their $70 billion budget black hole.
It’s time for Tony Abbott to stop the slogans and the stunts and for the Opposition to be up front with Australians.