Throwing away all the hard work

With the tax coffers overflowing, the government is set to repeat the same old mistakes and go on a spending splurge

4th October, 2015
Michael Noonan will deliver the budget in the coming weeks

Good news is hitting the government like a man in a safari suit getting slapped in the face with a massive halibut. It’s not that big of a deal unless the hapless safari-suited chap is standing at the edge of large body of water into which he can fall.

Well, this government can fall.

So much more tax is coming into the state’s coffers that, for 2015, the gap between government spending and...

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