PM Abbott’s Liberals adrift with failed budget
Greens Leader Christine Milne says it's time for Treasurer Hockey to accept his budget has failed, instead of trying to trick the Australian people into accepting cruel cuts.
"The Treasurer keeps claiming there are no alternatives to his brutal attacks on the sick, the elderly, students and the unemployed. There are, but it will mean ending the age of entitlement at the big end of town," said Senator Milne.
"Just ditching tax breaks for big mining companies would boost the government accounts by $10 billion over the forward estimates.