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Shorten on Abbott’s 100 Days: Disappointment, Broken Promises

The Leader of the Opposition, Bill Shorten, says Tony Abbott’s first 100 days have been full of “nasty surprises” and “pathetic excuses”.

100 Days

Shorten said the Abbott government “has set a land speed record for opening the door on more government debt and increasing the deficit”. With Treasurer Joe Hockey due to release the Mid-Year Fiscal and Economic Outlook (MYEFO) tomorrow, Shorten said the government has been “preparing Australians for a doubling of the deficit over the last 100 days”. [Read more…]

The Greens On Abbott: 100 Days, 40 Failures; Secretive, Cruel And Chaotic

The Abbott government’s first 100 days have been characterised by failure, secrecy, cruelty and chaos, according to the Australian Greens.


In a media release today, Greens leader Senator Christine Milne said “the Abbott government’s true agenda was hidden behind cheap rhetoric”.

Milne said “the Abbott government has tried to claim a so-called mandate to take Australia back to the last century”. She said “the Australian people didn’t sign up to this and the Greens will stand against it”. [Read more…]