The Hard Sell: Australia’s 2014 Budget (Epilogue) 2018-197.2

The Hard Sell: Australia’s 2014 Budget (Epilogue) 2018-197.2

The Epilogue follows the Coalition Government’s blighted 2014 Budget on its obstacle-strewn path through the Senate. Minor parties and independents hold the balance of power and intend on using it, leaving controversial policies such as the Medicare co-payment on legislative hold. Public animosity towards the Budget isn’t abating either, eventually forcing the Government to abandon the bulk of its cost-saving measures. Poor polling and party instability prompts the Prime Minister and Treasurer to shelve talk of fiscal ‘emergency’ or ‘crisis’ and deliver a very different Budget in 2015. But will it be enough to restore their political fortunes?

  • Authors: Marinella Padula
  • Published Date: 06 February 2018
  • Author Institution: ANZSOG
  • Content Length: 2
  • Agency Type: Central Agency and Audit, Parliament~Government, Prime Minister~Premier and Cabinet, Treasury and Finance
  • Product Type: Epilogue

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The Hard Sell: Australia’s 2014 Budget (A) 2018-197.1

Authors : Marinella Padula
Published Date : 06 February 2018
Content Type Tag Alias : cases
Author Institution : ANZSOG
Product Type : Part A