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  • Glenn Kerswell: Can I just say about government spending . When government gives money to people to fund things like solar power which has a used by date of about ten years and pink batts or simply to stimulate... (24 February 2016)
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  • Charlie Schroeder: The lesson has been delivered. (23 February 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: Tax concessions are really spending in disguise. Someone has to pay for tax cuts/concessions. Surely, all taxpayers are making the sacrifice by paying for this tax concession. How much does it... (23 February 2016)
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  • Andrew JACKSON: Tibor is partly right. Keynesian economics supports deficits in times of crisis. Problem we face at the moment is that both ALP and LNP governments are running deficits all of time. THe Libs... (22 February 2016)
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  • Andrew JACKSON: We need laws that will result in all levels of Supply chain serving jail terms for bringing products into Australia that do not comply with Australian Standards. As a minimum a Director of a... (22 February 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: If Paul Keating agrees with the Coalition then he must be right. Don't governments spend in bad times to provide fiscal stimulus to a sluggish economy and go into deficit? Don't governments... (18 February 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: Name-calling is usually a sign of a weak argument. It isn't racist to worry about jobs for your own citizens. It is always right to question what politicians are doing who constantly tell us... (18 February 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: Right for whom? What is the function of the tax system if not to tax and spend on national infrastructure, social programs, health and education for the common wealth? Surely, the tax system... (18 February 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: The Minister says "I have had a positive response from insurers to my request to start considering a lower request of premium increase, and we are working well with those insurers. We are also... (13 February 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: CORRECTION: I unfairly asked how were the people on low incomes affected? I should have stated that the CPI indexation would have left everyone's premiums at 2014 levels thanks to Labor.... (11 February 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: Yes, Mr. Nikolic some of us have a long memory. I still remember long ago when private health insurance premiums were going up because not enough people used private health. The Health spokesman... (11 February 2016)
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  • Dwight Walker: The requirement to be a public company to obtain crowdfunding is too much overhead for a startup. It will kill the bill. (11 February 2016)
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  • Dwight Walker: That is a really bad place to zone for residential right next to flood plain of Burpengary Creek. Moreton Bay Regional Council should have factored in a flood levee before approving housing... (11 February 2016)
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  • Dwight Walker: Dale Street Burpengary QLD. I found it via Google on Dale St floods. (11 February 2016)
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  • Stephen Tittensor: Still fiddling about the edges by bragging about very minor grants to a few organisations that have minimal effect on the community as a whole, yet we still have no passenger train, a much... (10 February 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: Correction: Didn't really notice the greatest fall in price. If as the LNP says prices for electricity fell by up to 12.4%, most of my savings must have been eaten up by continued price rises... (10 February 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: MR. FRYDENBERG: I thank the member for Petrie for his question and acknowledge his hard work in this place for his constituents. He, like me, understands that this government has done... (10 February 2016)
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  • Charlie Schroeder: The flying fox issue is really a consideration of how much these animals have given up. Their numbers are not increasing. The few that survive are being forced to take refuge wherever they... (9 February 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: SENATOR BERNARDI: ... Then he talked about catastrophic global warming while North America is suffering under metres of snow. REPLY: Intellectually shifting the point is a clever... (9 February 2016)
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  • Martin Daniel: Well said. (8 February 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: Perhaps the senator meant to say the top marginal tax rate is/was 45c which does not include 2% Medicare levy and the LNP's Temporary Budget Repair Levy payable at a rate of 2% for taxable... (7 February 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: Why is the result of the modeling a secret? For the financial year 2013-14, the GST payable and collected breaks into various components as Gross GST payable = $271,072 million ... (7 February 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: The member claims that unions are lying, presumably about Gonski. She says Labor is misleading people over education funding. She wants them to tell the 'truth'. Hear! Hear! Is Labor correct... (6 February 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: Is that due to "bracket creep"? For a start, isn't wages growth at record lows? So, how are wage earners being taxed higher and higher? Some businesses recently received tax cuts. Who or what... (5 February 2016)
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  • Tibor Majlath: The hypocrisy of both sides is self-evident. Labor had the power to change the LNP's "never ever" GST to make it fairer if it wanted to by lowering or even eliminating the GST on essential... (5 February 2016)
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