House debates

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Questions without Notice


3:07 pm

Photo of Joe HockeyJoe Hockey (North Sydney, Liberal Party, Treasurer) Share this | Hansard source

So I would say to the honourable member that everything we are doing is about trying to make the welfare and health systems sustainable into the future. Everything we are doing is about ensuring that that lady's child is going to have a better quality of life than might have happened. Everything we are doing is about ensuring that we can try and lift the opportunities for everyday Australians, rather than be in a situation where we end up with a lesser quality of life in the future than that which we enjoy now. That can only happen if, as a generation, we as Australians pay our way. That can only happen if we ensure, as Australians, we live within our means, because we currently have—

Ms O'Neil interjecting


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