Tuesday, 13 September 2016
Questions without Notice
My question is to the Prime Minister. During the election campaign the Prime Minister said his superannuation policy was 'absolutely ironclad'. It had:
… the full support naturally of the Government, the Cabinet and the party room.
Will the Prime Minister update the House on progress of the government's superannuation changes? Do these changes still have the full support of the party room? Or is it another case of 'so far, so good'?
I am relieved to get that question from the shadow Treasurer because we had so many Dorothy Dixers from the opposition on the subject of the plebiscite I was starting to be concerned there had been a leak of the Leader of the House's question pack to the Labor Party—that they were asking our questions to us!
But I thank the honourable member for his inquiry. Consultations continue on implementation. It is an important issue. The Treasurer and the Minister for Revenue and Financial Services have it in hand, and we look forward—
Opposition members interjecting—