Senate debates

Wednesday, 12 March 2008

Social Security and Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Enhanced Allowances) Bill 2008

In Committee

10:39 am

Photo of Jan McLucasJan McLucas (Queensland, Australian Labor Party, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Health and Ageing) Share this | Hansard source

I thank Senator Nettle for the question. I understand that the reforms that are proposed do have budgetary implications so they are being considered in the context of developing the budget. The words you quoted from the Australian I am not sure are exactly indicative. I hope that answers your question: it is being considered in the context of the budget because there are budgetary implications for the reforms that are required.


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