Senate debates

Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Questions without Notice


2:17 pm

Photo of Penny WongPenny Wong (SA, Australian Labor Party, Minister for Finance and Deregulation) Share this | Hansard source

I think Senator Conroy is suggesting that it is in statement 3. I suspect it is in a couple of statements of Budget Paper No. 1. As I said, the market value is listed in the budget papers. The relevant debt figure, though, for the purposes of assessing the strength of the economy, is, of course, net debt. I would refer the senator to the comments of Mr Howard yesterday, which reminded the coalition— (Time expired)


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