Senate debates

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Questions without Notice


2:29 pm

Photo of Nick McKimNick McKim (Tasmania, Australian Greens) Share this | Hansard source

Still no mention of the $51 billion of fossil fuel subsidies in this budget. Minister, according to the budget projections, real wages will go backwards over the next two years. With housing affordability once again getting worse, why has your budget ignored social housing yet again? Why are you instead trying to trap single parents into subprime mortgages? Is this budget an admission that the government wants to keep wages low and drive house prices even higher?


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