As published in The Australian on Monday 30 January 2023
Reading the Treasurer’s prescription for the world economy on the weekend brought a great American to mind. In 1986, Ronald Reagan said the nine most terrifying words in the English language were “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” Reagan, in nine words said what the Treasurer has in six thousand, but h...
THE HON ANGUS TAYLOR MP
NATIONAL PRESS CLUB ADDRESS – SHADOW TREASURER’S BUDGET REPLY 2022
Wednesday 2 November 2022
'No one held back, no one left behind' – the central broken promise of this Budget
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Mr TAYLOR (Hume) (13:45): I rise today to highlight a significant program funded under the coalition government, which has provided major infrastructure improvements in my electorate of Hume: the Building Better Regions Fund. Mayors, councillors and community members are deeply concerned about the future of this program.
The Goulburn Mulwaree Council used BBRF funding to build an irrigat...
The CIS has been fond of pointing out that recent years have been a tough time for fiscal conservatives across the globe.
My side of politics has long believed that a strong economy demands lower tax rates, balanced budgets, spending growth restraint and containment of inflation and interest rates.
There is no greater killer of aspiration, enterprise and personal r...
Thank you Mr Speaker. Mr Speaker, when the UK Prime Minister Harold Macmillan was asked about the greatest challenge for a leader, he replied: ‘Events, dear boy, events’.
The world is facing substantial economic and geopolitical events and challenges.
For the best part of three years, global events have thrown curve balls and continual challenges at Governments.
But for thi...