‘Flowing like champagne’: Hanson slams Budget cash splash
One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has delivered a scathing review of Tuesday’s Federal Budget, which she claims rains down misplaced money on Australians like a “summer monsoon”.
Senator Hanson said while many would benefit from short-term from tax cuts and welfare, the Budget did little to shed light on the government’s vision to revive the economy after the crisis brought on by COVID-19.
“In short, the Budget was silent on how Australia will deliver globally competitive water and electricity prices, which are essential for a revival of manufacturing in Australia,” she told the Senate on Wednesday.
“With money flowing like champagne from a shaken bottle, the government hopes that somehow Australian business will lead an economic recovery.”
Ms Hanson said she was…