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    Quote Originally Posted by Acadaca View Post
    Did he give an actual date for the change in ppl?
    Jul 01 2016
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    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    agree. SAHM's are getting scr*wed, so are working mums, low middle and high income. Basically everyone.
    Small businesses are doing great and working parents too - if they aren't expecting another one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cheeeeesecake View Post
    I am not a 'staunch lib voter'but i did vote liberal this time around (ducks for cover). I am going to get absolutely slaughtered for this, but i have been really happy with how this government has worked financially.
    Would you care to elaborate? What financial success are you referring too?
    Truly curious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cheeeeesecake View Post
    I am not a 'staunch lib voter'but i did vote liberal this time around (ducks for cover). I am going to get absolutely slaughtered for this, but i have been really happy with how this government has worked financially. One main drawcard for voting lib was joe hockey -i think he generally comes across as very sensible and balanced. I was not expecting,nor wanting the PPL scheme to go through - sorry, but it was completely unrealistic &unbalanced, & the liberal party knew it wouldnt go ahead, as PP said,they could then blame everyone else. I might have to sleep with a baseball bat underneath my pilloq now that Ive said it on BH lol,I am going to get shot down to chinatown
    i disagree. But that's ok I think Joe Hockey is out of touch. He made some ridiculous comments around the time of the budget last year. He's been relatively quiet this year, even to the point where Scott Morrison was promoting the families package on tv.

    Joe Hockey lives in the wealthiest electorate in Australia. He has no idea what it's like for every day Australians

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    I think SAHMs who earn a family income of under 65k get 85% of child care subsidised - so I could put my kids in care for 1 day for around $15 (which I wont be doing, but good for mums who need it). Im glad that there is funding for drought affected farmers, i think it is more than neccesary in this country, we always seem to put the needs of our farmers last, & they are the backbone of the country. (I come from a farming family though, so am very biased!) And sadly,the spending on security is very neccessary.

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    where do they say there is an 85% rebate for sahms?

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    I was a bit annoyed about the anti terrorism budget. Where is the budget for the war on domestic violence? Last I checked, 34 women have died this year from domestic violence. Yet no mention of funding to combat this.

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    This budget is all about political survival I agree

    http://www.theguardian.com/australia...al?CMP=soc_567

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    Quote Originally Posted by delirium View Post
    where do they say there is an 85% rebate for sahms?
    Families with incomes of around $65,000 or less in 2017‑18, who do not meet the activity test, will be eligible to receive up to 24 hours subsidised care per fortnight under the Child Care Safety Net.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cheeeeesecake View Post
    I am not a 'staunch lib voter'but i did vote liberal this time around (ducks for cover). I am going to get absolutely slaughtered for this, but i have been really happy with how this government has worked financially. One main drawcard for voting lib was joe hockey -i think he generally comes across as very sensible and balanced. I was not expecting,nor wanting the PPL scheme to go through - sorry, but it was completely unrealistic &unbalanced, & the liberal party knew it wouldnt go ahead, as PP said,they could then blame everyone else. I might have to sleep with a baseball bat underneath my pilloq now that Ive said it on BH lol,I am going to get shot down to chinatown
    I think that's the first time I've seen those words used to describe Hockey!

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