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    Quote Originally Posted by Kimberleygal1 View Post
    I think the budget was fair, I expected worse with all the talk over the previous weeks. Every time the budget is released there is always people that won't be happy. I have more faith in the Libs than I do in Labour hence why I am a liberal supporter. I think the cuts to foreign aid, immigration, asylum seekers and the detention centres are long over due and happy to see the funding to border security which should never have been cut in the first place. I was also glad to see there were no changes to the ccr.
    I agree with this. It was never going to be a nice budget, but it wasn't as bad as expected.

    I have no issue paying $7 to see a GP if $5 of that is going towards Medical Research Projects.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crankyoldcow View Post

    People under 30 will have to wait for 6 months before claiming newstart if they lose their job..
    This would be a real killer. How would u survive if u couldn't find a job????? Sooo many ppl will get desperate and work cash in hand.
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    I am strongly in favour of reducing middle class welfare. Families on over $100,000 do not need family tax benefit. (I am one of those families)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ProudMumma34 View Post
    This would be a real killer. How would u survive if u couldn't find a job????? Solo many ppl will get desperate and work cash in hand.
    Which will then perpetuate the dirty system rorters argument...

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    Does anyone know where we can find out when the cuts to ftb will start?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ProudMumma34 View Post
    This would be a real killer. How would u survive if u couldn't find a job????? Solo many ppl will get desperate and work cash in hand.
    Welcome to one of the reasons people get into the s3x industry.

    Kinda funny, in a horribly sad way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sharlee32 View Post
    and there are many many people out there who have been rorting the system and getting money for nothing. My and our tax money. They are cracking down on them which is a good thing and I agree with it 100%. TBH I will be hurt as well but what can I do or say, I am not Tony Abbott and it was always going to happen. They always have to recoup losses.People will lose jobs ect it was always going to happen. I like the budget because it cracks down on the people milking the system and gets more tax of the higher earners.
    Why should more tax be taken off the higher income earners though? I agree with most of what you have said but this irks me. A person earning $150,000 for example pays nearly 40% of their wage to tax as it is meaning their take home pay is significantly lower paying tax of $57,000. Its ludicrous. They shouldn't have to pay more but they are always having to! Reason why it's not worth my highly qualified husband going back to the high earning position he was once in.

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    You get thousands back for IVF, not sure what you are going on about

    This won't stop rorters, it's going to kill low income families many that ARE working.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kimberleygal1 View Post
    Why should more tax be taken off the higher income earners though? I agree with most of what you have said but this irks me. A person earning $150,000 for example pays nearly 40% of their wage to tax as it is meaning their take home pay is significantly lower paying tax of $57,000. Its ludicrous. They shouldn't have to pay more but they are always having to! Reason why it's not worth my highly qualified husband going back to the high earning position he was once in.
    So the poorest should be taken to breaking point while the rich keep getting richer? Good lord.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lilahh View Post
    I am strongly in favour of reducing middle class welfare. Families on over $100,000 do not need family tax benefit. (I am one of those families)
    I agree. It's fair.


 

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