Posts Tagged ‘Tony Abbott’

Selling the furniture – Privatising Australia

Written by Grant Mills on . Posted in News, Politics, Society

With the incoming Abbot government came a promise of a Commission of Audit – a wide-ranging assessment of Government assets – ostensibly to fulfil their electoral promise on cutting down on wasteful government expenditure.

(Anyone that had their ears open to Joe Hockey prior to the election would not have missed his constant bleating over the Labor Government spending $180,000 on studying ergonomic chairs – a number that was in fact wrong by several magnitudes, according to the Department of Human Services – but let’s not get caught up on that.)