ABC News ran the Budget speech through the Wordle generator:
What are your thoughts on the budget? ABC-Online summed it up as No Thrills No Spills which seems pretty fair – you can catch more of my thoughts on @vivsmythe on Twitter as I watched the speech unfold while keeping an eye on the #ausbudget and #budget hashtags, retweeting what caught my eye. My favourite tweet of the night goes to @annabelcrabb (making a brief maternity-leave return to Twitter for the occasion):
There’s a good argument for how this budget provides fiscal stability while felicitously wedging the LibNats – any alternative they offer is sure to cost more, thus pushing the budget further into deficit. I can see that. But its lack of provision for meaningful climate change amelioration/adaptation measures is a woeful opportunity lost.