How Will the Budget Stack Up at the Next Election?
Most analysts agree that this most recent budget was designed to benefit the government in the next federal election. However, it contains measures that appeal mostly to the Coalition’s rusted on base such as retirees and small business people whilst leaving out some of the big issues – like the environment. How will Labor respond to this? Who will win the swing voters? Dr Stewart Jackson from the University of Sydney helps us gaze into the electoral crystal ball.