Media Musings Blog Archive Concerning The Federal Budget By Sonal Trehan AUSTRALIA national newspaper featured a graphical depiction of its response to the federal Budget, on the front cover of this Wednesday's issue of The Australian.
(09/05/12) With the title, "Smash the rich save the base", the article showed a cartoon of Swan and Gillard leading an angry mob against a hammer and sickle backdrop, with war planes flying overhead and Wayne Swan sporting an "Occupy Treasury" slogan t shirt. Luke Ryan, The Vine. The image took up nearly a quarter of the page, it was definitely significant and quite scary looking, almost depicting a war scene, suggesting that federal budget affairs are likely to get as serious as the scary image and headline and subheadings suggest. Yet, in all of that intense graphic illustration, there has been only minimal tax rate cuts that have realised with the 1% cut in company tax rates. This does not measure up to the beautiful imagery of the action, it merely presented tactfully, one may say. Small businesses have also been overlooked in pre budget submissions as the Institute of Public Accountants stated in their media release. The government is simply offsetting the impact of the carbon tax and increased cost of living with the tax rate cuts. This will not allow small businesses to be able to grow or survive in this manner, meanwhilecut to wealthy individuals and businesses are hardly affected, so how is the government going to the rich and save the base article also received critical appraisal from blogger, Mr. Denmore, the editor for The Failed Estate, who described Australia taxation system a bank account, in his blog post, Day in the Life You take out what you put in. And if you choose to send your kids to private schools, the government owes you a tax rebate for the expense. If you stuck in a low wage job and can afford necessities or if you unemployed, that your own damned fault. 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