Malcolm Turnbull’s plan to increase the cost of everything with a 15 per cent GST is well and truly on the table with revelations today that the Government is secretly working on a compensation package.
Officials from the Department of Social Services confirmed at estimates this morning that they and Treasury had been doing “preparatory work” on GST compensation arrangements since last August.
The only reason you need a compensation package is if you’re planning on increasing the GST.
In Estimates today:
Senator Claire Moore: “Just wanting to know whether there has been any particular work in the department done around GST, and the impact of GST, and compensation packages?
DSS Official: “In general, yes.”
If Malcolm Turnbull isn’t convinced of a GST increase, why is he working on a compensation package? This is just another case of the Prime Minister saying one thing and doing the opposite.
After 145 days of chaos, confusion and incompetence, it’s time Mr Turnbull finally gave people some straight answers.
Today, Malcolm Turnbull must stop the waffle and rule out a 15 per cent GST once and for all.
THURSDAY 11 FEBRUARY 2016