Your say: how will the 2013 Budget affect you?
Treasurer Wayne Swan has handed down his sixth federal Budget, and we want to know how it will affect you. Have your say by tweeting us using the #abcbudget hashtag.
- bella j 10:29 PM on 14/05/2013 The phasing out of the medical tax offset is a hard blow to me. It attacks people who are chronically sick and have limited means to change. Can you heal me treasurer? The impact is even more cruel with the near doubling of the safety net cut off. All this does is make it harder to live - now it will be with more pain.
- Close to having my second child ( I will work right up until Is legally allowed) No light duties/ no exceptions Yes I do believe you ( as a mother) need to have worked day in your life/still be working Paid maternity leave must be exercised.But the (installments) of the baby bonus is an insult to woman like me busting my proverbial balls to pay bills and clothe children in the more conventional way.