Inequality has worsened, the budget is shot, so means test everything

means test

So to some extent they are playing with fire to preserve the budget. There is only one solution to the problem – means testing. Everything must be means tested, tightly, perhaps using disposable income rather than gross income. Many, possibly most, Australians have come out of the pandemic with plenty of cash and plenty of work – they should get nothing more from the government. It’s essential that government spending is laser-focused on those who need it.

Source: Inequality has worsened, the budget is shot, so means test everything

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