The ABC has a story on claims the ACT is looking for some sort of Commonwealth assistance.
The ACT Government says reports that it has asked the Commonwealth for a bailout package for the territory’s economy are untrue.
Plans by the Commonwealth government to slash spending and cut public service jobs has the ACT Government worried.
But the Chief Minister Katy Gallagher has denied suggestions they have asked the Federal Government to bail them out.
Throwing oneself on the mercy of the current Government would not be a clever strategy.
What was the old Paul Keating line? Never stand between a bucket of money and a State Treasurer?
Of course we’d like some free money.
I personally want lots of things I’m not going to get.