Opposition leader Bill Stefaniak thinks the ACT Government’s budget is too tax-heavy and Greens MLA Deb Foskey says it doesn’t have enough funding for the environment and housing.
The ABC reports the Liberals and Greens gave their budget reply speeches today, and both roundly criticised the Government.
Mr Stefaniak described the outlined school closures as “wholesale destruction” and said “it is a Budget that bludgeons the whole community”.
“It is in fact a desperate Budget, brought down by a desperate Government,” he said.
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Dr Foskey said the Government’s approach is “high-handed and imperious” and that it needs to learn to listen properly to the community.