Federal budget 2015: Will Tony Abbott’s government get its second budget through the Senate?

In the Media | May 15, 2015

It’s a kinder, gentler federal budget but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’ll get an easy ride in the ever-unpredictable Senate.

While the Abbott government’s new economic plan will surely prove more palatable to the upper house than the last one, it won’t simply be waved through.

If anyone in the government can get the package passed, it’s Scott Morrison.
If anyone in the government can get the package passed, it’s Scott Morrison. Photo: Louie Douvis
The budget’s main sweetener – the generous $3.5 billion childcare overhaul – will be a key battleground.

 

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