Treasurer threatens tax hike to fund NDIS

Treasurer Scott Morrison has threatened to increase taxes if a raft of welfare cuts worth billions of dollars are blocked by the Senate.
The government expected to generate $5.6 billion in savings through its welfare omnibus bill — which appears certain to fail — earmarking $1.6 billion for childcare fee subsidies and the remaining $4 billion for the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Disability Care Australia


Date published:
Wed 15th Feb, 2017