The Greens must embrace fiscal conservatism

Running through Christine Milne's economic vision is a risk of rising budget revenue and expenditure, as real investment piles on top of vote buying. It's a theme ignoring the most important lesson of recent years.

Greens leader Senator Christine Milne laid out her party's clearest economic vision in years in a major speech to the Press Club yesterday – claiming, among other things, that "the Greens are the most economically responsible party in the parliament".

That statement will have some readers reaching for their blood-pressure pills.

{{content.question}}

{{ twilioFailed ? 'SMS Code Failed to Send…' : 'SMS Code Sent…' }}

Hi {{ user.FirstName }}

Looks like you've already taken a free trial

Please enter your payment details

We have sent you a code via SMS to {{user.DayPhone}}

please enter this code below to activate your membership

We cannot send you a code via SMS to {{user.DayPhone}}

If you didn't receive SMS code please

SMS code cannot be sent due to: {{ twilioStatus }}

Please select one of the options below:

Looks you are already a member. Please enter your password to proceed

Please untick this box when using a public or shared device


Verify your mobile number to unlock a FREE trial

Please sign up for full access

Updating information

Please wait ...

  • Mastercard
  • Visa
Mastercard

The email address you entered is registered with InvestSMART.

Please login or select "Don't know password"

Please untick this box when using a public or shared device


Register as a new member

(using a different email)

Related Articles