THE LAST GASP: Saw it coming

Wayne Swan finally admits the surplus is sunk, Tony Abbott should read more and Mal Brough finds the spotlight.

The Last Gasp is a wry take on the week’s biggest stories, every week. This week, Wayne Swan drops an unexpected budget bombshell, Tony Abbott should have read between the lines (and around them, too), and some unwanted attention comes to Mal Brough country.

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