Wiggle room in Abbott's 'no surprises'

If current growth momentum is not sustained over the next few years, Tony Abbott will need to renege on his 'no surprises' platform and make some tough policy decisions.

With the election result seemingly in the bag and an Abbott-led Coalition win all but a done deal, there are a number of important questions that his government will face when it moves to the Treasury benches to run our $1.6 trillion a year economy in the weeks, months and years ahead.

The global economic climate looks to be recovering with a raft of better than expected news flowing from as far and wide as the UK, New Zealand, the US, China and even Europe.



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