Who cares about the budget?

Like many of you, I spent a few hours Tuesday evening watching the Federal Budget telecast.  That is, when I wasn't answering phone calls from various Government departments wanting to make advance payments before fiscal year end. I believe I have now received next year's tax refund, two years education payments (without receipts!) and child care rebates through 2017. All jokes aside, the budget was truly riveting television. Sorry, couldn't resist one more. Frankly, this was a boring budget. Every new measure was leaked (sorry, predicted) in advance and even the final surplus - $1.5b - was the same number...

Like many of you, I spent a few hours Tuesday evening watching the Federal Budget telecast.  That is, when I wasn't answering phone calls from various Government departments wanting to make advance payments before fiscal year end. I believe I have now received next year's tax refund, two years education payments (without receipts!) and child care rebates through 2017.

All jokes aside, the budget was truly riveting television. Sorry, couldn't resist one more.

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