News Articles for "Election Campaign"
Swan warns coalition will 'slash and burn'
A coalition government would only follow Queensland's "heartless and cruel" slash-and-burn economic approach if elected, Wayne Swan says.The federal treasu...read more
Smiles, jokes from a confident treasurer
Perhaps the threat of losing office is doing Wayne Swan some good.The treasurer's traditional post-budget speech, ahead of what could be a hefty defeat for...read more
Treasurer Wayne Swan says the coalition has "rolled itself into a ball" ahead of the September election to avoid scrutiny over its policies and costings.Mr...read more
Opposition Leader Tony Abbott is expected to use tonight's budget reply to explain how he would pay for tax cuts in a first-term Coalition government....read more