The Hon Chris Bowen MP - Federal Member for McMahon
What's Happening Posted November 28, 2014.
Fourteen months ago the Government announced it was sacking the Treasury Secretary. This overturned 113 years of tradition. Yet, there’s still no official word on a replacement.
There was a frenzy of informed speculation over a month ago that former Treasury official and businessman, John Fraser, would be taking up the post. Labor indicated we would welcome Mr Fraser’s appointment. We’ve heard nothing since.
Today we see reports of the Treasurer and other senior Cabinet Ministers openly clashing with the Prime Minister’s office over Budget strategy.
It is telling that as the Government flounders over Budget strategy and direction amidst internal division and dysfunction, key economic posts... Read complete article »