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Unclear about fairness, Australia's major parties focus on expediency

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Abstract


  • Both of Australia’s major parties have variously used “fairness” to describe key policies and in their election pitches. Labor leader Bill Shorten emphasised the concept in Sunday’s first leaders’ debate, while Treasurer Scott Morrison said the superannuation changes announced in the May budget were done in the name of fairness.

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Melleuish, G. (2016). Unclear about fairness, Australia's major parties focus on expediency. The Conversation, 2 June 1-3.

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3420&context=lhapapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/2412

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 1

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  • 3

Volume


  • 2 June

Place Of Publication


  • https://theconversation.com/unclear-about-fairness-australias-major-parties-focus-on-expediency-60155

Abstract


  • Both of Australia’s major parties have variously used “fairness” to describe key policies and in their election pitches. Labor leader Bill Shorten emphasised the concept in Sunday’s first leaders’ debate, while Treasurer Scott Morrison said the superannuation changes announced in the May budget were done in the name of fairness.

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Melleuish, G. (2016). Unclear about fairness, Australia's major parties focus on expediency. The Conversation, 2 June 1-3.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3420&context=lhapapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/lhapapers/2412

Number Of Pages


  • 2

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 3

Volume


  • 2 June

Place Of Publication


  • https://theconversation.com/unclear-about-fairness-australias-major-parties-focus-on-expediency-60155