The major parties pick a fight over the issue of tax, and what it says about ‘fairness’ and ‘aspiration’
After an important week in Canberra, and this was one, political editors tend to observe the shift in the tectonic plates of politics, and divine various meanings. But this weekend, I want you to come with me to the seat of Indi in north-eastern Victoria. The seat is held by the independent Cathy McGowan.
Before we head there, a brief recap in the event you’ve missed the parliamentary goings on. The political week just gone was all about the major parties setting up the fight they want to have at the next election about income tax cuts, and their competing economic visions for the country.