Opinion

Michelle Grattan | Jim Chalmers is teasing on Stage 3 tax cuts ahead of first budget

Michelle Grattan
Updated October 7 2022 - 4:12pm, first published 8:30am

When Scott Morrison was treasurer he flew the kite for an increase in the GST. The debate ran a while, before then prime minister Malcolm Turnbull shut it down. It was all too hard.

Michelle Grattan

Michelle Grattan is a press gallery journalist and former editor of The Canberra Times. She is a professorial fellow at the University of Canberra and writes for The Conversation, where her columns also appear.