Can Scott sell us a good Budget story that we’ll buy?

By Peter SwitzerThe smartest move the Turnbull Government has made in recent times is this change of narrative around more understandable concepts, such as good debt and bad debt. Ahead of the Budget on the second Tuesday in May, the use of terms that two important audiences comprehend is vital. In case you missed it, Treasurer Scott Morrison says we have to distinguish between good debt, which is government borrowing for wider roads, bridges, airports, etc., and bad debt, which is, wait for it, for recurrent spending!

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