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Unions, welfare groups & Greens all back jobs over tax cuts

Leader of the Australian Greens, Adam Bandt, has commended peak worker and social services groups for coming out hard against the proposed acceleration of tax cuts for millionaires, saying the money would be far better spent on job creation.

"The Greens oppose the fast-tracking of tax cuts for millionaires, and with the ACTU and ACOSS now also coming out against the idea, Liberal and Labor are increasingly isolated in backing this trickle-down fantasy," Leader of the Australian Greens, Adam Bandt, said.

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Now's not the time to drop taxes for the rich

Bringing forward personal income tax cuts in an attempt to kickstart spending is a shortsighted move of economic vandalism, Greens Leader Adam Bandt said today, warning that it will entrench economic injustice and hamper recovery efforts.

"Tax cuts will hamper the recovery, depriving the public of money needed to invest our way out of the corona crisis and the climate crisis," Greens Leader Adam Bandt MP said.

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