Instead of extending support to workers, Morrison wants to give bosses more “flexibility” through new industrial relations laws to allow them to cut workers’ pay and conditions.
Yesterday’s election result has shocked everyone—from the pollsters to the pundits, Labor and even Scott Morrison himself.
The Liberals’ crushing defeat in the Victorian election was a massive rejection of their divisive, racist, dog-whistling campaign.
The Wentworth result makes it clear that the government is all but finished. The focus is now on what a future Labor government will deliver—and the struggle that will be needed to reverse the damage of five years of Liberal rule.
Since becoming Prime Minister, Scott Morrison has focused on trying to fix the Liberals’ most glaring electoral problems. But the setbacks for the government just keep coming.
Unfortunately for the NDIS and people it hoped to empower, the Coalition's priority is not delivering social services but delivering a balanced budget.
The knifing of Malcolm Turnbull has only further damaged and destabilised the Coalition. Their defeat at the election now looks almost certain.