Treasurer Scott Morrison used a speech today to warn of a growing culture of dependence on government handouts in some pockets of the country.
Mr Morrison – who worked at Tourism Australia before becoming an MP – said many Australians had grown up not knowing what it was like to live without government assistance.
“Their transport, their holidays, the sporting events they attend, even the charity events they participate in, are so often funded by the government.
“It’s a vicious cycle, sometimes stretching back generations,” Mr Morrison said.
This story first appeared at The Shovel.
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