Large group of Australians entirely dependent on government handouts, Scott Morrison warns
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Large group of Australians entirely dependent on government handouts, Scott Morrison warns

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.

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“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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