'Tis the season for the pre-budget farce

By Judith Ireland
Updated April 23 2018 - 9:26pm, first published May 9 2014 - 6:55pm

On Wednesday morn, the federal cabinet gathered in Canberra for a last hurrah before the big B goes to the printers over the weekend. Around half-time, Minister for Foreign Affairs and deputy Liberal leader Julie Bishop took a breather to come and launch the press gallery’s annual fundworking (fundraising-networking) mid-winter ball.

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