Tony Abbott says voters will 'thank' the Coalition in the 'long run' as deficit levy speculation grows

By Judith Ireland
Updated April 23 2018 - 9:21pm, first published May 5 2014 - 9:10am

Prime Minister Tony Abbott has defended the prospect of his government introducing a deficit levy in next week's federal budget, arguing that "in the long run" voters will thank the Coalition for taking strict measures to reduce debt levels.

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