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Victorian Budget 2012-13: “Living within our means,” but at whose expense?

“Living within our means” has become Treasurer Kim Wells’ key selling point for the Victorian State Budget, which is the first to encompass the findings of the Independent Review of State Finances (IRSF). Commissioned by the Victorian Government in January 2011, the interim report concluded that Victoria’s financial position would become unsustainable into the medium term without a change in strategy.

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