Independent MP Kylea Tink says the stage three tax cuts “isn’t a conversation we should be having right now” as it’s a “distraction”.
“Australians are feeling the pinch of the cost of living right now with the fuel excise being reapplied and inflation rates increasing,” Ms Tink told Sky News Australia.
“I think any discussion around this issue at this point in time is simply meaning that we’re not talking about the discussion that we should be having which is where are the other sources of potential revenue for the Australian government.
“This is two years away; we don’t know where we’re going to be in two years’ time so let’s focus on the here and now.”
Ms Tink told Sky News Australia that it was not fair to suggest people earning $120,000-$200,000 are rich.
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