The elitist Life Gold Pass is set to survive into 2017 as Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, like former PM Tony Abbott, has squibbed previous promises to ditch the discredited scheme, Greens democracy spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon said.
“Prime Minister Turnbull’s excuse that his government is too ‘busy’ is rubbish. We all know three weeks ago the Senate ran out of legislation
to debate,” Senator Rhiannon said.
“Just last month Special Minister of State Scott Ryan said the bill would be introduced before Christmas.