Out of 75 senators, only 6 voted to forego payrises until the federal government brings the budget back into surplus!
The Libs, Labor and Greens showed themselves to be the fat cats we know they are by putting their own salaries ahead of the Australian budget.
Interesting to note that senators and members receive an annual allowance by way of basic salaray – $199,040 from 1 January 2016.
Surely that’s an ample salary?
So you’re probably wondering who the senators were who voted to freeze their pay.. Actually, you’re probably not. It’s quite obvious who the 6 are!
Australian Conservatives Cory Bernardi
Liberal Democrats David Leyonhjelm
One Nation Pauline Hanson, Malcolm Roberts & Brian Burston
Independant Jacqui Lambie
The petulant parasitic puppet Richard Di Natale of The Greens said he was:
“sympathetic to the intent of the proposal but wanted it amended to freeze pay rises until the government was prepared to address inequality in Australia”
In other words he won’t take a pay freeze or heaven forbid a pay cut until the loony left stop crying over spilt milk and “inequality”…
Well, to Senator Di Natale, your Green and Labor cohorts, the Nick Xenophon Team and the rest of the fat cats in the Liberal Party (who still don’t know what their constituents want!)
I feel I’d be remiss if I didn’t take this opportunity to send you a message on behalf of the vast majority of Australians: