Pull that belt in a bit fur­ther

Central and North Burnett Times - - NEWS -

IF YOU thought times were tough in the bush, toughen up. Re­gional and ru­ral ar­eas, al­ready dis­ad­van­taged by a poorer economic out­look, fewer health and ed­u­ca­tion fa­cil­i­ties, cruel weather con­di­tions, lower in­comes, as well as dis­tance and iso­la­tion, can ex­pect things to get worse. Agri­cul­ture Min­is­ter Barn­aby Joyce, spruik­ing the con­tentious bud­get mea­sures the gov­ern­ment is hop­ing to get through the Se­nate, is of the opin­ion we should all do our bit, whether we like it or not.

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