Today in The Australian
COAG: more pressure needed to force reforms to tax regime
The premiers had a choice. They could simply demand more money, knowing that, with an election looming, Malcolm Turnbull would be hard pressed to refuse; or they could take responsibility for raising the revenues they claim they need and accept that voters would then hold them to account for the taxes they impose. That they chose as they did is no less disappointing for being utterly predictable.