ACOSS says 2016 budget must reassess priorities

The Australian Council of Social Service, or ACOSS, released its submission to the Federal Budget on Tuesday morning, and is calling on the Government to set a new course. ACOSS CEO Cassandra Goldie says the government must realign its spending priorities and strengthen the tax base.

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