"POLITICIANS are hoping for a generous pay rise this year while average workers fight for a meagre $21 a week.
As the financial crisis deepens, the Remunerations Tribunal is examining how much of a rise to recommend for MPs"
As reported here by Ben Packham in the Herald Sun http://www.news.com.au/heraldsun/sto...37-661,00.html
A backbencher gets $127,060....is that enough ?
I think a bit of belt tightening is a good thing.