‘AUSTRALIA FOR SALE’
NEWS in Main Stream Media …
Japan’s Nippon Group has decided to buy Dulux, another flag brand lost to foreigners
-US KKR has decided to buy up MYOB, another local enterprise consumed by foreigners
WHAT will the government’s response be?
WILL they …
-shrug their shoulders and say so be it
-will endorse the decision of the Dulux Board to back the sale
-say ‘so what’
-say ‘we welcome foreign investment’
MEANWHILE … ‘more than $80M’ not paid on penalty rates
-the loss of penalty rates has meant more than $80M has been taken from pay packets in the last 12 months
What happens when we run out of things to sell to foreigners?