Follow The Shovel

Panicked Joe Hockey Realises He Forgot To Pass Budget

Former Treasurer Joe Hockey left Parliament House yesterday without remembering to pass the federal budget. 

A frantic Mr Hockey was seen doing a U-turn on the Canberra to Sydney highway as the realisation sunk in.

“We’ve all done it,” one Parliamentary staffer said. “I saw Joe going though a mental checklist as he left the building yesterday – keys, wallet, phone, stove off, cigars butted out. But unfortunately he must’ve forgotten to pass any legislation before he walked out”.

At publication time, Mr Hockey was heading back to Canberra.

For more, follow The Shovel on Facebook & Twitter & Instagram, or subscribe for emails below.

Become a Shovel member. Or follow us on Email | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram