KRudd’s stimulus package kept us out of recession*. https://www.afr.com/opinion/kevin-rudd-how-we-staved-off-recession-and-the-gfc-20180913-h15b8z The Government is going to announce $4b in infrastructure spending today. Compared to what Rudd spent, $4b is a token amount. A bandaid on a gash. * no I am not saying that we should embark on school halls or pink batts projects, so don’t @ me.