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Hello welcome the Contrarians I am Peter van Onselen thanks very much for your company. Well, I have to say it now I will be saying it again during the substantive part of the program but Wayne Swan is not going to deliver a budget surplus. What an absolute shock that is! I won't be shaving my head, we will be talking much more about this in due course with our panel. I'm joined by Ainslie van Onselen, Dee Madigan as well as Dr Greg O'Mahoney. We will will all be looking specifically at this issue of Wayne Swan and his non-surplus, and we will also be taking a look of course at Mal Brough who continues to be in hiding. He must be a very busy man working locally in his electorate, although plenty of Labor ministers have made the point they have been turning up there and