Scramble to remove possible campaign slogan from Govt site
FEDERAL bureaucrats have scrambled to erase the Prime Minister's "exciting time" catchcry from a Government website, amid claims it amounted to political advertising.
Labor in February this year referred the Government's $28 million Ideas Boom ad campaign to the Auditor-General.
The Opposition claimed the use of Malcolm Turnbull's "exciting time" phrase was inappropriate in a taxpayer-funded promotional blitz.
The Ideas Boom homepage originally prominently featured the phrase: "There's never been a more exciting time to be Australian."
But on March 8 this year the slogan was swapped for: "Welcome to the ideas boom."
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