The Coalition passed the parliamentary sitting week calendar by just one vote in the House of Representatives on Tuesday night, casualising the parliamentarian workforce and claiming an increase in jobs growth.
Once an election is called for early May the parliament will only sit for 10 days in the first eight months of 2019.
Ordinary Australians are now scheduling their own working hours for 2019, with many electing to work about six days over the next six months.
However, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has criticized the public for “not working hard enough”.
“Do as we say, not as we do,” Prime Minister Scott Morrison told reporters.