Treasurer Joe Hockey
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Joe Hockey on defensive after 'get a good job' comments

FEDERAL Treasurer Joe Hockey has accused critics of "playing the man", defending his comments that the best path to home ownership is getting a good job that pays well.

Mr Hockey's political opponents have labelled him as out of touch after he dismissed suggestions that Sydney property was unaffordable.

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He went on to advise young people looking to buy their first home to "get a good job that pays good money".

Mr Hockey was on the defensive today.

"Let's not play the man, let's actually deal with the policy," he told the ABC's AM program.

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