Articles on Federal Budget 2018

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A$1.6 billion over four years will allow 14,000 more older Australians to remain in their home for longer. Tanoy1412/Shutterstock

Budget 2018 boosts aged care, rural health and medical research: health experts respond

Making older Australians the cornerstone of budget measures is a calculated political tactic.
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Federal Budget 2018: a state-by-state spending analysis

With a federal election looming within a year, our panel looks at what each state and territory has been handed in the budget - and why it matters.
In this budget, it was vital for the government that it be seen to be fair dinkum about fiscal repair. Lukas Coch/AAP

Government pitches tax ‘relief’ in election-focused budget

The three part plan is the centrepiece of Tuesday night’s budget, which also brings forward by a year the forecast return to surplus and the peak of Australia’s net debt.

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