Newspoll showed most people approved of the Coalition's budget, with 42% saying it would be good for the economy and 49% saying Labor wouldn't have delivered a better alternative.
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The 2020 federal budget allocates an additional A$53 million towards screen funding, but there are strings attached.
Michelle Grattan discusses the 2020 budget with Professor Robert Tanton of NATSEM
Anthony Albanese's budget reply made the point that Labor had very different priorities to the government's.
In Opposition leader Anthony Albanese's budget reply, he spoke of a $20 billion plan to modernise Australia's electricity grid, and an extra $6.2 billion over four years for affordable childcare.
a budget for a pandemic.
Michelle Grattan discusses the budget with Finance Minister Mathias Cormann and Shadow Minister Katy Gallagher
Anthony Albanese will highlight the potential of spending on social housing as a job creator in his Thursday night budget reply.
The 2020 budget explained in 7 charts: the major cuts and spends, the new tax rates, and that almighty debt.
The government wants consumers to spend, spend, spend: the question is whether they will feel confident to do so.
The government has brought forward planned future tax cuts. And while some say we shouldn't be cutting taxes during a recession, the plan has its merits.
Assuming jobs will grow as JobKeeper is wound back is a leap of faith.
The federal budget is set to deliver faster tax cuts and cash for pensioners amid a Herculean push to create more jobs.
Routinely on budget night many journalists and experts question the assumptions, forecasts and projections in the budget. In this budget, it goes without saying they are all rubbery.
University of Canberra Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan and University of Canberra Assistant Professor Caroline Fisher discuss the week in politics.
The federal government is selecting six priority areas for support in a $1.5 billion manufacturing plan Scott Morrison will outline in a pre-budget address.
Michelle Grattan discusses the upcoming budget with Chris Richardson
This year's federal budget should include an aged-care trifecta: expansion in home care, greater transparency, and a rescue package.
As the federal government finalises next week's budget, with large red numbers into the future, Morrison, Frydenberg and Hunt applied the blow torch to the premier.
Michelle Grattan discusses the political week that was with Professor Paddy Nixon
South Africa’s finance minister Tito Mboweni says the IMF loan will limit the country’s economic vulnerabilities which have been exacerbated by COVID-19.
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The IMF loan does not impose any conditions over and above what is in South African law on how the funds can be used; it only seems to expect the country to implement policies already announced.