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South Africa’s minister of finance should have used the bailout of Eskom to fast-track its split and introduce the private sector into the electricity sector.
Budgeting offers more opportunities to save money.
Budgets are imperative for people to manage their resources and attain financial goals.
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In our land of drought and flooding rains, better water management should feature in every federal budget. The new budget delivers it – but not everyone is happy.
The nature repair market is sold as a good news story: willing land managers benefiting nature with support from the private sector. But if offsets are part of it, the reality could be very different.
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Arts Minister Tony Burke says the government is waiting for its new cultural policy. But artists are struggling now.
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We sifted through the budget papers so you don’t have to. Here are the main takeaways at a glance.
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Frightened by the prospect of an inflation rate approaching 8%, Chalmers has pumped very little into the economy, funding most of their extra spending by cutting Coalition programs.
Chalmers promised the budget would be “workmanlike”, not “flashy”, and he’s kept his word. Almost all of it had been pre-issued by the government, including measures and numbers.
It’s not just the numbers that have changed in Jim Chalmers’ first budget. There is an emphasis on climate change and wellbeing, too.
Jim Chalmers’ first budget has kept spending tight, but it contains alarming news for households.
What if we could direct where our taxes went and see the invoices paid. It’s a serious suggestion.
Delivered against a background of rising inflation, increasing interest rates and huge global uncertainties, Labor’s first budget will also contain $33 billion in extra funding for pensions and payments.
Nigeria’s 2023 budget may not address food inflation.
Nigeria’s 2023 budget could worsen the country’s cycle of deficits and debts.
the government on Monday will point to 28 major defence projects running a total of more than 97 years late, as it highlights pressures it faces on the budget
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An economist explains what young people need to know about the mini budget, and how to protect yourself financially.
Hey, big spender.
September 23, 2022
Phil Tomlinson, University of Bath; Andrew Burlinson, University of East Anglia; Catherine Waddams, University of East Anglia; Donald Hirsch, Loughborough University; Jean-Philippe Serbera, Sheffield Hallam University; Jim Watson, UCL; Jonquil Lowe, The Open University, and Steven McCabe, Birmingham City University
How the government plans to address the energy crisis and economic growth, among other key issues.
Jim Chalmers on Tuesday announced the budget outcome for the financial year just ended will be nearly $50 billion better than anticipated at the time former treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s delivered his budget in March.
Michelle & Amanda Dunn 20.09.
In this podcast, Michelle & Amanda Dunn discuss the $50b windfall improvement announced by Jim Chalmers, legislation for a national integrity commission, and the challenges facing a republic
You can do it.
A few mathematical tools can help you save cash during the cost of living crisis.
Jim Chalmers & Michelle Grattan.
For Treasurer Jim Chalmers, this week's jobs and skills summit is the prelude to what will be his main game, the October budget.