Federal Budget 2018 – Overview

The Australian economy in its 27th year of consecutive growth.

Business conditions are at the highest level since the global financial crisis.

1,000 jobs a day on average over the past year.

Global growth at fastest pace in six years.

The budget focuses on 5 main areas:

  1. Tax relief to encourage and reward working Australians
  2. Keep backing business to invest and create more jobs
  3. Guaranteeing the essential services that Australians rely on
  4. Keeping Australians Safe
  5. Ensuring that the Government lives within its means

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Australian Federal Government

  • Federal Budget 2019 - Overview

    The Government’s economic plan and this Budget are building a stronger economy and securing a better future for all Australians. This Budget and our economic plan are: Returning the budget to surplus Delivering more jobs Providing lower taxes Guaranteeing essential services like Medicare, schools, hospitals and roads

  • How the 2019 Federal Budget affects you

    The following links take you to that section of the 2019 Budget that affects you most.

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