The Budget was handed down on Tuesday 9 May 2017. Gone is the mantra of debt and deficit. First home savers, downsizers and small business are winners in Treasurer Scott Morrison’s second Budget – while taxpayers face an increase in the Medicare levy.
The Treasurer has focused on fairness, security and opportunity; a ‘practical budget’, very much centred on issues affecting ordinary Australians.
We have summarised some key budget highlights and outlined the changes announced.
Read our full summary HERE.