This year’s Budget aims to ease cost of living pressures while ensuring the nation lives within its means. While aiming for ‘fairness, security and opportunity’, the budget offers a welcome emphasis on affordability and infrastructure.
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’, […]