Labor grills Morrison Government over budget surplus claim


Labor grills Morrison Government over budget surplus claim
Labor grills Morrison Government over budget surplus claim. Labor has grilled the Prime Minister over his claim that he brought the federal budget back into surplus before coronavirus hit …


Morrison Government grilled over budget surplus claim
Labor grills Morrison Government over budget surplus claim. … “Isn’t that the case that this government has never delivered a surplus, never will deliver a surplus,” Mr Albanese questioned …


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Coalition promises $2bn for bushfire recovery as it walks …
Jan 6, 2020The prime minister, Scott Morrison, has announced at least $2bn for bushfire recovery, as the government steps away from its pledge to deliver a budget surplus amid the ongoing crisis.


Government forced to slash budget surplus forecast
A variety of economic factors, as well as bushfires and drought have forced the Morrison government to slash the forecast budget surplus to $5 billion.


Labor grills Coalition over ‘con job’ budget – as it …
Apr 3, 2019Labor grills Coalition over ‘con job’ budget – as it happened … on middle and low income earners if the government wants to maintain a surplus. … A Labor government will refer this bill …


Scott Morrison may be already about to abandon the budget
It can’t be overstated how important the return to budget surplus currently is for the Morrison Government. The actual return, that is, rather than the one promised since the budget in May 2019.


Tax cuts commit Australia to austerity | The Monthly
Scott Morrison claims his government won’t be doing that, but it’s simply not possible to (1) spend $158 billion, (2) remain in surplus, and (3) avoid cuts to other government spending. Tony Abbott promised the same bogus cocktail in 2013, and it didn’t take long for the 2014-15 budget to expose his lie.


Labor promises $23b surplus – twice the Coalition’s
The costings forecast a Labor government would have to hand out tax cuts beyond 2022-23, when the budget reaches strong surplus, to stay under 24.3 per cent of GDP.


Federal election 2019: Labor promises bigger, ‘more …
Under Labor’s costings, the budget surplus is estimated to reach $21.7 billion — or one per cent of GDP — by 2022-23. Mr Bowen said this goal would be reached four years earlier than under a …
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