Federal Budget

Concerns thousands of retirees may miss out on these government handouts

Seniors groups are concerned that retirees may unknowingly miss out on payments.

Older workers could be the key to COVID recovery

Older workers may be the key, but so far, schemes to help them have "utterly failed".

Labor willing to fight over ‘massive design fault’ in super changes

Opposition says it will block government's poorly designed legislation.

Was the Budget fair? This is what you told us

Many members believe the Budget delivered positive strategies - but there were exceptions.

Labor promises a ‘stronger, fairer and more secure future’ for all

Anthony Albanese wants Australian manufacturing to grow and details his plan.

The Budget overlooks the hardest hit in favour of the hardest hats

The government seems to think economic stimulus is all about high-viz vests and hard hats.

Pensioners to get two more support payments, at reduced rate

The government promised relief for the lack of pension increase, but is it enough?

Social reaction: The people that Budget 2020 forgot

Budget 2020 forgot women and older unemployed workers, according to social media.

Young or old: Who are the big winners from Budget 2020?

It seems older people were sufficiently affected to warrant the treasurer's support.

Budget hits and misses, according to Noel Whittaker

The Budget initiatives that will assist older Australians.

Analysts tells why the Budget failed in three key areas

‘Tax changes will disproportionately advantage wealthy Australians now and into the future'.

Relief for thousands who need crucial cancer, Parkinson’s medication

Treatments become cheaper under changes to PBS listings.

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