Federal Budget

Federal Budget 2022: Treasurer’s speech transcript

Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg delivers his budget speech on 29 March 2022. Here is the transcript in full and a video of the speech.

Federal Budget

Federal Budget 2022: Frydenberg has spent big, 'but responsibly'

Economist Peter Martin takes the Budget apart and delivers a decisive thumbs up.

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Weeks out from an election, Budget eases the pain

Many Budget measures labelled 'short-term quick fixes' but there are winners and grinners.

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Much to be happy about but pension indexation flaw ignored

Pensioners' loss of purchasing power a blight on the system, says advocacy group chief Paul Versteege.

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Retirees to benefit from superannuation changes

Self-funded retirees won big in last night's Budget, but will the changes only benefit the wealthy?

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Treasury to open goodie bag for Budget

Ahead of tonight's Federal Budget, the government confirms measures to address the cost of living.

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Treasurer hints at petrol relief in Budget

Government gives strongest indication yet that it will announce a cut to the fuel excise in tonight's Federal Budget.

Work Bonus

Mooted changes to the Work Bonus 'won't help age pensioners'

Work Bonus push started by businessmen seeking cheap labour, says Paul Versteege, policy manager for the Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association.