BUDGET 2019

BUDGET 2019

The 2019-2020 Budget was handed down to Parliament on the 2 April 2019. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas)

Federal Budget 2019: More winners than losers


Leader of the Opposition Bill Shorten waits to deliver the 2019-20 Federal Budget Reply speech. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas)

Budget 2019: Labor spends big in voter pitch


Funding has been brought forward on the Pest and Disease Preparedness and Response Program to begin the fire ant project.

Budget 2019: 13 under-the-radar items that didn’t make headlines



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Singapore released its budget overnight. It includes a range of spending initiatives aimed at deepening the capabilities of its workforce. It also includes social welfare measures, especially for older Singaporeans.

Singapore unveils expansionary Budget 2019 to boost economic transformation


As more drivers switch to battery-charged vehicles, could the fuel excise revenue stream start to dry up?

Are electric car owners getting a free ride on the taxpayer?


Wayne Reaburn FCPA, director of finance and administration at the Melbourne Metro Rail Authority. Photos by James Braund.

On budget and on time: the strategy for Melbourne's rail tunnel project


To the relief of borrowers and the chagrin of savers, there is no sign that official interest rates will return to the levels they reached before the GFC in 2008.

The forces working to push interest rates lower


The Victoria State budget has earmarked $712 million for the second stage of the upgrade to the Monash Freeway

Victoria State Budget: strong revenue growth to be funnelled into infrastructure and increased spending


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