Bread and Surpluses: What you need to know about the Budget

The Albanese Government has handed down its 2023-24 Federal Budget, and it contains positive measures like a 15% pay rise for aged care workers, the minimal increases to welfare, and deferral of any change to the Stage 3 tax cuts, confirm that change is going to be incremental and slow.

This was recorded on Wednesday 10th May 2023 and things may have changed since recording.

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Richard Denniss, Executive Director, the Australia Institute // @RDNS_TAI

Matt Grudnoff, Senior Economist, the Australia Institute // @MattGrudnoff

Eliza Littleton, Senior Economist, Centre for Future Work, the Australia Institute // @ElizaLittleton

Host: Ebony Bennett, Deputy Director, the Australia Institute // @ebony_bennett

Producer: Jennifer Macey // @jennifermacey

Edited by: Emily Perkins

Theme Music: Pulse and Thrum; additional music by Blue Dot Sessions

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