Is Australia a high debt country?

The Coalition has repeatedly claimed that the Australian government is borrowing excessively and that high levels of debt are a burden on our prosperity. 

In fact, the opposite is true. Over recent decades we have had very low levels of government debt compared to other nations of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

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