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Budget 2020 – where to now?


Janine Perrett Columnist

Janine Perrett

Columnist @PerrettReport
Janine is a regular Crikey contributor. She is a journalist, broadcaster and commentator on business and politics with four decades of experience working in newspapers, radio and TV. She has worked across The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Nine Network, ABC, and Sky News where she hosted many shows including The Perrett Report.
Bernard Keane Politics Editor

Bernard Keane

Politics Editor @BernardKeane
Bernard is Crikey's political editor. Before that he was Crikey's Canberra press gallery correspondent, covering politics, national security and economics. Bernard was a policy adviser and speechwriter in transport and communications. He is also the author of several books dealing with politics and related issues, including War on the Internet.
Peter Fray Editor-in-chief

Peter Fray

Editor-in-chief @PeterFray
Peter is Crikey's editor-in-chief and managing editor of Private Media. He is formerly the editor-in-chief of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Sun-Herald, the editor of the SMH, The Sunday Age and The Canberra Times and the deputy editor of The Australian and The Sun-Herald.
Jason Murphy Economics Correspondent

Jason Murphy

Economics Correspondent @jasemurphy
Jason is a Crikey contributor and one of Australia's most popular writers on business and the economy. He takes complex topics and makes them understandable, like employment, interest rates and the cost of living. Jason has worked at the Australian Treasury, the Australian Financial Review and currently writes for
Budget 2020-21

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Introduction to the 2020-21 Budget:

The 2020-21 Budget is an economic recovery plan that will create jobs, rebuild our economy and secure Australia’s future.

COVID-19 has resulted in the most severe global economic crisis since the Great Depression. The Government has acted from a position of economic and fiscal strength, providing unprecedented levels of support to keep Australians in work and businesses in business.

The 2020-21 Budget provides additional support in response to the health and economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Budget also implements the next phase of Australia’s COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plan to create jobs, drive sustainable, private sector-led growth while continuing to deliver the essential services on which Australians rely. The Government is committed to ensuring Australia emerges from the pandemic with a stronger, more resilient, and more competitive job-making and income-generating economy.

If you would like to get your hands on Budget 2020-21 it’s in the government archives here.

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