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Budget 2021 – Australia’s trillion dollar predicament


Amber Schultz Associate Editor

Amber Schultz

Associate Editor @AmberMaySchultz
Amber is the Associate Editor at Crikey. She has been shortlisted for two Young Walkley Awards, was the 2021 Mumbrella Young Writer of the Year for her coverage of sexual violence, and in 2018 completed the Jacoby-Walkley scholarship. She holds two Master degrees and previously worked for The Age, Nine News and ABC's Tonightly.
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.
Richard Holden Contributor

Richard Holden

Contributor @profholden
Richard is Professor of Economics and the director of the Economics of Education Knowledge Hub at the UNSW Business School. He is also the co-director of the New Economic Policy Initiative, and President-elect of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. His research focuses on contract theory, organizational economics, law and economics, and political economy.
Budget 2021-22

Check out the Budget

The Treasurer handed down Budget 2021-22 at 7:30pm on Tuesday 11 May 2021

The 2021-22 Budget maintains the momentum of Australia’s economic recovery. It supports jobs and guarantees services and is the next stage of the Government’s economic plan to secure Australia’s recovery.

Have a read of the Budget documents yourself.

Check out the Budget

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