• 2019-20 Budget - The economy

    The jewel in the Government’s crown is the $7.1bn budget surplus in 2019-20.

  • 2019-20 Budget - Other

    Australia has seen its fair share of catastrophic disasters this year.  In response, the Government has announced the creation of a $3.9bn Emergency Response Fund. The Fund will provide $150m per annum from 2019-20 to 202-24 following a significant and catastrophic natural disaster. This funding is applied where the disaster requires funding beyond relief measures already in place.

  • 2019-20 Budget - International agreements

    The Government has been busy securing international tax and trade agreements. We note these as Australia’s role in the region, security, and export markets rely on these agreements.