A Budget that lands the Coalition in the political centre

Budget Highlights Revenue: $444.4 billion in 2017-18. Expenditure: $464 billion in 2017-18. Budget position: Deficit of $29.4 billion in 2017-18 with a return to surplus of $7.4 billion surplus in 2020-21. Inflation: 2.25 per cent in 2017-18. Real GDP growth: 2.75 per cent in 2017-18. Unemployment forecast: 5.75 per cent …

If saving is too hard – spend big!

There is nothing like spending on nation building projects to deliver the Government’s new mantra of don’t tell but show. The Turnbull Government heard loud and clear that innovation was intangible and un-relatable to the common man. Yet, building things – big things like airports, roads, train lines, hydro power …