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Full employment the target for the Budget balancing act

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg delivered a budget aimed to balance the need for government support to keep the economy going as it recovers from the COVID-19 recession, with the need to steadily reduce the budget deficit in an effort to slow the escalation in government debt. Read the full analysis from Findex economic expert, Stephen Koukoulas

From the CEO's desk | Federal Budget 2022-23

After one of the most turbulent periods in our economic history, all eyes are on this year’s Australian Federal Budget, handed down by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg on Tuesday 11 May 2021.

Findex Chief Investment Officer Kieran Canavan is joined by Findex economic expert Stephen Koukoulas to share their insights on the potential impacts of the 2021-22 Federal Budget on the Australian economy, including:

  • Treasury economic forecasts

  • The outlook for unemployment

  • The budget deficit and returning to surplus

  • Government’s plans for stimulus and reform

  • Superannuation changes

  • Live audience Q & A

From the CEO's desk | Federal Budget 2021-22

Findex Chief Executive Officer Spiro Paule discusses the announcement of the 2021-22 Australian Federal Budget on behalf of the business on Wednesday 12 May 2021.

Detailed Commentary | Businesses​

Government spends big on jobs and small business to stimulate economic recovery

Corporate sector central to Federal Budget economic recovery plan

SME tax measures set to mobilise business recovery

Preferential treatment for Offshore Banking Units removed

The ‘bounce back’ budget for an economy waiting to be vaccinated

Global Trade gets a Budget boost

Detailed Commentary | Individuals

Personal tax outcomes and implications from Federal Budget 2021/22

Age Pensioners to access lump sum payments through the Pension Loan Scheme

Aged Care overhaul and funding a welcome outcome from Federal Budget

Individuals and households | Federal Budget 2021-22

Economic analysis podcast | Federal Budget 2021-22

Listen to the Findex Federal Budget presented by Findex Chief Investment Officer Kieran Canavan and Findex economic expert Stephen Koukoulas, who share their insights on the potential impacts of the 2021/22 Federal Budget on the Australian economy.

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