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Tag: budget

ACT households fare ‘better than most’ from Budget

Canberra households were likely to do “better than most” from the Budget because ACT incomes were higher than most other cities and regions, according to the ANU Social Research Centre.

Indigenous artists miss out in Budget

Despite an uncertain art market, the cancellation of the visual art calendar’s major events and the loss of international tourist sales, already struggling Indigenous artists are among those to miss out in...

Libs to match federal funding for infrastructure

The Canberra Liberals have announced they will match funding from the Federal Government for infrastructure projects in the ACT, including $87.5 million for the Molonglo River Bridge, if elected. Senator for the ACT...

Liberals want to return ‘Canberra refugees’ from Queanbeyan and surrounds

The Canberra Liberals want to fund their election spending slate by enticing “Canberra refugees” to move back from Queanbeyan and surrounds.

Cuts to benefits could put 80,000 children into poverty

Economists have labelled yesterday’s economic update by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann “confusing”, saying the economic stimulus of the increased JobSeeker and JobKeeper payments had been successful in propping...

DIY: One-of-a-kind plant pot

If you’re taking the opportunity to grow your own Mother’s Day gift (as per our DIY: Blooming brilliant Mother’s Day gift idea piece), why not create a one-of-a-kind plant pot to go...

$10m upgrade for Queanbeyan CBD

The Queanbeyan CBD is set for an upgrade thanks to $10 million in government funding. Member for Monaro John Barilaro said the funds from the $170 million Drought Stimulus Package will be used...

$214 million rescue package for households, businesses and health

The ACT Government’s $214 million economic relief package for households, businesses and frontline health includes rent and rate support schemes.