The 2021-22 Federal Budget is a balancing act between a better than anticipated deficit ($106 bn), an impending election, and the need to invest in the long term.
It is also a human budget (cynics would say voter focussed), with $17.7 billion dedicated to aged care, more money in the pockets of low
income earners, the COVID vaccine rollout, $2 billion for mental health, a women’s economic package including a child care subsidy increase
and funding to prevent violence, and a Royal Commission into defence and veteran suicide.
KEY FEDERAL BUDGET INITIATIVES
Your tax refund can seem like winning the lottery. But it's not - it is your own hard-earned cash. So how can you make it work as hard for you as you did earning it?
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27 July // 1:00PM
Taking care of your mental health during lockdown periods becomes really essential. Shared by Simon Fraser University Health & Counselling Services: 25 tips to help you and your loved ones navigate this time.