ScoMo has just handed down his 3rd Budget. You know there is an election ahead when you hear the news that "unexpected revenue" means we get tax cuts. It's a delicate balancing act trying to be fiscally responsible and sucking up for votes at the same time. I couldn't wait to find out what was … Continue reading Budget 2018 – Election Ahead
The treasurer Scott Morrison is all about fairness, security and opportunity in Budget 2017. Some highlights: Increased funding for education, $18.6B over 10 years - on a needs-based analysis (see how your school is affected here) Housing affordability Working with states to increase supply Increasing CGT discount to 60% for investors in affordable housing $375M … Continue reading Budget 2017 – Better Days Ahead
With Budget 2017, the PM wants to ensure Australians "realise their dreams". The biggest hit to the hip pocket for some could be in the form of higher school fees over coming years. The government today launched an estimator tool where you can search by school and see the increase or decrease in funding for … Continue reading Is Your School Affected by Funding Changes in Budget 2017?
After what has seemed like months of expectation, leaks and rumours - Budget 2014 has finally been released. We've been asked to "share the pain". In Joe Hockey's words "the age of entitlement is over and it has been replaced, not with an age of austerity, but an age of opportunity". The reality is - … Continue reading Budget 2014 – What Does it Mean for You?