THE LATEST to broadcast special one-hour budget edition

The Latest from 7NEWS will tonight broadcast a special one-hour edition LIVE from 9.20pm (AEDT) with up-to-the-minute analysis of the federal budget – being hailed the most significant spending plan since WWII to save jobs and revive the economy.

Anchor Michael Usher will be joined by 7NEWS political editor Mark Riley and political correspondent Tim Lester in Canberra, and network finance editor Gemma Acton, as they cut through the spin to deliver the most comprehensive and informed budget breakdown and reaction from industry leaders.

Joining them will be Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Shadow Treasurer Jim Chalmers, with expert commentary and analysis from; Chris Richardson, Economist and Partner at Deloitte, the Australian’s Caroline Overington and Dee Madigan, branding expert and creative director of Labor party campaigns.

7NEWS will continue to break into programming with LIVE budget updates from Canberra and every detail you need to know ahead of tonight’s budget in 7NEWS Live at 6.00.

And be watching Sunrise LIVE from 5.30am (AEDT) Wednesday for more comprehensive budget analysis and what it all means for your family.

Continue to stay up to date online at

Then join Michael Usher tonight for a special one-hour LIVE budget edition of The Latest from 9.20pm AEDT on Seven and 7plus.


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