With the economy showing strong signs of recovery, the government is focusing on jobs and talking up its spending on aged care, infrastructure and childcare.
It’s being touted as a “women’s budget”, but will the measures, including more funding for domestic violence prevention and women’s health, be enough to stave off the effects of the so-called “pink recession”?
And will the Government’s cash splash safeguard the economy from the threat of more lockdowns and extended border closures?
On the Panel this week:
Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and the Digital Economy
Independent Member for Indi
Helen Haines was elected as the MP for the seat of Indi in May 2019, becoming the first Independent federal parliamentarian to succeed another in the same electorate since Federation in 1901.