As Treasurer Jim Chalmers presents his second Labor Government Budget tomorrow, SKY NEWS AUSTRALIA will deliver unrivalled coverage and analysis live through the night with an expert line-up of panellists.
The Albanese Labor Government continues to tackle significant economic challenges amidst growing concerns from Australians around the crippling cost of living and interest rate hikes. As the Prime Minister and Treasurer confront a costly combination of a deteriorating global economy and consumers’ sluggish spending domestically, the Budget will reveal the Government’s plans and priorities for the year ahead.
Budget 2023 coverage begins with Business Now at 4:30pm with Sky News Business Editor Ross Greenwood discussing the potential market and economic impacts.
Then on Sharri at 5:00pm Sharri Markson dissects the day’s news stories and discusses key issues set to impact the Budget outcome.
From 6:00pm, we air a special 90-minute Budget edition of Credlin, where Peta Credlin will be joined by leading economic experts and political commentators sharing predictions on key issues the Treasurer will touch on during his address.
At 7:30pm, live from the House of Representatives, tune in for complete coverage of Treasurer Jim Chalmers delivering the Albanese Government’s Budget 2023.
Following the Treasurer’s speech, at 8:00pm join Sky News’ expert line-up including Chief News Anchor Kieran Gilbert, Political Editor Andrew Clennell, Business Editor Ross Greenwood and Political Anchor Laura Jayes for their immediate response and analysis of the Budget. Sky News Hosts Paul Murray and Sharri Markson, plus former Labor Minister Stephen Conroy are also on hand with all the political reactions and fiscal ramifications.
Treasurer Jim Chalmers and Shadow Treasurer Angus Taylor will join the program live in studio to answer questions about how these new set policies proposed will underpin Australia’s fiscal future.
Our crossbench panel of senate kingmakers return to reveal how they’ll vote on the Budget’s most polarising policies. Independent Senators Jacqui Lambie and David Pocock, One Nation Senator Malcolm Roberts and Greens Senator and Finance Spokesperson Barbara Pocock will be face-to-face in the Sky News Parliament House studio in Canberra – debating and dissecting the Budget measures they could support – or scuttle.
Then at 9:30pm, Paul Murray hosts a special 90-minute Budget edition of Paul Murray Live to dissect the impact of the Budget on everyday Australians.
Jenna Clarke closes the evening’s analysis at 11:00pm with The Front Page taking a first look at Australia’s major newspapers and their post-Budget headlines.
On Wednesday 10 May from 5:30am the Budget breakdown continues with live coverage of First Editionfollowed by AM Agendafrom Parliament House. At 12:30pm, Treasurer Jim Chalmers addresses a special Budget 2023 National Press Club live from The Great Hall.
On Thursday 11 May at 7:30pm Sky News will broadcast live coverage as Opposition Leader Peter Dutton delivers the Budget Reply, sharing the Coalition’s competing policy pitch for the nation’s fiscal future.
Sky News Australia’s Budget 2023 coverage will be available to stream on SkyNews.com.au, and listen to on Sky News Radio, available on iHeartRadio. Australians abroad can keep up to date on international streaming service Australia Channel.
Budget 2023 programming line-up:
Tuesday 9 May
4:30pm Business Now with Ross Greenwood
5:00pm Sharri with Sharri Markson
6:00pm Credlin with Peta Credlin
7:00pm Credlin: Budget Special with Peta Credlin
7:30pm Budget 2023 Treasurer’s Speech with Jim Chalmers
8:00pm Budget 2023 Live led by Kieran Gilbert
9:30pm Paul Murray Live with Paul Murray
11:00pm The Front Page with Jenna Clarke
Wednesday 10 May
5:30am First Edition with Peter Stefanovic
9:00am AM Agenda with Laura Jayes
12:30pm Budget 2023 National Press Club with Treasurer Jim Chalmers
Thursday 11 May
7:30pm Budget Reply 2023 with Opposition Leader Peter Dutton
*All times in AEST