Unpacking the 2023 federal budget

10 May 2023
Treasurer Jim Chalmers and Finance Minister Katy Gallagher arrive at Parliament House before delivering the federal budget. Image: Martin Ollman/Getty Images

Treasurer Jim Chalmers delivered the 2023 federal budget on Tuesday night, his second in 7 months after handing down the federal budget update last October.

The Australian Government spruiked a $4 billion surplus – the first of its kind in 15 years. But what does this mean for families and the nation’s most vulnerable communities? And will this budget reflect the Australian Government’s commitment to address climate change?

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