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Budget Finance

Chalmers taps banks and super to fix social disadvantage

Federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers is working on plans to attract banks and superannuation funds to set up a social impact investing fund in the May Budget to tackle “entrenched disadvantage”. Source: Australian Financial Review.

Budget Poverty

‘Scene-setter’ Budget gets mixed reviews

More Catholic organisations have responded to the Albanese Government’s first Budget, acknowledging economic challenges facing the nation but expressing a wish more had been done to help Australians living in poverty.


Catholic organisations welcome Budget

Key national Catholic organisations in health, education and foreign aid have broadly welcomed the Albanese Government’s first Budget, released yesterday.

Budget Cost Of Living

Budget forecasts tough financial times for Australians

Australians are facing a bleak couple of years, with Treasury forecasting dual woes of sustained high living costs and declining real wages. Source: ABC News.


Catholic sector welcomes $560m funding boost

Catholic Social Services Australia has welcomed an additional $560 million in funding for domestic violence, Indigenous services and housing to be announced in tonight’s federal Budget.