October 2022 Australian budget

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‘Catastrophic’ decision to defund healthcare advice organisation leaves Australians at risk, experts say
The public will be left more susceptible to medical misinformation and harm, doctors and academics say

Melissa Davey Medical editor

07, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Health sector pushes for certainty on establishment of an Australian Centre for Disease Control
Medical groups ‘optimistic’ as October budget commits to initial consultation but urge Labor to provide greater detail and more resources

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

03, Nov, 2022 @12:30 AM

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Tax concessions for housing investors to cost $20bn a year within a decade, analysis shows
Parliamentary budget office report shows high income earners will benefit most from negative gearing and capital gains tax concessions

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

02, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Why the focus on energy prices? Inflation is more likely to be driven by surging housing, transport and food costs
Increases in electricity and gas prices are less to blame for the cost-of-living squeeze than many other components. Here’s why

Peter Hannam

01, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Guardian Essential poll: two-thirds of voters back intervention in energy market as power prices soar
Survey after Jim Chalmers’ first budget suggests people pessimistic about economic outlook amid cost-of-living pressures

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

31, Oct, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘Most severe we’ve seen it’: Australia’s food relief providers struggle to meet demand
With power prices rising, wages stagnating and welfare leaving people below the poverty line, the demands on charities are off the charts

Luke Henriques-Gomes

29, Oct, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Peter Dutton delivers red meat to the conservative base while moderates wait for the second coming of Josh Frydenberg | Katharine Murphy
The opposition leader’s doubling down on crusades that estrange the party from its inner-city heartland must have felt pretty eccentric from the teal corner

Katharine Murphy

28, Oct, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Peter Dutton uses federal budget reply speech to attack government’s ‘missed opportunity’ to help Australians in need
Opposition leader also targeted Labor over school curriculum, saying parents were worried about ‘radical gender theory’

Sarah Martin Chief political correspondent

27, Oct, 2022 @9:07 AM

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Federal budget should have raised welfare payments amid cost-of-living crisis, recipients say
Advocates express deep unease about lack of action for people on income support and repeat calls to lift jobseeker rate to $73 a day

Jordyn Beazley

26, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Farmers gear up to fight water buybacks as federal budget allocates funding to meet Murray-Darling targets
Labor’s budget ‘sent a shiver down the spine’ of irrigators but environmental groups welcomed the news

Anne Davies

26, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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End of 50-50 hospital funding deal with states to have ‘devastating’ impact, Australia’s peak bodies say
State health ministers had sought to extend pandemic arrangement on Covid-related costs to 2025

Joe Hinchliffe, Adeshola Ore and Tamsin Rose

26, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Australia’s women are no longer seeing their calls for change dismissed as lacking ‘credibility’. Good | Kristine Ziwica
Women are central to economic prosperity. This federal budget offers a paradigm shift on gender inequality

Kristine Ziwica

26, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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