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Federal Budget 2017

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Federal Budget 2017

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Federal Budget 2017: What you need to know

The Treasurer, Scott Morrison, has delivered the Federal Budget 2017 to Parliament, aiming to reduce cost of living pressures for Australian families and boost the economy to secure more and better paying jobs.

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Federal Budget 2017: What it means for families

Treasurer Scott Morrison committed to "tackle the cost of living pressures for Australians and their families" and "guarantee the essential services that Australians rely on".

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Affordable housing

Federal Budget 2017: Housing affordability

The Federal Budget 2017 will not provide a "silver bullet" to solve housing affordability, the Treasurer said, but will focus on proposals to address housing supply and provide tax cuts for people saving to buy their first home.

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Small business owners

Federal Budget 2017: Impact for small business

Tax concessions and a boost to productivity were key highlights for small businesses in this year’s Federal Budget.

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Federal Budget 2017 - Business innovation

Federal Budget 2017: Business and innovation

Investment in regional infrastructure to support growth was a central focus in the Federal Budget 2017 proposals.

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Federal Budget 2017: Infrastructure

Road, rail and airport initiatives across Australia, along with the introduction of a new Infrastructure and Projects Financing Agency, form the basis of the infrastructure improvements. 

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Federal Budget 2017: Rural and agribusiness

Investment in regional infrastructure to support growth was a central focus in the Federal Budget 2017 proposals.

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In the Federal Budget 2017, the government estimated that real growth in the Australian economy will rebound to 3% over the next two years.

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CommBank economists cover the main features and aspects of the Budget. 

CBA Budget Chart Pack (PDF)

CommSec Federal Budget 2017 infographic (PDF)

Here's a detailed overview of what's been proposed. 

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CommSec market analyst James Tao provides analysis about how this year's Budget could impact the Australian sharemarket.

CommSec Chief Economist Craig James takes a look at the key features of the Federal Budget, including its impact on the Australian economy.


See what the Federal Government has changed regarding how much you can add to your super without increasing how much your funds are taxed.

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On 1 July 2017, the biggest changes to super rules in 10 years will come into effect. Are you ready?

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Things you should know

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