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Federal Budget 2020: Economic analysis

Senior Economist Elliot Clarke reviews the key features of the Budget, including stronger household incomes, business investment and infrastructure spending to lay foundation for recovery.


Chief Economist Bill Evans Oped

“The government rightly used the federal budget to further support household incomes, incentivise business investment and boost infrastructure, but there is more to do to clearly see the path towards full employment.” 

Federal Budget: An Infographic

Get a snapshot of the headline figures and policy highlights of Budget 2020 in this Westpac Economics infographic.

Federal Budget full report

In-depth Federal Budget 2020 analysis from our Westpac Economics experts.

Key Policy Initiatives

Senior Economist Elliot Clarkes talks about the key policy initiatives from Budget 2020. 

Economic Outlook

With the GDP contraction behind us, in Budget 2020 the Federal Government is seeking to shift households and businesses’ focus from the immediate to the medium-term; and in so doing, lay a strong foundation for recovery.

Federal Budget preview

Westpac Chief Economist Bill Evans discusses what he expects in Federal Budget 2020. 

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