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Budget 2022 Live: Pay rises, family support and cost of living relief

Treasurer Jim Chalmers has delivered his first Budget for the Albanese government, tackling the burning issues of rising prices, housing affordability, education, aged care and child care. He's labelled it as "hard decisions for hard times".

Key Budget talking points include:

  • Pay rises for the lowest-paid Australians

  • Families to get more child care subsidies, paid parental leave

  • Tax cuts survive the new Federal Budget

  • More benefits for Centrelink recipients

  • Relief for aspiring home buyers

  • Increased funding for the environment, solar and EVs

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