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Coalition's federal budget prioritises re-election over good of Australians

Ebony Bennett
By Ebony Bennett
April 1 2022 - 6:30pm
Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg had one priority in the federal budget: re-election. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Economists are fond of saying budgets reveal a government's priorities. This year's federal budget reveals the Morrison government's No.1 priority is getting re-elected.

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Ebony Bennett

Ebony Bennett

Canberra Times columnist

Ebony Bennett is deputy director for The Australia Institute and a former Greens media advisor and a regular columnist for The Canberra Times.

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