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Morrison guns for growth, distances Australia from surplus goal

Govt says deficits would be A$26.1 billion wider over the next four years

Mr Morrison says the budget is there to support government's core objective of jobs and growth


AUSTRALIAN Treasurer Scott Morrison is reframing the government's economic narrative towards growth and jobs and away from austerity, bowing to the fiscal reality of plunging commodity prices and recession-level wage growth.

The government's chief economic minister on...

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