Federal Budget


Budget does nothing for stagnant wages

Forum – Scomo from Marketing and his sidekick, Josh from Finance, have delivered a big spending Budget that contains all this help for women who were the hardest hit financially…










Eyes on May Budget funding for the ABC

Forum – On May 11, 2021, the Federal Budget will be handed down. The October Budget 2020 did not contain any recognition of the ABC’s outstanding community service during the…


A Budget of missed opportunity

Forum – Are you able to imagine a new and better society and Australia post COVID-19? One with free education, pre-school to university and TAFE, free childcare, housing for all,…





Frydenberg visits the Coast to sell the Budget

Federal Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, was in Terrigal on October 13, talking up the recent Federal Budget, but giving little reassurance on concerns raised in the region about Budget shortfalls, including…


Federal Budget support for NSW councils

A range of Federal Budget funding announcements will help NSW councils, including Central Coast council, drive a locally-led economic recovery– but there is still more to do, says Local Government…



Business applauds Budget measures

Business NSW Central Coast has praised the Budget, which it says is focused on supporting businesses to hire new staff, and putting money back into the pockets of business owners,…


Mixed reactions to Federal Budget

There has been mixed reaction on the Central Coast to the 2020 Federal budget, handed down on October 6 by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, who said it is “all about jobs”….