18 May 2023

Budget preview with Infometrics

From Midday Report, 12:13 pm on 18 May 2023

It's Budget Day, with the full details to be released at 2pm.

The government says it will be a "no frills" Budget, with a focus on cyclone recovery and helping ease the cost of living crisis.

A pre-budget announcement included nearly one billion dollars for a flood and cyclone package, as well as funding for climate change, the Defence Force and education.

Max Towle speaks with Gareth Kiernan, chief forecaster at Infometrics.