12 May 2021

Australian government promises 250,000 new jobs in budget

From Morning Report, 8:45 am on 12 May 2021

The Australian government has released its latest budget, spending billions to stimulate a pandemic-hit economy.

There are boosts for aged care, mental health, pre-school education and shovel-ready infrastructure projects.

There's also a promise of 250,000 new jobs by 2023.

Canberra correspondent Kerry-Anne Walsh spoke to Gyles Beckford.