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Australia won't fall off a fiscal cliff if COVID-19 stimulus is eased in October budget

EW
By Elliot Williams
Updated September 24 2020 - 6:25am, first published September 21 2020 - 1:30am
Treasury secretary Steven Kennedy, pictured during a parliamentary committee, told the IPAA Work with Purpose podcast the single greatest priority for the upcoming budget was job creation. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

The October 6 budget is going to have three priorities, 'jobs, jobs and jobs', according to Treasury secretary Steven Kennedy, but it should also provide a more nuanced set of economic stimulus packages.

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Elliot Williams

Canberra Times journalist

I've been a reporter with The Canberra Times since 2017 and as a proud Canberran it's been an honour to tell the stories of my hometown. I'm currently reporting on the public service and examining the ins and outs of a very important part of our city. Email: elliot.williams@canberratimes.com.au