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Budget 2021: Josh Frydenberg's third budget opens the door for an election

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated May 11 2021 - 11:04am, first published 10:00am
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg's third budget now dares the opposition to do better. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

With the bells and whistles of a "cash splash" in the carefully targeted areas of aged care, skills, infrastructure, women, preschool and childcare, Josh Frydenberg's third budget opens the door for a federal election to be held by year's end.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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