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ACT stamp duty gives budget higher-than-expected boost

Lucy Bladen
By Lucy Bladen
Updated May 31 2021 - 9:44pm, first published 5:00pm
Chief Minister Andrew Barr has flagged further rates rebates for the coming financial year. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Canberra's booming housing market has helped to give the ACT's budget a $41 million boost, as revenue from stamp duty has surpassed Treasury forecasts.

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Lucy Bladen

Lucy Bladen

Reporter Canberra Times

Lucy Bladen has been a journalist at The Canberra Times since 2019. She is an ACT politics and health reporter. Email: l.bladen@canberratimes.com.au

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