Budget improves by $26.8 billion but Delta wave touted to cancel savings

Gerard Cockburn
By Gerard Cockburn
September 30 2021 - 7:00am
Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong.

Sharp rebounds from the initial onset of the coronavirus pandemic have trimmed Australia's ballooning budget deficit, but economic contractions caused by the Delta wave will dent the bottom line.

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