Cash splash hinted in Josh Frydenberg's 'fiscal firepower' pre-election budget

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated March 18 2022 - 8:12pm, first published 11:30am
Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg in his office on Friday. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Additional support for Australians struggling with cost-of-living pressures is coming in this month's pre-election budget, with federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg hinting at one-off payments and refusing to rule out changes to the fuel excise.

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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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