Opinion

Govt spends big, but responsibly

By Peter Martin
Updated March 30 2022 - 6:44am, first published 5:38am
The budget forecasts and unemployment numbers show Treasurer Josh Frydenberg's COVID support spending in 2020 and 2021 has paid dividends. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

So good, and so unexpected, has been Australia's economic improvement over the past four months, it has wiped one-third of the projected 2022-23 budget deficit.

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