Federal Election 2022: Soaring prices, looming rate hike prompt calls for fresh cost of living relief

Finn McHugh
Gerard Cockburn
Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Finn McHugh, Gerard Cockburn, and Dan Jervis-Bardy · Updated April 29 2022 - 1:27am, first published April 28 2022 - 7:10am

The major parties are playing down the prospects of further hip-pocket relief after the May election, as Scott Morrison is forced to defend his economic credentials amid Labor claims he is to blame for Australia's "cost of living crisis".

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Finn McHugh

Finn McHugh

Federal Political Reporter

Finn McHugh has been federal political reporter for The Canberra Times since July 2021. He joined the Canberra Press Gallery in 2019 where he was executive producer of Sky News's AM Agenda, before joining NCA NewsWire as a federal political reporter. He has previously interned at the Kuwait Times.

Gerard Cockburn

Gerard Cockburn

Economics Reporter

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.

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