It is the biggest budget blunder in Australian history. An administrative mix up in the federal government's JobKeeper scheme means it's costing taxpayers $60 billion less than it was budgeted for. The Treasurer is resisting pressure to expand the scheme with the money leftover.
#BREAKING : Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is getting tested for COVID-19 following a coughing fit in the House of Representatives chamber today.
Older Australians got a double whammy from the Federal Government today. Firstly, they're being blamed for putting a terrible strain on the Budget, and Treasurer @JoshFrydenberg ’s solution is to get them to work longer… way past retirement if needed. | @vanOnselenP #auspol
EXCLUSIVE | A legal bid to take the Josh Frydenberg to the High Court is well advanced with the aim of having the Treasurer kicked out of Federal Parliament for being a dual citizen. #auspol @hughriminton
A FACT board member, Bill Gustoff, is Whitaker’s former law partner + the treasurer of Whitaker’s still-active federal campaign committee.