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Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says Federal Budget aims to keep more Australians employed amid COVID-19 recession – ABC News

Josh Frydenberg indicates there will be substantial government spending in Tuesday’s Federal Budget and beyond to support jobs until unemployment is “comfortabl…

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Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says he has no option but to spend big in Tuesday’s Budget, saying the “major challenges” facing the economy requires massive support.
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  • Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says the recovery from the COVID-19 recession could be long, slow and with persistently high unemployment
  • The Budget will see immense spending across all sectors of the economy to boost activity and underpin employment
  • A subsidy scheme expected to help create 100,000…

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