The 2017 Federal Budget is here. If you’re a tech-head — if you care about the NBN, if you’re interested in science and technology innovation — here’s everything you need to know.
This article was originally published on May 9 at 7:30PM.
Teaching your kid to drive any time soon? Thinking of getting your own licence? Well, you're in luck. the Federal Government has $16 million worth of free driving lessons for you.Read more
In the 2017-18 Federal Government, the government is making $110 million of its $1.6 billion of spending available to kickstart private investment in a solar thermal plant in Port Augusta in South Australia.Read more
If you're a small business owner, the 2017 Federal Budget has one very useful inclusion for you. the continuation of a $20,000 instant asset write-off for equipment expenses.Read more
In the 2017 Federal Budget, handed down this evening, there is $0.7 million allocated over a two year period to create a National Fire Danger Rating System.Read more
The 2017-18 budget will save the government $632 million in welfare payments, in part thanks to tough new rules that will target and penalise Centrelink recipients that are affected by drugs and alcohol.Read more
As part of its push to foster innovation and fintech startup businesses in Australia, the government's 2017 Federal Budget will cut the GST for purchases of digital currency, allowing Bitcoin to be treated just like plain Australian dollars.Read more
The 2017-18 Federal Budget just unveiled in Australia's parliament includes a huge splash of cash to improve the quality of rail throughout Australia, pushing for standardisation and new projects in urban and regional areas, and to upgrade existing freight rail throughout the country -- including an inland link between Brisbane and Melbourne.Read more
In tonight's 2017 Federal budget speech, Treasurer Scott Morrison announced the government's intention to expand on plans already revealed regarding the Snowy Hydro Scheme.Read more
The 2017-2018 Australian Government Budget was handed down tonight, and you can watch it here right now - or read it here. Here's every word of Scott Morrison's speech.Read more
Tonight's the night. at 7.30PM (AEST), the Treasurer will hand down the 2017-18 Federal Budget in Australia's parliament. Here's how you can keep track of all the big ticket announcements as they're released -- including the ones that actually matter to you.Read more