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It’s boom time for the public service pen pushers

25 June 2019

6:14 AM

25 June 2019

6:14 AM

With the NSW Treasurer handing down the state’s 2019-20 budget last week, the big three states — which also include Victoria and Queensland — have now tabled their fiscal plans.

There are several common themes. Budgets are under pressure. Revenue has weakened because of the housing slump — to which stamp duty revenue is highly sensitive — and sluggish consumer spending.

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