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Flat White

NSW’s smoke and mirror budget

21 June 2024

3:36 AM

21 June 2024

3:36 AM

The NSW budget continued the nationwide theme of unimaginative big-spending budgets with large deficits. The economic story is not unique, but the budget does stand out for one reason – the masterful display of Machiavellian narrative control.

The NSW government claims that the budget has been a restrained and responsible attempt to balance the books in the face of a $12 billion GST downgrade that was out of their control.

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