Budget Surplus Thanks to NDIS Cuts

Budget Surplus Thanks to NDIS Cuts

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The 2019 Australian Budget was released on Tuesday the 2nd of April, boasting a $7.1 billion surplus.

This is the first Budget to be delivered here with a surplus in 12 years, so how is it so huge?

I think the answer to this was put best by Greens spokesman on disability services, Jordan Steele-John, “we’re back in the black, but that surplus is built on the backs of disabled people,” about 23 percent of the surplus is a result of cuts from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Read more