Pressures on energy bills, medicines eased in 'realistic' cost of living package

Miriam Webber
Updated May 14 2024 - 8:28pm, first published 7:39pm

The Treasurer has unveiled extra cost-of-living relief tackling pressures on energy bills, renters and pensioners in a federal budget which he says balances the "here and now" with the "decades to come".

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Miriam Webber

Miriam Webber

Public service and politics reporter

Miriam Webber is a federal politics and public sector reporter, with a keen interest in integrity, transparency and accountability in government. She has been a member of the federal political bureau since 2023, and previously worked as the city reporter. Reach her at

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