Queensland’s forecast budget surplus more than doubles to $4.3b off the back of a booming housing market

Queensland’s forecast budget surplus more than doubles to .3b off the back of a booming housing market

Queensland has more than doubled its expected budget surplus after the booming housing market pumped billions of extra dollars into the state’s coffers. Key points: The state government pocketed $510 million more in tax revenue than it expected He said the surplus funding will go towards delivering 5,600 new social and affordable homes Queensland’s expenses bill was … Read more

Globe editorial: The absurd reality of Canada’s powerless cities

Globe editorial: The absurd reality of Canada’s powerless cities

The mayors of Canada’s large cities are no doubt looking on with a combination of frustration and envy this year as province after province announces unexpected budget surpluses. Ontario ended its 2021-22 fiscal year with a $2.1-billion surplus after budgeting for a $13.5-billion deficit, and British Columbia was $1.3-billion to the good, after projecting a … Read more

Auditor general raises doubts about B.C.’s books, saying surplus was $6.5-billion higher

Auditor general raises doubts about B.C.’s books, saying surplus was .5-billion higher

British Columbia’s auditor general has raised doubts about the accuracy of the province’s public accounts, saying the $1.3-billion surplus announced by the government this week should have been about six times bigger. The audit office says in a news release that its qualified opinion is “unusual and should not be taken lightly.” Auditor general Michael … Read more

Federal government posts $10.2-billion surplus for fiscal first quarter

Federal government posts .2-billion surplus for fiscal first quarter

The federal government recorded a $10.2-billion surplus for the first quarter of the fiscal year, joining some provincial governments in reporting improvements to their bottom lines. In the same three months a year earlier, the government reported a deficit of $36.5-billion. The Finance Department’s monthly Fiscal Monitor, which breaks down federal revenue and expenses data … Read more

SA Budget spends big on health as state debt rises | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

SA Budget spends big on health as state debt rises | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

SA Budget spends big on health as state debt rises | ABC News  ABC News (Australia) South Australian government forecasts budget surplus in next financial year  Sky News Australia View Full coverage on Google News

Victorian budget 2022: Winners and losers

Victorian budget 2022: Winners and losers

Victoria’s election-year budget contains big spending pledges for the state’s under-strain health system, as well as more funding for education, infrastructure and police. The funding comes with a price tag that will impact taxpayers for some years into the future. Winner: Health Victoria’s health system, which has been under the pump for years, is the … Read more

This entrepreneur makes the ‘perfect’ deal – Shark Tank – ABC

This entrepreneur makes the ‘perfect’ deal – Shark Tank – ABC

This entrepreneur makes the ‘perfect’ deal – Shark TankABC ‘Shark Tank’: No Limbits gets two sharks in the bag and a $ 100K dealMEAWW No Limbits Adaptive Clothing Shark Tank Update: Where are no boundaries today?The Cinemaholic The 26-year-old Richmond entrepreneur was on ‘Shark Tank’ on FridayRichmond Times-Dispatch See full coverage on Google News