Budget 2023: Jim Chalmers says government 'supremely confident' budget won't add to inflation

Karen Barlow
Adrian Rollins
Updated May 10 2023 - 7:20pm, first published 1:50pm

Treasurer Jim Chalmers has rejected claims the federal budget will make the nation's inflation problem worse, declaring the government is "supremely confident" its financial statement will not add to price pressures.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

Adrian Rollins

Adrian Rollins


Adrian Rollins is economics correspondent for the Canberra Times

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