Back in black? Breaking down Budget 2023 - Podcast

This year, the Budget is officially back in black. On Tuesday, Treasurer Jim Chalmers announced an expected budget surplus, the first in 15 years. The budget included measures to address the cost of living, provide more support to vulnerable Australians, and healthcare reforms.

But is the 2023 federal Budget bold enough?

Listen to Iris Chan, Fellow, discuss the federal Budget with Grattan’s CEO, Danielle Wood.

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Danielle Wood

Chief Executive Officer
Danielle Wood is CEO of the Grattan Institute where she heads a team of leading policy thinkers, researching and advocating policy to improve the lives of Australians. Danielle also leads Grattan’s Budgets and Government Program.

Iris Chan

Iris Chan is a Fellow in Grattan Institute’s Budgets and Governments Program. She previously worked in a wide range of policy roles at the Reserve Bank of Australia, including as a senior research economist specialising in using microdata to answer policy questions, and as a manager of teams focusing on emerging financial market and payments policy issues.

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Danielle Wood – CEO