Bold things were expected from today’s budget, has Grant Robertson delivered enough?

This year’s socially distanced lockup (without sausage rolls or lamingtons!) was attended by our Research Director Dr Ganesh Nana. He is here with colleagues Senior Economist Nick Robertson, and Senior Researcher Amanda Reid to discuss their impressions of Budget 2020.

Has Grant Robertson taken the steps required at this pivotal time? Will today’s budget bring about the forward looking transformational change that many are calling for?

Further coverage of Budget 2020

Earlier today, Ganesh shared his initial thoughts straight after of the Budget Lockup.

Check back soon as we continue to publish more in-depth analysis, with special focus on jobs, training and apprenticeships; the social security safety net; and a look at community providers, social services, and housing.