Aussie PM out on Bloomberg from a speech in Canberra

  • challenge is expenditure as % of GDP is high

No further details/comments but will update if we get them

Be aware the RBA dep gov is speaking in London at 10.20 GMT

Update 09.35 GMT

  • Budget deficit will shrink when economy grows faster than expenditure
  • budget has been in deficit since 2008
  • propsed tax reform programme won't result in higher tax burden

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