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  • Written by Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra

Shadow Finance minister Jim Chalmers said Labor was looking for ways to make things fairer for low-income earners who were “largely left behind” in the government’s budget.

He told The Conversation the measures “would be through the tax system and would most likely be around the low and middle income tax offset which the government introduced”.

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Authors: Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra

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