On Tuesday May 13, Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey announced the Coalition’s 2014 budget plan to much public controversy. Some economists have hailed the measures as necessary and not warranting the hype. Advocates and social welfare groups have, on the other hand, mirrored public concern that this budget will have have a heavy impact on the disadvantaged members of Australian society.
But how will young Australians in particular be affected when this budget takes effect? Naveen and Deanna spoke to journalist Antony Loewenstein and Deputy CEO at Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) Rebecca Vassarotti to find out.