COMMENT:

Judging by the polls, this weekend Australians are expected to vote out the governing Liberal Coalition and elect a Labor Government for the first time since 2010.

This despite the Liberal Coalition Government delivering a pre-Election Budget last month that projected a confident Government presiding over a Budget that was back in black for the first time in a decade – with an anticipated Budget surplus for 2019-20 of $7.2 billion after deficits stretching back to the GFC.

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Despite some downside risks to the Australian economy, increased