“Budget

By Nigel Tutt

Comment: The 2019 budget will see a different approach from the traditional – with the concept of a wellbeing budget rolled out for the first time.

In simple terms, this means looking wider than economic and fiscal metrics and focusing on the environment and community more.

This concept is a logical one and one I'm sure most will support – after all, a strong economy is only good if it can deliver for its community - now and in the future.

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Some of the challenges in this type of approach come from measurement; fiscal metrics are established