Chief Minister Andrew Barr. Picture: Holly Treadaway

THE 2022-23 ACT Funds handed the Legislative Meeting right this moment (October 19), giving healthcare almost one third of expenditure.

Chief Minister Andrew Barr says, post-covid, the 2022-23 ACT Funds outlines a “considerably improved” Funds place for the ACT by greater than $800 million over 4 years.

He says $2.2 billion is devoted to healthcare – with greater than $390 million in new funding – and the employment of 400 extra healthcare professionals.

Barr says the Funds features a “complete bundle” to sort out housing affordability and provide – from focused stamp obligation cuts, by way of to the development of lots of of latest public housing dwellings.

The Funds will put one other $87 million into the Rising and Renewing Public Housing program to develop it by an extra 140 dwellings, in addition to extra cash being put in direction of public housing upkeep and repairs.

This Funds units out a $7 billion infrastructure program over 5 years.

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Ian Meikle, editor