Budget 2021

Budget 2021: Labor budget reply moves to stem jobs, ideas exodus

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated May 12 2021 - 9:24pm, first published 12:00pm
Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese will focus on innovation in his budget reply. Picture: Karleen Minney

Federal Labor is moving to stem the flow of Australian ideas and jobs offshore by championing innovation in a budget reply that is also expected to spend big on social housing and focus on women and clean energy jobs.

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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