VIDEO: COVID-19 – how will Australia pay for its response?
Professor Miranda Stewart discusses how Australia's tax and transfer systems will need to change because of the current COVID-19 crisis.
The government has increased spending by 44 per cent in response to COVID-19. The good news is, Australia has a toolkit to pay for the crisis, but we need to be aware that this will take time, and will place increased pressure on Australian taxpayers. Melbourne Law School Professor Miranda Stewart takes a closer look at Australia's tax toolkit.