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Joshua Anthony Frydenberg is an Australian politician who has been federal treasurer and deputy leader of the Liberal Party since August 2018. He has been a Member of Parliament for Kooyong since the 2010 election.
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Australia's economy has moved out of its first recession in almost 30 years, new figures showTreasurer Josh Frydenberg said Australia has seen the largest quarterly increase in GDP since 1976.
Josh Frydenberg says drop in JobKeeper recipients a sign Australia's economy is recoveringThe number of JobKeeper wage subsidy recipients has fallen from 3.6 million to 1.5 million in less than two months, tax office figures have revealed.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg slams Victorian government for strict lockdown measuresTreasurer Josh Frydenberg has criticised strict lockdown measures that have been in place in Victoria, saying 'this lockdown has not come without a price'. It comes as Victorians celebrate easing..
'All about the politics': Daniel Andrews hits back at Josh Frydenberg over Victoria's coronavirus roadmapTreasurer Josh Frydenberg and the premier of his home state of Victoria are sharply at odds over coronavirus restrictions.
Josh Frydenberg slams Victoria's 'callous indifference' towards small business ownersBusiness is unhappy by the slow pace of restrictions being lifted in Victoria, while there is a growing row over travel arrangements with New Zealand.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says 'some businesses will not survive' when JobKeeper ends in MarchThere are some 900,000 businesses reliant on JobKeeper right now, but the Treasurer conceded the government won't be able to save them all.
Massive debt 'reflects the significance of the economic challenge', says treasurerTreasurer Josh Frydenberg has defended the 2020 budget debt saying it reflects the significance of the economic challenge and shock that the economy has faced due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
'Our economy has been hit hard': The Treasurer delivers the 2020 Federal BudgetTreasurer Josh Frydenberg has delivered a defiant 2020 Federal budget claiming, 'the Great Depression and two world wars did not bring Australia to its knees and neither will COVID-19', as he laid a..
Watch: The federal budget speech liveTreasurer Josh Frydenberg is speaking live with the federal budget announcement at 7.30pm (AEST). With many Australians still grappling with the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, the budget..
Josh Frydenberg provides an update on Budget 2020The Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg provided an update on the budget before it is unveiled tonight.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says there is a 'road out' from Australia's first recession in almost 30 yearsTreasurer Josh Frydenberg says while the new GDP figures, released on Wednesday, are 'devastating' there is a road out.
Watch: Treasurer GDP figures updateNew figures have confirmed Australia's first recession in almost 30 years, as workers have pandemic-sparked wage subsidies locked in until March. Treasurer Josh Frydenburg is speaking live with more..
Josh Frydenberg set to announce first Australian recession in almost 30 yearsAustralia's first recession in almost 30 years is set to be confirmed on Wednesday, as workers have pandemic-sparked wage subsidies locked in until March.
Treasurer lashes Victorian government for 'biggest public policy failure in living memory'Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says businesses and Victorians under Stage 4 restrictions are being "kept in the dark".
Josh Frydenberg says his delayed budget will focus on getting people back to workTreasurer Josh Frydenberg says his delayed 2020/21 budget will focus on getting people back to work after the hit to the economy from the coronavirus.
Budget to focus on jobs: FrydenbergTreasurer Josh Frydenberg says his delayed 2020/21 budget will focus on getting people back to work after the hit to the economy from the coronavirus.
Frydenberg won't back JobKeeper amendmentsTreasurer Josh Frydenberg has rejected Labor's proposed amendments to the government's JobKeeper extension bill.
Frydenberg still considering super riseTreasurer Josh Frydenberg is still considering whether to go ahead with legislated increases in the superannuation guarantee due to come into force next year.
Josh Frydenberg optimistic about jobs outlook, yet business uncertainty hits new highNew Treasury analysis gives Treasurer Josh Frydenberg reason to be positive about Australia's employment outlook.
Frydenberg optimistic about jobs outlookNew Treasury analysis gives Treasurer Josh Frydenberg reason to be optimistic about Australia's employment outlook.
A baby boom might help Australia's economy but new migrants have little supportJust one month after Treasurer Josh Frydenberg urged people in Australia to have more babies amid the coronavirus pandemic, parenting support services say demand for help has never been higher.
Victorians deserve to know extent of 'significant' hotel quarantine failures, Josh Frydenberg saysTreasurer Josh Frydenberg says Victorians deserve to know the extent of the failures in the state's hotel quarantine program.
Victoria deserves virus answers: TreasurerTreasurer Josh Frydenberg says Victorians deserve to know the extent of the failures in the state's hotel quarantine program.
Josh Frydenberg says Victoria 'at war' as government considers additional economic supportThe federal government is considering extending eligibility for its wage subsidy scheme and introducing paid pandemic leave during Victoria's lockdown.
JobSeeker coronavirus supplement could go on beyond Christmas, Josh Frydenberg saysTreasury forecasts the unemployment rate to peak at 9.25 per cent by the end of the year, compared with the current rate of 7.4 per cent.
Unemployment to hit peak of 9.25 per centTreasurer Josh Frydenberg says Australia's jobless rate will peak at 9.25 per cent in the December quarter of this year.
Treasurer announces $184.5 billion deficit forecast, the largest since World War IITreasurer Josh Frydenberg has announced a deficit of $85.8 billion in 2019-2020 and $184.5 billion in 2020-2021 due to coronavirus spending measures and a downturn in revenue.
Watch: Economic and Fiscal updateTreasurer Josh Frydenberg is speaking live with an economic and fiscal update at 11am (AEST).
Victoria's second wave coronavirus lockdown will wipe $3 billion from Australian economyFederal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg will detail the coronavirus hit and budget forecasts for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 financial years in an economic update.
New lockdown will wipe $3.3b from economyFederal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg will detail the coronavirus hit and budget forecasts for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 financial years in an economic update.
Banks step in as Victoria bleeds billionsTreasurer Josh Frydenberg says it's crucial to ensure Victoria's coronavirus outbreak is brought under control for the sake of the nation's economic recovery.
Morrison flags support for aviation sectorQantas has been in talks with Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg about extending support for the ailing carrier.
'Explain this blunder': JobKeeper error still dogging governmentLabor is continuing pressure on federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg over the $60 billion error in the JobKeeper scheme, while the government says it's good news.
Australia's water policy to be examined in new inquiryFederal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has announced a new Productivity Commission inquiry into Australia's water policy.
Josh Frydenberg tests negative for coronavirus after coughing fit in parliamentTreasurer Josh Frydenberg has tested negative for COVID-19 after he took the test following a coughing fit in parliament.
Australian Treasurer tested for COVID-19 after coughing in parliamentAustralian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says he was tested for COVID-19 and is isolation awaiting the result after he coughed repeatedly during a speech in parliament on Tuesday.
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Treasurer Josh Frydenberg tested for coronavirus, awaiting results in self-isolationTreasurer Josh Frydenberg has been tested for coronavirus after having a coughing fit in parliament on Tuesday.
Coronavirus restrictions to cut $50 billion from Australia's economy, Josh Frydenberg saysTreasurer Josh Frydenberg was delivering a sobering economic update when he was forced to stop due to a coughing fit.
Treasurer to detail economic boost from easing coronavirus restrictions as Parliament returnsThe first month of easing coronavirus restrictions should lead to more than 250,000 Australians back in jobs, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg will tell parliament.
Australia is losing $4 billion every week the current coronavirus restrictions stay in placeJosh Frydenberg says it's vital people get back to work as the current levels of coronavirus-related restrictions wipe $4 billion a week from the economy.
Virus will wipe $50b off economy: TreasuryJosh Frydenberg says it's vital people get back to work as the current levels of coronavirus-related restrictions wipe $4 billion a week from the economy.
China's attack on Peter Dutton 'unwanted and unjustified'Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has described China's attack on Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton as unwanted and unjustified after accusing him of being a mouthpiece for the United States.
China's Dutton attack unhelpful: treasurerJosh Frydenberg has described China's attack on Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton as unwanted and unjustified.
Josh Frydenberg to announce $1500 wage subsidy packageTreasurer Josh Frydenberg says the government will be announcing a wage subsidies package on Monday to help businesses deal with the fallout of coronavirus.
Court rules Josh Frydenberg is eligible to sit in parliamentA petition arguing federal treasurer Josh Frydenberg was ineligible for re-election last year has been rejected by a court.