Scott Morrison is making housing affordability a key issue for his second budget, but one centred on supply rather than cash handouts.
The Australian economy has avoided a recession, bouncing back to positive territory in the final three months of 2016.
A further crackdown on multinational tax dodgers will fund tax cuts for companies that pay their fair share of tax.
A leaked script for a Federal Government TV ad campaign appears to have put some meat on the bones of Scott Morrison's first budget.
It's often said that the only two things certain in life are death and taxes. A third, until now, was the timing of the federal budget.
Treasurer Scott Morrison concedes it is "extremely difficult" to offer tax cuts to offset bracket creep when you don't have a surplus.