"This is New Zealand’s third “Wellbeing Budget”, explicitly framed around
improving the wellbeing of New Zealanders.
Much of Treasurer Grant Robertson’s budget speech was devoted to this theme.
It has become of central importance to budgeting in New Zealand, required by
There is plenty of room for debate about whether New Zealand has chosen the
best ways to improve wellbeing, whether targets are being met, or whether key
priorities such as children’s wellbeing or mental health are being addressed
What framing the budget around wellbeing does is encourage such conversations.
In Australia there is debate about the economic impact of budget measures."
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