Federal budget 2012: expert reaction
And the opinion-makers are on the march. As the Canberra pack emerges blinking from the lockout, brandishing their instant verdicts, we’re steering clear of the professional pundits and heading straight to the academic experts.
What will this budget actually mean – for higher education; for parents of school age children; for foreign aid; for complementary medicine; for company tax? What does it tell us about the political fortunes of the Gillard Government?
Our panel of expert reactions will be updated throughout the night as responses come in.