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Josh Frydenberg says budget contains more than $10bn for aged care as women’s health package announced

Treasurer says Tuesday night’s budget is based on the assumption that Australia’s international border will remain shut until 2022

The treasurer Josh Frydenberg says more than $10bn will be committed to aged care over the forward estimates as part of the Coalition’s response to the royal commission that will be outlined in Tuesday night’s budget.

In a round of scene-setting television interviews ahead of Tuesday night’s economic statement, Frydenberg quantified the aged care spend, and also confirmed that 105,000 Australians had come off income support in April after the jobkeeper wage subsidy ended.

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