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New Zealand ‘wellbeing’ budget unveils billions to care for most vulnerable

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Widespread praise for ‘world-first’ budget tackling mental illness, family violence and child povertyAfter more than a year of curiosity and speculation, New Zealand’s Labour coalition government has unveiled its “world-first” wellbeing budget, to widespread praise from social agencies charged with looking after the country’s most vulnerable people.Finance minister Grant Robertson unveiled billions for mental health services and child poverty as well as well as record investment in measures to tackle family violence. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/may/30/new-zealand-wellbeing-budget-jacionda-ardern-unveils-billions-to-care-for-most-vulnerable

Author : Eleanor Ainge Roy in Dunedin

Publish date : 2019-05-30 03:06:53

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