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Budget doesn't address housing affordability: King

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Eye-watering numbers were handed down in last night’s budget, but Ballarat MP Catherine King says Ballarat will benefit very little.

She says the government threw money at the aged care and childcare sectors, but provided no real reform.

Meanwhile very little was done to tackle Ballarat’s big issue of housing affordability.

"Not just for first home buyers but for low income workers across the board and people who are working but can't get into the market because of low incomes, there doesn't seem to be anything to address those issues," she said.