Cartoon Morrison graces Budget 2018 front pages

Cartoon Morrison graces Budget 2018 front pages

The 2018 Australian federal budget was handed down on Tuesday by Treasurer Scott Morrison, which included a crackdown on the minimal tax paid by international tech giants and a freeze to the ABC’s operational budget, which will see it lose $83.7 million over the next three years.

Here is how some of the country’s newspaper covered the annual event, complete with gold bikinis and magic tricks.

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Compare this year’s effort to last year’s front pages here.