The new South Australian government handed down its first State budget on 4 September 2018. In his budget speech, Treasurer Rob Lucas emphasised that this budget focuses on the government’s “comprehensive reform agenda based on new priorities, projects and programmes”.

Overall, the State government’s aim is to secure South Australia’s future, which should benefit both individuals and the business community. Further, in this budget, the government delivers on State taxes changes that were promised during the recent State election.