On 2 April, Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced the first Budget surplus in 12 years, boasting an underlying cash surplus of $7.1 billion in 2019-20, with $45 billion in surpluses projected over the next four years.
The Government will delay the start date to 1 October 2019 for ensuring insurance within super is only offered on an opt-in basis for accounts with balances of less than $6,000 and new accounts belonging to those members under the age of 25.
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