The half-yearly financial check-up on the Australian economy has showed the economic recovery is taking shape - but COVID uncertainty continues to cast a shadow over the future outlook.
And the Opposition is demanding the government reveal the billions set aside in the budget for the next election.
- The latest assessment of federal spending is now public and the government says it's good news.
- The unemployment rate has fallen to 4.6 per cent.
- More than 366,000 jobs have been created, a monthly record.