The Prime Minister has declared next week's Budget will be the most important for the country since the Second World War. Also in tonight’s bulletin, we have how COVID-19 nursing home preparedness has come under fire in a special royal commission report and Health authorities have warned about the dangers of thunderstorm asthma.
In tonight's headlines:
** The Prime Minister foreshadows a once-in-a-generation budget
** COVID-19 nursing home preparedness under fire in a special royal commission report
** Tasmania introduces the Jack Jumpers as its new national basketball team.
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