Jim Chalmers optimistic but tells Treasury 'we need the whole place firing'

Karen Barlow
By Karen Barlow
Updated June 23 2022 - 7:34am, first published 6:55am
Treasurer Jim Chalmers. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Treasurer Jim Chalmers has lightly taken commentators and cartoonists to task in a welcoming rev-up address to Treasury staff, rejecting description of the economic situation that Labor has inherited as a "s--- sandwich".

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Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au