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Family Tax Benefit up by $20 a fortnight

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Proposed changes to family assistance are being described as a win for working parents. 

The fortnightly Family Tax Benefit Part A payment is increasing by $20 a fortnight but the end of year supplement is being scrapped. 

Education Minister Simon Birmingham the changes strike the right balance.  

He spoke to Oliver Peterson. 

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