The Treasury is divided into six groups, Fiscal, Macroeconomic, Revenue, Markets and Structural Reform with support coming from Corporate Strategy and Services.
Outcome: Effective government spending and taxation arrangements
The Treasury provides advice on budget policy issues, trends in Commonwealth revenue and major fiscal and financial aggregates, major expenditure programmes, taxation policy, retirement income, Commonwealth-State financial policy and actuarial services.
See the Fiscal Group entry on the Government Online Directory for further details and contact information.
Outcome: Well functioning markets
The Treasury provides advice on policy processes and reforms that promote a secure financial system and sound corporate practices, support small business and safeguard the public interest in matters such as consumer protection and foreign investment.
See the Markets Group entry on the Government Online Directory for further details and contact information.
Outcome: Sound macroeconomic environment
The Treasury monitors and assesses economic conditions and prospects, both in Australia and overseas, and provides advice on the formulation and implementation of effective macroeconomic policy, including monetary and fiscal policy, and labour market issues.
See the Macroeconomic Group, Overseas Posts, and Overseas Operations entries on the Government Online Directory for further details and contact information.
Outcome: Effective taxation and retirement income arrangements
The Treasury provides advice and assists in the formulation and implementation of government taxation and retirement income policies and legislation as well as providing information on material changes to taxation revenue forecasts and projections.
See the Revenue Group entry on the Government Online Directory for further details and contact information.
Structural Reform Group
The Treasury provides analysis and advice on the structure and reform of Australian industries and regions, including approaches to regulation, transport and energy networks that will encourage competition and support economic growth and development.
See the Corporate Group entry on the Government Online Directory for further details and contact information.