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Budget

Treasury provides advice to the Government on effective government spending and taxation arrangements. This includes advice on budget policy issues, trends in Commonwealth revenue and major fiscal and financial aggregates, major expenditure programs, taxation policy, retirement income, Commonwealth-State financial policy and actuarial services. Treasury also leads the production of the Commonwealth Budget each year.

Consultations

  •  - Open80 days left to have your saySubmission

    On 20 September 2017 the Assistant Minister to the Treasurer called for submissions from individuals, businesses and community groups seeking their views regarding priorities for the 2018-19 Budget. Submissions are requested by Friday 15 December 2017. For further information, please see the Assistant Minister to the Treasurer’s press release of 20 September 2017.

  •  - ClosedConsultation Paper

    The Treasurer, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, released for public consultation the Government’s response to the Senate Economics References Committee Inquiry into matters relating to credit card interest rates. The Government’s response outlines reforms to provide greater legislative protection to vulnerable consumers, to exert more competitive pressure on credit card issuers and to provide consumers […]

  •  - ClosedInvitation to Comment

    On 18 December 2015 the Assistant Minister to the Treasurer called for pre-Budget submissions from individuals, businesses and community groups on their views regarding priorities for the 2016-17 Budget. Submissions are requested by Friday 5 February 2016. For further information, please see the Assistant Minister to the Treasurer’s press release of 18 December 2015.

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