Identifying a range of socio-economic impacts at the state, institutional, household and individual level, this publication presents an overview of the South Australian Government's response to the Federal Government's budget cuts. It describes the State Government's budget within the context of the Commonwealth's cuts by detailing cuts made at the Federal level. It demonstrates the impact that cuts will have for South Australia and how this will affect South Australia's response. The report was commissioned by the South Australian Government. Preparation of the report has been informed by a range of methods including economic modelling, micro-simulation undertaken by NATSEM and interviews with key stakeholders.