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Research report

23 May 2018

This brief provides an overview of the key fiscal and economic numbers from the 2018–19 Budget.

Research report

24 Nov 2016

Introduction

In 2013 Australia returned to majority government when the Abbott Coalition Government was elected with 90 out of the 150 seats in the House of Representatives. In the Senate, minor and micro parties and Independents held the balance of power. The 44th...

Research report

30 Aug 2016

The Parliamentary Library has prepared a volume providing snapshots of issues expected to figure during the Parliament's first months. The articles give a high level perspective of key public policy issues, including relevant background, context and legislative history as well as outlining some of the...

Website

4 May 2016

The Parliamentary Library provides a series of Budget Review briefings to assist parliamentarians to consider key issues posed by the 2016–17 Budget, selected on the basis of significance, complexity or degree of controversy.

Research report

30 May 2015

The Budget is the government’s central economic and fiscal statement each year. This paper reviews key aspects of the Budget.

Introduction

The 2015–16 Budget was introduced into Parliament on 12 May 2015. It is the second Budget of the Coalition Government. This...

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Briefing paper

16 Oct 2018

The MHR (My Health Records) Act establishes a complex regulatory framework for the use, collection and disclosure of the health information included in a healthcare recipient’s My Health Record.

Research report

15 Oct 2018

This statistical snapshot sheds light on the contribution of the small business sector to the Australian economy using key economic indicators such as employment and Industry Value Added (IVA).

Research report

15 Oct 2018

This statistical snapshot outlines the decline in union membership in Australia over the past forty years using the latest data available and considers possible reasons for the decline.

Research report

10 Oct 2018

This quick guide contains the most recent tables showing the composition of Australian parliaments by party and gender. It takes into account changes to the Commonwealth, New South Wales, Victorian and Western Australian parliaments since the last update was published on 18 May 2018.

Research report

4 Oct 2018

Senators and members receive an annual allowance by way of basic salary—$207,100 from 1 July 2018. This research paper explains the legislative basis, fixing and linking mechanisms for the allowance.

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