Organisation

Government of Australia

Policy

6 May 2016

The purpose of this paper is to outline the proposed arrangements for the AUSTRAC Industry Contribution for the 2016–17 financial year. As part of the May 2014 Federal Budget, the Australian Government announced that the AUSTRAC Supervisory Levy would be replaced with the AUSTRAC Industry...

Policy

5 May 2016

The Youth Employment Package aims to give young job seekers under 25 years of age the employability skills and real work experience they need to get a job.

The package will boost young people’s job prospects by helping them be better prepared for the...

Research report

4 May 2016

The Government’s National Economic Plan for Jobs and Growth will facilitate the economy’s transition to broader-based growth over the next decade and beyond. The Government is ensuring that we have the right economic plan to respond to risks and harness exciting opportunities.

Research report

4 May 2016

Australia’s population is changing, our way of doing business is changing, and the opportunities and challenges we face are changing. As we go through this economic transition, it is vital that our tax and superannuation systems are modernised to ensure that they are doing their...

Research report

4 May 2016

Like any Australian family or business, the Government is focused on keeping expenses down to balance the Budget and pay down debt. A stronger Budget supports jobs and growth and instils confidence as the economy transitions. Strengthening the nation’s finances is key to the Government’s...

Research report

4 May 2016

In 2016-17, Australian Government agencies will have responsibility for administering approximately $450.6 billion in expenses. Budget Paper No. 4 sets out the funding for agencies, their funding sources and the purposes of that funding under Outcome statements for each agency in the general government sector.1...

Bill

Briefing paper

4 May 2016

This Bill seeks to ensure that Australian entities will be able to comply with new international margin requirements for non-centrally cleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivative transactions, which are due to come into force from September 2016.

The purpose of the Financial System Legislation Amendment (Resilience...

Website

4 May 2016

The Australian government budget sets out the economic and fiscal outlook for Australia, and includes expenditure and revenue estimates for the current financial year, the budget year, and three forward financial years. It shows the government's social and political priorities, and how the government intends...

Research report

4 May 2016

As Australia continues its transition to broader-based growth, the 2016-17 Budget Remains focused on jobs and growth. This Budget also reinforces the ongoing commitment to control spending to put the Budget on a sustainable foundation for the future. Excluding tax integrity measures, the Government is...

Research report

4 May 2016

Budget Paper No.2, Budget Measures 2016-17 ensures that the Budget Papers provide comprehensive information on all Government decisions that involve changes to its revenue, expense and investing activities since the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2015-16.

Budget Paper No. 2 comprises three parts:...