Department of the Treasury (Australia)

Strategy

Regulating in the digital age

This Australian government’s response to the Digital Platforms Inquiry outlines a roadmap for a program of work and series of reforms to promote competition, enhance consumer protection and support a sustainable Australian media landscape in the digital age.
Working paper

Job-to-job transitions and the wages of Australian workers

Competition among firms for employed workers has the potential to exert meaningful pressure on wages – an intuitive idea that is illustrated in leading models of on-the-job search and increasingly borne out in empirical studies. This paper outlines the evidence for this in the Australian...
Working paper

Productivity-enhancing labour reallocation in Australia

This paper exploits firm-level data to explore the nature of productivity-enhancing labour reallocation in Australia over the period 2002-2016.
Report

Mid-year economic and fiscal outlook 2019-20

The Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2019-20 (MYEFO) has been prepared in accordance with the Charter of Budget Honesty Act 1998. The Charter requires that the government provide a mid-year budget report which provides updated information on the Australian government’s fiscal position.
Discussion paper

Retirement Income Review: consultation paper

This consultation paper outlines some of the issues the review panel will be considering and is intended as a guide to those making a submission. The panel welcomes contributions and invites submissions from the Australian community on the issues and material it should examine, as...