The RMIT ABC Fact Check determines the accuracy of claims by politicians, public figures, advocacy groups and institutions engaged in public debate. This collection provides an archive for all RMIT ABC Fact Checks.
Focussing on recent Australian Federal elections, this Collection hosts published policies by registered political parties as well as relevant content by the Australian Electoral Commission, Parliament and other statutory bodies. It also includes election-focussed position papers, submissions and policy proposals from think tanks, not for...
The 2022 Election commitments report provides the budget impact of each of the election commitments made by the major parties in the 2022 general election, and the total combined impact of their policy platforms on the Australian government budget.
This publication outlines KPMG’s analysis of the 2022 Australian federal election result, including an examination of the ALP's policy focus for the national economy, foreign affairs and defence, health and wellbeing, and climate change and energy.
Medicare has been mentioned a lot this election campaign. But what have the major parties actually promised? Five experts grade their policies.
This webpage provides access to a range of policy initiatives that the Nationals are taking to the 2022 federal election.
This briefing provides an overview of the public positions on refugee issues of the three parties with the largest representation in the Australian Parliament – the Liberal-National Coalition, the Australian Labor Party and the Australian Greens.
This document outlines the political aims of The Progressive Party Aotearoa New Zealand for 2020 general election. The document focuses on the areas of housing, health, education, the natural environmental, justice, the economy, taxation and agriculture.
This presentation demonstrates that elections are increasingly about big transport infrastructure ‘announceables.’ But these election promises are usually driven by politics more than evidence. They don’t show much influence from the advice of independent expert bodies, and are often made well before business cases have...
The 2019 Post-election report provides the budget impact of each of the election commitments made by the major parties in the 2019 general election, and the total combined impact of their policy platforms on the Commonwealth budget.
The Victorian Parliamentary Budget Office prepared 1044 independent election policy costing responses for the 2018 general election costing period.
This guidance note sets out how the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) will include the medium‐term financial impacts of election commitments in the next post‐election report.
The Community Development Grants Program (CDGP) was selected for audit due to Parliamentary interest in the award of program funding, including compliance with the Commonwealth Grants Rules and Guidelines (CGRGs) and the proposed benefits from projects that have been awarded funding.
South Australian Liberal Opposition Leader Steven Marshall claims the Labor Party is adopting policies the Liberals have already announced.
Allowing minor parties to opt in to the PBO’s post-election report of election commitments: consultation paper
This consultation paper provides information on the process for preparing the post-election report, including the requirements placed on the PBO and designated Parliamentary parties by the Parliamentary Service Act 1999, and the factors that will need to be considered before allowing non-designated Parliamentary parties to...
The Fiscal Integrity and Transparency Act requires the public release of a Pre-Election Fiscal Outlook Report within 10 days of the issue of a writ for a Northern Territory general election. In accordance with this requirement, the Report was released on 18 August 2016. The...
The Parliamentary Budget Officer is required, within thirty days after the end of the caretaker period for a general election, to prepare a post-election report of election commitments. For each designated parliamentary party, the post-election report presents budget impacts of election commitments that would have...