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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.
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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...
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2022 Election commitments report

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.
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Federal election 2022: a review of the election outcome and key policy issues

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.
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How do the major parties rate on Medicare? We asked 5 experts

Medicare has been mentioned a lot this election campaign. But what have the major parties actually promised? Five experts grade their policies.
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The Nationals: getting it done for regional Australia

This webpage provides access to a range of policy initiatives that the Nationals are taking to the 2022 federal election.
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Liberal Party of Australia: our plan

This webpage provides access to a range of policy initiatives that the Liberal Party is taking to the 2022 federal election.
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2022 Federal election: refugee policies of Liberal-National Coalition, Labor and the Greens

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.
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Tax the billionaires

This policy statement outlines The Greens' policy position on taxation for high-wealth individuals and corporations in Australia.
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Powering Australia

An Albanese Labor Government will deliver 'Powering Australia' – Labor’s plan to create jobs, cut power bills and reduce emissions by boosting renewable energy
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Protecting our environment

This web page outlines how the Liberal Party intends to protect Australia's natural environment.
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Manifesto of The Progressive Party of Aotearoa New Zealand

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.
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Poverty action plan

With the 2020 New Zealand election approaching the Green Party (NZ) have released a Poverty Action Plan.
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Climate change policy

This document outlines the New Zealand Green Party's climate change policy.
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Infrastructure choices: evaluation and politics

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...
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2019 Post-election report of election commitments

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.
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Report of PBO operations for the 2018 Victorian general election

The Victorian Parliamentary Budget Office prepared 1044 independent election policy costing responses for the 2018 general election costing period.
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2019 Post-election report of election commitments

This guidance note provides information on the 2019 Post-election report of election commitments, including arrangements for engagement with parliamentary parties.
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Post‐election report of election commitments: medium‐term reporting

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.
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Award of funding under the Community Development Grants Program

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.
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Fact Check: Has SA Labor adopted five of the Liberals' previously announced policies?

South Australian Liberal Opposition Leader Steven Marshall claims the Labor Party is adopting policies the Liberals have already announced.
Discussion paper

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...
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Climate change

This document outlines the New Zealand National Party's climate change policy.
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Pre-election fiscal outlook report

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...
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Post-election report of election commitments: 2016 general election

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...