Government expenditure

Report

4 Apr 2019
151

The Australian Labor Party's reponse to the 2019–20 Federal Budget.

Survey

8 Mar 2019
96

This is the ninth Per Capita Tax Survey, which has been conducted annually since 2010, with the exception of 2013. The results provide a snapshot of the Australian public’s attitudes towards taxation and public expenditure, and a long-term view of trends in public opinion on...

Report

17 Aug 2018
10

This report provides a framework for bringing the private-sector approach to capital allocation to public-sector capital budgeting.

Survey

30 Apr 2018
7

Per Capita has released its 2018 Tax Survey, now in its eighth year.

We all pay tax, but this is the only comprehensive, regular survey of Australians’ attitudes to taxation and public spending. It provides information about how we’re thinking now, and how our...

Survey

Public attitudes towards taxation and public expenditure
12 Jun 2017
155

This survey provides a snapshot of the Australian public’s attitudes towards taxation and public expenditure, and a long-term view of trends in public sensibility towards our tax and transfer system.

Audio

27 Jan 2017
23

A parliamentary inquiry is looking at government departments' growing expenditure on consultants - whether it's necessary, how transparent it is, and whether taxpayers are being well-served.

Report

25 Jul 2016
44

The Trade and Assistance review 2014-15 contains the commission's latest quantitative estimates of Australian Government assistance to industry.

This year's review also explores how the size and nature of the assistance estimates might be influenced by recent developments such as the Agricultural Competitiveness White...

Commentary

Article

27 Mar 2015
81

The Intergenerational Report (IGR) is a valuable contribution to public policy, but there is scope for it to be significantly improved. While it has been subject to some criticism, the real issue missing from the IGR is modelling of one entire side of the Budget...

Article

14 May 2014
450

Academics from Australia's universities examine the impacts of the Abbott Government's first budget.

Commentary

1 May 2014
613

The National Commission of Audit has made 86 recommendations with a focus on the federal government’s 15 biggest and fastest-growing areas of spending. The result is proposals for sweeping spending cuts for the government to consider for its May 13 budget, ranging from the politically...

Discussion paper

15 Dec 2013
25

This Noetic Note presents what Noetic has observed and learned in the process of developing and implementing investment management.

Submission

25 Nov 2013
12

Victorian aged care provider, Benetas responds to the 2013 National Commission of Audit (NCOA). The Commission's mandate includes identifying wasteful expenditure so that the Government will be in a better position to meet the growing need of essential services, such as aged care.

Benetas...

Report

1 Feb 2010
375

This statement provides details of concessions, benefits, incentives and charges provided through the tax system to taxpayers by the Australian government.

This statement lists around 340 tax expenditures and, where possible, reports the estimated pecuniary value or order of magnitude of the benefit to...

Report

19 May 2008
86

It reveals that when many new programs come on board, they do not represent additional money, rather re-labelling of old. This report concludes that targeted Federal Government funding designed to 'close the gap' in Indigenous education has effectively been 'frozen' for years. It reveals that...

Report

2 May 2008
10

Which electorates receive targeted funding, and does targeted funding swing votes? To answer these questions, the author analyzes four discretionary programs funded by the Australian federal government during the 2001-2004 election cycle. Controlling for relevant demographic characteristics of the electorate, those electorates held by the...

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