Estimates of government expenditure are referred to Senate committees as part of the annual budget cycle. This opportunity to examine the operations of government plays a key role in the parliamentary scrutiny of the executive.
2014-2015 Budget Estimates
The 2014-2015 Budget Estimates hearings were held from Monday, 26 May to Friday, 6 June 2014.
|Estimates hearings for 2014|
Reports, hearing transcripts and answers to questions on notice
(including information from previous estimates hearings)
For more information on the role of estimates hearings, read: