Parliamentary Budget Office

The PBO improves transparency around fiscal and budget policy issues, provides confidential costing services to all parliamentarians, and publishes a report after every election that shows the fiscal implications of major parties’ election commitments.

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Government finances: September quarter 2020
| 11 November 2020

This publication series examines data from the Government’s Monthly Financial Statements. The September update shows that Commonwealth debt has risen significantly, driven in particular by higher expenses that reflect the government’s policy responses to COVID-19.

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Parliamentary Budget Office
PO Box 6010
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

02 6277 9500

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