2019 Post-election report

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.   Full costing documentation is provided on all election commitments, with the exception of select commitments specified as providing capped levels of funding. A searchable list of individual election commitment costings is below.

2019 Post-election report of election commitments

Main report  PDF icon (471 KB)
    Foreword
    Overview
    Budget impacts of election commitments

        Coalition
        Australian Labor Party
        Australian Greens 

Appendices
    Detailed tables showing budget impacts of election commitments

        Appendix A – Coalition  PDF icon (312 KB) MS Excel (35 KB)
        Appendix B – Australian Labor Party  PDF icon (557 KB) MS Excel (72 KB)
        Appendix C – Australian Greens  PDF icon (394 KB) MS Excel (43 KB)
        Appendix A, B, C  – Consolidated tables of parties' election commitments  PDF icon (941 KB)

    Consolidated costing documents
        Appendix D – Coalition   PDF icon (1.7 MB)
        Appendix E – Australian Labor Party  PDF icon (5.6 MB)
        Appendix F – Australian Greens  PDF icon (6.1 MB)

    Other appendices
        Appendix G – Requirements for, and approach to the preparation of, the post-election report PDF icon (193 KB)
        Appendix H – Glossary  PDF icon (134 KB)

 

Election commitment costings

Policy topic
  • Policy topic
  • Agriculture
  • Arts
  • Budget
  • Communications
  • Community safety
  • Defence
  • Disability
  • Economy
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Housing
  • Immigration
  • Indigenous affairs
  • Industry
  • Infrastructure and transport
  • International relations
  • Jobs
  • Legal and justice
  • National security
  • Resources
  • Science and innovation
  • Social welfare
  • Sports and recreation
  • Superannuation
  • Taxes
  • Trade and investment
  • Veterans' Affairs
Party
  • Party
  • Australian Greens
  • Australian Labor Party
  • The Coalition
Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Agriculture and Water Resources
  • Attorney-General's
  • Communications and the Arts
  • Cross Portfolio
  • Defence
  • Education and Training
  • Environment and Energy
  • Finance
  • Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Health
  • Home Affairs
  • Industry, Innovation and Science
  • Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
  • Jobs and Small Business
  • Parliamentary Departments
  • Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • Social Services
  • Social welfare
  • Treasury
  • Veterans' Affairs
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    Better pay for early childhood educators (PER348)

    Employment

    Workplace relations Gender equality

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Jobs and Small Business

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (169 KB) 

    Rescuing the Great Barrier Reef (PER236)

    Environment

    biological diversity; climate change; marine and coastal areas; fisheries; natural resources; tourism

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Environment and Energy

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (143 KB) 

    Stolen Generations compensation (PER330)

    Indigenous affairs

    first nations peoples

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Prime Minister and Cabinet

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (171 KB) 

    Reverse income tax cuts that will turbocharge inequality (PER624)

    Taxes

    personal plan stages 2 3

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (173 KB)

    Support growth in the creative economy and value the contributions of artists to Australian society (PER655)

    Arts

    arts; culture; economic; growth

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Communications and the Arts

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (221 KB)

    Funding for government schools (PER296)

    Education

    Schools; Education Funding

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Education and Training

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (126 KB) 

    Expand Australian Communications and Media Authority's (ACMA’s) responsibilities and strengthen enforcement mechanisms (PER679)

    Communications

    hate speech

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Communications and the Arts

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (150 KB) 

    Increasing penalty units from $210 to $300 (PER458)

    Legal and justice

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (153 KB) 

    Bridging finance for state and territory governments to transition from stamp duty towards land tax (PER661)

    Housing

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Social Services

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (229 KB)

    Bring public schools to full Schooling Resource Standard by 2023 and establish a school breakfast program (PER634)

    Education

    Education funding; Schools

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Education and Training

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (182 KB)

    National Preschool and Kindy Program (PER307)

    Education

    kindergarden

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Education and Training

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (208 KB) 

    National Water Grid (PER009)

    Resources

    Climate Change; Agriculture; Liberal

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Agriculture and Water Resources

    Party: The Coalition

    Response: PDF Icon (190 KB) 

    Forced marriage policy (PER427)

    Legal and justice

    cooperation; requirement; support; trafficked; people

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Cross Portfolio

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (160 KB) 

    Restore funding cuts to the ABC and SBS and support First Nations Media (PER602)

    Communications

    first nations media; media and communications; arts and culture; first nations peoples

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Communications and the Arts

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (174 KB)

    Redirected funding from the Harry Butler Environmental Education Centre (PER234)

    Environment

    savings

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Environment and Energy

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (112 KB) 

    Establish an independent Equality Commission to provide advice on income support and economic inequality (PER617)

    Social welfare

    cost of living; equality; income support

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Social Services

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (155 KB)

    Terminate the Climate Solutions Fund (PER614)

    Environment

    environment; energy; climate change

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Environment and Energy

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (148 KB)

    50,000 additional home care packages and $3 billion for increased hours of care (PER628)

    Health

    health; welfare; home care; aged care

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Health

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (166 KB)

    Doubling Indigenous rangers (PER320)

    Indigenous affairs

    first nations peoples; jobs; environment

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Prime Minister and Cabinet

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (121 KB) 

    Labor's fairer income tax cuts (PER411)

    Taxes

    LMITO; low and middle income offset

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (187 KB) 

    Doubling Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) fees and penalties (PER405)

    Trade and investment

    foreign investment; housing

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (157 KB) 

    Budget analysis of interactions between the Australian Greens' election commitments (PER687)

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (194 KB) 

    Introduce a 35 per cent minimum tax rate on incomes above $300,000 and make the deficit levy permanent (PER618)

    Taxes

    buffett rule; budget repair; FBT

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (183 KB)

    Increasing the humanitarian intake (PER270)

    Immigration

    asylum seekers; immigration and refugees; welfare; border protection; population

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Home Affairs

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (183 KB) 

    Protect coal workers and communities through the transition to a zero-carbon future (PER606)

    Energy

    climate change; jobs

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Environment and Energy

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (162 KB)

    Restoring the Australian Federal Police's (AFP's) presence at Hobart Airport (PER472)

    National security

    law and order; peace; security

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Attorney-General's

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (121 KB) 

    Advanced Manufacturing Future Fund (PER345)

    Industry

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Industry, Innovation and Science

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (216 KB) 

    Efficiency dividend extension (PER066)

    Budget

    Liberal

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Cross Portfolio

    Party: The Coalition

    Response: PDF Icon (702 KB) 

    Tuition-free TAFE and university, boost university funding, and related measures (PER649)

    Education

    Tertiary and vocational education Welfare

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Education and Training

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (378 KB)

    National vote on the Republic (PER465)

    Legal and justice

    plebiscite; republic

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Finance

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (117 KB) 

    Establish a Preventative Health Agency to support population health (PER641)

    Health

    commission

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Health

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (183 KB)

    End corporate tax avoidance through artificial debt shifting into low-taxing jurisdictions (PER632)

    Taxes

    thin capitalisation; multinational; tax

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (158 KB)

    Recapitalising the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (PER232)

    Energy

    energy; environment; climate change; climate change and energy; schools

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Environment and Energy

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (231 KB) 

    Superannuation reforms (PER420)

    Superannuation

    concessional; non-concessional; cap; division; tax; deductions

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (198 KB) 

    Tax integrity package (PER421)

    Taxes

    penalties; non-compliance; phoenixing

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (145 KB) 

    Energy Security and Modernisation Fund (PER214)

    Energy

    business and industry; energy; climate change; environment; infrastructure

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Environment and Energy

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (211 KB) 

    Funding construction of East West Link (PER068)

    Infrastructure and transport

    contingent liability; road; Liberal

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities

    Party: The Coalition

    Response: PDF Icon (152 KB) 

    Cut the government contracts of the big four accounting firms and restore jobs to the public service (PER671)

    Budget

    budget; employment; workplace relations; industrial relations

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Finance

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (219 KB) 

    Reversing unfair Department of Social Services (DSS) measures and age pension cut (PER392)

    Social welfare

    Age pension

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Social Services

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (184 KB) 

    Guarantee access to services including social, disability, and mental health services, and aged care (PER648)

    Social welfare

    taskforce

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Social welfare

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (193 KB)

    Finally build the East Coast High Speed Rail with government investment (PER670)

    Infrastructure and transport

    Infrastructure; Planning; Transport

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (228 KB) 

    Close the First Home Super Saver Scheme to new entrants (PER401)

    Housing

    superannuation; housing; buyers

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (159 KB) 

    Make quality telecommunications affordable for all Australians, including in regional areas (PER677)

    Communications

    broadband; media; communications; ACCC; black spot

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Communications and the Arts

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (175 KB) 

    Gender pay equity (PER428)

    Employment

    women

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Jobs and Small Business

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (151 KB) 

    Abolition of the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) and the Registered Organisations Commission (ROC) (PER344)

    Employment

    employment and workplace relations; industrial relations; unions

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Jobs and Small Business

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (155 KB) 

    Protect Medicare and expand it to cover dental care, expanding to universal dental coverage by 2025 (PER639)

    Health

    cost of living; health

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Health

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (221 KB)

    Charge royalties for oil and gas and reform the petroleum resource rent tax (PER609)

    Taxes

    PRRT

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (210 KB)

    150,000 apprenticeship incentives (PER290)

    Education

    tertiary and vocational education

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Education and Training

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (162 KB) 

    Student Guide Program - Sir John Monash Centre (PER284)

    Education

    defence; international relations

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Education and Training

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (153 KB) 

    Various capped costings (PER100)

    Liberal; agribusiness; fisheries; pests and weed impacts; agriculture; forest plantation; dairy industry; farm safety; bees; fishing; camping; financial counselling; farm; digitisation; records; cyber security; defence; accc; home ownership; regional study hubs; recycling; health services; mental health; health; aged care; naloxone program; kids helpline; national dust diseases; safer communities; australian made; incubator support; migrant; refugee; manufacturing; grants; digital; road safety; drought; communities; veteran; breastfeeding; phonics; headspace; perinatal; lymphedema; queensland school of mining and manufacturing; TPI; allied health; CALD; NDIS

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Cross Portfolio

    Party: The Coalition

    Response: PDF Icon (217 KB) 

    End live exports of animals for slaughter overseas (PER668)

    Agriculture

    greyhounds

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Agriculture and Water Resources

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (196 KB) 

    Build-to-rent (PER398)

    Housing

    MITs; tax

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (143 KB) 

    Expand the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and provide concessional loans to small businesses for battery storage (PER611)

    Energy

    climate; climate change; energy; environment; small business

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Environment and Energy

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (222 KB)

    Australian Business Growth Fund - equity investment (PER047)

    Trade and investment

    small business; business and industry; banking and finance; Liberal

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: The Coalition

    Response: PDF Icon (694 KB) 

    Banking Fairness Fund Levy (PER397)

    Taxes

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (407 KB) 

    Reinstate Indigenous Affairs funding, and address selected First Nations issues (PER621)

    Indigenous affairs

    children; referendum; out-of-home; incarceration; justice; treaty

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Prime Minister and Cabinet

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (191 KB)

    Redirected funding from the Regional Publishers Fund (PER469)

    Communications

    regional Australia; innovation

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Communications and the Arts

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (140 KB) 

    Director Identification Number fees (PER403)

    Legal and justice

    phoenixing; ASIC

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (188 KB) 

    Redirected funding from the Communities Environment Program (PER243)

    Environment

    savings

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Environment and Energy

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (141 KB) 

    Save the Murray-Darling Basin, and Royal Commission into the management of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan (PER665)

    Environment

    water; inland; aquatic environments; rural and regional affairs; regional Australia; agriculture

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Agriculture and Water Resources

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (160 KB) 

    Reverse the Liberal Party's company tax cuts for large businesses (PER623)

    Taxes

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (175 KB)

    Increase Australia's humanitarian intake to 50,000 places a year, and related measures (PER625)

    Immigration

    asylum seekers; national security; refugees; sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex; welfare

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Home Affairs

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (222 KB)

    Swim Smart (PER313)

    Education

    swimming

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Education and Training

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (146 KB) 

    Reform the primary health care system of chronic disease management (PER640)

    Health

    Medicare; mental health

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Health

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (201 KB)

    Put Australia on a path to achieve 4 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) in science, research and innovation spending (PER651)

    Economy

    R&D

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Industry, Innovation and Science

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (232 KB)

    Budget repair levy (PER422)

    Taxes

    deficit; temporary; tax; top rate; FBT

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (160 KB) 

    Increase to official development assistance (ODA) (PER268)

    International relations

    overseas; aid

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Foreign Affairs and Trade

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (150 KB) 

    Discretionary trust reform (PER404)

    Taxes

    income; splitting; minimum; tax rate

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (428 KB) 

    Green climate finance for developing countries, and increase funding for overseas development assistance (PER631)

    International relations

    overseas; aid; ODA

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Foreign Affairs and Trade

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (167 KB)

    Introduce tax deductibility for media subscriptions, purchases and donations (PER603)

    Taxes

    deductions; newspapers; DGR

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (167 KB)

    Addressing funeral benefits inequity (PER246)

    Veterans' Affairs

    financial assistance

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Veterans' Affairs

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (192 KB) 

    Create a Nature Fund, land manager training positions, and related measures (PER662)

    Environment

    environment; tertiary and vocational education

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Environment and Energy

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (226 KB) 

    Establish RenewAustralia Authority to transition towards 100 per cent renewables(PER604)

    Energy

    climate change

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Environment and Energy

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (263 KB)

    Safeguard full funding for hospitals (PER638)

    Health

    women; regional Australia; families; children; young people

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Health

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (207 KB)

    Including labour hire in the taxable payments reporting system (PER354)

    Taxes

    contractors; TPRS

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (192 KB) 

    National rail policy (PER359)

    Infrastructure and transport

    science; innovation; transport

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Industry, Innovation and Science

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (149 KB) 

    Phase out thermal coal exports by 2030 (PER605)

    Environment

    climate change; natural resources; tax

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (184 KB)

    Pensioner dental plan (PER377)

    Health

    cost of living

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Health

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (200 KB)

    Invest in public transport, while making cycling and walking safe and accessible (PER669)

    Infrastructure and transport

    road; infrastructure

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (188 KB) 

    Elimination of non-tariff barriers (PER253)

    Trade and investment

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Foreign Affairs and Trade

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (92 KB)

    Establish a Federal Housing Trust to construct 500,000 public and community homes, and related measures (PER659)

    Housing

    housing affordability

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Social Services

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (242 KB)

    Measures to deal with anti-dumping (PER356)

    Trade and investment

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Home Affairs

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (153 KB) 

    Abolishing the Native Title Respondents Scheme (PER445)

    Indigenous affairs

    first nations peoples; native title

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Attorney-General's

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (116 KB) 

    National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Future Fund (PER388)

    Disability

    health

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Social Services

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (201 KB) 

    Ensure access to mental health services for everyone who needs support (PER642)

    Health

    business and industry; mental health; social services; youth

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Health

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (238 KB)

    Abolish the Infrastructure Financing Unit and reallocate funding to Infrastructure Australia (PER333)

    Infrastructure and transport

    infrastructure

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (141 KB) 

    National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) proposals, connect people and the internet, and inclusive education and employment (PER629)

    Disability

    NDIS; internet; education; employment

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Social Services

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (214 KB)

    Clear the parent visa backlog within three years and then cap waiting times to twelve months (PER626)

    Immigration

    population; immigration; multiculturalism; grandparents; families

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Home Affairs

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (206 KB)

    Preventing direct borrowing by superannuation funds (PER416)

    Superannuation

    LRBA; lending; limited recourse

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (156 KB) 

    Not proceeding with additional 0.5 per cent efficiency dividend for 2019-20 (PER424)

    Budget

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Cross Portfolio

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (126 KB) 

    Expanding the mandate of the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) (PER406)

    Budget

    IGR; forecasting; intergenerational

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Parliamentary Departments

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (170 KB) 

    Invest in our video game development industry (PER656)

    Economy

    gaming; tax; post digital; visual effects; tax offset; producer tax offset

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Industry, Innovation and Science

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (204 KB)

    Abolish Income Management, Work for the Dole, and other measures (PER622)

    Employment

    social welfare; income management; cashless dole

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Jobs and Small Business

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (168 KB)

    Capping deductions for managing tax affairs at $3,000 (PER399)

    Taxes

    deductions; comta; accountants

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (152 KB) 

    Increase Newstart and other payments and amend Parenting Payment Single by increasing the qualifying age of the youngest dependent child (PER616)

    Social welfare

    PPS; NSA

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Social Services

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (181 KB)

    Invest in childcare by abolishing the activity test and raising the income threshold (PER635)

    Education

    early childhood; education; care; children; young people; cost of living; families; social services; welfare; preschool

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Education and Training

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (234 KB)

    Abolish the Private Health Insurance Rebate (PER636)

    Health

    health

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Health

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (198 KB)

    TAFE - 100,000 fee-free TAFE courses (PER314)

    Education

    vocational education

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Education and Training

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (492 KB) 

    Australian Labor Party's (ALP’s) support for the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme (PER474)

    Housing

    housing guarantee

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (180 KB) 

    Reform the tax treatment of discretionary trusts (PER619)

    Taxes

    income splitting; minimum rate

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (428 KB)

    Funding drought resilience and infrastructure (PER217)

    Agriculture

    environment

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Agriculture and Water Resources

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (215 KB) 

    Recoup banking insurance costs through a bank levy and invest in financial counselling services (PER675)

    Taxes

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (203 KB) 

    Ban all new coal, oil and gas across Australia and terminate all exploration rights in marine parks (PER666)

    Environment

    coal; taxes

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Industry, Innovation and Science

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (199 KB) 

    Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme - Increasing the safety net (PER033)

    Health

    PBS; Liberal

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Health

    Party: The Coalition

    Response: PDF Icon (213 KB) 

    Not proceeding with Amplifying Australia's Voice in the Pacific and redirecting funding to the ABC and SBS (PER466)

    Communications

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Communications and the Arts

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (152 KB) 

    Making multinationals pay their fair share (PER412)

    Taxes

    haven; thin; capitalisation; royalty; trusts

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (242 KB) 

    Mid-career checkpoint (PER056)

    Employment

    women; carers; Liberal

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Jobs and Small Business

    Party: The Coalition

    Response: PDF Icon (540 KB) 

    Australian Apprentice Wage Subsidy Trial - expansion (PER019)

    Jobs

    rural; regional; Liberal

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Education and Training

    Party: The Coalition

    Response: PDF Icon (550 KB)

    Use the Reserve Bank of Australia to establish a People’s Bank to provide basic banking services (PER680)

    Economy

    Banking; finance

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (98 KB) 

    Farm Household Allowance - permanent increase to asset threshold (PER041)

    Agriculture

    farming; farmer; welfare; Liberal

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Agriculture and Water Resources

    Party: The Coalition

    Response: PDF Icon (209 KB) 

    Various capped costings (PER500)

    climate change; bioenergy; CSIRO; carbon; clean energy; oceans; climate; coastal rehabilitation; COAG; community; environment; law reform; energy; efficiency; basin plan; battery; animal welfare; live animal exports; land clearing; marine parks; fishing; native species; nature tracks; renewables; forestry; forest; infrastructure; electric vehicles; ocean; meat industry; rivers; advisers; lawyers; ADF; defence force; AFP; mental health; overseas officers; art; therapy; grant; carer; veteran; family; futureasia; boots; backpacks; humanitarian; crisis; rohingya; NGO; non government organisation; UNHCR; refugees; united nations; children; advocate; oversight; independent; kokoda; phoenix; bushfire; aerial; asylum seeker; western australia; WA; business; legacy; palestine; whistleblower; protection; drainage; apprenticeship; TAFE; language; education; digital licence; school; playgroup; libraries; library; Indigenous; First Nations People; gap; principal; housing; rail; ship; Darwin; inquiry; tourism; youth; employment; fund; SKA; data; science; initiatives; ethical; clothing; mines; jobs; reef; science; AI; artificial intelligence; food; skills; research; tradie; emergency; medicare; freeze; PBS; safety net; hospital; centrelink; service; financial counsellors; microfinance; LGBTIQ; equality; NDIS; tax; ATO; ASIC; OECD; publish; APS; public service; family violence; women; treasury; campus; taskforce; ABC; regional; media; local; news; legal; justice; Tasmania; football; multicultural; connection; economy; netball; crime; aged care; citizenship; migrant; english; sports; festivals; Aboriginal; NAISDA; dance; college; prevention; sountrack; australia

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Cross Portfolio

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (436 KB) 

    Affordable housing (PER394)

    Housing

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Social Services

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (209 KB) 

    Finish the National Broadband Network (NBN) using the best long-term technology solutions and review NBN pricing structures (PER686)

    Communications

    NBN; technology; internet

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Communications and the Arts

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (105 KB) 

    Scrap the generous pension scheme for ex-Members of Parliament (PER600)

    Superannuation

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Finance

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (164 KB)

    Kakadu rescue package (PER222)

    Infrastructure and transport

    tourism; Northern Territory; indigenous; Jabiru

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Environment and Energy

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (149 KB) 

    Restoring fairness to Australia's skilled visa system (PER280)

    Immigration

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Home Affairs

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (214 KB) 

    Expand safe injecting facilities (PER645)

    Community safety

    medical; supervision; centres

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Social Services

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (169 KB)

    Redirected funding from the feasibility study into improving digital connectivity in the Grainbelt (PER468)

    Communications

    digital; connectivity; broadband

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Communications and the Arts

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (115 KB) 

    Protected Mobile Fires Project (Land 8112) (PER063)

    Defence

    defence; national security; Liberal

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Defence

    Party: The Coalition

    Response: PDF Icon (545 KB) 

    Various capped costings (PER700)

    Australian Renewable Energy Agency; energy productivity; energy; climate adaptation; mine rehabilitation; family violence; domestic violence; LGBTIQ+; equality; community representation; drug and alcohol treatment; Future of Work Commission; Royal Commission; wage theft; environment; independent body; indigenous ranger; electricity; community development fund

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Cross Portfolio

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (280 KB) 

    Fund anti-racism campaign, introduce a Multicultural Act and establish a Multicultural Commission (PER627)

    Community safety

    community participation; civil society; constitutional reform; democracy; law and order; multiculturalism; national security; peace and security

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Cross Portfolio

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (208 KB)

    Abolish the Climate Solutions Fund (PER200)

    Environment

    climate change; environment; energy

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Environment and Energy

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (184 KB) 

    Removing junk policies from private health insurance (PER378)

    Health

    health; private health insurance

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Health

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (162 KB) 

    Major state and territory infrastructure projects (PER338)

    Infrastructure and transport

    roads; infrastructure; planning; transport; public transport

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (212 KB) 

    Supporting sport and physical activity (PER061)

    Sports and recreation

    infrastructure; Liberal

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Health

    Party: The Coalition

    Response: PDF Icon (545 KB) 

    Higher Education Package (PER304)

    Education

    tertiary and vocational education

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Education and Training

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (184 KB) 

    Fully fund opioid substitution therapies (PER644)

    Health

    drugs; substance use; addiction; health

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Health

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (207 KB)

    Medicare cancer plan (PER372)

    Health

    Public Hospitals

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Health

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (242 KB)

    SMART visa (PER282)

    Immigration

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Home Affairs

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (158 KB) 

    Reintroduce a price on pollution to ensure polluters pay for the damage they are doing (PER613)

    Environment

    carbon tax; climate change

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Environment and Energy

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (217 KB)

    Boosting women's superannuation (PER426)

    Superannuation

    families; women; parental leave; dad; partner

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Social Services

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (206 KB) 

    More access to magnetic resonance imaging units (MRIs) (PER374)

    Health

    health

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Health

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (202 KB) 

    Bring Australia’s excessive military spending back to long-term trend levels (PER650)

    Defence

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Defence

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (159 KB)

    Preventing family violence - better Centrelink services (PER430)

    Social welfare

    women; domestic violence

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Social Services

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (193 KB) 

    Introduce a genuine mining super-profits tax (PER658)

    Taxes

    MRRT; resource

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (211 KB)

    Set aside funding to trial pill testing at festivals to save lives (PER647)

    Community safety

    drugs; city; regional

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Social Services

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (161 KB)

    Phase out the current tax treatment of negative gearing and the capital gains tax discount (PER660)

    Taxes

    housing; deductions; CGT; rental; investors

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (491 KB)

    Increasing Australian Taxation Office (ATO) compliance resources (PER409)

    Taxes

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (194 KB) 

    1,200 additional Department of Human Services (DHS) staff (PER379)

    Social welfare

    department human services

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Social Services

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (122 KB) 

    Redirected funding from the National Centre for Coasts, Environment and Climate (PER235)

    Environment

    savings

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Environment and Energy

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (112 KB) 

    Collaboration premium (PER349)

    Science and innovation

    R&D; research; development

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Industry, Innovation and Science

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (199 KB) 

    Infrastructure Investment Program - Urban Congestion Fund (PER067)

    Infrastructure and transport

    traffic; road; public transport; Liberal

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities

    Party: The Coalition

    Response: PDF Icon (90 KB) 

    Labor's plan for carers and people with disability (PER385)

    Social welfare

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Social Services

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (160 KB) 

    Change superannuation taxation arrangements and double the low income superannuation tax offset (PER681)

    Superannuation

    LISTO; division; 293; HISC; 450

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (209 KB) 

    Redirected funding from the Environment Restoration Fund (PER233)

    Environment

    savings

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Environment and Energy

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (177 KB) 

    Establish a Parliamentary Commissioner to enforce the Lobbyists Register and Lobbying Code of Conduct (PER683)

    Legal and justice

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Attorney-General's

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (117 KB) 

    New jobs tax cut (PER360)

    Jobs

    company

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Jobs and Small Business

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (195 KB) 

    End public subsidies for the fossil fuel industry (PER608)

    Taxes

    climate change; tax; taxation

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (216 KB)

    Labor's fairer Long Stay Parent visa (PER274)

    Immigration

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Home Affairs

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (178 KB) 

    Legislate for 10 days’ paid family and domestic violence leave (PER685)

    Community safety

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Cross Portfolio

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (126 KB) 

    Negative gearing and capital gains tax (CGT) reform (PER414)

    Taxes

    housing; tax discount; deductions; CGT; rental; investors

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (207 KB) 

    Blitz elective surgery waiting lists (PER637)

    Health

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Health

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (160 KB)

    Budget analysis of interactions between the Australian Labor Party’s election commitments (PER475)

    Taxes

    revenue; interactions; combined

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (198 KB) 

    Not support Stages 2 and 3 of the Government's unfair tax plan (PER425)

    Taxes

    personal income plan; stages 2 3

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (172 KB) 

    Cap the obscene pay packages of banking executives (PER676)

    Taxes

    superannuation; insurance; variable; base; remuneration; salary

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (441 KB) 

    Labor's plan for cheaper child care (PER305)

    Education

    preschool; childhood education; CCS; subsidy

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Education and Training

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (173 KB) 

    Legalise, tax and regulate the trade of cannabis (PER646)

    Taxes

    tax; taxation; drugs; law and order

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (213 KB)

    Establish a federal corruption watchdog with real teeth to clean up politics (PER601)

    Legal and justice

    law; order; constitutional; reform; democracy

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Attorney-General's

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (154 KB)

    Just Transitions Authority (PER221)

    Employment

    business and industry; energy; employment and workplace relations; jobs; industrial relations; climate change

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Environment and Energy

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (151 KB) 

    TAFE - pre-apprentices (PER316)

    Education

    tertiary and vocational education

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Education and Training

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (180 KB) 

    First Home Loan Deposit Scheme (PER062)

    Housing

    housing; guarantee; Liberal

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: The Coalition

    Response: PDF Icon (250 KB) 

    Australian Investment Guarantee (PER347)

    Taxes

    depreciation

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (173 KB) 

    Abolish the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) and Registered Organisations Commission (ROC) and reinstate the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal (PER684)

    Employment

    employment; workplace relations; industrial relations; union accountability; roads

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Jobs and Small Business

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (195 KB) 

    Invest in crucial infrastructure to reboot recycling and introduce a ban on single-use plastics (PER667)

    Environment

    waste; science; research

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Environment and Energy

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (225 KB) 

    Teaching bursaries (PER317)

    Education

    education; funding; jobs; tertiary and vocational education

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Education and Training

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (114 KB) 

    Reforming dividend imputation (PER419)

    Taxes

    excess; franking credits; refunds; tax; superannuation

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (183 KB) 

    Extend paid parental leave to six months and include superannuation (PER654)

    Social welfare

    families; welfare; superannuation; gender equality; PPL

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Social Services

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (170 KB)

    Keep our oceans healthy, save our Great Barrier Reef and end deforestation in Australia (PER664)

    Environment

    marine and coastal areas; fisheries; science; research; water; inland; aquatic environments; tourism

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Environment and Energy

    Party: Australian Greens

    Response: PDF Icon (201 KB) 

    Better Hospitals Fund (PER368)

    Health

    public hospitals

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Health

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (163 KB) 

    Fairer markets (PER407)

    Legal and justice

    ACCC

    00010101000000

    Election commitments

    Treasury

    Party: Australian Labor Party

    Response: PDF Icon (202 KB) 

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