Costings

Publicly released costings or budget analyses outside the caretaker period


The Parliamentary Budget Officer has publicly released the following documents either because they were not requested on a confidential basis, or following advice from the parliamentarian that the request is no longer to be treated as confidential.

2019

  • Revenue implications of setting mandatory Government fleet electric vehicle purchasing targets
    PDF icon (229 KB) MS Word (133 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator Tim Storer, Senate Select Committee on Electric Vehicles: 11 January 2019
    Completed response released: 30 January 2019
  • Revenue implications of changes to vehicle taxation measures – Fringe benefits tax exemption
    PDF icon (230 KB) MS Word (94 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator Tim Storer: 14 December 2018
    Completed response released: 30 January 2019
  • Applying a road user charge to electric vehicles
    PDF icon (262 KB) MS Word (122 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator Tim Storer: 7 December 2018
    Completed response released: 30 January 2019
  • Revenue implications of changes to vehicle taxation measures
    PDF icon (329 KB) MS Word (169  KB)
    Advice provided to Senator Tim Storer: 4 December 2018
    Completed response released: 30 January 2019

2018

  • Higher education (consolidation)
    PDF icon (317 KB) MS Word (133 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator Richard Di Natale: 5 December 2018
    Completed response released: 12 December 2018
  • The PaRRTy is over
    PDF icon (243 KB) MS Word (101 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator Richard Di Natale: 29 October 2018
    Completed response released: 12 December 2018
  • Postgraduate income support
    PDF icon (198 KB) MS Word (216 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator Richard Di Natale: 12 September 2018
    Completed response released: 12 December 2018
  • Securing the value of our resources – End fossil fuel subsidies
    PDF icon (220 KB) MS Word (229 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator Richard Di Natale: 9 August 2018
    Completed response released: 12 December 2018
  • Liberal Democrats’ tax policy
    PDF icon (265 KB) MS Word (234 KB)
    Advice released by Senator David Leyonhjelm on 29 November 2018 in the explanatory memorandum to the private Senator’s bill Lower Tax Bill 2018
    Advice
    provided to Senator David Leyonhjelm: 12 September 2018
    Completed response released: 29 November 2018
  • Dividend imputation credit refunds – further information
    PDF icon (207 KB) MS Word (100 KB)
    Advice provided to the Hon Matt Thistlethwaite MP: 19 November 2018
    Completed response released: 20 November 2018
  • Pension assets test – equity for rural pensioners
    PDF icon (172 KB) MS Word (202 KB)
    Advice provided to Ms Cathy McGowan AO MP: 4 June 2018
    Completed response released: 21 September 2018
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) licences for Mount Barker and Victor Harbor
    PDF icon (325 KB) MS Word (205 KB)
    Advice provided to Ms Rebekha Sharkie MP: 23 August 2018
    Completed response released: 19 September 2018
  • Personal Income Tax Plan
    PDF icon (1,680 KB) MS Word (234 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator Ketter, Senate Economics Legislation and References Committees: 13 June 2018
    Partial response 2 of 2 released: 13 June 2018
  • Personal Income Tax Plan
    PDF icon (226 KB) MS Word (229 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator Ketter, Senate Economics Legislation and References Committees: 5 June 2018
    Partial response 1 of 2 released: 5 June 2018
  • Personal Income Tax Plan
    PDF icon (184 KB) MS Word (219 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator Richard Di Natale: 1 June 2018
    Completed response released: 6 June 2018
  • Dividend imputation credit refunds
    PDF icon (264 KB) MS Word (248 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator David Leyonhjelm: 4 May 2018
    Completed response released: 8 May 2018
    • Related responses to Questions on Notice taken by the PBO
      No. 2 PDF icon (141 KB)
      No. 3 PDF icon (145 KB) 
      No. 4 PDF icon (145 KB) 
      PBO responses provided: 3 July 2018
  • Tax and regulate cannabis
    PDF icon (231 KB) MS Word (233 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator Richard Di Natale: 19 April 2018
    Completed response released: 23 April 2018

2017

  • Improving wage growth
    PDF icon (178 KB) MS Word (207 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator Richard Di Natale: 23 November 2017
    Completed response released: 14 December 2017
  • Higher education and vocational education and training
    PDF icon (252 KB) MS Word (235 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator David Leyonhjelm: 13 October 2017
    Completed response released: 19 October 2017
  • Higher threshold for regional student HELP repayments
    PDF icon (200 KB) MS Word (212 KB)
    Advice provided to Ms Cathy McGowan AO MP: 7 September 2017
    Completed response released: 14 September 2017
  • Savings account
    PDF icon (201 KB) MS Word (217 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator David Leyonhjelm: 21 April 2017
    Completed response released: 8 September 2017
  • Foreign aid
    PDF icon (180 KB) MS Word (211 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator David Leyonhjelm: 19 April 2017
    Completed response released: 8 September 2017
  • Permanent migration
    PDF icon (201 KB) MS Word (219 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator David Leyonhjelm: 24 March 2017
    Completed response released: 8 September 2017
  • Welfare payments
    PDF icon (223 KB) MS Word (233 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator David Leyonhjelm: 6 March 2017
    Completed response released: 8 September 2017
  • Higher education and vocational education and training
    PDF icon (270 KB) MS Word (235 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator David Leyonhjelm: 11 January 2017
    Completed response released: 8 September 2017
  • Health
    PDF icon (232 KB) MS Word (208 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator David Leyonhjelm: 6 December 2016
    Completed response released: 8 September 2017
  • Tax
    PDF icon (286 KB) MS Word (237 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator David Leyonhjelm: 5 December 2016
    Completed response released: 8 September 2017
  • General spending cuts
    PDF icon (163 KB) MS Word (209 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator David Leyonhjelm: 10 November 2016
    Completed response released: 8 September 2017
  • Foreign investment
    PDF icon (167 KB) MS Word (203 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator David Leyonhjelm: 10 November 2016
    Completed response released: 8 September 2017
  • Labour market
    PDF icon (157 KB) MS Word (208 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator David Leyonhjelm: 1 November 2016
    Completed response released: 8 September 2017
  • Legalising marijuana
    PDF icon (193 KB) MS Word (219 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator David Leyonhjelm: 21 September 2016
    Completed response released: 8 September 2017
  • School education
    PDF icon (169 KB) MS Word (211 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator David Leyonhjelm: 13 September 2016
    Completed response released: 8 September 2017
  • Taxation of Uber and taxis
    PDF icon (174 KB) MS Word (211 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator David Leyonhjelm: 13 September 2016
    Completed response released: 8 September 2017
  • Financing state property tax reform
    PDF icon (198 KB) MS Word (214 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator Richard Di Natale: 18 November 2016
    Completed response released: 17 July 2017

2015

  • Legalising marijuana
    PDF icon (241 KB) MS Word (192 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator David Leyonhjelm: 18 December 2015
  • Tariff revenue impacts of the Korea, Japan and China free trade agreements
    PDF icon (449 KB) MS Word (327 KB)
    Advice provided to Senator Peter Whish-Wilson: 7 August 2015
  • Update of major yet to be legislated payment measures
    PDF icon (255 KB) MS Word (187 KB)
    Advice provided to Mr Andrew Laming MP: 27 February 2015


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