Budget Review 2019–20

April 2019

The Library will publish a range of information to support consideration of the Budget. This year will feature new portfolio level briefings, papers on the macroeconomic and fiscal outlook and individual briefs on select budget measures.

Materials will published progressively on this page. Follow the Parliamentary Library on Twitter to be alerted to briefs as they are published.

Portfolio briefs

Agriculture and water
Broadcasting, arts, sports and parks
Communications and transport infrastructure
Defence
Education and training
Fuel, energy and industry
Public service and other purposes
Health
Housing, communities and environment
Immigration
Social security and welfare 
Revenue

Measures briefs

Law enforcement and security overview
One-off energy assistance payment

Budget context

Budget concepts

Budget seminars

Pre-Budget seminar [MP4 211MB] [MP3 48MB]
Monday 1 April
Notes: [PDF 3.15MB]

Two of Australia’s top economists talking about the macro-economic challenges facing Australia:

  • Professor Beth Webster, Director, Centre for Transformative Innovation, Swinburne University of Technology
  • Professor James Morley, Professor of Macroeconomics, University of Sydney

Understanding the Budget [MP4 208MB] [MP3 46MB]
Tuesday 2 April
Notes: [PDF 1.87MB]

  • Library specialists explain how to navigate the budget documents and understand key budget concepts.

Links to previous years’ Library Budget Reviews

2018–19
2017–18
2016–17
2015–16
2014–15

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