Hawker Britton's occasional papers provide in-depth analysis on the most important public policy issues of the day, across Australia. You can view the Research & Papers Archive here.

Future Made in Australia Act


On 3 July 2024, Treasurer Jim Chalmers introduced the Future Made in Australia Bill 2024 to the House of Representatives. The Bill ties together a number of previously announced policies from the budget and elsewhere, and forms the centrepiece of the Albanese Government’s economic policy. There are three main provisions of the Bill, the National… Continue reading Future Made in Australia Act

ACT Budget 2024-25


On Tuesday 25 June 2024, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Chief Minister and Treasurer Andrew Barr delivered the 2024-25 ACT Budget. The 2024-25 Budget prioritises targeted cost-of-living relief, housing choice, access and affordability, and building infrastructure for the growing Territory. The 2024-25 Budget is set in a climate of slower national and global economic activity, however,… Continue reading ACT Budget 2024-25

2024-25 New South Wales Budget


On Tuesday 18 June 2024, Treasurer the Hon Daniel Mookhey MLC – delivered the 2024-25 NSW State Budget.  The Minns’ Government’s budget is set in an environment where household budgets are under pressure. Inflation has continued to ease over the past year but remains too high. Growth in the price of essentials continues to outstrip… Continue reading 2024-25 New South Wales Budget

South Australian Budget 2024-25


On Thursday 06 June 2024, Treasurer the Hon Stephen Mullighan MP delivered the 2024-25 South Australian Budget.  The 2024-25 Budget prioritises the Malinauskas Governments’ focus on housing, cost of living relief, jobs and skills, and health. The 2024-25 Budget is set in an environment of continuing high interest rates and inflation, aiming to provide additional… Continue reading South Australian Budget 2024-25

2024-25 Federal Budget


2024-25 Federal Budget 17 May 2024 Introduction  On Tuesday 14 May 2024, Treasurer the Hon Dr Jim Chalmers MP delivered the 2024-25 Federal Budget. The 2024-25 Federal Budget is the third Budget of the Albanese Labor Government and is forecast to deliver a second straight surplus, expected to be $9.3 billion this year. In his… Continue reading 2024-25 Federal Budget

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