Research

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.

2022-23 Queensland Budget Update 

08/12/2022

Yesterday, on the 7th of December 2022, Queensland’s Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment Cameron Dick released the State’s 2022-23 Budget Update.  Economic Outlook Budget Update Commitments   The Budget Update incorporates investments across the state, including: The 2022-23 Queensland Budget Update can be found here Hawker Britton’s Occasional Paper on the 22-23 Queensland Budget… Continue reading 2022-23 Queensland Budget Update 

Victorian Government Ministry

06/12/2022

On 5 December 2022, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced the portfolio allocations of the new Victorian Ministry, following the Labor Party’s victory at the state election in November. There are two new faces in Cabinet, Enver Erdogan, who will serve as Minister for Corrections, Youth Justice, and Victim Support, and Natalie Suleyman, who will be… Continue reading Victorian Government Ministry

Albanese Government’s Secure Jobs, Better Pay Bill passes Parliament

05/12/2022

5 December 2022 On Friday 2 December 2022, the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Bill 2022 (the Bill) passed both houses of Parliament. The Secure Jobs, Better Pay Bill is a key pillar of the Albanese Labor Government’s agenda which aims to enact the Government’s election commitments as well as several proposals… Continue reading Albanese Government’s Secure Jobs, Better Pay Bill passes Parliament

National Reconstruction Fund Corporation Bill 2022

02/12/2022

On Wednesday 30 November 2022, the Albanese Labor Government introduced the National Reconstruction Fund Corporation Bill 2022 to the Australian Parliament. The Bill establishes the $15 billion National Reconstruction Fund (NRF), a key election commitment of the Labor Party at the 2022 Federal Election. In the October Budget, the Government allocated $15.0 billion over 7… Continue reading National Reconstruction Fund Corporation Bill 2022

Victorian Election 2022 – Results & Policies

01/12/2022

On Saturday 26 November 2022, Victorians went to the polls and voted for a third term of majority Labor government. The Victorian Labor Party, led by Premier Daniel Andrews, has secured at least 51 seats in the Legislative Assembly, with seven still in doubt. Of the seven seats in doubt, the Labor Party is ahead… Continue reading Victorian Election 2022 – Results & Policies

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