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 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

Australia’s Future Gas Strategy


On the 9th of May 2024, Federal Resources Minister the Hon. Madeline King MP announced the Australian Government’s Future Gas Strategy, setting the scene for the future of gas in our economy and mapping how gas will play a role in Australia’s transition towards net-zero. The strategy’s aims are to: Strategy at a Glance The… Continue reading Australia’s Future Gas Strategy

National Cabinet on Gendered and Domestic Violence


National Cabinet on Gendered and Domestic Violence On Wednesday, 1 May 2024, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese convened a meeting of National Cabinet to address the crisis of gender-based violence in Australia. The Cabinet was called by the Prime Minister when he spoke at the Canberra rally against gender-based violence on Sunday, 28 April 2024. Hundreds of thousands… Continue reading National Cabinet on Gendered and Domestic Violence

Be informed when news is published