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.

First Ministry of the Allan Labor Government


On Tuesday 26 September, Daniel Andrews announced his resignation as the Premier of Victoria and Member for Mulgrave. After almost nine years at the helm of the Victorian Government and twenty-one years in the Victorian Parliament Daniel Andrews decided now was the right time to leave. In 2010, Andrews became Victorian Labor Leader and just… Continue reading First Ministry of the Allan Labor Government

2023-24 NSW Budget


On 19 September, New South Wales Treasurer the Hon. Daniel Mookhey MLC delivered the first Budget of the Minns Labor Government and the first Labor Budget since 2010. The approach of Labor in New South Wales is based on responsibility and reward, inclusion and opportunity. Economic stability creates social stability. Opportunity and reward rely on… Continue reading 2023-24 NSW Budget

Victorian Budget 2023-24


On 23 May 2023, Victorian Treasurer the Hon. Tim Pallas MP delivered the Andrews Labor Government’s ninth Budget. The 2023-24 Budget predominantly focuses towards targeting the debt created by the response to the COVID19 pandemic with a key feature of the budget being COVID Debt Repayment Plan; a measure to approach the $31.5 billion worth… Continue reading Victorian Budget 2023-24

Western Australia 2023 – 24 State Budget 


Introduction  On Thursday 11th May 2023, the Western Australian Premier and Treasurer delivered the 2023-24 WA State Budget.  This is the McGowan Governments’ seventh annual budget which continues to deliver the Nation’s strongest economy, with a $4.2 billion operating surplus this financial year whilst still providing cost of living relief, support to the health system,… Continue reading Western Australia 2023 – 24 State Budget 

2023-24 Federal Budget 


10 May 2023  Introduction   On 9 May 2023, Treasurer Jim Chalmers delivered the 2023-24 Federal Budget. This Budget is the second of the Albanese Government in seven months and their first full financial year budget.   In the face of heightened global uncertainty, persistent inflation and higher interest rates, the Budget aims to strike the right… Continue reading 2023-24 Federal Budget 

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