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2023-24 Australian Capital Territory Budget 


On June 27, 2023, Chief Minister Andrew Barr presented his 13th Budget Statement as the Treasurer for the Australian Capital Territory. During his budget announcement, the Chief Minister emphasised that the budget prioritised health, housing, and addressing cost-of-living challenges while working towards the ACT’s goal of achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045. The ACT… Continue reading 2023-24 Australian Capital Territory Budget 

Net Zero Economy Agency


On 14 June 2023, the Albanese Labor Government announced the Chair and Advisory Board of the Net Zero Economy Agency. The Agency, to commence on 1 July 2023, sits within the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) and will be tasked with the design and establishment of the legislated Net Zero Authority. The… Continue reading Net Zero Economy Agency

SA 2023-2024 State Budget


2023 – 24 South Australian State Budget Introduction  On Thursday 15 June, South Australian Treasurer the Hon Stephen Mulligan MP delivered the 2023-24 South Australian Budget. This is the second Budget of the Malinauskas Government and aims to deliver on the government’s commitment to housing, health and cost-of-living relief while laying strong foundations for the… Continue reading SA 2023-2024 State Budget

Queensland 2023-24 State Budget


On June 13, 2023, Queensland Treasurer Cameron Dick delivered the 2023-24 Queensland Budget, marking the eighth budget of the Palaszczuk government.  The Treasurer has dubbed this “the budget for tomorrow” with substantial investments in infrastructure, education and health. The budget also includes substantial cost-of-living relief measures in the form of rebates, designed to provide relief… Continue reading Queensland 2023-24 State Budget

WA Premier & Cabinet


On 29th May 2023, Western Australia’s Premier, Mark McGowan resigned from his position. Following a meeting of the WA Labor Caucus on June 6th, 2023 Roger Cook was endorsed as the 31st Premier of Western Australia. Today, on the 7th June, Premier Roger Cook announced his new Ministry. The Premier will also serve as/continue to… Continue reading WA Premier & Cabinet

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