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 Western Australian Budget  


Introduction  On Thursday 12th May 2022, the Western Australian Premier and Treasurer Mark McGowan delivered the 2022-23 WA State Budget. The budget comes as WA continues its soft landing out of the 24 months of COVID-19 restrictions and in the lead up to the Australian Federal Election.   WA’s underlying financial position will be almost $5.7… Continue reading 2022-23 Western Australian Budget  

2022-23 Victorian Budget


On 3 May 2022 Victorian Treasurer the Hon. Tim Pallas MP delivered the Andrews Labor Government’s eighth Budget. The 2022-23 Budget is aimed at recovering from the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic, with a key feature of the budget being the Pandemic Repair Plan and a significant investment in health. The Treasurer laid out the… Continue reading 2022-23 Victorian Budget

2032 SEQ Olympic and Paralympic Games – April 2022 Update  


Introduction  On 25 February 2021, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that Brisbane had won the bid to host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Games are scheduled to take place between 23rd July – 8th August 2032, followed by the Paralympic Games from 24th August – 5th September 2032.   An economic assessment commissioned… Continue reading 2032 SEQ Olympic and Paralympic Games – April 2022 Update  

Changes to Quarantine Requirements in the ACT


In a media release issued on the 21st of April, ACT Health Minister, Rachel Stephen-Smith announced that the ACT Government will ease quarantine restrictions for household contacts from 11.59 pm on Tuesday 26 April. Household contacts who do not have any COVID-19 symptoms will no longer be required to isolate for seven days.  They will,… Continue reading Changes to Quarantine Requirements in the ACT

Victorian Government to ease COVID-19 restrictions


On Wednesday morning Victorian Health Minister Martin Foley announced the Victorian Government will ease COVID-19 restrictions from 11:59pm, Friday 22 April. The decision to remove many of the remaining restrictions comes as the Omicron wave recedes and 70 per cent of Victorian adults have received their third vaccination. The following changes will be made to… Continue reading Victorian Government to ease COVID-19 restrictions

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