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The cost of nuclear submarines

Advice provided to Mr Adam Bandt MP: 14 April 2023
Completed response released: 1 May 2023

Date issued: 01 May 2023

Restoring Parenting payment Single 2

Advice provided to Ms Zoe Daniel MP: 27 April 2023

Date issued: 28 April 2023

Restoring Parenting Payment Single 1

Advice provided to Ms Zoe Daniel MP: 4 April 2023

Date issued: 28 April 2023

How is super taxed?

This explainer explores how super is taxed in Australia, and how Australia’s system compares to similar schemes in other OECD countries.

Date issued: 27 April 2023

Make Gas Exporters Pay Taxes and Royalties

Advice provided to Mr Adam Bandt MP: 3 February 2023

Date issued: 26 April 2023

Home battery incentive scheme

Advice provided to Dr Helen Haines MP: 8 March 2023
Completed response released: 27 March 2023

Date issued: 27 March 2023



Publicly released costings or budget analyses outside the caretaker period.

Budget Insights

Non-technical pieces focused on a particular area of the budget and short insights into fiscal policy issues and updates.


Corporate publications

Our corporate publications outline our vision, purpose, values and strategic goals.

Budget Charts

Graphical and tabular analyses which seek to illustrate key features of budget updates

Fiscal projections and sustainability

Materials on fiscal projections over the next decade and sustainability over the next 40 years.

Research reports

Research reports on government finances and fiscal issues.

Speeches and presentations

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Information papers

Explanations to our underlying data, concepts, methodologies and processes used to prepare costings of policy proposals and budget analyses.

Unlegislated measures

An annual report outlining the impact of selected unlegislated measures on the Commonwealth budget.

Media releases

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View formal submissions and enquiries addressed to the PBO.

Election commitments reports

An analysis of the budget impact of the election commitments of parliamentary parties (released after each election.