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Suburb Zero pilot in the ACT

Advice provided to Senator David Pocock: 1 September 2022

Date issued: 27 February 2023

JobSeeker Payment: COVID-19, age & gender

Analyses the short-term COVID-19 impact and the long-term trends in recipient demographics.

Date issued: 12 February 2023

Legalise Cannabis Nationally

Advice provided to Senator David Shoebridge: 12 January 2023

Date issued: 31 January 2023

Increase in the Assistance for Isolated Children Allowance

Advice provided to Senator Matthew Canavan: 16 January 2023

Date issued: 16 January 2023

Beyond the budget 2022-23: Fiscal outlook and scenarios

This report provides independent projections of key budget outcomes such as debt and the budget balance over the next decade.

Date issued: 08 December 2022

Trends in personal income tax

Analyses the role of personal income tax in the broader tax system over the past 70 years and explores likely changes in the future.

Date issued: 18 November 2022



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

View speeches and presentations from our people.

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

View our media releases.


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.