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2019 Election Costings

The Charter of Budget Honesty Act 1998 outlines arrangements under which the Secretaries of the Treasury and the Department of Finance (Finance) may be requested to cost election commitments during the caretaker period for a general election.

In accordance with the Act, the Government, the Leader of the Opposition, or a Minority Party with at least five members in the Parliament may request through the Prime Minister for the Secretaries of the Treasury and Finance to cost election commitments. Election commitment costings completed by the Treasury and Finance will be posted on this site.

The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) will prepare election policy costings upon request from a Parliamentary party or a sitting Independent Member of Parliament seeking re-election. Costings prepared by the PBO are published on the PBO website. Parties with fewer than five members in either House of Parliament and Independent members of Parliament can have their policies costed by the PBO.

All costings will be prepared consistent with the Charter of Budget Honesty Policy Costing Guidelines, issued by the Secretaries of the Treasury and Finance.

COA 066 - Efficiency Dividend Extension

Finance
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 16 May 2019
Download: Download COA 066 - Efficiency Dividend Extension request (PDF - 71.32 KB) Download COA 066 - Efficiency Dividend Extension request (DOC - 19.79 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 16 May 2019
Download: Download COA 066 - Efficiency Dividend Extension response (PDF - 115.24 KB) Download COA 066 - Efficiency Dividend Extension response (DOC - 67.45 KB)

COA 065 - Achieving Better Health Outcomes

Health
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 14 May 2019
Download: Download COA 065 - Achieving Better Health Outcomes request (PDF - 63.88 KB) Download COA 065 - Achieving Better Health Outcomes request (DOC - 18.71 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 15 May 2019
Download: Download COA 065 - Achieving Better Health Outcomes response (PDF - 165.24 KB) Download COA 065 - Achieving Better Health Outcomes response (DOC - 53.46 KB)

COA 064 - Extension of Headspace Services

Health
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 14 May 2019
Download: Download COA 064 - Extension of Headspace Services request (PDF - 61.83 KB) Download COA 064 - Extension of Headspace Services request (DOC - 17.35 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 15 May 2019
Download: Download COA 064 - Extension of Headspace Services response (PDF - 152.77 KB) Download COA 064 - Extension of Headspace Services response (DOC - 49.99 KB)

COA 063 - Protected Mobile Fires Project (LAND 8112)

Defence
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 14 May 2019
Download: Download COA 063 - Protected Mobile Fires Project (LAND 8112) request (PDF - 66.12 KB) Download COA 063 - Protected Mobile Fires Project (LAND 8112) request (DOC - 19.81 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 15 May 2019
Download: Download COA 063 - Protected Mobile Fires Project (LAND 8112) response (PDF - 171.25 KB) Download COA 063 - Protected Mobile Fires Project (LAND 8112) response (DOC - 51.53 KB)

COA 062 - First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

Treasury
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 13 May 2019
Download: Download COA 062 - First Home Loan Deposit Scheme   request (PDF - 64.21 KB) Download COA 062 - First Home Loan Deposit Scheme   request (DOC - 20.29 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 15 May 2019
Download: Download COA 062 - First Home Loan Deposit Scheme   response (PDF - 145.76 KB) Download COA 062 - First Home Loan Deposit Scheme   response (DOC - 54.57 KB)

COA 061 - Supporting Sport and Physical Activity

Health
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 13 May 2019
Download: Download COA 061 - Supporting Sport and Physical Activity  request (PDF - 63.22 KB) Download COA 061 - Supporting Sport and Physical Activity  request (DOC - 18.64 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 15 May 2019
Download: Download COA 061 - Supporting Sport and Physical Activity  response (PDF - 135.14 KB) Download COA 061 - Supporting Sport and Physical Activity  response (DOC - 49.86 KB)

COA 060 - Supporting Children with Life Threatening Medical Conditions and their Families

Health
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 13 May 2019
Download: Download COA 060 - Supporting Children with Life Threatening Medical Conditions and their Families request (PDF - 62.02 KB) Download COA 060 - Supporting Children with Life Threatening Medical Conditions and their Families request (DOC - 18.51 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 14 May 2019
Download: Download COA 060 - Supporting Children with Life Threatening Medical Conditions and their Families response (PDF - 83.13 KB) Download COA 060 - Supporting Children with Life Threatening Medical Conditions and their Families response (DOC - 50.16 KB)

COA 059 - National Perinatal Mental Health Check

Health
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 13 May 2019
Download: Download COA 059 - National Perinatal Mental Health Check request (PDF - 59.99 KB) Download COA 059 - National Perinatal Mental Health Check request (DOC - 18.42 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 15 May 2019
Download: Download COA 059 - National Perinatal Mental Health Check response (PDF - 135.2 KB) Download COA 059 - National Perinatal Mental Health Check response (DOC - 49.83 KB)

COA 058 - Lymphoedema Garments and Allied Health Therapy programs

Health
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 13 May 2019
Download: Download COA 058 - Lymphoedema Garments and Allied Health Therapy programs request (PDF - 61.58 KB) Download COA 058 - Lymphoedema Garments and Allied Health Therapy programs request (DOC - 17.65 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 15 May 2019
Download: Download COA 058 - Lymphoedema Garments and Allied Health Therapy programs response (PDF - 128.67 KB) Download COA 058 - Lymphoedema Garments and Allied Health Therapy programs response (DOC - 48.75 KB)

COA 057 - Australian Breastfeeding Association – extension

Health
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 13 May 2019
Download: Download COA 057 - Australian Breastfeeding Association – extension request (PDF - 59.49 KB) Download COA 057 - Australian Breastfeeding Association – extension request (DOC - 17.25 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 14 May 2019
Download: Download COA 057 - Australian Breastfeeding Association – extension response (PDF - 67.96 KB) Download COA 057 - Australian Breastfeeding Association – extension response (DOC - 49.05 KB)

COA 056 - Mid-Career Checkpoint

Jobs and Small Business
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 13 May 2019
Download: Download COA 056 - Mid-Career Checkpoint request (PDF - 60.6 KB) Download COA 056 - Mid-Career Checkpoint request (DOC - 18.94 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 15 May 2019
Download: Download COA 056 - Mid-Career Checkpoint response (PDF - 70.53 KB) Download COA 056 - Mid-Career Checkpoint response (DOC - 51.48 KB)

COA 055 - Teach for Australia Future Leaders Program

Education and Training
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 13 May 2019
Download: Download COA 055 - Teach for Australia Future Leaders Program request (PDF - 62.06 KB) Download COA 055 - Teach for Australia Future Leaders Program request (DOC - 18.94 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 15 May 2019
Download: Download COA 055 - Teach for Australia Future Leaders Program response (PDF - 69.49 KB) Download COA 055 - Teach for Australia Future Leaders Program response (DOC - 48.58 KB)

COA 054 - National Phonics Check

Education and Training
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 13 May 2019
Download: Download COA 054 - National Phonics Check request (PDF - 63.13 KB) Download COA 054 - National Phonics Check request (DOC - 19.12 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 15 May 2019
Download: Download COA 054 - National Phonics Check response (PDF - 74.41 KB) Download COA 054 - National Phonics Check response (DOC - 51.09 KB)

COA 053 - Central Queensland School of Mining and Manufacturing

Education and Training
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 13 May 2019
Download: Download COA 053 - Central Queensland School of Mining and Manufacturing request (PDF - 63.03 KB) Download COA 053 - Central Queensland School of Mining and Manufacturing request (DOC - 17.63 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 15 May 2019
Download: Download COA 053 - Central Queensland School of Mining and Manufacturing response (PDF - 135.62 KB) Download COA 053 - Central Queensland School of Mining and Manufacturing response (DOC - 49.48 KB)

COA 052 - Veterans' Wellbeing Centres

Veterans' Affairs
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 9 May 2019
Download: Download COA 052 - Veterans' Wellbeing Centres request (PDF - 67.4 KB) Download COA 052 - Veterans' Wellbeing Centres request (DOC - 18.94 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 15 May 2019
Download: Download COA 052 - Veterans' Wellbeing Centres response (PDF - 85.7 KB) Download COA 052 - Veterans' Wellbeing Centres response (DOC - 52.23 KB)

COA 051 - Supporting the Kokoda Track

Veterans' Affairs
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 9 May 2019
Download: Download COA 051 - Supporting the Kokoda Track request (PDF - 62.49 KB) Download COA 051 - Supporting the Kokoda Track request (DOC - 18.77 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 15 May 2019
Download: Download COA 051 - Supporting the Kokoda Track response (PDF - 76.77 KB) Download COA 051 - Supporting the Kokoda Track response (DOC - 46.59 KB)

COA 050 - Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program – expansion

Veterans' Affairs
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 9 May 2019
Download: Download COA 050 - Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program – expansion request (PDF - 61.35 KB) Download COA 050 - Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program – expansion request (DOC - 18.58 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 15 May 2019
Download: Download COA 050 - Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program – expansion response (PDF - 97.77 KB) Download COA 050 - Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program – expansion response (DOC - 51.69 KB)

COA 049 - Exempting Totally and Permanently Impaired pension recipients from allied health treatment cycle

Veterans' Affairs
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 9 May 2019
Download: Download COA 049 - Exempting Totally and Permanently Impaired pension recipients from allied health treatment cycle request (PDF - 63.27 KB) Download COA 049 - Exempting Totally and Permanently Impaired pension recipients from allied health treatment cycle request (DOC - 18.96 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 15 May 2019
Download: Download COA 049 - Exempting Totally and Permanently Impaired pension recipients from allied health treatment cycle response (PDF - 74.82 KB) Download COA 049 - Exempting Totally and Permanently Impaired pension recipients from allied health treatment cycle response (DOC - 52.41 KB)

COA 048 - Defence Service Homes Insurance Scheme – expanding eligibility

Veterans' Affairs
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 9 May 2019
Download: Download COA 048 - Defence Service Homes Insurance Scheme – expanding eligibility request (PDF - 60.89 KB) Download COA 048 - Defence Service Homes Insurance Scheme – expanding eligibility request (DOC - 17.29 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 15 May 2019
Download: Download COA 048 - Defence Service Homes Insurance Scheme – expanding eligibility response (PDF - 72.32 KB) Download COA 048 - Defence Service Homes Insurance Scheme – expanding eligibility response (DOC - 49.71 KB)

COA 047 - Australian Business Growth Fund – Equity Investment

Treasury
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 9 May 2019
Download: Download COA 047 - Australian Business Growth Fund – Equity Investment request (PDF - 76.17 KB) Download COA 047 - Australian Business Growth Fund – Equity Investment request (DOC - 22 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 15 May 2019
Download: Download COA 047 - Australian Business Growth Fund – Equity Investment response (PDF - 75.78 KB) Download COA 047 - Australian Business Growth Fund – Equity Investment response (DOC - 52.21 KB)

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