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2016 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, 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) may also 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 2016, issued by the Secretaries of the Treasury and Finance.

GRN 066 - Repowering Public and Community Housing

Environment
Party: Australian Greens
Status: Completed
Requested by: Senator Richard Di Natale
Request date: 30 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 066 - Repowering Public and Community Housing request (PDF) Download GRN 066 - Repowering Public and Community Housing request (doc)
Response from: Parliamentary Budget Office
Response date: 2 July 2016
Download: Download GRN 066 - Repowering Public and Community Housing response (PDF) Download GRN 066 - Repowering Public and Community Housing response (doc)

GRN 065 - National Urban Forests Plan

Environment
Party: Australian Greens
Status: Completed
Requested by: Senator Richard Di Natale
Request date: 30 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 065 - National Urban Forests Plan request (PDF) Download GRN 065 - National Urban Forests Plan request (doc)
Response from: Parliamentary Budget Office
Response date: 1 July 2016
Download: Download GRN 065 - National Urban Forests Plan response (PDF) Download GRN 065 - National Urban Forests Plan response (doc)

GRN 064 - National Green Buildings Plan

Environment
Party: Australian Greens
Status: Completed
Requested by: Senator Richard Di Natale
Request date: 30 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 064 - National Green Buildings Plan request (PDF) Download GRN 064 - National Green Buildings Plan request (doc)
Response from: Parliamentary Budget Office
Response date: 1 July 2016
Download: Download GRN 064 - National Green Buildings Plan response (PDF) Download GRN 064 - National Green Buildings Plan response (doc)

GRN 063 - After Coal: Mine Rehabilitation and Transition planning

Environment
Party: Australian Greens
Status: Completed
Requested by: Senator Richard Di Natale
Request date: 30 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 063 - After Coal: Mine Rehabilitation and Transition planning request (PDF) Download GRN 063 - After Coal: Mine Rehabilitation and Transition planning request (doc)
Response from: Parliamentary Budget Office
Response date: 1 July 2016
Download: Download GRN 063 - After Coal: Mine Rehabilitation and Transition planning response (PDF) Download GRN 063 - After Coal: Mine Rehabilitation and Transition planning response (doc)

GRN 062 - Energy Storage Revolution

Treasury
Party: Australian Greens
Status: Completed
Requested by: Senator Richard Di Natale
Request date: 30 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 062 - Energy Storage Revolution request (PDF) Download GRN 062 - Energy Storage Revolution request (doc)
Response from: Parliamentary Budget Office
Response date: 1 July 2016
Download: Download GRN 062 - Energy Storage Revolution response (PDF) Download GRN 062 - Energy Storage Revolution response (doc)

GRN 061 - Protecting Our Precious Places

Environment
Party: Australian Greens
Status: Completed
Requested by: Senator Richard Di Natale
Request date: 30 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 061 - Protecting Our Precious Places request (PDF) Download GRN 061 - Protecting Our Precious Places request (doc)
Response from: Parliamentary Budget Office
Response date: 1 July 2016
Download: Download GRN 061 - Protecting Our Precious Places response (PDF) Download GRN 061 - Protecting Our Precious Places response (doc)

GRN 060 - Saving the Reef

Environment
Party: Australian Greens
Status: Completed
Requested by: Senator Richard Di Natale
Request date: 30 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 060 - Saving the Reef request (PDF) Download GRN 060 - Saving the Reef request (doc)
Response from: Parliamentary Budget Office
Response date: 1 July 2016
Download: Download GRN 060 - Saving the Reef response (PDF) Download GRN 060 - Saving the Reef response (doc)

GRN 059 - Helping Older Australians

Cross Portfolio
Party: Australian Greens
Status: Completed
Requested by: Senator Di Natale
Request date: 30 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 059 - Helping Older Australians request (PDF) Download GRN 059 - Helping Older Australians request (doc)
Response from: Parliamentary Budget Office
Response date: 1 July 2016
Download: Download GRN 059 - Helping Older Australians response (PDF) Download GRN 059 - Helping Older Australians response (doc)

GRN 069 - Confronting our Domestic Violence Crisis

Social Services
Party: Australian Greens
Status: Completed
Requested by: Senator Richard Di Natale
Request date: 30 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 069 - Confronting our Domestic Violence Crisis request (PDF) Download GRN 069 - Confronting our Domestic Violence Crisis request (doc)
Response from: Parliamentary Budget Office
Response date: 1 July 2016
Download: Download GRN 069 - Confronting our Domestic Violence Crisis response (PDF) Download GRN 069 - Confronting our Domestic Violence Crisis response (doc)

GRN 024 - No new coal or gas mines

Industry, Innovation and Science
Party: Australian Greens
Status: Completed
Requested by: Senator Di Natale
Request date: 27 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 024 - No new coal or gas mines request (PDF) Download GRN 024 - No new coal or gas mines request (doc)
Response from: Parliamentary Budget Office
Response date: 28 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 024 - No new coal or gas mines response (PDF) Download GRN 024 - No new coal or gas mines response (doc)

GRN 027 - Securing the Future of Farming

Agriculture and Water Resources
Party: Australian Greens
Status: Completed
Requested by: Senator Richard Di Natale
Request date: 27 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 027 - Securing the Future of Farming request (PDF) Download GRN 027 - Securing the Future of Farming request (doc)
Response from: Parliamentary Budget Office
Response date: 28 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 027 - Securing the Future of Farming response (PDF) Download GRN 027 - Securing the Future of Farming response (doc)

GRN 056 - Supporting our Australian Videogames Industry

Communications and the Arts
Party: Australian Greens
Status: Completed
Requested by: Senator Di Natale
Request date: 30 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 056 - Supporting our Australian Videogames Industry request (PDF) Download GRN 056 - Supporting our Australian Videogames Industry request (doc)
Response from: Parliamentary Budget Office
Response date: 30 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 056 - Supporting our Australian Videogames Industry response (PDF) Download GRN 056 - Supporting our Australian Videogames Industry response (doc)

GRN 054 - Empowering and supporting Aboriginal and Torres Stait Islander peoples

Prime Minister and Cabinet
Party: Australian Greens
Status: Completed
Requested by: Senator Di Natale
Request date: 30 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 054 - Empowering and supporting Aboriginal and Torres Stait Islander peoples request (PDF) Download GRN 054 - Empowering and supporting Aboriginal and Torres Stait Islander peoples request (doc)
Response from: Parliamentary Budget Office
Response date: 30 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 054 - Empowering and supporting Aboriginal and Torres Stait Islander peoples response (PDF) Download GRN 054 - Empowering and supporting Aboriginal and Torres Stait Islander peoples response (doc)

GRN 051 - Reverse Cuts to Legal Aid Services

Attorney-General's
Party: Australian Greens
Status: Completed
Requested by: Seantor Di Natale
Request date: 29 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 051 - Reverse Cuts to Legal Aid Services request (PDF) Download GRN 051 - Reverse Cuts to Legal Aid Services request (doc)
Response from: Parliamentary Budget Office
Response date: 30 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 051 - Reverse Cuts to Legal Aid Services response (PDF) Download GRN 051 - Reverse Cuts to Legal Aid Services response (doc)

GRN 046 - Implementing Primary Health Care

Health
Party: Australian Greens
Status: Completed
Requested by: Senator Di Natale
Request date: 29 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 046 - Implementing Primary Health Care request (PDF) Download GRN 046 - Implementing Primary Health Care request (doc)
Response from: Parliamentary Budget Office
Response date: 30 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 046 - Implementing Primary Health Care response (PDF) Download GRN 046 - Implementing Primary Health Care response (doc)

GRN 058 - A Royal Commission into Children in Detention

Prime Minister and Cabinet
Party: Australian Greens
Status: Completed
Requested by: Senator Di Natale
Request date: 30 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 058 - A Royal Commission into Children in Detention request (PDF) Download GRN 058 - A Royal Commission into Children in Detention request (doc)
Response from: Parliamentary Budget Office
Response date: 30 June 2016
Download: Download GRN 058 - A Royal Commission into Children in Detention response (PDF) Download GRN 058 - A Royal Commission into Children in Detention response (doc)

COA MR9 - MEDIA RELEASE

Media Release
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 30 June 2016
Download: Download COA MR9 - MEDIA RELEASE request (PDF - 355.46 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance

COA 051 - Increased welfare compliance for Assets and Investments

Human Services
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 28 June 2016
Download: Download COA 051 - Increased welfare compliance for Assets and Investments request (PDF - 60.23 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 30 June 2016
Download: Download COA 051 - Increased welfare compliance for Assets and Investments response (PDF - 284.79 KB) Download COA 051 - Increased welfare compliance for Assets and Investments response (DOC - 95.38 KB)

COA 052 - Reduction in the Wage Subsidy Pool

Employment
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 28 June 2016
Download: Download COA 052 - Reduction in the Wage Subsidy Pool request (PDF - 52.36 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 30 June 2016
Download: Download COA 052 - Reduction in the Wage Subsidy Pool response (PDF - 246.62 KB) Download COA 052 - Reduction in the Wage Subsidy Pool response (DOC - 94.48 KB)

COA 048 - Extend Enhanced Welfare Payment Integrity: Income data matching

Human Services
Party: Coalition
Status: Completed
Requested by: Prime Minister
Request date: 28 June 2016
Download: Download COA 048 - Extend Enhanced Welfare Payment Integrity: Income data matching request (PDF - 64.04 KB)
Response from: Department of Finance
Response date: 30 June 2016
Download: Download COA 048 - Extend Enhanced Welfare Payment Integrity: Income data matching response (PDF - 287.27 KB) Download COA 048 - Extend Enhanced Welfare Payment Integrity: Income data matching response (DOC - 95.57 KB)

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