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Finance and Economics

Government sources for Finance and Economics

There are a number of Australian Government websites useful to finance and economics research:

  • Department of Finance supports the government’s ongoing priorities through the Budget process and fosters leading practice through the public sector resource management, governance and accountability frameworks. It produces a number of freely available financial reports on the Commonwealth.
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade produces freely available data and documents about trade and investments.
  • Federal Budget website provides information and tools to help people interpret and understand the current Federal Budget. Past Budgets are also available.
  • The Productivity Commission undertakes research studies and public inquiries requested by Government. It provides access to the research outputs of those studies and enquiries.
  • The Treasury is engaged in a range of issues from macroeconomic policy settings to microeconomic reform, climate change to social policy, as well as tax policy and international agreements and forums.

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