Report Archive

Category : Estimates

Expenditure Monitor 2016-2017 Q2

Government expenditures for the first half of 2016-2017 were $136.5 billion, an increase of 3.7% over the same period last year.  This growth lags the overall increase in budgeted spending (5.6%), owing to delays in implementing the Government’s economic priorities, in particular new infrastructure investments.

Considerations for Parliament in Reforming the Business of Supply

This report outlines considerations for parliamentarians regarding the Government’s proposals to reform the Business of Supply.

Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17

This note presents detailed analysis of the second supplement to the Government’s Main Estimates for the 2016-17 fiscal year.

Expenditure Monitor 2016-2017 Q1

This note analyses the implementation of the Government’s spending plan presented in Budget 2016 for the first three months of the fiscal year.

Fiscal Analysis of Federal Children’s Benefits

This report examines the net fiscal impact of implementing the new system of children’s benefits, and simultaneously repealing the federal portions of the old system.  The report also provides a 10-year projection comparing the new system and the old, as well as a distributional analysis for the 2017-18 fiscal year.

Supplementary Estimates (A) 2016-17

This note presents detailed analysis of the first supplement to the Government’s Main Estimates for the 2016-17 fiscal year.

The Government’s Expenditure Plan for 2016-17

This note presents detailed analysis of the federal government’s Expenditure Plan and Main Estimates for 2016-17, which supports the first two appropriation bills that will seek Parliaments approval for almost $90 billion.

2015-16 Supplementary Estimates (C)

This note presents detailed analysis of the third supplement to the Government’s Main Estimates for the 2015-16 fiscal year.

2015-16 Supplementary Estimates (B)

The Parliamentary Budget Officer’s (PBO) legislative mandate includes research and analysis regarding the Government’s Estimates. The Supplementary Estimates (B) 2015-16 request an additional $810 million of voted appropriations from Parliament, and outlines an additional $3 million in statutory spending.

Supplementary Estimates (A) 2015-16

This note presents detailed analysis of the first supplement to the federal government’s Main Estimates for the 2015-16 fiscal year.     [PDF]

Expenditure Monitor: 2014-15 Q3

This note analyses implementation of the Government’s spending plan presented in Budget 2014, over the nine months of the year.    [PDF]