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Health Portfolio Budget Statements 2017–18

Health Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements 2017–18

Health Portfolio Supplementary Additional Estimates Statements 2017–18

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Publication date: 
9 May 2017
Last updated: 
13 November 2019
Publication type: 
Intended audience: 
General public

Health’s Portfolio Budget Statements (PB Statements) inform Senators and Members of Parliament about how the Government plans to allocate resources. They are budget-related documents under the Appropriation Acts.

The PB Statements help Parliament to understand the purpose of each proposed outcome by providing:

  • information – what the Government expects to spend
  • explanation – how the expenditure will be managed
  • justification – why it’s necessary.