• Service: Topics, Federal Budget, Government, Future challenges, Public service reform
  • Industry: Government
  • Type: Business and industry issue
  • Date: 7/08/2014

A no-nonsense guide Budget brief 

In October 2013, Treasurer Joe Hockey tasked the National Commission of Audit with reviewing the size and scope of government. This was followed by the 2014–15 Federal Budget with its focus on the expenditure side of the ledger.
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In this article, KPMG’s Michael Hiller discusses the 2014–15 Federal Budget and the key recommendations of the National Commission of Audit.


This article first appeared in Public Administration Today (July–September 2014), the official members' magazine of the Institute of Public Administration Australia. 


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