Budget 2020-21

2020-21 Budget information. This may affect people who access our payments and services.

Budget measures

Some Budget measures are subject to the passage of legislation. There may be updates so you should regularly check for new information that might be of interest.

COVID-19

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COVID-19 Response Package - child care - Victorian recovery payments and other support measures

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COVID-19 Response Package - further Economic Support Payments

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COVID-19 Response Package - recognising the impacts of Coronavirus for Youth Allowance and ABSTUDY independence

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COVID-19 Response Package - supporting mental health

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Social Services Programs - extension

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Families

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JobMaker Plan - deregulation package

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JobMaker Plan - Second Women's Economic Security Package

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Supporting families impacted by stillbirth

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Health and aged care

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Ageing and Aged Care

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COVID-19 Response Package - guaranteeing Medicare and access to medicines - extension

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Guaranteeing Medicare - Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) reviews

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Health Delivery Modernisation - phase two

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Improving access to medicines - Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme - new and amended listings

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Support for Australia’s thalidomide survivors

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Improving services

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Cashless Debit Card - ongoing funding

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JobMaker Plan - digital business plan

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myGov enhancement and sustainment

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Place-based Income Management - continuation

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Services Australia - provision of remote services - continuation

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Totally and permanently incapacitated veterans - rent assistance response

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Welfare Payment Infrastructure Transformation - tranche four

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Job seekers

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Employment Services

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Treasury Portfolio - additional funding

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Migrants, refugees and visitors

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Humanitarian Program 2020-21

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Migration Program - 2020-21 planning levels

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Older Australians

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Mental health support for veterans and their families

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Social Services Portfolio additional resourcing

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Youth and students

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Incentives to encourage young Australians to undertake seasonal work

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JobMaker Plan - Higher Education - additional support for students and education providers

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Portfolio Budget Statements

The 2020-21 Portfolio Budget Statements were tabled on Tuesday 6 October.

Page last updated: 15 October 2020