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Queensland

QLD State Budget 2022-2023

The 2022-23 QLD State Budget was handed down by Treasurer, Cameron Dick, on Tuesday 21 June 2022.   In his speech, the Treasurer announced a budget surplus of $1.9 billion for the 2021-22 financial year. Despite the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 and floods, the Queensland economy is forecast to grow by 3% in 2021–22, and then average ongoing growth of 2.75% per annum over the rest of the forward estimates.   The budget outlines the biggest capital program investment since 2010 of $59.1 billion over 4 years, which is expected to support 48,000 jobs in 2022–23. The budget also provides $6.8 billion in concessions to ease cost of living pressures for Queenslanders in 2022–23. This includes a $175 Cost-of-Living Rebate to help manage electricity costs.  Our article includes a summary of the key budget measures.

Queensland State Budget: 2021-22

On 15 June 2021, the Queensland Treasurer Cameron Dick delivered the 2021-22 state budget, following Queensland's nation-leading success in managing the economic health challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the government is focused on the states economic recovery plan sooner and stronger.  

2021 Queensland State Budget at a glance

Queensland Treasurer, Cameron Dick, delivered the state's 2020-21 budget yesterday, on the same day the borders opened to New South Wales and Victorian travellers.  Similar to budgets released by other states, the focus is on creating jobs, while also focussing on “rebounding from COVID-19 impacts” and celebrating the success of Queensland in response to the pandemic.