Charter of Budget Honesty - Policy Costing Guidelines
Guidelines issued jointly by the Secretaries to the Treasury and the Department of Finance and Deregulation
- Part 1: Statutory provisions - summary
- Part 2: The mandate and functions of the Parliamentary Budget Office
- Part 3: Preparation of the pre‑election economic and fiscal outlook
- Part 4: Costing protocols and methods
- Part 5: Requests for costings and processing
- Part 6: Reporting — public release of policy costings
- Appendix A: Costing of measures and updating estimates
- Appendix B: Costing conventions
- Appendix C: Request for costing an election commitment — pro‑forma
- Appendix D: Public release of costing — pro‑forma
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