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Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann
Minister for Finance
Special Minister of State
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate
24 June 2016KEY POINTS The underlying cash balance for the 2015-16 financial year to 31 May 2016 was a deficit of $34,860 million. The fiscal balance for the 2015-16 financial year to 31 May 2016 was a deficit of
27 May 2016
20 May 2016Today’s independent Pre-Election Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2016 (PEFO) confirms the integrity of the Budget delivered on May 3 and that the Turnbull Government is on track to bring the Budget back into balance as projected.
13 May 2016The Government welcomes the High Court’s decision to confirm the constitutional validity of our Senate voting reforms.
8 May 2016Topic(s): Election, Budget
6 May 2016The Government has re-appointed John Stanhope for a second term as Chairman of the Board of Australia Post, and appointed Jan West AM and the Hon. Michael Ronaldson as non-executive directors for terms of three years each.