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Links to Australian Government Budget 2008-09: information of relevance to Indigenous health

Posted on: 14 May, 2008
Issue: Vol 8 No 2, April 2008 - June 2008
Related to Health

Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan delivered his first Australian Government Budget on Tuesday evening, 13 May 2008. The following links provide information on the Budget and its implications for Indigenous health.

Indigenous Affairs Budget 2008-09

The Australian Government Indigenous Affairs Budget 2008-09 provides information on Indigenous spending across all Government portfolios.
View web page: Indigenous Budget 2008-09

View Indigenous Budget fact sheets

Portfolio Budget Statements 2008-09

More detailed information on various components of Indigenous expenditure is available in the respective Portfolio Budget Statements 2008-09, including the:

Health and Ageing Portfolio

Portfolio Budget Statements 2008-09
View document

Outcome 8 – Indigenous health (downloadable separately)
View document (PDF – 68KB)

Health and Ageing Budget at a glance provides a statistical summary of expenditure
View information (PDF – 106KB)

Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs Portfolio
Portfolio Budget Statements 2008-09
View document

Closing the gap: Statement by The Honourable Jenny Macklin MP
Minister for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
View statement

Indigenous statement: video by The Honourable Jenny Macklin MP
View video

View website: Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Full Budget details

Full Australian Government Budget details are available at the official Australian Government Budget website.
View website

Other media releases

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