The Australian Parliament makes laws, authorises the Government to spend public money, scrutinises government activities, and is a forum for debate on national issue.
The Australian Government budget sets out the economic and fiscal outlook for Australia and includes expenditure and revenue estimates for the current financial year, the budget year and three forward financial years. It shows the Government's social and political priorities and how the Government intends to achieve these.
The Federal Register of Legislation (the Legislation Register) is the authorised whole-of-government website for Commonwealth legislation and related documents. It contains the full text and details of the lifecycle of individual laws and the relationships between them.
Data.gov.au is the central source of Australian open government data.
AusTender provides centralised publication of Australian Government business opportunities, annual procurement plans and contracts awarded.
GrantConnect provides centralised publication of forecast and current Australian Government grant opportunities and grants awarded.
The Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority has been established under the Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority Act 2017 as an independent statutory authority with advisory, reporting and auditing responsibilities for the work expenses of Parliamentarians and their staff.
Ministerial and Parliamentary Services oversees the provision of non-travel related expenses and services to Parliamentarians and their respective employees under the Members of Parliament (Staff) Act 1984.
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