Public Utilities Office (PUO) and Economic Reform has transferred from the Department of Finance to the Department of Treasury from 1 July 2017 as part of the Government’s Machinery of Government changes. The Strategic Projects team has transferred to the Department of Finance.
The Government announced changes to household fees and
charges and concessions on 22 June 2017. These changes will be in effect
from 1 July 2017 and form part of the 2017-18 Budget.
FHOG applications for new homes increased by an annual average of 2.3% in in July 2017 compared to the same period a year earlier.
Public Bank Account Investment Holdings as at 30 June 2017.
Future Fund Investment Holdings as at 30 June 2017.
Average weekly earnings in Western Australia increased by 0.5% in 2016-17, well below decade average growth of 4.3% per annum.
Western Australia’s unemployment rate fell to 5.4% in July 2017, due to a fall in the participation rate.
Wage Price Index growth in WA reached a new record low of 1.4% in 2016-17, with private and public sector wage growth also at record lows.
The 2016-17 Government Mid-year Financial Projections Statement (or Mid-year Review) updates the economic assumptions and financial projections detailed in the State Budget that was presented to the Legislative Assembly
This Quarterly Financial Results Report provides financial results for the Western Australian public sector for the three months to 30 September 2016.
Treasury has just released the latest update of the Register of Unclaimed Money. This update adds details of monies reported to Treasury for the period ended 31 July 2016 with more than 30,000 amounts totalling $8.2 million added to the Register.