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 declined by 3.7% in 2016-2017.
applications for new homes declined by an annual average of 5.6% in in May 2017
compared to the same period a year earlier.
Future Fund Invest Holdings as at 31 March 2017.
Employment in Western Australia increased by 0.5% in June 2017, while the unemployment rate rose to 5.6%.
In seasonally adjusted terms, housing finance commitments fell by an annual average of 10.4% in May 2017.
WA's merchandise trade surplus increased by 38.2% to $89.4 billion in the year to May 2017.
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.