Key Public Sector Dates

Title Datesort descending Notes
Queensland Budget Suspended pre-election due to COVID-19 crisis

Due to uncertainity surrounding COVID-19, the Queensland Government has opted not to release a 2020-21 Budget. Instead, it will issue a stripped-down fiscal update in September.

Federal Budget 6 October 2020

Delayed due to COVID-19 crisis.

Western Australian Budget 8 October 2020

Delayed due to COVID-19 crisis.

Victorian Budget Likely 13 October 2020

Delayed to October 2020 due to COVID-19 crisis. 13 October most likely release date to align with parliamentary sitting calendar.

Australian Capital Territory Budget After October 2020 election

Postponed due to COVID-19 crisis. Election timing makes possible release in 2020 calendar year uncertain. Economic update released June 2020.

South Australian Budget 10 November 2020

Delayed due to COVID-19 crisis.

Tasmanian Budget 12 November 2020

Delayed due to COVID-19 crisis.

New South Wales Budget 17 November 2020

Delayed until November due to COVID-19 crisis.

New Zealand Budget Likely May 2021

May be affected by election results. Exact date announcement expected circa February 2021.