Appendix D
Australian Government taxation and spending

The charts below summarise Australian Government revenues and expenses for 2006‑07 on an accrual basis. Total revenue for 2006‑07 is expected to be $232 billion, an increase of 3.9 per cent on estimated revenue in 2005‑06. Total expenses for 2006‑07 are expected to be $220 billion, an increase of 6.7 per cent on estimated expenses in 2005‑06.

More comprehensive information is provided in Budget Paper No. 1, Budget Strategy and Outlook 2006‑07, Statements 5 and 6.

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Where revenue comes from

Chart: Where revenue comes from

Where taxpayers' money is spent

Chart: Where taxpayers' money is spent

(a) Non-taxation revenue includes grants and subsidies, dividend income, interest income, sales of goods and services, and other.

(b) Other taxation includes wine equalisation tax, luxury car tax, sales tax, agricultural levies, and other taxes.

(c) Company taxation includes petroleum resource rent tax.

(d) Includes the housing and community amenities, and recreation and culture functions.

(e) Includes the fuel and energy, and transport and communication functions.

(f) Includes the agriculture, forestry and fishing, mining, manufacturing and construction and other economic affairs functions.

(g) Includes the general public services, public order and safety, and other purposes functions.

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30 2006‑07 Budget Overview