The table below provides a summary of major savings in the 2008‑09
Budget. More comprehensive information is provided in Budget Paper No. 2,
Budget Measures 2008‑09.
(a)Revenue measure. A positive sign indicates an increase in the fiscal balance.
(b)The table above shows the impact of total savings on the fiscal balance. The Government has made cash savings of $1.3 billion in 2007‑08, $7.3 billion in 2008‑09, $7.2 billion in 2009‑10, $9.5 billion in 2010‑11 and $9.4 billion in 2011‑12.