Appendix A

Australian Government budget aggregates

The table below shows the main cash and accrual budget aggregates for the Australian Government general government sector over the period 2010‑11 to 2015‑16. The underlying cash surplus is estimated to be $1.5 billion in 2012‑13. In accrual terms, a fiscal surplus of $2.5 billion is expected.

Table: Australian Government budget aggregates
  • (a)Includes expected Future Fund earnings.
  • (b)Equivalent to cash payments for operating activities, purchases of non-financial assets and net acquisition of assets under finance leases.
  • (c)Excludes expected Future Fund earnings.