Appendix F

Major savings in the
2008‑09 Budget

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.

Table: Major savings in the 2008-09 Budget
  • (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.