The Budget Papers are split into five sections and are supported by four Budget Information Papers.
The Budget Overview summarises the State’s economic and fiscal outlook, and the Government’s strategic priorities and objectives.
Budget Paper No. 1: Treasurer’s Speech commends the Appropriation Bills to Parliament and outlines the budget to Parliament and Victorians.
Budget Paper No. 2: Strategy and Outlook describes the State’s economic and financial position and outlines the Government’s priorities for investing in services.
Budget Paper No. 3: Service Delivery provides an overview of the goods and services funded by the Government and delivered by departments, and how these support the Government’s strategic objectives.
Budget Paper No. 4: State Capital Program, describes the Victorian Government's asset investment program.
Budget Paper No. 5, Statement of Finances (including March 2015 Quarterly Financial Report No. 3), provides the financial details of the aggregated Victorian general government sector and the broader Victorian public sector.
Putting People First: Budget Information Paper outlines investments in education, health, emergency services, police and community services, and it highlights the Government’s commitment to tackling family violence and protecting vulnerable children.
Getting On With It: Budget Information Paper describes the Government’s investments in capital projects for transport, major events, creative industries, education and sport.
Rural and Regional: Budget Information Paper summarises the Government’s priorities for rural and regional Victoria, including projects in jobs, education, health, police and emergency services.
Suburban Growth: Budget Information Paper discusses projects to be undertaken in Melbourne’s growing suburbs.
To enhance the transparency and accessibility of the information in the budget papers, a current series of financial information and macroeconomic indicators are available.
Media releases from the 2015-16 State Budget.
The 2015-16 Budget video provides an overview of the key initiatives from the 2015-16 State Budget.
Each year, the Victorian Government produces a mid-cycle review of the annual State budget.