2021-22 Budget Papers

A guide to navigating the budget papers

The annual budget is a financial plan developed by government to allocate its resources for the coming financial year and over the medium term (forward estimates period). The budget is government’s key financial, economic and policy statement and is released once a year. The budget papers are an important resource for Territorians – they provide insight and transparency into how the government is allocating taxpayer dollars.

This guide has been prepared to help readers understand the structure and navigate the content of the budget papers.

The 2021-22 Budget papers are:

Fact Sheets: