2014–15 Budget handed down

Wednesday 14 May 2014

On Tuesday 13 May the Treasurer the Hon Joe Hockey handed down the 2014-15 Budget.

The Budget contains high-profile employment measures that are central to the Australian Government’s policy agenda.

Two new programmes were announced as part of the Budget. The Restart wage subsidy providing incentives for employers to hire eligible mature age job seekers and a reinvigorated Work for the Dole programme to help young job seekers develop the skills valued by employers.

To see the Portfolio Budget Statements and agency outcomes, visit our 2014-15 Budget page.