Budget 2017–18

Last updated: 
19 February 2021

Australian Government — Budget 2017–18

Portfolio Budget Statements

Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements (PAES)

Infomation Sheets

Cross-portfolio measures

Department of Health initiatives affecting DVA clients:

  • National Cancer Screening Register — Transition Arrangements
  • Guaranteeing Medicare — Medicare Benefits Schedule — Indexation
  • Guaranteeing Medicare — Medicare Benefits Schedule — New and Amended Listings
  • Improving Access to Medicines — Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme — New and Amended Listings
  • Unlegislated Budget Repair Measures — Reinvesting in the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme Co-Payments and Safety Net Thresholds
  • Improving access to medicines — Support for community pharmacies Improving access to medicines — Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme — Price amendments
  • Improving access to medicines — Cheaper Medicines

Additional information on these initiatives is located on the Department of Health website under Fact Sheets.

Department of Social Services initiatives affecting DVA clients:

  • Energy assistance payment
  • Working age payment reforms

Additional information on these initiatives is located on the Department of Social Services website.