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Victoria’s budget papers explained

Victoria’s budget papers explained

Overwhelmed by the Victorian budget papers?

The Victorian budget papers are big, dense, confusing and generally inaccessibility to anybody without an economics degrees.

It’s so hard to find the bit that actually relates to you. But we’re here to help!

VCOSS is producing a series of instructional videos featuring Future Social Service Institute Director Professor David Hayward. The videos explain the budget papers in clear and simple language.

After watching each video, we recommend you familiarise yourself with last year’s budget papers to bed down your newly acquired knowledge.

Having trouble hearing a video? You may need to unmute by clicking the ‘speaker’ button in the bottom right.

Video #1—Victoria’s budget papers explained five minutes

  • What is the difference between all the budget papers?
  • Which ones are worth reading and which ones are worth reading—and which aren’t?

Having trouble hearing a video? You may need to unmute by clicking the ‘speaker’ button in the bottom right.

Video #2—Avoiding tricks and traps

  • Are “record investments” really remarkable?
  • And how do you know if a funding stream is growing in real terms?

This is the first in a series of videos in the lead-up to the release of the Victorian budget on 1 May 2018. Stay tuned.