Government Budget 100% open


What data is expected?

National government budget at a high level, that is the planned government expenditure for the upcoming year, and not the actual expenditure. Open budget data allows for well-informed publics: showing where money is spent on, how public funds develop over time, and why certain activities are funded. We recommend that you consult our methodology section for more information.

  • Budget per government department
  • Budget per sub-department
  • Descriptions for budget sections

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced Yes
In an open and machine-readable format CSV, JSON, XLS The machine-readable Portfolio Budget Statement Line Items dataset is API-enabled inside CKAN to enable visualistion.
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date Yes Data is released as soon as practicable to release of the budget - usually on the same day.
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps google search for open budget data
licence_url Data is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia licence
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name Department of Finance
characteristics Budget per government department, Budget per sub-department, Descriptions for budget sections
location - Budget 2016-17: Portfolio Budget Statements - Tables and Data, - Machine Readable Portfolio Line Items Dataset, - Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements
In addition to the annual budget, mid-year and additional estimates data is also made available.

Accept: checked all links: perfect and CC 3.0 Australian License, full explanation etc.

Meta data

Data location - Budget 2016-17: Portfolio Budget Statements - Tables and Data - Machine Readable Portfolio Line Items Dataset - Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements
Data licence
Data format   CSV, JSON, XLS
Reviewer   Anna Alberts
Last modified   Fri Dec 09 2016 01:38:27 GMT+0000 (UTC)