Budget 2021-22

Budget papers

The 2021-22 Budget is presented in two papers and a series of agency Budget Statements.


Budget Speech

The Treasurer’s speech to the Legislative Assembly highlights the Government’s Budget strategy and key features of the Budget.

Budget Speech (html)

Budget Speech 325 KB


Budget Outlook

The Budget Outlook summarises the 2021-22 Budget and forward estimates for the general government sector, the public trading enterprise sector and the total Territory Government.

Details of the projected 2021-22 Budget results are provided, as well as background information on the development of the 2021-22 Budget, including economic conditions and federal financial relations. It also provides an overview of the Territory’s infrastructure investment program and details of the 2021-22 expense, infrastructure and capital, and revenue initiatives. Full accrual financial statements and notes are provided for all sectors.

Budget Outlook 10 MB

Budget Outlook (Accessible version)

Capital Works Program

Where our money goes

Online documents

Supplementary Materials

Readers Guide to the 2021-22 Budget 369 KB

Readers Guide to the 2021-22 Budget 199 KB

Other Materials

Classification of ACT Entities 102 KB

Classification of ACT Entities 38 KB

Glossary 254 KB

Glossary 76 KB

Summary of Outputs 110 KB

Summary of Outputs 39 KB

Summary of Transfers 81 KB

Summary of Transfers 32 KB

Aggregate land value for 2021-22 general rates settings 211 KB

Aggregate land value for 2021-22 general rates settings 42 KB

Budget Statements

The Budget Statements contain information on each directorate and agency, including descriptions of functions and roles and responsibilities, together with major strategic priorities.


Budget Statements A

  • ACT Executive
  • ACT Integrity Commission
  • Auditor-General
  • Electoral Commissioner
  • Office of the Legislative Assembly

Budget Statements A 1.8 MB

Budget Statements A 231 KB


Budget Statements B

  • Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD)
    together with associated agencies

Budget Statements B 7.2 MB

Budget Statements B 1.8 MB


Budget Statements C

  • ACT Health Directorate
  • Canberra Health Services
  • ACT Local Hospital Network

Budget Statements C 1.5 MB

Budget Statements C 291 KB


Budget Statements D

  • Justice and Community Safety Directorate
  • Legal Aid Commission (ACT)
  • Public Trustee and Guardian for the ACT

Budget Statements D 2.7 MB

Budget Statements D 587 KB


Budget Statements E

  • Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate
  • City Renewal Authority
  • Suburban Land Agency

Budget Statements E 3.3 MB

Budget Statements E 1.2 MB


Budget Statements F

  • Education Directorate

Budget Statements F 1.6 MB

Budget Statements F 179 KB


Budget Statements G

  • Community Services Directorate
  • Housing ACT

Budget Statements G 4.9 MB

Budget Statements G 243 KB


Budget Statements H

  • Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate
  • Transport Canberra Operations
  • Cemeteries and Crematoria Authority

Budget Statements H 2.29 MB

Budget Statements H 2.13 MB


Budget Statements I

  • Major Projects Canberra

Budget Statements I 1.4 MB

Budget Statements I 105 KB


Related statements


Social Inclusion Statement

The ACT Government is committed to ensuring that Canberra remains the most welcoming and inclusive place to live. The 2021-22 ACT Budget will focus on ensuring all Canberrans are included in, and benefit from, the economic recovery from COVID-19, action on climate change, and ongoing investment in health, education, housing and other services to meet the community’s needs.

Social Inclusion Statement (html)

Social Inclusion Statement 1.2 MB


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Budget Statement 2021-22

The ACT Government is committed to delivering equitable outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Canberrans. In February 2019, the Government signed up to a new partnership with the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Elected Body through the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Agreement 2019-2028.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Budget Statement 2021-22 (html)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Budget Statement 2021-22 2.3 MB


Women's Statement 2021-22

The ACT Government seeks to support those most impacted by the pandemic, including by advancing women’s economic security, safety, health and wellbeing. The ACT Government continues to demonstrate its commitment to gender equality, as articulated in the ACT Women’s Plan 2016 – 2026.

Women's Budget Statement 2021-22 (html)

Women's Budget Statement 2021-22 459 KB

Media release and budget news

2021-22 Budget media release and Our Canberra budget news