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The Australian Government delivered its Budget on Tuesday, 10 May 2011.

Deloitte has prepared a thorough and incisive analysis of the Budget, highlighting the implications for Australia’s economy and business community.

The Federal Budget Brief includes insights from Deloitte's tax practitioners and Australia’s pre-eminent economics practice, Deloitte Access Economics.  You may also like to subscribe to their five highly regarded publications, aimed at providing you with key economic data and analysis.

See our media releases below and download Deloitte's Federal Budget Brief 2011.

Please contact us if you would like to discuss the Budget's implications for you and your business. 

Video features

Deloitte | Paul Peters, Partner 'No surprises budget' says Paul Peters on Sky News
Deloitte Private Partner Paul Peters discusses how the Federal Budget will affect workers. He also touches on the current talent shortage and the mining boom as well as the slower performance in other sectors.
Video, 9 June 2011 l 5 minutes 53 seconds
Deloitte | David Pring, Tax Partner David Pring discusses the Federal Budget on Sky Business News
David says the Federal Government is trying to 'keep control of inflation' and ensure there are people available to fill jobs.
Video, 19 May 2011 l 4 minutes 42 seconds .
Deloitte | David Pring, Tax Partner Federal Budget 2011: The Quick Guide
Deloitte Private Partner, David Pring, who explores the impact of the 2011/12 Federal Budget on small businesses.
By Phil Dobbie, BNET Podcast, 10 May 2011 l 12 minutes 5 seconds
Deloitte | Stuart Osborne, Tax Partner Federal Budget 2011-12 | Deloitte's view
Tax partner, Stuart Osborne, talks us through a snapshot of this year's federal budget.
Video, 11 May 2011 | 2 minutes 19 seconds
Deloitte | Keith Skinner, Chief Operating Officer Deloitte Access Economics | Can CFOs expect the Budget to stimulate growth?
Keith Skinner, Chief Operating Officer of Deloitte, discusses with Deloitte Access Economics Partner, Chris Richardson, what CFOs should expect from the 2011-12 Federal Budget.
Video, 6 May 2011 | 5 minutes 34 seconds

Deloitte newsroom

  • Call for Government to lead debate on adequate retirement incomes
    As expected the Government has used the Federal Budget to continue its focus on the ‘Stronger Super’ announcements it made in December 2010.
    Media release, 10 May 2011 | 2 pages
  • Government strengthens super funds infrastructure investment opportunities
    The Government announced in the Federal The Government recognises that superannuation funds are long term investors into infrastructure projects.
    Media release, 10 May 2011 | 2 pages
  • Superannuation pension drawdown discount gets partial stay of execution
    The Government announced in the Federal Budget that it will phase out the pension drawdown relief.
    Media release, 10 May 2011 | 2 pages
  • Super excess contribution tax relief option: only a temporary bandaid
    Individuals will have a once only option to remove excess concessional contributions from their superannuation fund.
    Media release, 10 May 2011 | 2 pages
  • Deloitte welcomes private sector investment in infrastructure
    Deloitte welcomes the increased funding and expansion of Infrastructure Australia.
    Media release, 10 May 2011 | 2 pages
  • Changes to FBT hit both employers and employees
    The Federal Treasurer confirmed changes to the FBT legislation as it impacts the provision of cars by employers to employees.
    Media release, 10 May 2011 | 2 pages
  • SMEs to wait for major tax reform
    The Federal Budget has confirmed that the Government will be reducing the corporate income tax rate to 29%.
    Media release, 10 May 2011 | 2 pages
  • Budget fails to address tax uncertainty for $57billion of foreign investment
    Offshore funds managers continue to wait for certainty as Government delays decision on investment manager regime.
    Media release, 10 May 2011 | 2 pages
  • Budget Monitor | Deloitte Access Economics
    There are three big forces in play for this Budget – economics, politics and policy rules. To understand the Budget backdrop, you have to understand what’s happening on all three fronts.
    Media release, 1 May 2011 | 10 pages
  • Deloitte welcomes review into excess contributions tax
    Treasury is reviewing the current Excess Contributions Tax (ECT) penalty regime and is looking at options to change the laws.
    Media release, 29 April 2011 | 2 pages








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