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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Increasing super cap could cost budget more than it saves: PBOIncreasing superannuation cap could cost budget more than it saves, PBO says I
Increasing super cap could cost budget more than it saves: PBO
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Increasing superannuation cap could cost budget more than it saves, PBO says Independent costings suggest the Federal Government could end up losing money out of its proposed overhaul of superannuation changes if a key measure is watered down. Key... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PBOs Now Play More Active Role in Budget ProcessThe emergence of the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) concept in recent times
PBOs Now Play More Active Role in Budget Process
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The emergence of the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) concept in recent times has seen more Parliaments from developing countries playing a more active role in the budgeting process of their countries. This observation emerged during a discussion... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PBO Conference Considers Importance of Fiscal Oversighta Chairperson of a session, Member of Parliament Mr Seiso Mohai told the 2016 A
PBO Conference Considers Importance of Fiscal Oversight
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
a Chairperson of a session, Member of Parliament Mr Seiso Mohai told the 2016 African Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) Conference delegates and guests at Parliament yesterday. Chairing a session on parliamentary oversight of public... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parliament Hosts 2016 African Parliamentary Budget Office ConferenceParliamentary Budget Offices (PBOs) from seven African countries as well as tho
Parliament Hosts 2016 African Parliamentary Budget Office Conference
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Parliamentary Budget Offices (PBOs) from seven African countries as well as those from the United Kingdom, Australia and Canada are meeting in Cape Town to share best practices and experiences on how to strengthen oversight on good governance and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Speaker Welcomes Delegates to PBO's International ConferenceThe Parliament of the Republic of South Africa is excited about the impact that
Speaker Welcomes Delegates to PBO's International Conference
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Parliament of the Republic of South Africa is excited about the impact that its Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) has made so far since its inception in 2013, the Speaker of the National Assembly, Ms Baleka Mbete, told delegates from different... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Closing Remarks By the Chairperson of the National Council of Provincesturn our continent into a strong, united and influential global player and part
Closing Remarks By the Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
turn our continent into a strong, united and influential global player and partner. This is first conference of African PBOs, and amongst the first good example of institutions and cooperation. We are building for transparency and accountability... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PBOs in Developing Countries 'Should Help in Addressing Economic Inequality'The Parliamentary Budget Office's (PBO's) International Conference currently un
PBOs in Developing Countries 'Should Help in Addressing Economic Inequality'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Parliamentary Budget Office's (PBO's) International Conference currently underway in Parliament, Cape Town, was addressed by Mr Phil Bowen from the Australian Parliamentary Budget Office on Capacity Requirements for Parliamentary Budget... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South African Parliamentary Budget Office Is to Host International Conference for Parliamentary Budget OfficesThe Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) will host a first African PBO Internation
South African Parliamentary Budget Office Is to Host International Conference for Parliamentary Budget Offices
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) will host a first African PBO International Conference in Cape Town from 17 to 19 August 2016. The aim of the conference, to be held under the theme "The role of African Parliamentary Budget Offices in African... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Liberals defied global trend in reversing OAS age eligibility65 will cost Ottawa an extra $11.2-billion a year in 2029, representing about 0
Liberals defied global trend in reversing OAS age eligibility
The Globe and Mail / Posted 16 days ago
65 will cost Ottawa an extra $11.2-billion a year in 2029, representing about 0.35 per cent of gross domestic product. The PBO said Ottawa has the fiscal room to take on this expense without increasing its long-term debt load as a percentage of the... Read more
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The North West Star
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savingsMorrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announ
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savings
The North West Star / Posted 21 days ago
Morrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announced but others were included quietly in PBO submission to help its package add up. And he said in that circumstance, there was now no scope for Labor to equivocate.... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savingsMorrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announ
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savings
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 21 days ago
Morrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announced but others were included quietly in PBO submission to help its package add up. And he said in that circumstance, there was now no scope for Labor to equivocate.... Read more
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The Young Witness
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savingsMorrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announ
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savings
The Young Witness / Posted 21 days ago
Morrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announced but others were included quietly in PBO submission to help its package add up. And he said in that circumstance, there was now no scope for Labor to equivocate.... Read more
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Western Advocate
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savingsMorrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announ
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savings
Western Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
Morrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announced but others were included quietly in PBO submission to help its package add up. And he said in that circumstance, there was now no scope for Labor to equivocate.... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savingsMorrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announ
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savings
Kiama Independent / Posted 21 days ago
Morrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announced but others were included quietly in PBO submission to help its package add up. And he said in that circumstance, there was now no scope for Labor to equivocate.... Read more
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Manning River Times
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savingsMorrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announ
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savings
Manning River Times / Posted 21 days ago
Morrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announced but others were included quietly in PBO submission to help its package add up. And he said in that circumstance, there was now no scope for Labor to equivocate.... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savingsMorrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announ
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savings
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 21 days ago
Morrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announced but others were included quietly in PBO submission to help its package add up. And he said in that circumstance, there was now no scope for Labor to equivocate.... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savingsMorrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announ
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savings
Daily Liberal / Posted 21 days ago
Morrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announced but others were included quietly in PBO submission to help its package add up. And he said in that circumstance, there was now no scope for Labor to equivocate.... Read more
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The Border Mail
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savingsMorrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announ
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savings
The Border Mail / Posted 21 days ago
Morrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announced but others were included quietly in PBO submission to help its package add up. And he said in that circumstance, there was now no scope for Labor to equivocate.... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savingsMorrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announ
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savings
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 21 days ago
Morrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announced but others were included quietly in PBO submission to help its package add up. And he said in that circumstance, there was now no scope for Labor to equivocate.... Read more
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The Courier
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savingsMorrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announ
Scott Morrison ratchets up the heat on Labor to pass savings
The Courier / Posted 21 days ago
Morrison says some of the measures counted as savings by Labor have been announced but others were included quietly in PBO submission to help its package add up. And he said in that circumstance, there was now no scope for Labor to equivocate.... Read more
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Perth Now
Labor, coalition get budget kudosleave it $16.6 billion worse off and the Greens' costings would improve the bot
Labor, coalition get budget kudos
Perth Now / Posted 21 days ago
leave it $16.6 billion worse off and the Greens' costings would improve the bottom line by $8.2 billion. However, the PBO acknowledged key elements of Labor's plan would "significantly improve budget balances" beyond the next four years. The... Read more
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Adelaide Now
PBO points to $3b budget improvementto nil after 2024. The coalition's main spending promise was $2.1 billion for
PBO points to $3b budget improvement
Adelaide Now / Posted 21 days ago
to nil after 2024. The coalition's main spending promise was $2.1 billion for infrastructure and transport, which the PBO said would be funded through "redirections of uncommitted funds from existing infrastructure programs". The introduction... Read more
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Herald Sun
PBO points to $3b budget improvementto nil after 2024. The coalition's main spending promise was $2.1 billion for
PBO points to $3b budget improvement
Herald Sun / Posted 21 days ago
to nil after 2024. The coalition's main spending promise was $2.1 billion for infrastructure and transport, which the PBO said would be funded through "redirections of uncommitted funds from existing infrastructure programs". The introduction... Read more
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Weekly Times
PBO points to $3b budget improvementto nil after 2024. The coalition's main spending promise was $2.1 billion for
PBO points to $3b budget improvement
Weekly Times / Posted 21 days ago
to nil after 2024. The coalition's main spending promise was $2.1 billion for infrastructure and transport, which the PBO said would be funded through "redirections of uncommitted funds from existing infrastructure programs". The introduction... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Our aging population is a manageable challengepolitical courage. First, note that a recent report by the federal government’
Our aging population is a manageable challenge
Calgary Sun / Posted 27 days ago
political courage. First, note that a recent report by the federal government’s Office of the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) concluded for the sixth year in a row that provincial governments continue to be woefully unprepared for Canada’s aging... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Increase PBO budget, but not its dutiestime we thought about giving the office more support. Conceived in the afterma
Increase PBO budget, but not its duties
Calgary Sun / Posted a month ago
time we thought about giving the office more support. Conceived in the aftermath of the Liberal sponsorship scandal, the PBO and his staff were tasked with probing government spending. They responded to requests from MPs to analyze spending and... Read more
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CBC.ca
Parliament's budget watchdog may soon have a bigger budget, more staff — and more powerto strengthen the office. Now, after being approached by officials in the Prim
Parliament's budget watchdog may soon have a bigger budget, more staff — and more power
CBC.ca / Posted 1 months ago
to strengthen the office. Now, after being approached by officials in the Prime Minister's Office this spring, the PBO has released draft legislation that would newly expand and empower the watchdog. If enacted, Parliament would have a... Read more

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