Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title page and verso
    • Contents
    • List of tables
    • List of figures
    • Abbreviations and symbols
    • Executive summary
  • Chapters
    1. Introduction
      • Background
        • Scope
        • Data sources
      • Revisions to previously published estimates
    2. Expenditure and funding for welfare services (including core concessions)
      • Expenditure on welfare services in Australia
        • Expenditure per person
      • Funding of welfare services in Australia
        • Government funding, by welfare services categories
        • Funding by the non-government sector
    3. Concessions to households
      • Concessions through state and territory governments and local government authorities
      • Australian Government tax expenditures
        • Concessional taxation of superannuation
        • Other tax expenditures for older people
        • Tax expenditures for families and children
    4. Welfare expenditure estimates using international classifications
      • Cash benefits and benefits-in-kind
        • Old age
        • Incapacity-related
        • Families
        • Survivors and other social policy areas
    5. Selected social security payments by the Australian Government: a state comparison
    6. Technical notes
      • Government Purpose Classification
        • Welfare services
        • Social security
      • Eligibility for Pensioner Concession, Health Care, and Commonwealth Seniors Health Cards
      • Key data sources for state and territory government expenditure and funding
      • Revisions
  • End matter
    • Appendix A: Expenditure and funding of welfare services
    • Appendix B: Population data
    • References