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Australia to 2050 : future challenges / [Commonwealth of Australia]
Bib ID 4801760
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Description [Canberra : Commonwealth of Australia], c2010 
xxvi, 164 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9780642745767

Intergenerational report ; 2010.

Parliamentary paper (Australia. Parliament) ; 2010, no. 19


"This is the first Intergenerational Report of the Rudd Government. In addition to assessing the fiscal and economic challenges of an ageing population, this report also includes a comprehensive discussion on environmental challenges and social sustainability."--Treasury website.

Full contents
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: 1. An ageing and growing population ; 2. The economic and fiscal implications of an ageing population ; 3. Responding to the implications of an ageing population ; 4. Climate change and the environment ; 5. Social sustainability ; 6. The Government?s policy response
  • Ch. 1: LONG-TERM DEMOGRAPHIC AND ECONOMIC PROJECTIONS: 1.2 Real GDP ; 1.3 Population ; 1.4 Participation ; 1.5 Productivity ; 1.6 Growth in real GDP per person ; 1.7 Prices, wages and nominal GDP
  • Ch. 2: GROWING THE ECONOMY ? PRODUCTIVITY, PARTICIPATION AND POPULATION: 2.1 Promoting higher productivity growth ; 2.2 Participation ; 2.3 Population
  • Ch. 3: LONG-TERM BUDGET PROJECTIONS: 3.1 Promoting fiscal sustainability: contribution of the medium-term fiscal strategy ; 3.2 Revenue ; 3.3 Ageing pressures will reduce fiscal sustainability ; 3.4 Net financial worth and net worth
  • Ch. 4: AGEING PRESSURES AND SPENDING: 4.1 Projections of total spending ; 4.2 Health ; 4.3 Aged care ; 4.4 Pensions and income support payments ; 4.5 Education and training ; 4.6 Government employee superannuation ; 4.7 Defence
  • Ch. 5: CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE ENVIRONMENT: 5.1 Climate change ; 5.2 Water ; 5.3 Land
  • Ch. 6: A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY: 6.1 Wellbeing and sustainability ; 6.2 The environment ; 6.3 Human and social capital: education, skills and health
  • References
  • Appendix A: IGR 2010 projections summary ; App. B: Sensitivity analysis of long-run economic and fiscal projections ; App. C: Methodology ; Appendix D: IGR 2007 projections.

"The 2010 intergenerational report"--Cover.

"Circulated by The Hon. Wayne Swan MP Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia, January 2010".

Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-116)

Also available online. Om 12/02/2010 freely available from Treasury website at:

Also available online

Subjects Finance, Public -- Australia.  |  Population aging -- Economic aspects -- Australia -- Forecasting.  |  Economic forecasting -- Australia.  |  Australia -- Economic policy -- 2001-  |  Australia -- Appropriations and expenditures -- Statistics.
Other authors/contributors Swan, Wayne  |  Australia. Treasury
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Australia to two thousand and fifty : future challenges

Australia 2050 : future challenges : the 2010 intergenerational report

Intergenerational report, 2010.

Terms of Use Commonwealth of Australia 2010. 

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