Report No. 56, 57th Parliament - Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2023


The committee tabled its report to the Legislative Assembly on Friday, 24 November 2023.  committee tabled its report on Friday, 24 November 2023.  

View:   Report No.  56, 57th Parliament - Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2023

Debate of the Bill in Parliament:
Transcript 5 March 2024 (pages 345-361)

The debate can be viewed by clicking on the movie icon within the transcripts.

The Government has three months to respond to the report’s recommendations (if any). At that time, the Government Response will be published here.


On 10 October 2023, the Honourable Cameron Dick MP, Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment (Treasurer) introduced the Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2023 (Bill) into the Queensland Parliament. The Bill was referred to the Economics and Governance Committee for detailed consideration, with the committee required to report to the Parliament on the Bill by 24 November 2023.

The purpose of the Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2023 is to authorise a supplementary appropriation for unforeseen expenditure above and beyond the amount appropriated to government departments from the consolidated Fund for 2022-23.  The supplementary appropriation of $1.244 billion relates to expenditure incurred by 10 departments and agencies (as set out in Schedule 1 of the Bill). 

View:   Introductory Speech
View:   Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2023
View:   Explanatory Notes
View:   Statement of compatibility 


The committee invited submissions addressing any aspect of the Bills from all interested parties. Submissions closed at 5.00pm on Wednesday, 25 October 2023. 


The committee received a public briefing on the Bill on Monday, 23 October 2023. The transcript of the briefing is available below and under the ‘Related Publications’ tab. 


Submissions closed:

5pm, Wednesday, 25 October 2023

Public Briefing:

Monday, 23 October 2023, 10.15am - 10.45am - Program - Broadcast - Transcript

Report tabled: 

Friday, 24 November 2023 - Report

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