21 Sep 2023

History with Dr Grant Morris: The history of PREFU

From Afternoons, 3:20 pm on 21 September 2023

Last week the much anticipated Pre-Election Financial Update (PREFU) was released. The PREFU is a mandatory "opening of the government books" before a general election. However, for most of our history we did not have the PREFU. So what happened in the pre-PREFU era and why was it introduced? Today Dr Grant Morris explains the history behind the release.