Inquiry into the Parliamentary Budget Officer

Hearings and Transcripts


View the hearing schedule here.

Corrected transcripts of these hearings will also be published here when finalised by the Committee.

Monday 26 April 2021

Time Witness Presentations and Transcripts
10.00am Anthony Close, Parliamentary Budget Officer
Xavier Rimmer, Director Policy Analysis and Advice
Parliamentary Budget Office

pdfPresentation1.03 MB
pdfTranscript173.97 KB


Andrew Greaves, Auditor-General of Victoria
Victorian Auditor-General’s Office

pdfTranscript148.06 KB

David Martine, Secretary
Jamie Driscoll, Deputy Secretary Budget and Finance
Department of Treasury and Finance 

 pdfTranscript correction174.42 KB
1.10pm Dr Samantha Ratnam MLC, Leader
Clare Ozich, Chief of Staff
Victorian Greens
pdfTranscript191.66 KB 

Louise Staley MP, Shadow Treasurer and Minister for Economic Development
Liberal Party Victoria

pdfTranscript160.23 KB 

Dr Usman Chohan, Director for Economic Affairs and National Development
Centre for Aerospace and Security Studies, Pakistan

pdfTranscript210.43 KB 
4.00pm Scott Cameron, Policy Analyst, Secretariat for the OECD Working Party of Senior Budget Officials, Budgeting and Public Expenditures Division, Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate

Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

pdfPresentation241.68 KB
pdfTranscript202.23 KB


Tuesday 27 April 2021


Time Witness Presentations and Transcripts

Dr Stein Helgeby, Commonwealth Parliamentary Budget Officer
Commonwealth Parliamentary Budget Office

pdfTranscript193.61 KB 


Last Updated on Monday, 07 March 2022