Other State Budget Snapshots

  • Revenue from gaming machines has been forecast to grow from $647 million in 2014-15 to $811 million in 2019-20.
  • There is $15 million over two years to improve mobile phone coverage in Queensland. This is on top of a previous $10 million commitment.
  • Speed camera fines are forecast to rise from $166 million in 2015-16 to $194 million in 2019-20, while red light camera fines were expected to rise 20 per cent from $10 million in 2015-16 to $12 million in 2019-20.
  • Five million dollars will be spent over three years on administration costs associated with the $21 million Reparations for Stolen Wages Program
  • Tourism-The state government will spend an additional $33.5 million over four years on its Connecting with Asia strategy, which aimed to increase airline routes and market Queensland to the region.
  • $98.9 million spent on upgrading police facilities and equipment.
  • A further $54.6 million over four years will be spent on domestic and family violence initiatives.
  • Counter-terrorism funding will be increased to $16.2 million over the next four years.
  • $1.3 million in additional funding over two years to tackle child exploitation, increasing the budget to $3.2 million.
  • Road safety measures will receive an additional $4.3 million over four years.