WA Pre-Budget Submission 2014-15

The Property Council's State Budget submission identifies a raft of initiatives that support the Government's Fiscal Action Plan and encourage WA's growth, including:

  • Engage with other governments to eliminate inefficient state taxes.
  • Reduce inefficient transaction taxes starting with stamp duty.
  • Review the land tax system to distribute the tax burden more equitably.
  • Support full private certification of building permit applications and private certification of planning approvals.
  • Establish an independent infrastructure coordination body.
  • Fund WA's Economic and Employment Land Strategy.
  • Support the introduction of layered strata schemes and lease-hold strata titles.
  • Use Royalty for Regions to fund state-wide economic infrastructure.
  • Use the Future Fund to support WA's infrastructure shortfall.
  • Establish a Green Forecast Fund to support upgrades to older commercial buildings.
  • Fast-track a strategy to sell government-owned assets to fund infrastructure.
WA 2014-15 Budget Submission
(Adobe PDF File)