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Economic analysis and forecasting

Treasury is the principal source of economic advice for the Queensland Government. Our role is to provide sound policy advice to key stakeholders on economic issues. Responsibilities include:

Macroeconomic analysis and forecasting
Treasury monitors Queensland's economic performance, as well as international and national economic trends that influence our economy. This includes key macroeconomic variables such as exchange rates, interest rates and leading economic indicators.

Industry and sectoral analysis
Treasury's economic analysis provides a thorough understanding of the performance of key industries in the State and identifies potential risks to these industries. Economic assessment of specific initiatives, projects and policies helps inform Queensland Government economic development and industry strategies.

Labour market analysis
Treasury monitors the performance of the national, state and regional labour markets. Analysis of labour market trends assists the development of Queensland Government labour market policies, employment objectives and initiatives to improve the capacity for long term sustainable economic growth in Queensland.

Productivity analysis
Analysis provided by Queensland Treasury assists the development of Queensland Government policies and initiatives to improve the productivity of the Queensland economy and the capacity for long term sustainable economic growth.

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Last reviewed 28 November 2013