Economics

Areas of Treasury

Economics and Fiscal Coordination – delivers whole-of-government economic, fiscal, revenue, financial management, accounting, policy and reporting services to the Under Treasurer, Treasurer and Cabinet Budget Review Committee; oversees the development of economic forecasts and whole of government fiscal estimates; provide strategic economic policy advice, economic impact modelling and data to inform public policy and decision making across the Queensland Government to promote economic growth and job creation; provides advice on employment and skilled migration; manages the Queensland Government Statistician’s Office and associated responsibilities.

Agency Performance – leads the development of economic and fiscally-responsible public policy analysis and advice to Government and agencies to promote economic growth; manages and influences complex public policy, fiscal and economic issues across the public sector; jointly leads the implementation of the Agency Performance Partnership Strategy and the development and implementation of complex public policy and strategies, in partnership with line agencies, in order to support economic growth, job creation and prosperity for Queenslanders in line with government agenda.

Agency Performance and Investment – leads complex governance and commercial issues and risks related to substantial business enterprises which facilitate private sector investment and industry development to support Queensland’s economic growth, job creation and improved prosperity; responsible for strategic positioning to provide the best economic, commercial and fiscal policy advice and advocacy to the Queensland Government; jointly leads the implementation of the Agency Performance Partnership Strategy and the development and implementation of complex public policy and strategies, in partnership with line agencies, in order to support economic growth, job creation and prosperity for Queenslanders in line with government agenda.

Commercial – provides timely financial and commercial policy advice to the Treasurer and government regarding the funding, financing, procurement and delivery of infrastructure and property development by identifying opportunities for activating private investment in infrastructure and property; procuring privately financed State infrastructure projects and State property projects, including Market-Led Proposals; providing timely financial and commercial strategy and policy advice to shareholding ministers on optimising the performance of the State’s 10 government-owned corporations, Seqwater and Queensland Rail; collaborating with stakeholders to progress energy, water and rail reforms in line with government objectives; and providing timely advice on the State’s economic regulatory frameworks; promoting and facilitating competition, investment, innovation and economic growth and productivity.

Graduate entry roles

Economist – assists in providing advice on the current and future performance of the Queensland economy; monitors and analyses the national economy and its implications on Queensland and its regions; assists with the provision of economic advice on a range of economic policy matters; and assists in the preparation of research reports, submissions, briefing notes and other documents.

Treasury Analyst – monitors the financial and non-financial performance of government agencies and identifies opportunities for improvement; provides advice on financial, economic and public policy issues; and conducts research and analyses financial and policy issues and prepare and present findings.

Commercial Analyst – assists in the provision of financial and commercial advice in the context of public infrastructure, service delivery and advisory projects. This role adds value by assisting with financial and commercial analysis and works on complex transactions as part of a diverse project team.

Last updated: 26 May 2017