Much of what the budget provides is continued focus and extension on existing programs.
However, the road to better health outcomes for all Queenslanders remains long.
It is curious that the Government has not included substantial investment for this activity in the Budget, says Professor Michael Barry.
Renewables are also a key focus for the Palaszczuk Government.
Changes to the housing portfolio will make some very unhappy and a few will celebrate - but many won’t be affected, says Dr Tony Matthews.
The budget strikes a reasonable balance between the encouragement of growth and measures to help manage it.
The 2018-19 allocation of approximately $2.2 billion represents an annual increase of almost 12 per cent for the disability services budget.