Media organisations are invited to submit an expression of interest (EOI) to attend the Budget 2019-20 lock-up from 12.00pm on Tuesday 2 April at Parliament House, Canberra. Budget documents will be available from 1.30pm.
Media organisations should provide their EOI via https://treasury.gov.au/mediaEOI by 5.00pm on Friday 1 March, with the names and positions of employees seeking access.
Space in the lock-up is limited, so please restrict applications to essential employees.
Note that registering your interest does not guarantee a spot in the lock-up. Treasury will confirm approved registrations via email mid-March.
On arrival, attendees are required to provide proof of employment and photo identification.
Strict conditions apply – by submitting an EOI, you agree to the conditions for attending the lock-up. On entering the lock-up, attendees are unable to leave until the Treasurer delivers the Budget in the House of Representatives at 7.30pm on Tuesday 2 April.
Budget information is not broadcast, published or made publicly available in any way until its official release at 7.30pm on Tuesday 2 April.
More information including terms and conditions for access to the lock-up will be provided to approved lock-up attendees closer to the Budget.
Media not attending the lock-up will be able to access Budget documents at www.budget.gov.au from 7.30pm on Tuesday 2 April.