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Health continues to be the largest government expense with a record $19.9bn budget in 2014-15. This comprises $18.7bn on health services and $1.17bn on infrastructure. There is an additional $846m for health services this year, which reflects a 5.2% growth rate on a comparative basis with previous years. This is slightly less than Treasury's estimated demand projection of 6% per annum over the long-term.