Australian Government, 2008‑09 Budget
Budget

Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (continued)

Table 4: Education Revolution

  2007-08
$m
2008-09
$m
2009-10
$m
2010-11
$m
2011-12
$m
Total
$m
EXPENSE MEASURES            
EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE RELATIONS            
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations            
Education Revolution — Internationally competitive higher education            
— Higher Education — HECS reduction for Maths and Science students and HECS‑HELP remission for Maths and Science graduates - 37.5 117.7 197.7 272.8 625.8
— Higher Education — James Cook University Dental School - 34.6 3.7 5.0 6.2 49.5
— Higher Education — phasing out full fee paying domestic undergraduate places at public universities - 17.6 49.6 78.2 103.6 249.0
— Higher Education — Scholarships for a Competitive Future - 9.9 33.6 71.9 123.2 238.5
— Higher Education — University of Notre Dame — additional places and capital funding - 8.3 2.2 3.5 4.6 18.6
— Higher Education — building better universities 500.0 - - - - 500.0
— Higher Education — enhanced connectivity between Centrelink and university systems - 0.5 - - - 0.5
Education Revolution — Skilling Australia            
— Skilling Australia — school grants for on‑the‑job training - 14.0 28.0 28.0 27.9 98.1
— Skilling Australia — Skilling Australia for the Future 33.3 232.6 412.2 620.3 620.3 1,918.6
— Skilling Australia — Skills Australia 2.6 3.0 4.0 5.0 5.0 19.6
— Skilling Australia — WesTrac National Skills Training Centre of Excellence and Television Technical Operators College — contribution - - - - - -
— Skilling Australia — Commonwealth Trade Learning Scholarship — extension of scholarship for early completion of apprenticeship - - - - - -
— Skilling Australia — Employer and apprentice incentives for apprentices in skills shortage — remove the prior‑qualification rule - - - - - -
— Skilling Australia — Employer incentives for intermediate qualifications - - - - - -
Education Revolution — Improving our schools            
— Improving our schools — Digital Education Revolution 100.0 400.0 300.0 200.0 200.0 1,200.0
— Improving our schools — Enterprise and Career Education Program — school and business linkages - 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 6.4
Education Revolution            
— Improving our schools — establishing a National Curriculum Board for Australian Schools - 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 20.0
— Improving our schools — Local Schools Working Together 20.0 20.0 17.5 5.0 - 62.5
— Improving our schools — Mentors for Our Students - 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 5.0
— Improving our schools — National Action Plan for Literacy and Numeracy - 95.5 157.6 160.7 163.5 577.4
— Improving our schools — National Schools Assessment and Data Centre - 2.9 5.5 4.4 4.5 17.2
— Improving our schools — Orthodox Jewish Schools — additional funding 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 - 16.0
— Improving our schools — Preparing Australia for the Future — National Asian Language and Studies in Schools Program - 10.0 21.2 31.2 - 62.4
— Improving our schools — Trade Training Centres in Schools Program - 233.1 242.9 253.1 263.7 992.9
Education Revolution — Early Childhood Education Revolution            
— Early Childhood — additional child care places - 44.9 26.1 12.7 13.1 96.8
— Early Childhood — Australian Early Development Index — national rollout 3.0 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 20.2
— Early Childhood — Child Care Tax Rebate — increase from 30 per cent to 50 per cent - 340.3 376.0 410.2 444.5 1,571.0
— Early Childhood — Early Childhood Education Workforce Strategy — 50 per cent HECS‑HELP remission for early childhood education teachers with a HECS‑HELP debt working in eligible regions - - 3.0 4.0 5.4 12.4
— Early Childhood — Early Years Learning Framework - 2.5 - - - 2.5
— Early Childhood — Helping Parents Prepare their Children for School — Home Interaction Program - 3.1 5.8 8.3 9.9 27.1
— Early Childhood — Jobs, Education and Training child care fee assistance — additional funding - 7.7 6.9 4.6 4.7 23.9
— Early Childhood — Strong Quality Standards in Child Care - 5.7 5.4 5.6 5.5 22.2
— Early Childhood — Workforce Strategy — additional university places for early childhood education - 2.2 8.2 17.2 26.4 53.9
— Early Childhood — Workforce Strategy — removal of TAFE fees - 8.9 16.3 17.4 17.7 60.3
— Early Childhood — universal access 13.5 40.0 80.0 100.0 300.0 533.5
Sub Total 676.4 1,590.9 1,939.7 2,260.2 2,634.5 9,101.8
FAMILIES, HOUSING, COMMUNITY SERVICES AND INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS            
Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs            
Education Revolution — Early Childhood Education Revolution            
— Early Childhood — additional child care places - 1.4 5.4 5.5 5.6 17.8
— Early Childhood — Australian Early Development Index — national rollout -0.7 -1.0 -1.2 - - -2.8
Sub Total -0.7 0.4 4.2 5.5 5.6 15.0
TREASURY            
Australian Taxation Office            
Education Revolution — Improving our schools            
— Improving our schools — Education Tax Refund — refundable tax offset - 1,015.0 1,095.0 1,135.0 1,165.0 4,410.0
Sub Total - 1,015.0 1,095.0 1,135.0 1,165.0 4,410.0
Total Expense measures 675.7 2,606.3 3,038.9 3,400.7 3,805.1 13,526.7
SUMMARY OF EXPENDITURE            
Total expense measures 675.7 2,606.3 3,038.9 3,400.7 3,805.1 13,526.7
Total capital measures - - - - - -
Total expenditure 675.7 2,606.3 3,038.9 3,400.7 3,805.1 13,526.7

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