Australian Government, 2009‑10 Budget
Budget

Part 3: Capital Measures

Table 3: Capital measures since the February 2009 UEFO(a)

  2008‑09
$m
2009‑10
$m
2010‑11
$m
2011‑12
$m
2012‑13
$m
AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FORESTRY          
Australian Fisheries Management Authority          
Australian Fisheries Management Authority — boat destruction facilities — reduction in funding -5.6 - - - -
Portfolio total -5.6 - - - -
ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S          
Attorney-General's Department          
Enhanced crisis coordination facilities(b) - 15.2 - - -
E-Security Review(b) - 0.5 - - -
Wireless Priority Service System(b) - - - - -
Australian Crime Commission          
Strategic compliance — continuing to address the abuse of tax havens(b) - .. - - -
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service          
Border protection — combating people smuggling — maritime surveillance — extension of contract for ACV Triton(b) - 0.8 - - -
Australian Federal Police          
Australian Federal Police          
— increase Australia's law enforcement contribution to Pakistan(b) - 1.0 - - -
— internally funded capital program - -4.0 -10.0 -10.0 -10.0
— logistics and security arrangements for the deployment in Afghanistan — further efficiency(b) -3.9 - - - -
Border protection — combating people smuggling — enhancing Australian Federal Police and regional capability(b) - 2.9 - - -
Global terrorism — enhancing Australia's commitment to Afghanistan(b) - 0.1 - - -
Overseas development assistance — Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands — continuation(b) - 4.4 - - -
Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre          
Africa — law and justice frameworks — Australian assistance(b) - 0.3 - - -
Strategic compliance — continuing to address the abuse of tax havens(b) - 0.1 - - -
High Court of Australia          
High Court of Australia — additional resourcing(b) - 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.5
Portfolio total -3.9 22.6 -8.6 -8.6 -8.6
BROADBAND, COMMUNICATIONS AND THE DIGITAL ECONOMY          
Australian Broadcasting Corporation          
Australian Broadcasting Corporation — additional funding(b) - 14.2 - - -
Australian Communications and Media Authority          
Digital dividend — technical planning and restacking(b) - 0.3 - - -
Digital Television Switchover — regional South Australia, Victoria and Queensland(b) - 0.1 - - -
Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy          
Digital Television Switchover — regional South Australia, Victoria and Queensland(b) - 1.4 0.2 - -
National Broadband Network          
— initial investment - - - - -
— regional backbone blackspots program - 250.0 - - -
Regional Telecommunications Review Response          
— enhanced Satellite Phone Subsidy Scheme(b) - .. - - -
— Indigenous Communications Program(b) - .. - - -
Portfolio total - 266.1 0.2 - -
CLIMATE CHANGE          
Department of Climate Change          
Department of Climate Change          
— accommodation fit-out - 11.8 - - -
— base departmental funding(b) - 0.2 - - -
— information technology network - - - - -
Portfolio total - 12.0 - - -
DEFENCE          
Department of Defence          
Land operations in complex environments — improved capacity(b) - - - - -
Portfolio total - - - - -
EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE RELATIONS          
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations          
Closing the Gap — Community Development Employment Projects Program (CDEP) and the Indigenous Employment Program (IEP) Reform(b) - 0.3 - - -
Job capacity assessments — additional assessments(b) - .. - - -
National Mental Health and Disability Strategy — Disability Support Pension Employment Incentive Pilot(b) - 0.1 - - -
Fair Work Australia          
Fair Work Australia — implementation of workplace relations legislation(b) - 2.3 1.0 - -
Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman          
Fair Work Australia — implementation of workplace relations legislation(b) - 2.3 1.0 - -
Portfolio total - 4.9 2.0 - -
ENVIRONMENT, WATER, HERITAGE AND THE ARTS          
Bureau of Meteorology          
Bureau of Meteorology          
— Next generation weather forecast and warning system — national roll-out(b) - 1.6 3.0 2.8 2.7
— strategic radar enhancement project — establishment(b) - 1.7 4.3 4.3 4.3
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts          
Commonwealth terrestrial reserves — additional funding(b) - 3.2 2.2 - -
Water for the Future — accelerated water buy-backs for the Murray-Darling Basin 250.0 100.0 50.0 100.0 -
National Gallery of Australia          
National Gallery of Australia building refurbishment and enhancement project — additional funding - - - - -
Portfolio total 250.0 106.6 59.6 107.2 7.0
FAMILIES, HOUSING, COMMUNITY SERVICES AND INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS          
Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs          
Closing the Gap          
— Community Development Employment Projects Program (CDEP) and the Indigenous Employment Program (IEP) Reform(b) 3.4 0.6 - - -
— Northern Territory — field operations(b) - 2.4 2.3 2.3 -
Tuggeranong Office Park — accommodation(b) - 16.7 10.0 - -
Portfolio total 3.4 19.7 12.4 2.3 -
FINANCE AND DEREGULATION          
Australian Electoral Commission          
Closing the Gap — Indigenous electoral participation program(b) - 0.4 - - -
Department of Finance and Deregulation          
Villawood Immigration Detention Centre — redevelopment - 5.9 25.4 63.1 47.3
Portfolio total - 6.3 25.4 63.1 47.3
FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE          
AusAID          
Overseas development assistance          
— Economic Infrastructure(b) - - 0.6 - -
— food security through rural development(b) - 0.6 0.4 - -
— performance-linked aid(b) - - - 0.6 -
Australian Secret Intelligence Service          
Border protection — combating people smuggling — enhanced intelligence capability(b) - 3.2 - - -
Australian Trade Commission          
Australian Trade Commission — Clean Energy Trade and Investment Strategy(b) - 0.7 - - -
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade          
Australian Consulate-General in Nauru — continued funding(b) - - - - -
Bangkok — new Chancery construction - - - - 51.9
Border protection — additional resourcing to combat people smuggling — international engagement to prevent and disrupt maritime people smuggling(b) - 1.1 - - -
Enhanced crisis coordination facilities(b) - 3.0 - - -
Enhanced diplomacy — advancing national security and protecting Australians abroad — resourcing(b) - 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.3
Enhancing Australia's Regional Engagement(b) - 6.5 7.4 - -
Global terrorism — enhancing Australia's commitment to Afghanistan(b) - 0.3 - - -
Jakarta — new Chancery construction - - - - 107.4
Overseas development assistance — Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands — continuation(b) - 0.2 0.1 .. ..
Protecting Australian diplomatic and consular posts overseas — security enhancements(b) - 12.6 3.4 1.2 1.5
Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement negotiation — Australia's participation(b) - - - - -
United Nations Security Council — candidacy(b) - 0.6 - - -
Portfolio total - 29.0 12.1 2.4 161.1
HEALTH AND AGEING          
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare          
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare — improving access to data and analysis(b) - 0.3 - - -
Council of Australian Governments' decision — implementing the Council of Australian Governments' federal financial framework — expanded roles(b) - 1.3 - - -
Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority          
Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority — continued funding for Australia's anti-doping framework(b) - 0.2 - - -
Department of Health and Ageing          
Rural Health Workforce Strategy(b) - 1.3 0.1 .. ..
Food Standards Australia New Zealand          
Food Standards Australia New Zealand — funding for upgrading computer systems(b) - 0.1 0.3 - -
Portfolio total - 3.1 0.4 .. ..
HUMAN SERVICES          
Centrelink          
Income management in cases of child neglect and by voluntary choice — continuation of trial(b) - 1.4 - - -
Paid Parental Leave(b) - 2.3 4.6 - -
Participation Taskforce Review — more flexible participation requirements for parents(b) - 1.9 - - -
Medicare Australia          
Continence Aids Payment Scheme — more choice for users(b) - 0.8 - - -
Fraud and compliance — matching of Medicare Benefits Schedule and Pharmaceutical Benefits Schedule data(b) - 0.6 - - -
Hearing services — introduction of hearing threshold(b) - 0.4 - - -
Improving Maternity Services Package(b) - 3.1 - - -
Medicare Australia — additional offices(b) - 0.8 - - -
Medicare Benefits Schedule          
— capping Extended Medicare Safety Net benefits for items with excessive fees(b) - 0.9 - - -
— capping Extended Medicare Safety Net benefits for items with excessive fees — obstetrics services(b) - 1.7 - - -
— diagnostic imaging and pathology services — bulk-billing incentives and rationalisation of patient episode initiation fees(b) - 0.4 - - -
— diagnostic imaging and pathology services — changes to fees for fully depreciated diagnostic imaging equipment(b) - .. .. - -
— diagnostic imaging and pathology services — improving competition(b) - 2.4 - - -
— diagnostic imaging and pathology services — improving the quality of services and addressing workforce shortages(b) - 0.1 - - -
— nurse practitioner workforce — expansion(b) - 1.0 0.3 - -
Practice incentive payments — quality and administrative improvements — further efficiency(b) - 4.7 1.2 - -
Private health insurance — fair and sustainable support for the future(b) - 0.3 - - -
Rural Health Workforce Strategy(b) - 14.3 2.1 - -
Portfolio total - 36.9 8.2 - -
IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP          
Department of Immigration and Citizenship          
Humanitarian Migration Program — non-refoulement obligations(b) - - - - -
Systems for People — operational costs(b) - 1.9 - - -
Portfolio total - 1.9 - - -
INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORT, REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT          
Civil Aviation Safety Authority          
Civil Aviation Safety Authority — governance(b) - 0.1 - - -
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government          
Nation Building Plan for the Future — Building Australia Fund — Investing in port and rail projects - - - - -
Portfolio total - 0.1 - - -
INNOVATION, INDUSTRY, SCIENCE AND RESEARCH          
Australian Research Council          
An Innovation and Higher Education System for the 21st Century — Excellence in Research for Australia(b) - 4.5 2.6 1.4 1.4
Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research          
An Innovation and Higher Education System for the 21st Century — National Enabling Technologies Strategy(b) - 3.9 1.5 1.4 1.1
Innovation Investment Follow-on Fund - - - - -
Portfolio total - 8.4 4.0 2.7 2.4
PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET          
Australian National Audit Office          
Australian National Audit Office — enhanced professional capability(b) - 0.2 0.7 - -
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet          
Border protection — combating people smuggling — Australian Government management of border security and maritime people smuggling(b) - 0.4 - - -
Council of Australian Governments' decision — implementing the Council of Australian Governments' federal financial framework — expanded roles(b) - 0.8 - - -
National Security Adviser Group — establishment(b) - - - - -
Office of the Information Commissioner — establishment(b) - 2.5 - - -
Portfolio total - 3.9 0.7 - -
TREASURY          
Australian Bureau of Statistics          
Council of Australian Governments' decision          
— Commonwealth investment in closing Indigenous data gaps(b) - nfp nfp nfp nfp
— implementing the Council of Australian Governments' federal financial framework — expanded roles(b) - 0.4 0.3 - -
Secure and sustainable pensions — Pensioner and Beneficiary Living Cost Index(b) - 0.2 0.1 0.1 -
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission          
Council of Australian Governments' decision — Australian Competition and Consumer Commission — implementing a system of national product safety regulation(b) - 0.1 .. 0.1 0.1
Australian Taxation Office          
An Innovation and Higher Education System for the 21st Century — Research and Development Tax Credit(b) - - 1.3 - -
Strategic compliance — promoting a level playing field for small business(b) - - 2.3 2.3 -
Department of the Treasury          
Global Recession — increased capital for the Asian Development Bank - - - - -
Portfolio total - 0.6 4.0 2.4 0.1
VETERANS' AFFAIRS          
Department of Veterans' Affairs          
Secure and sustainable pensions          
— increase to pension payments(b) .. 1.7 - - -
— new carer supplement(b) .. 0.7 - - -
— tighten the income test taper(b) 0.1 1.2 - - -
Portfolio total 0.1 3.6 - - -
Decisions taken but not yet announced - - - - -
Depreciation expense 1.5 -42.5 -49.9 -52.9 -50.4
Total capital measures(c) 245.5 438.2 70.4 51.5 159.1

* The nature of the measure is such that a reliable estimate cannot be provided.

.. Not zero, but rounded to zero.

- Nil.

nfp not for publication.

  1. A minus sign before an estimate indicates a reduction in capital, no sign before an estimate indicates increased capital.
  2. These measures can also be found in the expense measures summary table.
  3. Measures may not add due to rounding.

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