Australian Government, 2009‑10 Budget
Budget

Part 2: Expense Measures

Table 2: Expense 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          
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry          
Avian influenza border control — continuation - - - - -
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry — further efficiency - -3.4 -3.2 -2.9 -2.5
Drought assistance          
— Exceptional Circumstances assistance for primary producers - 194.3 - - -
— Exceptional Circumstances assistance for small businesses — extension - 10.3 - - -
— interim income support for primary producers - 0.5 - - -
— interim income support for small businesses - .. - - -
— professional advice and planning - 21.3 - - -
— re-establishment assistance — continuation - 24.7 - - -
— transitional income support — extension - - - - -
International mail program — continuation - - - - -
Live Animal Trade Welfare Partnership - - - - -
Nation Building and Jobs Plan — implementation costs - - - - -
Quarantine border security — continuation - - - - -
Securing the Future: protecting our industries from biological, chemical and physical risks program — continuation - - - - -
Small block irrigators — exit grant package — expansion - - - - -
Wheat export marketing — access arrangements -0.9 -0.6 - - -
Land and Water Australia          
Land and Water Australia — cessation of funding - -5.0 -13.3 -13.6 -14.0
Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation          
Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation — further efficiency - -3.0 -3.0 -3.0 -3.0
Portfolio total -0.9 239.2 -19.5 -19.5 -19.5
ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S          
Attorney-General's Department          
Africa — law and justice frameworks — Australian assistance - 1.0 1.2 1.0 1.3
Border protection — combating people smuggling — strengthening regional people smuggling laws and prosecutions - 1.1 1.1 - -
Closing the Gap          
— funding for the Native Title system - -0.7 -0.4 -0.5 -0.5
— Northern Territory — law and order - 26.5 26.7 27.0 -
Cole Inquiry Taskforce — continuation of funding - 0.8 - - -
Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting 2011 — funding - 0.5 1.1 0.9 -
Continuity of Government — continuation of funding - - - - -
Counter-terrorism — regional legal assistance - - -1.7 -1.8 -1.8
Critical Infrastructure Protection program — continuation - - - - -
Disaster Resilience          
— continuation and expansion of support for aerial firefighting 4.0 3.5 3.3 3.1 2.9
— National Emergency Warning System 2.6 18.5 1.7 1.7 1.8
Disaster Resilience Australia Package - 19.2 19.6 20.0 20.5
Enhanced crisis coordination facilities - 5.8 2.2 1.8 1.9
E-Security Review - 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Family Relationships Services Program — transfer of responsibilities to the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs - -4.8 -4.9 -5.0 -5.0
Indian Ocean Territories Grants — streamlined grants program - -0.4 -0.4 -0.4 -0.4
National Security Legislation Monitor — establishment - -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -0.3
National security public information campaign — continuation -3.0 1.0 1.0 - -
Personal Property Security Reform — additional resourcing - 1.4 - - -
Respondent funding for Native Title claims — increased efficiencies - -0.6 -0.6 -0.7 -0.7
Royal Commission into the February 2009 Victorian Bushfires 2.2 7.3 - - -
Strategic compliance — continuing to address the abuse of tax havens - 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Wireless Priority Service System - - - - -
Australian Crime Commission          
Closing the Gap — National Indigenous Violence and Child Abuse Intelligence Task Force - 5.5 - - -
Strategic compliance — continuing to address the abuse of tax havens - 1.8 3.2 2.4 2.0
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service          
Automated border processing (SmartGate) — maintenance - - - - -
Border protection          
— combating people smuggling — communications campaign - 1.5 2.5 - -
— combating people smuggling — increased aerial surveillance of Australia's northern waters - 8.2 8.2 - -
— combating people smuggling — increased maritime response capability - 3.4 2.9 - -
— combating people smuggling — international engagement to prevent and disrupt maritime people smuggling - 5.7 5.1 2.1 2.1
— combating people smuggling — maritime surveillance — extension of contract for ACV Triton - 26.8 26.6 - -
— combating people smuggling — post-interdiction management of illegal entry vessels - 8.0 8.1 2.9 3.0
China — Australian Customs and Border Protection Service — continuation - - - - -
Customs          
— risk-based approach to air cargo inspections - -4.2 -4.2 -4.3 -4.4
— risk-based approach to first port boarding inspections - -2.1 -2.1 -2.2 -2.2
— risk-based approach to sea cargo inspections - -8.2 -8.2 -8.1 -8.0
Illegal foreign fishing in northern waters — continuation of funding for on-land support services - - - - -
International counter-terrorism — South-East Asia border security program - -2.2 -1.8 -1.8 -2.3
Maritime surveillance          
— Bay class vessel replacement project - 1.0 - - -
— Southern Ocean Maritime Patrol and Response Program - - 60.5 59.6 60.3
Overseas development assistance — Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands — continuation - 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.1
Quarantine border security — continuation - - - - -
Australian Federal Police          
Africa — law and justice frameworks — Australian assistance - 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2
Air Security Officer program — continuation - - - - -
Australian Federal Police          
— contribution to the United Nations Mission in Sudan - 1.4 1.3 - -
— increase Australia's law enforcement contribution to Pakistan - 3.2 5.8 5.3 3.4
— logistics and security arrangements for the deployment in Afghanistan — further efficiency -6.6 -8.8 - - -
Aviation security          
— Airport Police Commanders - - - - -
— Airport Uniform Police supplementary funding - 9.0 - - -
— Joint Airport Investigation Teams - - - - -
— Unified Policing Model — lease and operating costs for accommodation - nfp nfp nfp nfp
Border protection — combating people smuggling — enhancing Australian Federal Police and regional capability - 15.0 12.5 5.7 5.4
Cole Inquiry Taskforce — continuation of funding - 1.4 - - -
Diplomatic Guarding program — continuation of funding - - - - -
Fighting terrorism at its source - - - - -
Global terrorism — enhancing Australia's commitment to Afghanistan 1.8 2.4 2.6 - -
Jakarta Centre for Law Enforcement Cooperation — continuation - - - - -
Overseas development assistance — Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands — continuation - -0.9 -7.0 -14.4 -24.6
Police Aviation Liaison Officers — continuation of funding - -1.5 - - -
Regional Rapid Deployment Teams — continuation of funding - - - - -
Strategic compliance — continuing to address the abuse of tax havens - - 7.9 7.5 7.4
Surge Capacity Phase Two — continuation of funding - - - - -
Australian Security Intelligence Organisation          
Counter-proliferation intelligence enhancement - - - - -
Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre          
Africa — law and justice frameworks — Australian assistance - 1.9 1.9 1.9 2.0
Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre — efficiencies in reporting entity compliance - -0.7 -0.7 -0.7 -0.7
Strategic compliance — continuing to address the abuse of tax havens - 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7
Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions          
Border protection — combating people smuggling — specialist prosecution unit - 4.6 6.7 - -
Cole Inquiry Taskforce — continuation of funding - 0.9 - - -
Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions — efficiencies from in-house legal services - -0.6 -0.6 -0.6 -0.6
Strategic compliance — continuing to address the abuse of tax havens - 0.5 1.6 3.4 3.8
Family Court of Australia          
Family Court of Australia — reduction in the number of judicial officers - -1.2 -1.3 -1.3 -1.3
Federal Magistrates Court — savings from not appointing two federal magistrates - -0.7 -1.4 -1.4 -1.4
Restructure of the Federal Courts - 21.2 42.6 43.0 43.3
Federal Court of Australia          
Closing the Gap — funding for the Native Title system - .. .. -0.1 -0.1
Federal Court of Australia — reduction in the number of judicial officers - -1.6 -1.6 -1.6 -1.6
Restructure of the Federal Courts - 6.9 13.8 13.9 14.0
Federal Magistrates Court of Australia          
Federal Magistrates Court — savings from not appointing two federal magistrates - -0.7 - - -
Restructure of the Federal Courts - -28.9 -58.2 -58.4 -59.4
High Court of Australia          
High Court of Australia — additional resourcing - 1.1 0.9 0.7 0.8
Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia          
Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia — maintaining service standards - 7.0 7.3 - -
National Native Title Tribunal          
Closing the Gap — funding for the Native Title system - -2.3 -2.4 -2.4 -2.5
National Native Title Tribunal — increased efficiencies - -0.5 -1.0 -1.1 -1.1
Office of Parliamentary Counsel          
Office of Parliamentary Counsel — additional resourcing - 0.5 1.0 1.1 1.1
Portfolio total 1.0 157.6 186.1 102.3 61.4
BROADBAND, COMMUNICATIONS AND THE DIGITAL ECONOMY          
Australian Broadcasting Corporation          
Australian Broadcasting Corporation          
— additional funding - 28.5 42.4 65.0 -
— base funding - - - - -
Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Special Broadcasting Service Corporation          
— cessation of analog television simulcasting - - -0.9 -6.7 -
— distribution and transmission efficiencies - nfp nfp nfp -
Rural and Regional National Broadband Network Initiative — ABC regional broadband hubs - 2.5 4.7 8.1 -
Australian Communications and Media Authority          
Australian Communications and Media Authority — operational efficiencies - 0.7 -0.9 -0.9 -1.0
Critical Infrastructure Protection program — continuation - - - - -
Digital dividend — technical planning and restacking - 4.0 6.5 7.1 5.4
Digital Television Switchover — regional South Australia, Victoria and Queensland - 1.5 1.5 0.8 -
Do Not Call Register- eligibility extension - 2.3 0.9 0.7 0.7
Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy          
Australian Broadband Guarantee — reduction in funding - -11.1 -8.9 -3.1 -
Australian Communications Consumer Action Network — additional support - 1.2 2.0 2.1 2.1
Community broadcasting National Training Program — continuation - 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
Critical Infrastructure Protection program — continuation - - - - -
Digital Television Switchover — regional South Australia, Victoria and Queensland - 25.8 51.4 40.9 ..
National Broadband Network — implementation and establishment - 53.2 - - -
National ICT Australia — funding extension - - - 25.0 23.8
National Transmission Network — Residual Funding Pool — return of uncommitted funding - -0.4 -0.4 -0.3 -0.3
Regional Telecommunications Review Response          
— Digital Regions Initiative - 1.6 5.1 6.1 2.8
— enhanced Satellite Phone Subsidy Scheme - 2.9 2.4 2.5 3.6
— Indigenous Communications Program -6.7 -8.5 1.7 5.8 4.5
Rural and Regional National Broadband Network Initiative          
— enhanced Digital Regions Initiative - 0.9 4.5 6.3 2.2
— rural NBN coordinators - 0.8 1.4 1.4 1.4
Television blackspots — alternative technical solutions -0.6 - - - -
Television towers — improved coverage - nfp - - -
Special Broadcasting Service Corporation          
Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Special Broadcasting Service Corporation          
— cessation of analog television simulcasting - - -0.3 -3.6 -
— distribution and transmission efficiencies - nfp nfp nfp -
Special Broadcasting Service Corporation          
— additional funding - 4.0 5.0 11.0 -
— base funding - - - - -
Portfolio total -7.3 110.4 118.8 168.8 45.9
CLIMATE CHANGE          
Department of Climate Change          
Australian Carbon Trust — establishment - 28.8 37.5 6.9 1.8
Australian Climate Change Science Program — continuation of funding - - - - -
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme          
— Climate Change Action Fund — additional funding and rephasing 1.0 -100.0 -400.0 - 100.0
— Global Recession Buffer - - - 70.0 210.0
— National Carbon Accounting Toolbox - 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0
Department of Climate Change          
— accommodation fit-out(b) - 1.4 - - -
— base departmental funding - -1.7 -0.7 -0.3 4.7
Greenhouse Action in Regional Australia — termination - -3.9 -3.9 -3.9 -3.9
International negotiations on climate change — continuation of funding - - - - -
Portfolio total 1.0 -71.3 -363.0 76.8 316.6
CROSS PORTFOLIO          
Various Agencies          
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme — revised implementation(c) - - -5,800.0 -3,495.0 103.0
Portfolio total - - -5,800.0 -3,495.0 103.0
DEFENCE          
Defence Materiel Organisation          
Australian Defence Force systems integration capabilities — improvements - - - - -
Global supply chain opportunities - - - - -
Priority Industry Capability Centres of Excellence - - - - -
Department of Defence          
Afghan National Army Trust Fund — contribution - 59.3 59.3 59.3 59.3
Australian Defence Force Health Care Trial — expansion - - - - -
Australia-United States enhanced defence cooperation — humanitarian assistance and disaster relief - - - - -
Coastal surveillance — revised operational structure - -0.3 2.0 - -
Critical Infrastructure Protection program — continuation - - - - -
Defence savings in the forward estimates period - - -100.0 -200.0 -1,700.0
Defence White Paper — new funding model - - - - -
Enhanced crisis coordination facilities - 1.7 - - -
Global terrorism — enhancing Australia's commitment to Afghanistan - 1,083.6 118.7 49.2 -
Iraq          
— Australian Defence Force embedded personnel commitment in Iraq — cessation - -49.5 - - -
— Australian Defence Force security detachment — funding - 59.2 12.0 2.3 -
Land operations in complex environments — improved capacity - - - - -
Middle East Area of Operations — command and control enhancements - 87.5 - - -
Military superannuation schemes — reduced number of medical reviews - -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5
Navy workforce — increased capabilty - - - - -
Overseas development assistance — Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands — continuation - 29.3 - - -
Retention of accommodation on deployment - - - - -
Superannuation contributions for operations — related allowances - 22.5 - - -
Timor-Leste — continued funding to help maintain stability - 191.8 18.9 0.4 -
Portfolio total - 1,484.8 110.4 -89.3 -1,641.2

*  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 expenses, no sign before an estimate indicates increased expenses.
  2. These measures can also be found in the capital measures summary table.
  3. These measures can also be found in the revenue measures summary table.
  4. Measures may not add due to rounding.

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