Australian Government, 2009‑10 Budget
Budget

Special Appropriations

Summary of Estimated Expenses from Special Appropriations

Portfolio Estimated Actual
2008-09
Budget Estimate
2009-10
  ($'000) ($'000)
Parliament 42,448 44,616
Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 1,111,849 758,993
Attorney‑General's 417,603 418,073
Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy 300 300
Defence 14,314,503 14,735,273
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 33,948,672 33,488,065
Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts 8,000 8,000
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 72,178,809 64,514,840
Finance and Deregulation 5,460,352 5,934,955
Foreign Affairs and Trade 700 650
Health and Ageing 43,880,796 35,359,283
Human Services 78,809 84,570
Immigration and Citizenship 5,835 -
Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 2,092,323 2,127,731
Innovation, Industry, Science and Research 1,948,019 2,110,445
Prime Minister and Cabinet 2,335 2,586
Resources, Energy and Tourism 633,761 16,560
Treasury 65,846,492 74,134,265
Total: Special Appropriations 241,971,606 233,739,205

Estimated Expenses from Special Appropriations

  Estimated Actual
2008‑2009
Budget Estimate
2009‑2010
  ($'000) ($'000)
PARLIAMENT    
Department of the Senate    
Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990 736 736
Parliamentary Superannuation Act 2004 640 910
Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973 13,083 13,573
Total: Department of the Senate 14,459 15,219
Department of the House of Representatives    
Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990 420 450
Parliamentary Superannuation Act 2004 1,487 1,738
Remuneration and Allowances Act 1990 20,019 21,131
Remuneration Tribunal Act 1973 6,063 6,078
Total: Department of the House of Representatives 27,989 29,397
     
AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FORESTRY PORTFOLIO    
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry    
Australian Animal Health Council (Livestock Industry) Funding Act 1996 6,345 6,205
Australian Meat and Live‑stock Industry Act 1997 153,934 150,931
Australian Wine and Brandy Corporation Act 1980 5,772 5,606
Dairy Produce Act 1986 266,400 49,954
Egg Industry Service Provision Act 2002 5,056 5,267
Farm Household Support Act 1992 352,673 202,040
Forestry Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2007 8,862 7,872
Horticulture Marketing and Research and Development Services Act 2000 63,600 63,600
National Residue Survey Administration Act 1992 8,778 8,972
Pig Industry Act 2001 15,299 14,495
Plant Health Australia (Plant Industries) Funding Act 2002 1,884 1,811
Primary Industries and Energy Research and Development Act 1989 175,346 192,112
Wool Services Privatisation Act 2000 47,900 50,128
Total: Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 1,111,849 758,993
     
ATTORNEY‑GENERAL'S PORTFOLIO    
Attorney‑General's Department    
High Court Justices (Long Leave Payments) Act 1979 3,992 3,164
Judges' Pensions Act 1968 27,900 29,200
Law Officers Act 1964 450 450
National Handgun Buyback Act 2003 2,500 2,700
Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990 300 300
Total: Attorney‑General's Department 35,142 35,814
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service    
Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 380,000 380,000
Total: Australian Customs and Border Protection Service 380,000 380,000
Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia    
Bankruptcy Act 1966 583 500
Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 1,878 1,759
Total: Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia 2,461 2,259
     
BROADBAND, COMMUNICATIONS AND THE DIGITAL ECONOMY PORTFOLIO    
Australian Communications and Media Authority    
Telecommunications Act 1997 300 300
Total: Australian Communications and Media Authority 300 300
     
DEFENCE PORTFOLIO    
Department of Defence    
Defence Force (Home Loans Assistance) Act 1990 52,638 5,353
Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Act 1973 1,439,070 1,519,570
Defence Forces Retirement Benefits Act 1948 91,430 91,430
Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme Act 2008 - 74,481
Military Superannuation and Benefits Act 1991 1,360,200 1,742,000
Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990 9 -
Total: Department of Defence 2,943,347 3,432,834
Department of Veterans' Affairs    
Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006 600 598
Defence Service Homes Act 1918 5,376 3,400
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 43,668 63,128
Papua New Guinea (Members of the Forces Benefits) Act 1957 71 76
Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 149,380 130,887
Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986 11,172,061 11,104,350
Total: Department of Veterans' Affairs 11,371,156 11,302,439
     
EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE RELATIONS PORTFOLIO    
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations    
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) Act 1999 3,108,771 3,093,990
Australian Technical Colleges (Flexibility in Achieving Australia's Skills Needs) Act 2005 96,408 120,955
Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Act 1992 90,000 82,400
Higher Education Support Act 2003 7,609,513 7,444,811
Indigenous Education (Targeted Assistance) Act 2000 280,297 211,008
Schools Assistance (Learning Together Achievement Through Choice and Opportunity) Act 2004 4,504,812 -
Schools Assistance Act 2008 2,973,049 6,456,903
Skilling Australia's Workforce Act 2005 640,673 -
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 14,238,469 15,878,511
States Grants (Primary and Secondary Education Assistance) Act 2000 40,014 -
Student Assistance Act 1973 293,847 124,492
Total: Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 33,875,853 33,413,070
Comcare    
Asbestos‑related Claims (Management of Commonwealth Liabilities) Act 2005 19,456 23,391
Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 49,838 48,000
Total: Comcare 69,294 71,391
Australian Industrial Registry    
Judges' Pensions Act 1968 3,525 3,604
Total: Australian Industrial Registry 3,525 3,604
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority    
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Act 1975 8,000 8,000
Total: Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority 8,000 8,000
     
FAMILIES, HOUSING, COMMUNITY SERVICES AND INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS PORTFOLIO    
Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs    
A New Tax System (Family Assistance) (Administration) Act 1999 26,406,066 18,745,832
Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 226,547 200,204
Northern Territory National Emergency Response Act 2007 4,439 -
Social Security (Administration) Act 1999 45,541,757 45,568,804
Total: Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 72,178,809 64,514,840
     
FINANCE AND DEREGULATION PORTFOLIO    
Department of Finance and Deregulation    
Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act 3,200 3,200
Governor‑General Act 1974 - 779
Members of Parliament (Life Gold Pass) Act 2002 2,076 2,120
Parliamentary Contributory Superannuation Act 1948 55,536 55,000
Parliamentary Entitlements Act 1990 140,130 138,729
Superannuation Act 1922 68,739 62,464
Superannuation Act 1976 3,417,734 3,488,252
Superannuation Act 1990 1,763,360 2,175,311
Superannuation Act 2005 100 100
Total: Department of Finance and Deregulation 5,450,875 5,925,955
Australian Electoral Commission    
Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 9,477 9,000
Total: Australian Electoral Commission 9,477 9,000
     
FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE PORTFOLIO    
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade    
Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 700 650
Total: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade 700 650
     
HEALTH AND AGEING PORTFOLIO    
Department of Health and Ageing    
Aged Care (Bond Security) Act 2006 9,000 -
Aged Care Act 1997 6,398,449 7,039,763
Dental Benefits Act 2008 92,787 104,142
Health Care (Appropriation) Act 1998 10,281,214 -
Health Insurance Act 1973 14,026,985 14,897,926
Medical Indemnity Act 2002 91,600 125,993
National Health Act 1953 8,851,220 9,003,083
Private Health Insurance Act 2007 4,129,541 4,188,376
Total: Department of Health and Ageing 43,880,796 35,359,283
     
HUMAN SERVICES PORTFOLIO    
Department of Human Services    
Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988 78,809 84,570
Total: Department of Human Services 78,809 84,570
     
IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP PORTFOLIO    
Department of Immigration and Citizenship    
Migration Act 1958 5,835 -
Total: Department of Immigration and Citizenship 5,835 -
     
INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORT, REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT PORTFOLIO    
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government    
Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990 64,097 65,861
Aviation Fuel Revenues (Special Appropriation) Act 1988 78,112 81,351
Interstate Road Transport Act 1985 55,030 57,230
Local Government (Financial Assistance) Act 1995 1,891,166 1,918,789
Protection of the Sea (Oil Pollution Compensation Fund) Act 1993 3,918 4,500
Total: Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 2,092,323 2,127,731
     
INNOVATION, INDUSTRY, SCIENCE AND RESEARCH PORTFOLIO    
Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research    
Higher Education Support Act 2003 1,261,070 1,356,729
Textile, Clothing and Footwear Strategic Investment Program Act 1999 101,065 100,885
Total: Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research 1,362,135 1,457,614
Australian Research Council    
Australian Research Council Act 2001 585,884 652,831
Total: Australian Research Council 585,884 652,831
     
PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET PORTFOLIO    
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet    
Governor‑General Act 1974 836 -
Total: Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet 836 -
Australian National Audit Office    
Auditor‑General Act 1997 392 450
Total: Australian National Audit Office 392 450
Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor‑General    
Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act 389 394
Total: Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor‑General 389 394
Office of the Renewable Energy Regulator    
Renewable Energy (Electricity) Act 2000 718 1,742
Total: Office of the Renewable Energy Regulator 718 1,742
     
RESOURCES, ENERGY AND TOURISM PORTFOLIO    
Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism    
Offshore Minerals Act 1994 60 60
Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 633,701 16,500
Total: Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism 633,761 16,560
     
TREASURY PORTFOLIO    
Department of the Treasury    
A New Tax System (Commonwealth‑State Financial Arrangements) Act 1999 41,450,756 -
Federal Financial Relations Act 2009 3,181,600 59,264,932
International Monetary Agreements Act 1947 17,440 4,466
Total: Department of the Treasury 44,649,796 59,269,398
Australian Office of Financial Management    
Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Act 1911 3,936,769 6,263,300
Loans Securities Act 1919 891,200 162,100
Snowy Hydro Corporatisation Act 1997 165 -
Total: Australian Office of Financial Management 4,828,134 6,425,400
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority    
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority Act 1998 - 2,500
Insurance Act 1973 500 500
Total: Australian Prudential Regulation Authority 500 3,000
Australian Securities and Investments Commission    
Banking Act 1959 25,015 23,077
Life Insurance Act 1995 4,047 3,390
Total: Australian Securities and Investments Commission 29,062 26,467
Australian Taxation Office    
Product Grants and Benefits Administration Act 2000 147,000 65,000
Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992 217,000 224,000
Taxation Administration Act 1953 15,975,000 8,121,000
Total: Australian Taxation Office 16,339,000 8,410,000
     
Total: Special Appropriations 241,971,606 233,739,205

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