Australian Government, 2010‑11 Budget
Budget

Foreword

Budget Paper No. 2, Budget Measures 2009‑10 ensures that the Budget Papers provide comprehensive information on all Government decisions that involve changes to its revenue, expense and investing activities since the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook 2009‑10.

Budget Paper No. 2 comprises three parts:

Revenue measures are defined as those measures that affect taxation or non-taxation revenues (on a Government Finance Statistics basis).

Expense measures are defined as those measures that affect expenses (on a Government Finance Statistics basis).

Capital measures are defined as those measures that affect net capital investment, defined as the change in non-financial assets. Capital measures that fall outside of this definition, such as equity injections or loans used for purposes other than investment in non-financial assets, are shown as having a zero impact on the fiscal balance.

Notes

(a) The following definitions are used in this Budget Paper:

  • 'real' means adjusted for the effect of inflation;
  • real growth in expenses is measured by the Consumer Price Index;
  • the Budget year refers to 2010‑11, while the forward years refer to 2011‑12, 2012‑13 and 2013‑14; and
  • one billion is equal to one thousand million.

(b) Figures in tables and generally in the text have been rounded. Discrepancies in tables between totals and sums of components are due to rounding.

(c) For the budget balance, a negative sign indicates a deficit while no sign indicates a surplus.

(d) The following notations are used:

*
The nature of this measure is such that a reliable estimate cannot be provided.
COAG
Council of Australian Governments
NEC/nec
not elsewhere classified
AEST
Australian Eastern Standard Time
-
nil
..
not zero, but rounded to zero
na
not available
nfp
not for publication
$m
$ million

(e) The Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory are referred to as 'the Territories'. References to the 'States' or 'each State' include the Territories. The following abbreviations are used for the names of the States, where appropriate:

NSW
New South Wales
VIC
Victoria
QLD
Queensland
WA
Western Australia
SA
South Australia
TAS
Tasmania
ACT
Australian Capital Territory
NT
Northern Territory

(f) In this paper the term Commonwealth refers to the Commonwealth of Australia. The term is used when referring to the legal entity of the Commonwealth of Australia.

The term Australian Government is used when referring to the Government and the decisions and activities made by the Government on behalf of the Commonwealth of Australia.

Budget Paper No. 2, Budget Measures 2010‑11 is one of a series of Budget Papers that provides information to supplement the Budget Speech. A full list of the series is printed on the inside cover of this paper.

Table of measures by portfolio

Part 1: Revenue Measures

Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
  • Rebate for broadcasting licence fees
Cross Portfolio
  • Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme — deferral
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
  • Education Services for Overseas Students Assurance Fund — loan
Immigration and Citizenship
  • Migration program — General Skilled Migration eligibility changes — visa revenue
  • Work and Holiday visa (Subclass 462) — addition of new participant countries
Treasury
  • Amendment to the senior Australians tax offset regulations
  • ATO compliance program — dealing with the cash economy
  • Capital gains tax — limited roll‑over for fixed trusts — improving integrity
  • Capital gains tax — aligning scrip for scrip roll‑over requirements with the Corporations Act 2001
  • Capital gains tax — demerger relief for certain demerger groups
  • Capital gains tax — extension of roll‑over for changes to water entitlements
  • Capital gains tax — extension of the roll‑over for conversion of a body to an incorporated company
  • Capital gains tax — look‑through treatment for earnout arrangements
  • Capital gains tax — roll‑over for transfer by the Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation to the ARIA investment trust of certain assets
  • Capital gains tax — share sale facility interactions with CGT roll‑overs
  • Capital protected borrowings — change to benchmark interest rate
  • Consolidation — calculation and collection of income tax liabilities
  • Consolidation — changes to the application dates of previously announced measures
  • Consolidation — non‑membership equity interests
  • Consolidation — refinements to improve the operation of the consolidation regime
  • Debt/equity tax rules — facilitating debt tax treatment of certain term subordinated notes
  • Debt/equity tax rules — further extending the debt/equity transitional period for Upper Tier 2 capital instruments
  • Fuel tax — amending the arrangements for fuel ethanol
  • GST — Government response to Board of Taxation report: GST cross‑border transactions
  • GST — Government response to Board of Taxation report: minor changes
  • GST — Reform to the arrangement for exempting taxes, fees and charges from the GST
  • GST — Reforms to the GST financial supply provisions
  • GST — Reforms to the GST margin scheme
  • GST — Sale of boats for export within 12 months of delivery
  • GST and cross‑border transport supplies
  • GST compliance program — working together to improve voluntary compliance
  • Improvements to the Tax Running Balance Account Provisions
  • Income tax treatment of instalment warrants
  • International tax — additional benefits agreements between Australia and Aruba and Australia and Samoa
  • International tax — Australia‑Chile tax treaty
  • International tax — Australia‑Malaysia tax protocol
  • International tax — Australia‑Turkey tax treaty
  • International tax — changing the definition of a managed investment trust for withholding tax purposes
  • International tax — fifteen tax information exchange agreements
  • International tax — update to the list of countries that have effective exchange of information arrangements with Australia
  • Managed investment trusts — clarifying the capital account treatment announced in the 2009‑10 Budget
  • Managed investment trusts — Government response to the Board of Taxation's Review
  • Non‑commercial loan rules — clarification of the 2009‑10 Budget measure
  • Personal income tax — increase in the net medical expenses tax offset claim threshold
  • Personal income tax — increasing the Medicare levy low‑income thresholds
  • Philanthropy — extending deductible gift recipient status to all volunteer fire brigades and other emergency service entities
  • Philanthropy — improving the regulatory framework for public ancillary funds
  • Philanthropy — updating the list of specifically listed deductible gift recipients
  • Stronger, fairer, simpler tax reform — 50 per cent discount for interest income
  • Stronger, fairer, simpler tax reform — early start to the company tax rate cut for small business companies
  • Stronger, fairer, simpler tax reform — Government superannuation contributions tax rebate for low income earners
  • Stronger, fairer, simpler tax reform — increasing concessional contribution caps for individuals over 50 with low superannuation balances
  • Stronger, fairer, simpler tax reform — increasing the superannuation guarantee rate to 12 per cent
  • Stronger, fairer, simpler tax reform — lowering the company tax rate
  • Stronger, fairer, simpler tax reform — phasing down interest withholding tax on financial institutions
  • Stronger, fairer, simpler tax reform — raising the superannuation guarantee age limit from 70 to 75
  • Stronger, fairer, simpler tax reform — resource super profits tax
  • Stronger, fairer, simpler tax reform — small business instant asset write‑off and simplified pooling
  • Stronger, fairer, simpler tax reform — standard deduction for work‑related expenses and the cost of managing tax affairs
  • Stronger, fairer, simpler tax reform — growth dividend
  • Superannuation — deductibility to funds of cost of providing terminal medical condition benefits
  • Superannuation — extension of loss relief for merging superannuation funds involving a new complying superannuation entity
  • Superannuation — minor amendments
  • Superannuation — social security agreement with Austria
  • Superannuation — transfer of state and territory unclaimed superannuation to the Commonwealth
  • TFN withholding for closely held trusts — clarification of the 2009‑10 Budget measure
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Prevention — increasing the excise and excise‑equivalent customs duty on tobacco products

Part 2: Expense Measures

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
  • Drought assistance — Exceptional Circumstances assistance for primary producers
  • Drought assistance — Exceptional Circumstances assistance for small business
  • Drought assistance — professional advice and planning — extension
  • Drought assistance — re‑establishment assistance — extension
  • Drought assistance — transitional income support — extension
  • Drought policy reform — pilot of new measures in Western Australia
  • Fisheries Research program — reduction in funding
  • Maintain funding for Quarantine Border Security
  • Pacific Island Forum Leaders' Fisheries initiative — establishment
  • Promoting Australian Produce (Major Events) — extension
  • Reform of Australia's biosecurity system — foundation elements of biosecurity reform
  • Reform of Australia's biosecurity system — moving core business towards reform
  • Reform of Australia's export certification services — additional funding
  • Regional Food Producers' Innovation and Productivity program — reduction in funding
  • Southern Ocean Maritime Patrol and Response program — continuation of funding for the Australian Fisheries Management Authority
Attorney‑General's
  • Anti‑money laundering and counter‑terrorism financing reforms — continuation
  • Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity — resource transfer
  • Australian Customs and Border Protection Service — efficiencies
  • Australian Human Rights Framework
  • Australian Security Intelligence Organisation — increased efficiencies
  • Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre — regulatory activities cost recovery
  • Automated border processing between Australia and New Zealand — feasibility study
  • Border Security — sea passenger risk assessment — feasibility study
  • Border Security — Australian Customs and Border Protection Service — Bay Class replacement
  • Border Security — continuation of Ashmore Guardian lease
  • Border Security — Illegal foreign fishing — securing Australia's northern waters — continuation
  • Border Security — strengthening passenger and air cargo security
  • Border Security — Unified Policing Model — continuation
  • Christmas Island Strategy — essential infrastructure and services
  • Christmas Island Strategy — projects to support increased population
  • Easing debt pressures on those in financial stress
  • Family Court of Australia — increased efficiencies
  • Family Relationship Services program — increased efficiencies
  • Illegal foreign fishing — preventative action at source
  • Improving Access to Justice
  • Law and Justice Advocacy Development program — redirect funds to establish the National Congress of Australia's First Peoples
  • National Action Plan on Social Cohesion, Harmony and Security — continuation
  • National Chemical, Biological and Radiological Capability Improvement program — discontinuation
  • National Indigenous Violence and Child Abuse Intelligence Task Force — continuation
  • National leadership and coordination for intercountry adoption in Australia — continuation
  • National Native Title Tribunal — increased efficiencies
  • National Security — Australian Federal Police — efficiencies to fund key law enforcement initiatives
  • National Security — countering violent extremism
  • National Security — Counter‑Terrorism Control Centre — establishment
  • National Security — Fraudulent Travel Document Detection System — continuation
  • National Security — National Emergency Call Centre Connectivity — continuation
  • National Security — National leadership of identity security policy — continuation
  • National Security — Organised crime — establishment of a Criminal Intelligence Fusion Capability
  • National Security — Pacific Police Development program — inclusion of Tonga and Vanuatu
  • National Security — Regional law enforcement counter‑terrorism liaison and capacity building — continuation
  • National Security — telecommunications interception capability — continuation
  • National Security — Timor‑Leste Police Development program — continuation
  • National Security — United Nations Mission in Timor‑Leste — continued contribution
  • Northern Territory policing presence — staged transition
  • Personal Property Securities Register — additional resourcing
  • Reducing the impact and incidence of missing persons cases — continuation
Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
  • Australian Broadband Guarantee — refocusing
  • Community broadcasters' transition to digital television
  • Cyber‑safety enhancement
  • Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy — program efficiencies
  • Digital Television Switchover — Regional Blackspot Solution
  • National Broadband Network — implementation
  • NBN Co Limited — regulatory framework
Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
  • Climate change — Foundation Campaign
  • Energy Efficient Homes program — modifications
  • Green Loans program — redesign
  • Overseas development assistance — climate change — International Climate Change Adaptation Initiative
  • Overseas development assistance — climate change — International Forest Carbon Initiative
  • Overseas development assistance — climate change — multilateral climate change financing
  • Renewable Energy Target — enhancement
Cross Portfolio
  • Renewable Energy Future Fund
Defence
  • Afghanistan — enhancement of force protection measures for Australian troops
  • Australian Government personnel security vetting — centralisation
  • Middle East Area of Operations — continuation and enhancement of Australia's military contribution
  • Middle East Area of Operations — infrastructure development
  • Solomon Islands — continued Australian Defence Force assistance to the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI)
  • Timor Leste — reduction in the number of Australian Defence Force personnel deployed
  • Timor‑Leste — continuation of Australia's commitment to helping to maintain security and stability
Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Action Plan
  • Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority programs — consolidation
  • Australian Learning and Teaching Council — reduction in funding
  • Boys Education National Initiative — abolition
  • Budget Base Funded Child Care Services — improved standards
  • Building the Education Revolution — Implementation Taskforce
  • Centre for International Finance and Regulation — establishment
  • Child Care Rebate — return the annual cap of $7,500 and pause indexation
  • Child Care Services Support program — streamlining administration
  • Clean Sustainable Skills package — Green Skills Agreement — implementation
  • Disability Employment Services — assistance to job seekers with an intellectual disability
  • Disability Employment Services — information technology
  • Disability Employment Services — streamlined access to employment assistance
  • Drought assistance — Assistance for Isolated Children Scheme — extension
  • Enhanced scrutiny of the financial viability of the largest long day care providers — new framework
  • Fair Work system — trade union education foundation grant
  • Family Day Care Start Up Payment — cessation
  • Graduate Skills Assessment — cessation of funding
  • Indigenous public sector employment strategy for non‑Australian Public Service agencies
  • Insulation workers adjustment package
  • Job Capacity Account — one‑off reduction
  • Job Capacity Assessment — more efficient and accurate assessments for Disability Support Pension and employment services
  • Job Ready program — onshore international graduates in trade occupations — new skills assessment
  • Jobs and Training Compact — savings from Jobs Fund
  • Loan to GoodStart for purchase of ABC Learning Centres
  • National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care — Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority — establishment
  • National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care — National Childcare Accreditation Council and Accreditation Decision Review Committee — cessation
  • National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care — National Partnership implementation
  • National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care — National Partnership transition support
  • National School Chaplaincy program — extension
  • National workplace relations system for the private sector — implementation
  • Neighbourhood Model Occasional Care — cease funding assistance provided to State and Territory Governments
  • Occupational Health and Safety Regulation — additional funding
  • Productive Ageing Package
  • School Enrolment and Attendance Trial — continuation
  • Skills for Sustainable Growth — A Training System for the Future — A National Entitlement to a Quality Training Place
  • Skills for Sustainable Growth — A Training System for the Future — MySkills website
  • Skills for Sustainable Growth — A Training System for the Future — National Vocational Education and Training Regulator — establishment
  • Skills for Sustainable Growth — A Training System for the Future — Quality Skills Incentive
  • Skills for Sustainable Growth — Fast‑Track Apprenticeships — redirection of funding
  • Skills for Sustainable Growth — Foundation Skills Package — language, literacy and numeracy for job seekers — expansion
  • Skills for Sustainable Growth — Foundation Skills Package — National Core Skills and Outreach Project
  • Skills for Sustainable Growth — Foundation Skills package — workplace and community language, literacy and numeracy — expansion
  • Skills for Sustainable Growth — Innovation Employer Incentive for Australian Apprentices — redirection of funding
  • Skills for Sustainable Growth — National Audit and Registration Agency and National Quality Council — redirection of funding
  • Skills for Sustainable Growth — Productivity Places Program National Partnership — redirection of funding
  • Skills for Sustainable Growth — Productivity Places Programs — redirection
  • Skills for Sustainable Growth — Securing Australian Apprenticeships through Registered Training Organisations — redirection of funding
  • Skills for Sustainable Growth — Skills for Recovery — Apprenticeship Kickstart Bonus II
  • Skills for Sustainable Growth — Skills for Recovery — Critical Skills Investment Fund
  • Skills for Sustainable Growth — Skills for Recovery — smarter apprenticeships
  • Skills for the Carbon Challenge — Skills for Sustainability Incentive Pilot — discontinuation
  • Student income support — establishment of a Rural Tertiary Hardship Fund
  • Student income support — extending eligibility
Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
  • Australia Business Arts Foundation — continuation
  • Australia Council — continuation of base funding
  • Australia‑Antarctica Airlink — continuation
  • Business Skills for Visual Artists (Cultural Development Program element) — termination
  • Business Skills for Visual Artists (National Arts and Crafts Industry Support element) — continuation
  • Caring for our Country — reducing duplication
  • Commonwealth Environment Research Facilities Program — reduction in funding
  • Contemporary Music Touring program — continuation
  • CONTROL: The Business of Music Management — establishment
  • Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts — further efficiencies
  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority — ensuring the resilience of the reef
  • National Indigenous Television — continuation
  • National Plan for Environmental Information — establishment
  • National Waste Policy — implementation
  • Point Nepean — University of Melbourne rental guarantee — termination
  • Prime Minister's Literary Awards — expansion
  • Regional Marine Planning — continuation
  • Water for the Future — National Rainwater and Greywater initiative — reduced funding
  • Water for the Future — National Urban Water and Desalination Plan — reduced funding
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
  • A new scheme of income management in the Northern Territory
  • Act of Grace Payments — ongoing arrangements
  • Adventure playgrounds
  • Bulk Verification of Community Housing Rent
  • Community Development Employment Projects — indexation reform
  • Community Development Employment Projects — redirection
  • Community engagement strategy for people with disability
  • Drought assistance — Family Support Drought Response Teams program — extension
  • Family Relationship Services for Carers — continuation
  • Family Tax Benefit Non‑lodger Fortnightly Payment Prohibition — more flexible arrangements
  • Family Tax Benefit Part A — improved participation requirements for 16 to 20 year olds
  • Home Ownership Program — transfer of funding from the Home Ownership on Indigenous Land Program
  • Income management in cases of child neglect and by voluntary choice — continuation of trial
  • Indigenous Communities Strategic Investment program — reduction
  • Indigenous Land Corporation — new funding arrangements
  • National Congress of Australia's First Peoples — establishment
  • National Disability Strategy — coordination
  • National Find and Connect Service for the Forgotten Australians and former child migrants
  • NSW Mid‑North Coast floods — assistance for March 2009 event
  • NSW Mid‑North Coast floods — assistance for November 2009 event
  • Paid Parental Leave — implementation
  • Reform of Community Development Employment Projects (CDEP) program in the Torres Strait
  • Remote Service Delivery National Partnership Flexible Funding Pool — establishment
  • Samoan tsunami and Sumatran earthquakes — assistance
  • Social Security Appeals Tribunal — training
  • South West Queensland floods — assistance
  • Special Disability Trusts — greater accessibility
  • Streamlining notification processes for compensation recipients
  • Victorian storms — assistance
  • Weekly income support payments to vulnerable Australians
  • Western Australian bushfires — assistance
Finance and Deregulation
  • Australian Electoral Commission — funding for the forthcoming federal election
  • Central Budget Management System — comprehensive redevelopment
  • Data centre strategy — whole‑of‑government procurement arrangements
  • Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters — implementation of recommendations
  • Major office machines — whole‑of‑government procurement arrangements
  • Superannuation governance and administration reform
  • Sydney Airports Corporation Limited (SACL) stamp duty litigation — additional funding for trial and judgement review
  • Travel services — additional savings from whole‑of‑government procurement
Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Australia's civilian engagement in Afghanistan — an integrated whole‑of‑government approach
  • Australian Trade Commission — extension of TradeStart
  • Australia's Contribution to the Antarctic Treaty Secretariat
  • Baghdad Embassy — transition towards civilian security arrangements
  • Enhancing Australia's engagement with India
  • National Security — enhanced intelligence capability
  • National Security — Improved Passport Integrity and Strengthened Issuance Systems
  • Overseas development assistance — climate change — bilateral partnerships
  • Overseas development assistance — contribution to stabilisation in northern Sri Lanka
  • Overseas development assistance — development accessible to all
  • Overseas development assistance — development partnership with Indonesia
  • Overseas development assistance — enhancing education
  • Overseas development assistance — GNI methodology change
  • Overseas development assistance — increased assistance to Africa
  • Overseas development assistance — investing in health
  • Smartraveller information campaign — continuation
Health and Ageing
  • Addressing domestic violence — continuing training for health workers in regional and rural areas
  • Aged care — meeting demand for high‑level aged care
  • Aged care assessment teams — continuation of funding
  • Aged care assessments — improving access and entry — continuation of funding
  • Australian Sports Commission — investing in Australia's sporting success
  • Bernie Banton Foundation — donation
  • Better access to radiation oncology services — further efficiency
  • Blood products — assessing new listings
  • COAG Health Services — aligning services in rural and remote areas — more efficient arrangements
  • Combating illicit drug use — continuation of media campaign funding
  • Combating petrol sniffing — expanding the supply and uptake of Opal fuel
  • Community Care Grants and Flexible Care Grants — further efficiency
  • Department of Health and Ageing grant programs — reprioritisation
  • Drought assistance — Mental Health Support for Drought‑Affected Communities program — extension
  • Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement
  • Health Workforce — supporting nurses back into the workforce — redirection of funding
  • Jigsaw Foundation — support for craniofacial surgery
  • Medicare Benefits Schedule — restructure of items to provide better primary care services
  • Medicare Benefits Schedule — new and revised listings
  • Medicare Benefits Schedule — rebates for cataract‑related items — revision
  • Medicare Benefits Schedule — removal of practice accreditation requirements for General Practice Focussed Psychological Strategies services
  • Medicare Benefits Schedule — revision of access for specialist consultation items
  • National Binge Drinking Strategy — expansion
  • National Cord Blood Collection Network — continuation and increased funding
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Aged care — expand access to multi‑purpose services
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Aged care — expansion of zero real interest loans
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Aged care — improving access to General Practice and primary health care
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Aged care — improving the viability of community care providers
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Aged care — increasing business efficiency
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Aged care — protecting savings
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Aged care — strengthening arrangements for complaints
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Aged care — supporting long stay older patients
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Building the foundations for reform — information and awareness
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — eHealth — personally controlled electronic health records
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — expansion of the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — General practice and primary care — coordinated diabetes care
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — General practice and primary care — establishing Medicare Locals and improving access to after hours primary care
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — General practice and primary care — improved primary care infrastructure
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — General practice and primary care — improving access to primary care
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Hospitals — activity based funding
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Hospitals — flexible funding for emergency departments, elective surgery and sub‑acute care
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Hospitals — four hour national access target for emergency departments — facilitation and reward funding
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Hospitals — four hour national access targets for emergency departments — capital funding
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Hospitals — improving access to elective surgery — capital funding
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Hospitals — improving access to elective surgery — facilitation and reward funding
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Hospitals — new sub‑acute hospital beds
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Independent Hospital Pricing Authority
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Mental health — additional mental health nurses
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Mental health — expanding the Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Centre model
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Mental health — flexible care packages for patients with severe mental illnesses
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Mental health — more youth friendly services
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — National Performance Authority
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Prevention — national tobacco campaign — more targeted approach
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Prevention — plain packaging of tobacco products
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — rebalancing financial responsibility in the federation
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Workforce — building nursing careers
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Workforce — expanding clinical placement scholarships for allied health students
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Workforce — exploring regulation of the personal care workforce
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Workforce — more general practice training rotations for junior doctors
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Workforce — more places on the General Practice Training Program
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Workforce — nurse practitioners
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Workforce — research into aged care staffing levels
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Workforce — rural locum scheme for allied health professionals
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Workforce — rural locum scheme for nurses
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Workforce — support for practice nurses
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Workforce — supporting a professional aged care workforce
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Workforce — training and education incentive payments
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Workforce — training specialist doctors
  • National Male Health Policy — Building on the strengths of Australian males
  • Penrith Valley Sports Hub — contribution
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme — biological disease‑modifying antirheumatic drugs — more cost‑effective arrangements
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme — community information on generic medicines
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme — further pricing reform
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme — minor new listings
  • Port Augusta magnetic resonance imaging unit — discontinuation
  • Practice Incentives Program — changes to incentive payments for cervical cancer screening
  • Private health insurance — supporting lifetime health cover
  • Professional Services Review — supporting more investigations of inappropriate practice
  • Revised arrangements for efficient funding of chemotherapy drugs
  • Rural Health — additional funding for cataract surgery
  • Type 1 Diabetes Insulin Pump program — increased subsidies
  • Western Australia's Children's Health Telethon — donation
Human Services
  • An Innovation and Higher Education System for the 21st Century — Student income support — additional funding for service delivery
  • Child Support Income Estimates — transitional arrangements and long‑term solution
  • Drought assistance — mobile service and rural servicing support — extension
  • Fraud prevention and compliance — Centrelink debts — improvements to the tax garnishee process
  • Fraud prevention and compliance — Centrelink debts — review of non‑standard debt repayment rates
  • Fraud prevention and compliance — enhanced capability for Centrelink to detect and respond to emerging fraud risks
  • Fraud prevention and compliance — improving compliance with child support obligations
  • Fraud prevention and compliance — new approaches to reduce fraud and support compliance
  • Jobs and Training Compact — improved participation requirements for 15‑20 year olds — additional funding for service delivery
  • Jobs and Training Compact — Youth Attainment and Transitions National Partnership — additional funding
  • Medicare Australia — continuation of funding for Medicare Australia Access Points
  • Secure and sustainable pension reform — additional funding for service delivery
Immigration and Citizenship
  • Border Security — biometrics for border and visa processing
  • Border Security — engagement with Indonesia
  • Border Security — Regional Movement Alert System — continuation
  • Department of Immigration and Citizenship — efficiency improvements
  • Grant to the Refugee Council of Australia
  • Indexation reform — settlement services for migrants and refugees
  • Migration Program — allocation of places for 2010‑11 
  • Migration program — General Skilled Migration eligibility changes
  • Mirrabooka Multicultural Centre
  • Offshore Asylum Seeker Management — officer deployment to Afghanistan
  • Systems for People — ongoing maintenance funding
Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government
  • Additional aviation capacity for the Sydney region — development of an Aviation Strategic Plan
  • Aviation Safety — Civil Aviation Safety Authority funding strategy
  • Civil Aviation Safety Authority — strengthened capability
  • Local government payments — accelerating payments
  • Moorebank Intermodal Terminal — implementation strategy
  • Nation Building Program — road infrastructure — Anthony's Cutting and Western Ring Road
  • Nation Building Program — road infrastructure — Douglas Arterial Road
  • Nation Building Program — road infrastructure — Holbrook Bypass
  • Nation Building Program — road infrastructure — Ipswich Motorway
  • Nation Building Program — road infrastructure — Superway and Northern Expressway
  • Nation Building Program — road infrastructure — Tiger Brennan Drive
  • National Transport Regulators — establishment
  • Regional and Local Community Infrastructure program and Local Government Reform Fund — administration
  • Remote Aviation Infrastructure Fund — priority airstrips upgrades
Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
  • Australian Business Number and Business Names Registration System — expansion
  • Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation — additional funding for decommissioning costs
  • Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation — efficiency dividend
  • Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation — repatriation of waste
  • Cairns Institute Tropical Innovation Hub — contribution
  • Commonwealth Australian National University Strategic Relationship
  • Enhanced and amalgamated mediation services for the Franchising Code of Conduct, the Horticulture Code of Conduct, the Oilcode, and the Produce and Grocery Industry Code of Conduct
  • Green Car Innovation Fund — reduction in funding
  • Textile, Clothing and Footwear Strategic Capability program — additional funding
Parliamentary Departments
  • Joint Select Committee on Cyber‑Safety
  • Operation Sunlight — development of policies by non‑Government parties
Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • Australian Public Service Reform
  • COAG Reform Council — review of capital city strategic planning systems
  • Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting
  • Commonwealth Ombudsman — Christmas Island processing oversight — continuation
  • Commonwealth Ombudsman — enhanced role for international students
  • Council of Australian Governments reform agenda — additional funding
  • Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet — additional funding
  • Independent review of the Intelligence Community
  • National Archives of Australia — continued presence in states and territories
  • NBN Co Limited — financial statements audit
  • Office of the Coordinator‑General — continued operations
Resources, Energy and Tourism
  • China Approved Destination Status scheme — continuation
  • FutureGen Alliance — not proceed with membership
  • Geoscience Australia — additional resourcing
  • Montara — Commission of Inquiry
  • National Tourism Accreditation Framework — establishment
Treasury
  • Film tax offsets — change in eligibility
  • Implementation of Unfair Contract Terms Provisions of the Australian Consumer Law
  • Petrol Commissioner and formal monitoring of petrol prices — continuation
  • Population Strategy
  • Queensland Premier's Disaster Relief Appeal — Commonwealth contribution
  • Renewable Energy Target — industry reviews
  • St James Ethics Centre — additional funding
  • Standard Business Reporting — ongoing funding
  • Stronger, fairer, simpler tax reform — development and implementation
  • Stronger, Fairer, Simpler tax reform — Infrastructure Fund
  • Stronger, fairer, simpler tax reform — resource exploration refundable tax offset
  • Superannuation — permanent reduction to the superannuation co‑contribution matching rate and maximum payable
  • Superannuation co‑contribution — enhancing administration
  • Superannuation co‑contribution — pause to the indexation of the income threshold for two years
  • Sustaining the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal's capabilities
Veterans' Affairs
  • Centenary of ANZAC — seed funding
  • Clarke Review — lower the age to establish domicile to under 21 years for British Commonwealth and Allied veterans
  • Clarke Review — provide Australian Defence Force British nuclear test participants with compensation equivalent to non‑warlike or hazardous service
  • Clarke Review — reclassify submarine special operations that were conducted in the period 1978 to 1992 as warlike service
  • Extend qualifying service to service in Ubon for the period 31 May 1962 to 27 July 1962 
  • F‑111 Deseal/Reseal maintenance workers — further support
  • Preventable Admissions and Improved Community Care program
  • Veterans' Ambulance Travel Funding — changed fee arrangements
  • War Widow/er pension — removal of entitlement for new claimants who enter a de facto relationship

Part 3: Capital Measures

Attorney‑General's
  • High Court of Australia — addressing occupational health and safety and structural issues
  • National Security — Combating organised crime — enhanced analytical capability
Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy
  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation — additional capital funding
Defence
  • Reprogramming of funding to better align with Defence's requirements
Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts
  • Australian National Maritime Museum — multi‑purpose education and public programs facility
  • National Museum of Australia — extension of administration building
  • Water for the Future — accelerated water buy‑backs for the Murray‑Darling Basin
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
  • Aboriginal Hostels Limited — upgrades and repairs
Finance and Deregulation
  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands runway — refurbishment
  • Information and Communication Technology Business‑as‑Usual Reinvestment Fund
Health and Ageing
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Aged care — one‑stop shops
  • National Health and Hospitals Network — Aged care — reform of roles and responsibilities — Home and Community Care and related programs
  • National Medical Stockpile — replenishment
Immigration and Citizenship
  • Immigration detention facilities — expanded accommodation
Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government
  • Australian Rail Track Corporation — investment
  • Australian Rail Track Corporation — new projects to improve productivity
Innovation, Industry, Science and Research
  • National Measurement Institute — maintenance of Pymble facility
Parliamentary Departments
  • Parliament House security — upgrade
Treasury
  • James Hardie Asbestos Compensation Fund
  • Overseas development assistance — World Bank — increased capital for the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD)

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