Australian Government, 2011‑12 Budget
Budget

Part 2: Expense Measures

Table 2: Expense measures since the 2010‑11 MYEFO(a)

  2010‑11
$m
2011‑12
$m
2012‑13
$m
2013‑14
$m
2014‑15
$m
AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FORESTRY          
Australian Fisheries Management Authority          
National Security — reduced costs in responding to illegal foreign fishing in northern waters -1.0 -2.1 -2.1 -2.1 -
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry          
Animal and Plant Pest and Disease Eradication Programs — meeting existing commitments - - - - -
Changes to agricultural production levies(b) 10.5 21.9 22.4 22.7 23.0
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry — departmental efficiencies - 0.8 -11.1 -11.2 -11.3
Drought Assistance          
— Exceptional Circumstances assistance for primary producers 2.2 6.6 - - -
— Exceptional Circumstances assistance for small businesses 0.2 0.5 - - -
— interim income support for primary producers — Delungra area 1.0 - - - -
— interim income support for small business — Delungra area 0.1 - - - -
— professional advice and planning grant — wind up costs - - - - -
— re-establishment assistance — extension - 9.6 - - -
— transitional income support — extension - 12.8 - - -
Drought policy reform — pilot of new measures in Western Australia — extension and expansion - 13.6 - - -
Future Post-Entry Quarantine Arrangements — initial work(c) - 5.4 - - -
Maintain funding for Quarantine Border Security — extension - - - - -
Reform of Australia's biosecurity system — enhancement of Information Communication and Technology systems - 4.2 - - -
Portfolio total 12.9 73.3 9.2 9.4 11.7
ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S          
Attorney-General's Department          
Attorney-General's Department — efficiencies - -0.5 -0.5 -0.5 -0.5
Border Security — strengthening regional legal frameworks — combating people smuggling and transnational organised crime - 3.3 3.4 - -
Crime Stoppers Australia — continuation of funding - 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Family Law and International Criminal Court — savings - -2.0 -2.0 -2.0 -2.1
Family Relationship Services — extension of financial support - 1.5 - - -
Financial Assistance Schemes for Commonwealth legal matters — efficiencies - -0.7 -3.2 -3.2 -3.2
Legal aid costs in Commonwealth law-related cases 17.6 4.2 7.1 - -
Marriage Celebrants Program — reform - - - 0.7 0.7
National Broadband Network — regional legal assistance - 0.5 1.2 1.1 1.1
National Security          
— National Counter-Terrorism Committee — efficiencies - -3.0 -3.0 -3.0 -3.0
— National Emergency Call Centre surge capability — continuation - - - - -
— protecting Australia from terrorist use of chemicals - 2.8 3.4 2.8 1.0
— public information campaign - 0.6 - - -
Natural Disaster Recovery and Rebuilding          
— assistance to business affected by the Queensland Floods 6.9 6.9 - - -
— assistance to business affected by Tropical Cyclone Yasi 4.5 4.5 - - -
— assistance to individuals affected by floods in Queensland and other states 704.3 - - - -
— assistance to individuals affected by Tropical Cyclone Yasi 314.1 - - - -
— Commission of Inquiry into Queensland Floods 1.0 1.0 - - -
— donation to the Perth Lord Mayor's Appeal Fund -0.5 - - - -
— donations to flood appeals - - - - -
Personal Property Securities Register — additional funding(c) - 0.7 - - -
Secure Schools Program — continuation - 5.0 5.0 5.0 -
Australian Crime Commission          
Australian Crime Commission — reduced involvement in Project Wickenby - -1.3 -1.3 - -
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service          
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service — savings - - - - -5.3
Border Security          
— ACV Triton — extension of lease - 30.4 31.5 - -
— Aerial surveillance — efficiencies - -4.1 -4.1 -4.2 -8.4
— counter people smuggling communications campaign - 1.5 1.5 - -
— maintaining increased aerial surveillance of Australia's northern waters - 7.6 7.7 - -
— passenger facilitation at international airports — efficiencies - -7.7 -8.7 -8.7 -8.9
— post-interdiction management of suspected irregular entry vessels - 0.7 0.7 - -
— strengthening Customs and Border Protection Service's operational engagement overseas - 4.0 4.0 - -
Maintain funding for Quarantine Border Security — extension - - - - -
National Security — reduced costs in responding to illegal foreign fishing in northern waters - -2.5 -2.5 -2.5 -2.5
Australian Federal Police          
Border Security — enhancing regional capability to combat people smuggling - 4.9 5.8 - -
National Security          
— Australian Federal Police — forensics facility project - -0.2 - - -
— Australian Federal Police — United Nations Mission in Sudan — contribution - 1.4 1.4 - -
— United Nations Mission in Cyprus — reduced contribution - -0.9 -2.0 -2.0 -2.0
Australian Human Rights Commission          
Discrimination Commissioners - 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Australian Security Intelligence Organisation          
Border Security — Australian Security Intelligence Organisation protective security assessments — improved targeting - -1.7 -1.7 -1.7 -1.7
National Security          
— Australian Security Intelligence Organisation — operating costs of new central office -25.3 -7.5 28.0 21.1 14.2
— Australian Security Intelligence Organisation training and overseas liaison activities — savings through improved targeting - -2.2 -2.2 -2.2 -2.2
Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre          
Anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing activities — continuation - - - - -
Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre — operational efficiencies - -3.1 -3.0 -3.0 -3.0
Federal Magistrates Court of Australia          
Federal Magistrates Court — improved superannuation contributions - - - - -
Refugee Status Determinations for offshore entry persons — streamlined processes - 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.1
High Court of Australia          
High Court — increase in base level funding - 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.6
Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia          
Confiscated Assets Account — deferral of expenditure - -8.0 -8.0 -8.0 -8.0
Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia — additional funding - 13.8 15.8 18.1 20.7
Personal Property Securities Register — additional funding(c) - 1.4 - - -
Portfolio total 1,022.6 56.4 78.9 12.6 -8.3
BROADBAND, COMMUNICATIONS AND THE DIGITAL ECONOMY          
Australian Broadcasting Corporation          
Digital Television Switchover — conversion of Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Special Broadcasting Service analog television self-help services - nfp nfp nfp nfp
Australian Communications and Media Authority          
Australian Communications and Media Authority — revenue assurance project - 1.5 1.5 - -
Digital Television Switchover — assistance - .. 1.6 0.8 -
National Broadband Network — regulatory framework - 1.8 1.6 1.9 1.9
Spectrum — digital dividend and 2.5GHz band — valuing, replanning and auctioning - 2.8 2.7 0.9 -
Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy          
Community broadcasting — additional funding - 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.2
Digital Television Switchover          
— assistance - 46.0 195.1 86.0 2.1
— enhancement 2.3 - - - -
— Satellite Subsidy Scheme savings - -2.6 -0.6 -16.8 -
National Broadband Network — implementation 11.0 9.6 5.0 4.8 4.0
National Transmission Network — Residual Funding Pool — cessation - -0.1 -0.5 -1.0 -1.0
Review of communications regulation 1.5 1.6 - - -
Review of the Australian Government's Investment in the Indigenous Broadcasting and Media Sector — interim response - 15.2 - - -
Spectrum          
— digital dividend and 2.5GHz band — valuing, replanning and auctioning - 1.1 0.8 - -
— reissue of 15-year licences 1.4 - - - -
Untimed Local Calls in the Extended Zones — continuation - 2.2 - - -
Voluntary Internet Filtering Grants Program — cessation -5.5 -2.2 -1.9 - -
Special Broadcasting Service Corporation          
Digital Television Switchover — conversion of Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Special Broadcasting Service analog television self-help services - nfp nfp nfp nfp
Portfolio total 10.8 80.1 208.3 79.7 10.2
CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY          
Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency          
Energy efficiency functions — additional funding 15.1 4.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
Green Loans program — extension and assistance for assessors - - - - -
Green Start program — cessation -121.2 -41.2 -0.6 - -
Greenhouse and energy reporting — additional funding - 5.0 5.0 5.1 5.1
Home Insulation Safety Program — household initiated inspections - - - - -
National Solar Schools Program — redesign - -5.4 -3.6 -13.2 -19.1
Solar Cities — additional funding - 5.6 8.1 - -
Tax Breaks for Green Buildings — deferral(b) -1.9 -1.0 0.3 0.7 2.0
Office of the Renewable Energy Regulator          
Renewable Energy Target — implementation of legislative amendments 5.4 13.7 11.6 10.7 10.8
Portfolio total -102.7 -19.2 23.7 6.2 1.8
CROSS PORTFOLIO          
Various Agencies          
Border Security — international engagement to prevent and disrupt maritime people smuggling -8.6 - - - -
Coordinated Procurement Contracting — stationery and office supplies - - - - -
Efficiency dividend — temporary increase in the rate - -119.6 -238.5 -294.0 -351.3
Health and Ageing portfolio — administrative efficiencies - 2.0 0.6 0.3 0.3
Humanitarian Migration Program — increase of 4,000 places - 30.5 45.4 61.5 79.0
Migration Program — allocation of places for 2011‑12 - 86.3 190.6 289.8 387.2
Natural Disaster Recovery and Rebuilding — Commission of Inquiry into Queensland Floods -1.0 -1.0 - - -
Portfolio total -9.5 -1.8 -1.9 57.6 115.2
DEFENCE          
Department of Defence          
Afghanistan — transition of Uruzgan Province to International Security Assistance Force leadership 108.5 - - - -
Capital investment reprogramming(c) - -15.4 31.8 12.8 -172.4
Coastal Surveillance — Operation Resolute - - - - -
Enhanced internet access for Australian Defence Force personnel on deployment 3.6 5.8 5.8 2.3 -
Increased efficiencies - -160.4 -304.3 -315.1 -315.8
Middle East Area of Operations — continuation of Australia's military contribution 8.0 959.0 115.4 93.9 -
National Security — Baghdad Embassy civilian security arrangements — final transition - - - - -
Royal Australian Air Force Base Williamtown — improving aircraft noise management - - - - -
Solomon Islands — continued Australia Defence Force assistance to the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands - 42.8 1.2 0.1 -
Timor-Leste — continuation of Australia's commitment to helping to maintain security and stability - 137.9 2.2 0.6 -
United States Studies Centre — contribution - -0.3 -0.3 -0.3 -
Portfolio total 120.1 969.3 -148.2 -205.8 -488.1

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