The table below provides a summary of major initiatives in the 2011‑12 Budget and
their impact on the fiscal balance. More comprehensive information is provided in
Budget Paper No. 2, Budget Measures 2011‑12.
(a)The total commitment for Health and Hospital
Fund ‑ Regional Priorities Rounds is $1.8 billion over six years.
(b)The total commitment for the Education Investment
Fund ‑ Regional Priorities Round is $500 million over five years.
(c)Overseas Development Assistance (ODA) spending
of $1.9 billion has no net budget impact as this was already provisioned for
in the forward estimates.