Australian Government, 2012‑13 Budget
Budget

Part 3: Capital Measures

Table 3: Capital measures since the 2011‑12 MYEFO(a)

  2011‑12
$m
2012‑13
$m
2013‑14
$m
2014‑15
$m
2015‑16
$m
AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FORESTRY          
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry          
Reforming Australia's Biosecurity System          
— maintaining core biosecurity operations(b) 1.0 1.0
— new Post‑Entry Quarantine facility
Portfolio total 1.0 1.0
ATTORNEY‑GENERAL'S          
Attorney‑General's Department          
Document Verification Service — extension to the private sector(b) 1.5
Official development assistance — Pacific Police Development Program — continuation(b)
Australian Crime Commission          
Tax compliance — maintaining the cross agency approach to preventing abuse of secrecy jurisdictions (Project Wickenby)(c) ..
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service          
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service          
— Increased use of SmartGate capability(b) 5.2 2.7
— Long Term Ashmore Reef Capability(b) nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp
— redirection of capital spending ‑4.8 ‑4.9 ‑4.9 ‑4.9
Maritime Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Capability — share arrangement for Southern Ocean surveillance(b) 0.5
Australian Federal Police          
Australian Federal Police — forensic facility(b)
Australia's civilian engagement in Afghanistan — an integrated whole‑of‑government approach — continuation(b) 2.5
Official development assistance          
— extension of AFP commitment to the UN Mission in Timor‑Leste(b) 0.1
— Pacific Police Development Program — continuation(b) 0.7 0.1
Portfolio total 3.7 ‑0.7 ‑4.4 ‑4.9
BROADBAND, COMMUNICATIONS AND THE DIGITAL ECONOMY          
Australian Broadcasting Corporation          
Australian Broadcasting Corporation — regional radio services(b) 5.0
Digital Productivity — Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Digital Classroom — National Online Education Portal(b)
Spectrum — support for clearance of the 2.5 GHz band(b) 12.1
Australian Communications and Media Authority          
Digital Television Switchover — spectrum restacking(b) 0.1 0.1
Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy          
Digital Television Switchover — spectrum restacking(b) 0.2 0.2
Special Broadcasting Service Corporation          
Special Broadcasting Service Corporation          
— additional funding(b) 5.0 3.0
— free‑to‑air Indigenous television service(b) 2.9
Portfolio total 10.0 18.0 0.4 0.3
CROSS PORTFOLIO          
Various Agencies          
Replacing the Education Tax Refund with a Schoolkids Bonus(b) 0.5 3.4 0.1 0.1
Portfolio total 0.5 3.4 0.1 0.1
DEFENCE          
Department of Defence          
Bushmaster vehicles — acquisition of long‑lead supplies
C‑17A Globemaster aircraft — acquisition
CH‑47D Chinook Fleet — acquisition of two additional helicopters
Defence — efficiencies and reprogramming ‑869.1 ‑1,463.3 ‑1,023.7 ‑1,533.2
Electronic Warfare System — long‑lead item equipment purchase
Intermodal Terminal at Moorebank In Western Sydney — Defence relocation
Maritime Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Capability — acquisition of an Offshore Support Vessel
Review of Military Compensation Arrangements — Government response(b)
Portfolio total ‑869.1 ‑1,463.3 ‑1,023.7 ‑1,533.2
EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND WORKPLACE RELATIONS          
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations          
Economic Potential of Senior Australians — employment assistance(b) 0.2
Fraud prevention and compliance — new compliance data sources(b)
Remote Jobs and Communities Program — establishment(b) 4.6
Whole‑of‑Government Parliamentary Workflow Solution 1.1 1.1 1.8 2.4
Portfolio total 5.8 1.1 1.8 2.4
FAMILIES, HOUSING, COMMUNITY SERVICES AND INDIGENOUS AFFAIRS          
Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs          
Fraud prevention and compliance — new compliance data sources(b)
National Disability Insurance Scheme — First Stage(b) 25.4 95.1 64.1 32.0
Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory — remote engagement and coordination(b) 2.2 nfp nfp nfp
Indigenous Business Australia          
Consolidation of the Indigenous Home Ownership Programs(b)
Portfolio total 27.6 95.1 64.1 32.0
FINANCE AND DEREGULATION          
Department of Finance and Deregulation          
Intermodal Terminal at Moorebank in Western Sydney nfp nfp nfp nfp
Intermodal Terminal at Moorebank In Western Sydney — Defence relocation 102.6 258.4 184.1 14.3
Nation Building Program — Northern Territory road projects(b)
Reforming Australia's Biosecurity System          
— maintaining core biosecurity operations(b)
— new Post‑Entry Quarantine facility 22.1 95.4 59.8 7.0
Whole‑of‑Government Parliamentary Workflow Solution
Portfolio total 124.7 353.8 243.9 21.3
FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE          
AusAID          
Official development assistance          
— Asian Development Fund replenishment(b) 0.4 0.4
— An effective aid program for Australia(b)
— Australia's development partnerships with the United Nations(b)
— closing development gaps in East Asia(b)
— overcoming poverty and building stability in the Pacific(b) 0.4
— Pacific Police Development Program — continuation(b)
— rejoining the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development(b) 1.0
— strengthening preparedness and response to humanitarian crises(b) 0.7
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade          
Australia's civilian engagement in Afghanistan — an integrated whole‑of‑government approach — continuation(b) 1.7 1.6
Enhancing Australian Diplomacy(b) 5.0 14.9 4.3
National Security — Baghdad Embassy civilian security arrangements(b) 0.5 4.6
Portfolio total 7.6 22.4 5.3
HEALTH AND AGEING          
Department of Health and Ageing          
Latent Tuberculosis Infection Testing — revised purchasing arrangements ‑0.5 ‑0.5 ‑0.5 ‑0.5
Living Longer. Living Better          
— building a system for the future(b) 15.8 21.8 9.8 13.8
— staying at home(b) 0.4
National Medical Stockpile — replenishment 27.7 19.8
Private health Insurance Premiums and Competition Unit — establishment(b)
Private Health Insurance Administration Council          
Private health Insurance Premiums and Competition Unit — establishment(b) ..
Portfolio total 27.7 35.5 21.3 9.3 13.3
HUMAN SERVICES          
Department of Human Services          
Australian Working Life Residency — strengthening requirements(b) ..
Digital Productivity — leveraging the National Broadband Network infrastructure to enhance service delivery through video conferencing(b)
Family Tax Benefit Part A — change to age of eligibility(b) 0.2
Living Longer. Living Better — means testing(b) 22.9 7.9
Mental Health Nurse Incentive Program — additional funding(b) ..
National e‑Health Program — continuation(b) 1.6 1.4
National Health Reform Agreement — establishment of the Administrator and the National Health Funding Body(b) 1.2 1.8 1.5
Tripling the tax free threshold — Family Tax Benefit and the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card(b) 0.8 1.6 0.8
Portfolio total 2.0 28.0 11.6
IMMIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP          
Department of Immigration and Citizenship          
Streamlining protection visa processes(b)
Migration Review Tribunal and Refugee Review Tribunal          
Streamlining protection visa processes(b) 3.1
Portfolio total 3.1
INDUSTRY, INNOVATION, SCIENCE, RESEARCH AND TERTIARY EDUCATION          
Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education          
Australian Apprenticeships Information Management System — establishment 2.8 5.7 0.6
Manufacturing Technology Innovation Centre — establishment(b) .. ..
Stronger Super — implementation of SuperStream reforms(b) 0.2 3.1 2.9 2.3 1.4
VET FEE‑HELP Assistance Scheme — redesign(b) 1.6 0.6
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation          
Digital Productivity — putting museums online for public access(b)
National Vocational Education and Training Regulator (Australian Skills Quality Authority)          
Australian Skills Quality Authority (National Vocational Education and Training Regulator) — additional funding(b) 1.0 2.2 2.7 3.1
Portfolio total 0.2 8.5 11.4 5.6 4.5
INFRASTRUCTURE AND TRANSPORT          
Australian Maritime Safety Authority          
National Transport Regulatory reforms — implementation assistance(b) 2.4 7.5
Department of Infrastructure and Transport          
Intermodal Terminal at Moorebank in Western Sydney
Portfolio total 2.4 7.5
PARLIAMENT          
Department of Parliamentary Services          
Parliament House Disability Access — upgrade 0.3 0.7 0.7 0.8
Portfolio total 0.3 0.7 0.7 0.8
PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET          
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet          
Australia to host the Group of 20 in 2014(b) 9.6 1.0
Portfolio total 9.6 1.0
REGIONAL AUSTRALIA, LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ARTS AND SPORT          
Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport          
Christmas Island Information and Communications Technology upgrade — redirection of funding ‑8.5 ‑2.7
Portfolio total ‑8.5 ‑2.7
SUSTAINABILITY, ENVIRONMENT, WATER, POPULATION AND COMMUNITIES          
Bureau of Meteorology          
Bureau of Meteorology — cease relocation of the Wollongong radar ‑1.3
Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities          
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act — implementation of reforms(b) 1.5 1.5 2.0 0.5
National Water Commission          
National Water Commission — continuation(b) 1.2
Portfolio total 0.3 2.7 2.0 0.5
TREASURY          
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority          
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority — sustaining capacity(b) 3.2 3.7
Australian Securities and Investments Commission          
Australian Securities and Investments Commission — enhanced market supervision(b) 2.2 7.7 6.0 0.4
Future of Financial Advice Reform(b) 1.0
Insolvency practitioners — modernisation and harmonisation of the regulatory framework 5.3 1.2
Stronger Super — self managed superannuation funds auditor registration(b) 5.0
Australian Taxation Office          
Australian Business Register — towards a better business future(c) 4.6 0.6
Official development assistance          
— extension of AFP commitment to the UN Mission in Timor‑Leste(b)
— Pacific Police Development Program — continuation(b)
Personal income tax          
— consolidate the dependency offsets into one(c) 0.5
— do not proceed with 50 per cent tax discount for interest income(c) ‑4.3
— do not proceed with standard deduction(c) ‑11.1
Spreading the Benefits of the Boom — company loss carry back(c) 2.8 1.9
Stronger Super          
— implementation of SuperStream reforms(b) 12.3 22.3 12.7 7.0 6.7
— self managed superannuation funds auditor registration(b) 1.5
Superannuation — reduction of higher tax concession for contributions of very high income earners(c) 1.8 1.8
Department of the Treasury          
Australia to host the Group of 20 in 2014(b) 1.3
Reforming Australia's Biosecurity System — maintaining core biosecurity operations(b)
Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory — remote engagement and coordination(b) nfp nfp nfp
Portfolio total 13.8 50.1 14.2 12.9 7.2
VETERANS' AFFAIRS          
Australian War Memorial          
Anzac Centenary Program 2014‑18(b) 3.8 18.0 5.2
Department of Veterans' Affairs          
Living Longer. Living Better          
— means testing(b) 1.8 5.3
— older Australians from diverse backgrounds(b) 0.3
National e‑Health Program — continuation(b) 2.1
Portability of Australian Government Payments(b) 0.2
Review of Military Compensation Arrangements — Government response(b) 1.6
Portfolio total 9.7 23.3 5.2
Decisions taken but not yet announced 0.1 13.1 20.4 106.9 5.7
Depreciation expense ‑12.2 ‑54.2 ‑77.9 ‑81.1
Total capital measures(d) 45.8 ‑531.6 ‑930.1 ‑647.9 ‑1,531.5

* 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.

(a) A minus sign before an estimate indicates a reduction in capital, no sign before an estimate indicates increased capital.

(b) These measures can also be found in the expense measures summary table.

(c) These measures can also be found in the revenue measures summary table.

(d) Measures may not add due to rounding.

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