Australian Government, 2012‑13 Budget
Budget

Part 3: Capital Measures (Continued)

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Reforming Australia's Biosecurity System — new Post‑Entry Quarantine facility

Capital ($m)
2011‑12 2012‑13 2013‑14 2014‑15 2015‑16
Department of Finance and Deregulation 22.1 95.4 59.8 7.0
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Total — Capital 22.1 95.4 59.8 7.0
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry 5.6 6.0 9.4 9.5
Department of Finance and Deregulation 5.8
Total — Expense 5.6 6.0 9.4 15.3

The Government will provide $379.9 million over seven years (including $87.3 million in 2016‑17, $54.3 million in 2017‑18, and $17.9 million in 2018‑19) to construct a new Commonwealth operated Post‑Entry Quarantine facility.

The facility will commence operations in 2015‑16, replacing existing facilities as leases expire. The new facility will be fully operational on completion in 2018‑19.

See also the related expense measure titled Reforming Australia's Biosecurity System — maintaining core biosecurity operations in the Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry portfolio.

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