Australian Government, 2012‑13 Budget
Budget

Part 2: Expense Measures

Table 2: Expense 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          
Australian wine industry — support - 1.4 1.1 - -
Australian Year of the Farmer — contribution - - - - -
Caring for our Country — continuation -0.3 -2.5 - - -
Changes to agricultural production levies(b) -0.1 1.0 1.6 3.1 3.2
Climate Change Adjustment Program (Transitional Income Support) — redirection - - - - -
Drought Assistance          
— additional funding for Exceptional Circumstances Exit Grants - - - - -
— Transitional Farm Family Payment — extension - 12.0 7.7 - -
Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations — reduced funding -2.9 - - - -
Reforming Australia's Biosecurity System          
— maintaining core biosecurity operations - 38.2 38.6 32.6 31.0
— new Post-Entry Quarantine facility(c) - 5.6 6.0 9.4 9.5
Western Australia Drought Pilot — additional funding for Farm Family Support 1.7 - - - -
Portfolio total -1.6 55.7 54.9 45.0 43.7
ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S          
Attorney-General's Department          
Anzac Centenary Program 2014-18 - 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3
Court fee increases(b) - - - - -
Document Verification Service — extension to the private sector - - 1.7 2.1 2.3
Indigenous Law and Justice Programs — redirection of funding - -6.5 -5.7 -5.8 -5.9
National Disaster Recovery Taskforce — extension - - 1.0 - -
Natural Disaster Recovery and Rebuilding          
— assistance to Toowoomba City Council - - - - -
— donation to Queensland flood appeal - - - - -
— New Zealand Special Category Visa Holders Ex-Gratia Payments - - - - -
Official development assistance — Pacific Police Development Program — continuation - 1.7 1.7 2.2 2.3
Social and Community Services — Queensland pay equity regulation — back pay 1.1 1.1 0.9 - -
Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory — community safety and justice - 30.0 nfp nfp nfp
Tax compliance — maintaining the cross agency approach to preventing abuse of secrecy jurisdictions (Project Wickenby)(b) - 0.1 0.5 0.5 -
Various Agencies          
Court fee increases(b) - 1.7 0.9 0.9 0.9
Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity          
Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity — resource transfer - 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8
Australian Crime Commission          
Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory — community safety and justice - 2.6 nfp nfp nfp
Tax compliance — maintaining the cross agency approach to preventing abuse of secrecy jurisdictions (Project Wickenby)(b) - 1.6 2.1 1.9 -
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service          
Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity — resource transfer - -0.8 -0.8 -0.8 -0.8
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service          
— Increased use of SmartGate capability - -3.3 -5.2 -5.4 -5.9
— Long Term Ashmore Reef Capability - 0.5 4.2 7.6 7.5
Illegal Foreign Fishing in Northern Waters — efficiencies - -1.5 -1.5 -1.5 -1.5
Maritime Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Capability — share arrangement for Southern Ocean surveillance - - - 6.4 6.5
Australian Federal Police          
Australian Federal Police          
— International Deployment Group — efficiencies - -2.1 -2.1 -2.1 -2.1
— slowing recruitment of additional sworn officers - -12.5 -5.7 -7.8 -
— continued deployment to the United Nations Mission in Cyprus - 0.9 - - -
— forensic facility - -0.1 -0.1 .. -
Australia's civilian engagement in Afghanistan — an integrated whole-of-government approach — continuation - 25.2 25.7 - -
Official development assistance          
— extension of AFP commitment to the UN Mission in Timor-Leste - 3.4 - - -
— Pacific Police Development Program — continuation - 21.4 21.5 22.3 23.2
Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory — community safety and justice - 0.7 nfp nfp nfp
Tax compliance — maintaining the cross agency approach to preventing abuse of secrecy jurisdictions (Project Wickenby)(b) - - 5.2 5.1 -
Australian Human Rights Commission          
Economic Potential of Senior Australians — countering negative stereotypes and promoting positive media portrayal of older Australians - 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.4
National Children's Commissioner — establishment - 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre          
Tax compliance — maintaining the cross agency approach to preventing abuse of secrecy jurisdictions (Project Wickenby)(b) - 0.5 1.0 1.0 -
Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions          
Tax compliance — maintaining the cross agency approach to preventing abuse of secrecy jurisdictions (Project Wickenby)(b) - 0.6 3.7 3.7 -
Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions — additional funding - 8.8 - - -
CrimTrac Agency          
CrimTrac — Ceasing Interest Equivalency Payments - -4.6 -4.6 -4.6 -4.6
Federal Court of Australia          
National Native Title Tribunal reform — increased efficiencies - 19.7 19.4 19.5 19.7
Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia          
Confiscated Assets Account — deferral of expenditure - -13.5 -13.5 -13.5 -17.8
National Native Title Tribunal          
National Native Title Tribunal reform — increased efficiencies - -24.4 -24.1 -24.2 -24.4
Portfolio total 1.1 53.5 28.6 9.8 1.7
BROADBAND, COMMUNICATIONS AND THE DIGITAL ECONOMY          
Australian Broadcasting Corporation          
Audio description services — trial 1.5 - - - -
Australian Broadcasting Corporation — regional radio services - 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7
Digital Productivity — Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) Digital Classroom — National Online Education Portal - - - - -
Digital Television Switchover — spectrum restacking - nfp nfp nfp nfp
Spectrum — support for clearance of the 2.5 GHz band - 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4
Australian Communications and Media Authority          
Digital Television Switchover — spectrum restacking - - 2.1 1.1 -
Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy          
Digital Productivity — putting museums online for public access - - - - -
Digital Television Switchover — spectrum restacking 16.5 39.7 43.9 10.7 -
National Broadband Network          
— regional and remote information 20.0 - - - -
— support for NBN Co-Telstra Definitive Agreements - - - - -
Spectrum — support for clearance of the 2.5 GHz band - 15.2 23.2 1.5 -
Terrestrial Equalisation: Additional Services Assistance Plan — rationalisation -2.1 - - - -
Special Broadcasting Service Corporation          
Digital Television Switchover — spectrum restacking - nfp nfp nfp nfp
Special Broadcasting Service Corporation          
— additional funding - 13.4 21.2 26.3 26.2
— free-to-air Indigenous television service - 12.3 15.6 15.9 16.3
Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency          
Untimed Local Calls in the Extended Zones — continuation - 1.5 - - -
Portfolio total 36.0 83.2 106.9 56.6 43.6
CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY          
Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency          
Building energy efficiency — additional funding - 0.6 0.8 0.8 0.6
Climate Change Adaptation Program — extension - 3.0 - - -
National Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards Program — establishment - 4.1 16.0 17.3 17.6
Tax Breaks for Green Buildings — closure(b) -0.8 -4.2 -4.2 -4.0 -2.0
Portfolio total -0.8 3.5 12.6 14.1 16.2
CROSS PORTFOLIO          
Various Agencies          
Australian Intelligence Community — reprioritisation - -20.4 -20.4 -20.4 -20.4
Liquid assets waiting period — amendment - 1.2 1.1 1.0 1.0
Personal income tax          
— do not proceed with 50 per cent tax discount for interest income(b) - -7.3 -32.9 -43.2 -40.8
— do not proceed with standard deduction(b) - -2.5 -80.8 -197.4 -190.3
Replacing the Education Tax Refund with a Schoolkids Bonus 3.8 10.7 9.8 9.7 10.1
Spreading the Benefits of the Boom — new income support supplement - 39.3 67.7 68.8 70.4
Whole-of-Government Parliamentary Workflow Solution(c) - - - - -10.3
Portfolio total 3.8 22.8 -54.6 -180.7 -179.4
DEFENCE          
Department of Defence          
Afghanistan — enhanced detainee management framework - - - - -
Coastal Surveillance — continuation of Operation Resolute - - - - -
Defence — efficiencies and reprogramming(c) - -96.6 -162.6 -113.7 -170.4
Middle East Area of Operations — continuation of Australia's military contribution - 911.5 212.3 131.5 50.0
Review of Military Compensation Arrangements — Government response - - 1.2 1.2 1.2
Solomon Islands — continued Australian Defence Force assistance to the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands - 43.1 1.4 1.1 -
Timor-Leste — continuation of Australia's commitment to helping to maintain security and stability - 78.4 -0.1 0.6 -
Portfolio total - 936.4 52.1 20.6 -119.2

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