Australian Government, 2013-14 Budget
Budget

Part 2: Expense Measures

Table 2: Expense measures since the 2012‑13 MYEFO(a)
  2012‑13
$m
2013‑14
$m
2014‑15
$m
2015‑16
$m
2016‑17
$m
AGRICULTURE, FISHERIES AND FORESTRY          
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry          
Caring for our Country — redirection of funding ‑14.1 ‑17.0 ‑25.9 ‑27.2
Changes to agricultural production levies(b) 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Farm Finance — support for farmers 34.9 34.2 0.6 0.4
National Drought Program Reform 10.1 19.7 32.3
National Produce Monitoring System — pilot
Natural Disaster Recovery and Rebuilding — assistance for communities affected by the 2012‑13 Queensland floods 10.8
Plant and Animal Health — reduced funding ‑0.5 ‑0.5 ‑0.5 ‑0.5
Tasmanian Forests Agreement — implementation package 0.5
Portfolio total 31.9 27.1 ‑5.8 5.3
ATTORNEY‑GENERAL'S          
Attorney‑General's Department          
Addressing gang violence and organised crime — National Crime Prevention Fund 0.2 20.2 20.2 0.3
Attorney‑General's Portfolio savings — redirection ‑3.8 ‑4.3 ‑7.3 ‑7.3
Australian assistance with law and justice frameworks in Africa — conclusion ‑1.2 ‑1.2 ‑1.3 ‑1.3
Combating People Smuggling — enhancing the regional response 3.2 3.6 4.5 4.5
Community Legal Centres — additional funding 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.7
Cyber‑safety enhancement — move to block certain websites
Legal assistance — expansion of funding 21.0 21.0
National Disaster Recovery Taskforce — extension ‑1.0
National Security — establishment of Australian Cyber Security Centre
Natural Disaster Recovery and Rebuilding          
— assistance for communities affected by the 2012‑13 Queensland floods
— assistance to individuals affected by disasters 216.1
— donation to the Queensland Floods Appeal 2013
Natural disaster support — Commonwealth Disaster Recovery Allowance
Past Forced Adoption Practices — Support for people affected
Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse — establishment 41.1 101.1 103.4 100.4
Strengthening the response to organised crime at the border and in the supply chain 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Australian Crime Commission          
National Security — establishment of Australian Cyber Security Centre
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service          
Addressing gang violence and organised crime — National Border Targeting Centre 3.3 4.5 1.9
Anti‑Dumping and Countervailing System — enhancements 6.5 6.4 6.7 6.5
Automated Border Processing for International Air Departures — trial
Combating people smuggling          
— post‑interdiction management of suspected illegal entry vessels
— prevention and disruption activities 3.6 6.4
— strengthening response capability to irregular maritime arrivals 15.3 53.1
Strengthening the response to organised crime at the border and in the supply chain
Australian Federal Police          
Addressing gang violence and organised crime — National Anti‑Gang Taskforce, Gang Intelligence Centre and Criminal Assets Confiscation Taskforce 15.1 16.2 16.4 14.7
Australian assistance with law and justice frameworks in Africa — conclusion ‑1.2 ‑1.2 ‑1.2 ‑1.2
Australian Federal Police          
— contribution to United Nations Force in Cyprus
— redirection of Surge Capacity program ‑4.9 ‑4.9 ‑4.9 ‑5.0
Combating people smuggling — law enforcement 2.9
Law Enforcement Cooperation Program and International Deployment Group — savings ‑3.4
National Security — establishment of Australian Cyber Security Centre
Official development assistance — Australian Federal Police contribution to the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan 1.1 1.0
Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands — transition 83.0 82.6 74.7 67.9
Australian Security Intelligence Organisation          
Cricket World Cup — assistance
National Security — establishment of Australian Cyber Security Centre
Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre          
Australian assistance with law and justice frameworks in Africa — conclusion ‑1.9 ‑1.9 ‑2.0 ‑2.0
Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre — establishment of new data centre 1.5 2.1 2.1 2.2
CrimTrac Agency          
Addressing gang violence and organised crime — Australian Ballistics Identification Network 0.9 1.3 1.2 1.2
Strengthening the response to organised crime at the border and in the supply chain
Federal Court of Australia          
Federal Court of Australia — additional judicial resources 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7
Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia          
Addressing gang violence and organised crime — waterfront taskforces 5.6
Portfolio total 276.3 309.6 252.9 199.5 87.6
BROADBAND, COMMUNICATIONS AND THE DIGITAL ECONOMY          
Australian Broadcasting Corporation          
Anzac Centenary Program 2014‑18 — additional funding 1.6 0.6 0.2 0.1
Australian Broadcasting Corporation          
— base funding
— continuation of Enhanced News Services 10.0 17.6 19.8 20.2
— digital delivery of content 3.8 10.8 13.8
— Melbourne Accommodation Project(c) 1.5 1.5 1.2 ‑0.8
Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Special Broadcasting Service Corporation digital television services — increased coverage nfp nfp nfp nfp
Australian Communications and Media Authority          
Australian Communications and Media Authority          
— frequency monitoring facilities — upgrade and relocation 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3
— revenue assurance project — continuation 1.4 1.4 1.1 1.1
Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy          
Creative Australia — community based radio services 0.3 2.0 1.0 1.0 1.1
Cyber‑safety enhancement — move to block certain websites
Digital enterprises — additional funding 2.4 2.7 2.1
Digital local governments — additional funding 2.9 2.9
Digital Television Switchover          
— Household Assistance Scheme — redirection of funding ‑10.0
— savings ‑2.2
— spectrum restacking — additional funding 26.6
Indigenous Communications Program — remote Indigenous public internet access — continuation
National Broadband Network          
— metropolitan rollout — extension 4.6
— shareholder and regulatory policy support 2.2
Satellite Phone Subsidy Scheme — continuation 2.5
Special Broadcasting Service Corporation          
Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Special Broadcasting Service Corporation digital television services — increased coverage nfp nfp nfp nfp
Special Broadcasting Service Corporation          
— additional funding 6.5 6.7 6.8
— base funding
— increase in funding for local content 1.0 1.5 2.0 2.5 3.0
Telecommunications Universal Service Management Agency          
Untimed Local Calls in the Extended Zones — continuation nfp nfp nfp nfp
Portfolio total 30.3 46.2 49.7 49.3 4.7
CROSS PORTFOLIO          
Various Agencies          
Attorney‑General's Portfolio savings — redirection
Cricket World Cup — assistance
Improving Government Efficiency — Better Procurement Price Outcomes ‑15.7 ‑18.1 ‑9.2
Public Service efficiencies ‑20.0 ‑41.1 ‑71.0 ‑94.9
Portfolio total ‑20.0 ‑56.8 ‑89.1 ‑104.0
DEFENCE          
Department of Defence          
Australia to host the Group of 20 in 2014 — Australian Defence Force support
Australia's contribution to the United Nations Trust Fund for the African‑led International Support Mission in Mali
Coastal Surveillance — continuation of Operation Resolute
Defence Abuse Reparation Payment Scheme
Defence Abuse Response Taskforce
Middle East Area of Operations — continuation of Australia's military contribution 534.2 9.2 32.6 9.7
National Security — establishment of Australian Cyber Security Centre
Reclassification of Australian Defence Force Service — Third Country Deployments in Afghanistan ‑0.4 .. .. ..
Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands — transition 9.7 ‑1.0
Relocation and establishment of a jointly‑operated United States C‑band space surveillance radar
Timor‑Leste — transition of Australia's security commitment and future Defence engagement
Portfolio total 543.5 8.2 32.6 9.6

* 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 expenses, no sign before an estimate indicates increased expenses.

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

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

(d) Measures may not add due to rounding.

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