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Budget | 2014-15

Budget 2014-15
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Part 3: Fiscal Strategy and Outlook (continued)

Attachment E: Australia's Federal Relations (continued)

Annex A: Payments to the States

This annex provides accrual estimates of Commonwealth payments to the States (and local governments). This includes Commonwealth advances (loans) to the States, including new advances, interest on advances and repayments of advances. Most of these advances were funded from borrowings made on behalf of the States under previous Australian Loan Council arrangements.

Each table presents estimated payments to the States for the period 2014‑15 to 2017‑18 as follows:

Table A.1: Estimated payments to support state health services, by year and State
$'000 NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT Total
2014‑15                  
National Health Reform funding(a)                  
Hospital services 4,768,061 3,744,627 2,968,098 1,722,763 1,049,202 312,667 283,826 153,599 15,002,843
Public health 108,434 84,446 68,381 37,661 24,244 7,380 5,595 3,551 339,692
Public hospitals funding - - - - - - - - -
National Partnership payments                  
National Health Reform                  
Improving Public Hospital Services                  
National elective surgery target(b) nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp
National emergency access target(b) nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp
Health infrastructure                  
Health and Hospitals Fund                  
Hospital infrastructure and other projects of national significance - - 15,000 50,000 - 1,000 - 400 66,400
National cancer system - 70,500 34,406 5,411 400 8,698 50 600 120,065
Regional priority round 188,550 81,677 58,916 19,320 27,798 - 234 43,290 419,785
Albury-Wodonga Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory - 4,000 - - - - - - 4,000
Bright Hospital — feasibility study - 100 - - - - - - 100
Cancer Support Clinic in Katherine - - - - - - - 500 500
Construction of Palmerston Hospital - - - - - - - 20,000 20,000
Improving local access to health care on Phillip Island - 2,500 - - - - - - 2,500
Oncology Day Treatment Centre at Frankston Hospital - 650 - - - - - - 650
Redevelopment of the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital - 50,000 - - - - - - 50,000
Upgrade of Ballina Hospital 1,900 - - - - - - - 1,900
Upgrade of the Casino and District Memorial Hospital 3,000 - - - - - - - 3,000
Warrnambool Integrated Cancer Care Centre - 10,000 - - - - - - 10,000
Health services                  
Canberra Hospital — dedicated paediatric emergency care - - - - - - 5,000 - 5,000
Expansion of the BreastScreen Australia Programme(c) 3,890 2,930 nfp 1,132 973 317 167 60 11,862
Health care grants for the Torres Strait - - 4,519 - - - - - 4,519
Improving Health Services in Tasmania                  
Better access to community based palliative care services - - - - - 1,700 - - 1,700
Cradle Coast Connected Care clinical repository - - - - - 250 - - 250
Improving patient pathways through clinical and system redesign - - - - - 5,087 - - 5,087
Innovative flexible funding for mental health - - - - - 1,025 - - 1,025
Reducing elective surgery waiting lists in Tasmania - - - - - 19,302 - - 19,302
National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme — participant follow-up function - 612 492 252 197 126 102 85 1,866
National perinatal depression initiative 2,353 1,963 1,632 1,035 558 254 224 268 8,287
OzFoodNet 338 250 250 196 196 183 137 143 1,693
Royal Darwin hospital — equipped, prepared and ready - - - - - - - 15,307 15,307
Torres Strait health protection strategy — mosquito control - - 958 - - - - - 958
Vaccine-preventable diseases surveillance 197 186 161 81 78 32 33 46 814
Victorian cytology service - 8,888 - - - - - - 8,888
Indigenous health                  
Accommodation related to renal services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Northern Territory - - - - - - - 10,000 10,000
Improving trachoma control services for Indigenous Australians 259 - - 1,340 952 - - 1,528 4,079
Indigenous teenage sexual and reproductive health and young parent support 8,340 1,490 8,005 6,122 1,654 1,147 262 4,434 31,454
Reducing acute rheumatic heart fever among Indigenous children - - 874 874 414 - - 874 3,036
Renal dialysis services in Central Australia - - - - - - - 1,700 1,700
Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory                  
Hearing health services - - - - - - - 3,184 3,184
Mobile Outreach Service Plus - - - - - - - 4,474 4,474
Oral health services - - - - - - - 2,604 2,604
Torres Strait health protection strategy — Saibai Island Health Clinic - - 500 - - - - - 500
Other health                  
Adult public dental services - - - - - - - - -
Essential vaccines 73,446 55,897 50,825 27,017 15,738 4,756 3,942 3,887 235,508
National Coronial Information System - 441 - - - - - - 441
Supporting National Mental Health Reform 13,559 9,474 15,624 6,376 3,378 1,642 620 887 51,560
Treating more public dental patients 38,540 31,941 23,398 23,097 9,631 4,269 1,904 3,009 135,789
Total 5,210,867 4,162,572 3,254,432 1,902,677 1,135,413 369,835 302,096 274,430 16,612,322

(a) The efficient growth funding component of National Health Reform funding is indicative only. The distribution of efficient growth funding will be determined by the actual efficient growth in activity in each of the States.

(b) Reward funding has been provisioned in the Contingency Reserve pending assessment of state performance under this agreement.

(c) Funding for Queensland is not published as it is not currently a signatory to this National Partnership. A funding allocation of $2.4 million is set aside.

Table A.1: Estimated payments to support state health services, by year and State (continued)
$'000 NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT Total
2015-16                  
National Health Reform funding(a)
Hospital services 5,131,857 3,981,799 3,204,956 1,887,941 1,116,159 328,490 307,232 174,935 16,133,369
Public health 114,180 89,301 72,304 40,306 25,409 7,682 5,910 3,759 358,851
Public hospitals funding  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -
National Partnership payments
National Health Reform
Improving Public Hospital Services
National elective surgery target  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -
National emergency access target  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -
Health infrastructure
Health and Hospitals Fund
Hospital infrastructure and other  projects of national significance   -  -  - 600  -  -  -  - 600
National cancer system   - 50,500 440 4,480  - 1,471  -  - 56,891
Regional priority round 110,950 17,680 13,969 16,078 1,000 50,000  - 84,585 294,262
Albury-Wodonga Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory  - 1,000  -  -  -  -  -  - 1,000
Bright Hospital – feasibility study  - 50  -  -  -  -  -  - 50
Cancer Support Clinic in Katherine  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -
Construction of Palmerston Hospital  -  -  -  -  -  -  - 20,000 20,000
Improving local access to health care on Phillip Island  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -
Oncology Day Treatment Centre at Frankston Hospital  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -
Redevelopment of the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital  - 50,000  -  -  -  -  -  - 50,000
Upgrade of Ballina Hospital 2,600  -  -  -  -  -  -  - 2,600
Upgrade of the Casino and District Memorial  Hospital  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -
Warrnambool Integrated Cancer Care Centre  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -
Health services
Canberra Hospital – dedicated paediatric emergency care  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -  -
Expansion of the BreastScreen Australia Programme(b) 4,415 3,327 nfp 1,285 1,106 359 189 69 13,467
Health care grants for the Torres Strait  -  - 4,600  -  -  -  -  - 4,600
Improving Health Services in Tasmania
Better access to community based palliative care services  -  -  -  -  - 1,700  -  - 1,700
Cradle Coast Connected Care clinical repository   -  -  -  -  - 250  -  - 250
Improving patient pathways through clinical and system redesign  -  -  -  -  - 5,135  -  - 5,135
Innovative flexible funding for mental health  -  -  -  -  - 1,025  -  - 1,025
Reducing elective surgery waiting lists in Tasmania  -  -  -  -  - 10,886  -  - 10,886
National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme – participant follow-up function  - 811 654 335 258 150 118 94 2,420
National perinatal depression initiative 2,338 1,935 1,632 1,008 558 254 213 262 8,200
OzFoodNet 348 255 254 199 199 185 139 144 1,723
Royal Darwin hospital – equipped,  prepared and ready  -  -  -  -  -  -  - 15,461 15,461
Torres Strait health protection strategy – mosquito control  -  - 973  -  -  -  -  - 973
Vaccine-preventable diseases  surveillance  202 189 163 83 79 33 34 47 830
Victorian cytology service  - 9,332  -  -  -  -  -  - 9,332
Indigenous health                  
Accommodation related to renal services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Northern Territory - - - - - - - - -
Improving trachoma control services for Indigenous Australians 264 - - 1,367 971 - - 1,559 4,161
Indigenous teenage sexual and reproductive health and young parent support - - - - - - - - -
Reducing acute rheumatic heart fever among Indigenous children - - 893 893 395 - - 893 3,074
Renal dialysis services in Central Australia - - - - - - - - -
Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory                  
Hearing health services - - - - - - - 3,114 3,114
Mobile Outreach Service Plus - - - - - - - 4,563 4,563
Oral health services - - - - - - - 2,535 2,535
Torres Strait health protection strategy — Saibai Island Health Clinic - - - - - - - - -
Other health                  
Adult public dental services 64,476 49,590 40,147 21,236 14,634 4,552 3,298 2,067 200,000
Essential vaccines 74,162 56,896 50,754 27,972 15,566 4,766 4,013 3,973 238,102
National Coronial Information System - - - - - - - - -
Supporting National Mental Health Reform 13,559 7,608 10,428 7,004 3,446 1,699 620 887 45,251
Treating more public dental patients - - - - - - - - -
Total 5,519,351 4,320,273 3,404,884 2,010,787 1,179,780 418,637 321,766 318,947 17,494,425

(a) The efficient growth funding component of National Health Reform funding is indicative only. The distribution of efficient growth funding will be determined by the actual efficient growth in activity in each of the States.

(b) Funding for Queensland is not published as it is not currently a signatory to this National Partnership. A funding allocation of $2.7 million is set aside.

Table A.1: Estimated payments to support state health services, by year and State (continued)
$'000 NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT Total
2016‑17                  
National Health Reform funding(a)                  
Hospital services 5,465,832 4,194,480 3,425,597 2,047,811 1,174,825 342,340 329,511 195,055 17,175,451
Public health 120,263 94,453 76,462 43,137 26,637 7,998 6,243 3,979 379,172
Public hospitals funding - - - - - - - - -
National Partnership payments                  
National Health Reform                  
Improving Public Hospital Services                  
National elective surgery target - - - - - - - - -
National emergency access target - - - - - - - - -
Health infrastructure                  
Health and Hospitals Fund                  
Hospital infrastructure and other projects of national significance - - - - - - - - -
National cancer system - - - - - - - - -
Regional priority round 26,950 - 4,000 10,160 - - - 900 42,010
Albury-Wodonga Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory - - - - - - - - -
Bright Hospital — feasibility study - - - - - - - - -
Cancer Support Clinic in Katherine - - - - - - - - -
Construction of Palmerston Hospital - - - - - - - - -
Improving local access to health care on Phillip Island - - - - - - - - -
Oncology Day Treatment Centre at Frankston Hospital - - - - - - - - -
Redevelopment of the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital - - - - - - - - -
Upgrade of Ballina Hospital - - - - - - - - -
Upgrade of the Casino and District Memorial Hospital - - - - - - - - -
Warrnambool Integrated Cancer Care Centre - - - - - - - - -
Health services                  
Canberra Hospital — dedicated paediatric emergency care - - - - - - - - -
Expansion of the BreastScreen Australia Programme(b) 5,129 3,865 nfp 1,491 1,284 418 220 80 15,641
Health care grants for the Torres Strait - - 4,662 - - - - - 4,662
Improving Health Services in Tasmania                  
Better access to community based palliative care services - - - - - - - - -
Cradle Coast Connected Care clinical repository - - - - - - - - -
Improving patient pathways through clinical and system redesign - - - - - - - - -
Innovative flexible funding for mental health - - - - - - - - -
Reducing elective surgery waiting lists in Tasmania - - - - - - - - -
National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme — participant follow-up function(c) nfp 1,096 913 457 320 197 151 106 4,747
National perinatal depression initiative 2,338 1,935 1,632 1,008 558 254 213 262 8,200
OzFoodNet 354 260 258 203 203 188 141 146 1,753
Royal Darwin hospital — equipped, prepared and ready - - - - - - - 15,740 15,740
Torres Strait health protection strategy — mosquito control - - 992 - - - - - 992
Vaccine-preventable diseases surveillance 206 192 166 84 80 34 35 48 845
Victorian cytology service - 9,799 - - - - - - 9,799
Indigenous health                  
Accommodation related to renal services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Northern Territory - - - - - - - - -
Improving trachoma control services for Indigenous Australians 269 - - 1,394 990 - - 1,591 4,244
Indigenous teenage sexual and reproductive health and young parent support - - - - - - - - -
Reducing acute rheumatic heart fever among Indigenous children - - 907 907 - - - 907 2,721
Renal dialysis services in Central Australia - - - - - - - - -
Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory                  
Hearing health services - - - - - - - 3,255 3,255
Mobile Outreach Service Plus - - - - - - - 4,770 4,770
Oral health services - - - - - - - 2,650 2,650
Torres Strait health protection strategy — Saibai Island Health Clinic - - - - - - - - -
Other health                  
Adult public dental services 95,101 73,146 59,217 31,324 21,585 6,714 4,864 3,049 295,000
Essential vaccines 74,956 57,825 51,770 28,889 15,716 4,804 4,075 4,061 242,096
National Coronial Information System - - - - - - - - -
Supporting National Mental Health Reform - - - - - - - - -
Treating more public dental patients - - - - - - - - -
Total 5,792,905 4,437,051 3,629,730 2,166,865 1,242,198 362,947 345,453 236,599 18,213,748

(a) The efficient growth funding component of National Health Reform funding is indicative only. The distribution of efficient growth funding will be determined by the actual efficient growth in activity in each of the States.

(b) Funding for Queensland is not published as it is not currently a signatory to this National Partnership. A funding allocation of $3.2 million is set aside.

(c) Funding for New South Wales is not published as it is not currently a signatory to this National Partnership. A funding allocation of $1.5 million is set aside.

Table A.1: Estimated payments to support state health services, by year and State (continued)
$'000 NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS ACT NT Total
2017‑18                  
National Health Reform funding                  
Hospital services - - - - - - - - -
Public health - - - - - - - - -
Public hospitals funding(a) 5,788,197 4,564,681 3,694,615 2,108,891 1,276,081 380,494 301,340 192,517 18,306,816
National Partnership payments                  
National Health Reform                  
Improving Public Hospital Services                  
National elective surgery target - - - - - - - - -
National emergency access target - - - - - - - - -
Health infrastructure                  
Health and Hospitals Fund                  
Hospital infrastructure and other projects of national significance - - - - - - - - -
National cancer system - - - 1,600 - - - - 1,600
Regional priority round - - 2,000 2,769 - - - 8,000 12,769
Albury-Wodonga Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory - - - - - - - - -
Bright Hospital — feasibility study - - - - - - - - -
Cancer Support Clinic in Katherine - - - - - - - - -
Construction of Palmerston Hospital - - - - - - - - -
Improving local access to health care on Phillip Island - - - - - - - - -
Oncology Day Treatment Centre at Frankston Hospital - - - - - - - - -
Redevelopment of the Royal VictorianEye and Ear Hospital - - - - - - - - -
Upgrade of Ballina Hospital - - - - - - - - -
Upgrade of the Casino and District Memorial Hospital - - - - - - - - -
Warrnambool Integrated Cancer Care Centre - - - - - - - - -
Health services                  
Canberra Hospital — dedicated paediatric emergency care - - - - - - - - -
Expansion of the BreastScreen Australia Programme - - - - - - - - -
Health care grants for the Torres Strait - - - - - - - - -
Improving Health Services in Tasmania                  
Better access to community based palliative care services - - - - - - - - -
Cradle Coast Connected Care clinical repository - - - - - - - - -
Improving patient pathways through clinical and system redesign - - - - - - - - -
Innovative flexible funding for mental health - - - - - - - - -
Reducing elective surgery waiting lists in Tasmania - - - - - - - - -
National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme — participant follow-up function(b) nfp 1,481 1,234 617 432 245 184 122 6,352
National perinatal depression initiative - - - - - - - - -
OzFoodNet - - - - - - - - -
Royal Darwin hospital — equipped, prepared and ready - - - - - - - - -
Torres Strait health protection strategy — mosquito control - - - - - - - - -
Vaccine-preventable diseases surveillance - - - - - - - - -
Victorian cytology service - - - - - - - - -
Indigenous health                  
Accommodation related to renal services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Northern Territory - - - - - - - - -
Improving trachoma control services for Indigenous Australians 274 - - 1,419 1,008 - - 1,620 4,321
Indigenous teenage sexual and reproductive health and young parent support - - - - - - - - -
Reducing acute rheumatic heart fever among Indigenous children - - - - - - - - -
Renal dialysis services in Central Australia - - - - - - - - -
Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory                  
Hearing health services - - - - - - - 3,402 3,402
Mobile Outreach Service Plus - - - - - - - 4,985 4,985
Oral health services - - - - - - - 2,769 2,769
Torres Strait health protection strategy — Saibai Island Health Clinic - - - - - - - - -
Other health                  
Adult public dental services 125,728 96,701 78,287 41,411 28,536 8,876 6,430 4,031 390,000
Essential vaccines 75,633 58,603 52,633 29,707 15,804 4,810 4,125 4,108 245,423
National Coronial Information System - - - - - - - - -
Supporting National Mental Health Reform - - - - - - - - -
Treating more public dental patients - - - - - - - - -
Total 5,991,869 4,721,466 3,828,769 2,186,414 1,321,861 394,425 312,079 221,554 18,978,437

(a) State allocations of public hospitals funding are shown on the basis of state population shares of total funding and are not adjusted for cross‑border activity.

(b) Funding for New South Wales is not published as it is not currently a signatory to this National Partnership. A funding allocation of $2.0 million is set aside.