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Budget | 2015-16

Budget 2015-16
Australian Government Coat of Arms, Budget 2015-16

Part 2: Expense Measures (continued)

Table 2: Expense measures since the 2014‑15 MYEFO(a)
  2014‑15
$m
2015‑16
$m
2016‑17
$m
2017‑18
$m
2018‑19
$m
EDUCATION AND TRAINING          
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies          
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies — preservation of Indigenous cultural resources 5.0
Department of Education and Training          
Adult Migrant English Programme — expansion 14.5
Australian Consensus — establishment
Australian Early Development Census — saving
Families Package — National Partnership Agreement on Universal Access to Early Childhood Education — extension 1.5 1.5
Higher Education Loan Programme — recovery of repayments from overseas debtors(b) 0.2 0.2 0.2 ..
Higher Education Participation Programme — adjustment ‑5.0
Improving the Quality of Teachers and Teacher Education Courses 4.8 4.3 4.1 3.7
National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy — continuation 150.0
Parental Awareness Campaign ‑3.7 3.7
Remote Indigenous Students Attending Non‑Government Boarding Schools — continuation 3.5 1.9
Smaller Government — Education and Training Portfolio ‑0.8 ‑31.9 ‑24.0 ‑30.4 ‑44.1
Sustainable Research Excellence — adjustment ‑150.0 ‑37.5 ‑75.0
VET FEE‑HELP — enhanced compliance regime 4.6 3.9 3.1 3.1
Portfolio total ‑4.5 ‑0.7 ‑12.2 ‑59.0 ‑112.3
EMPLOYMENT          
Comcare          
Simplifying Parliamentary Budgets 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2
Department of Employment          
Beacon Foundation — grant funding
Employment Services — Changes to Service Fees and Cessation of Personal Contact Interviews ‑45.8
Fair Entitlements Guarantee — recovery programme — trial 5.7 5.8
Geelong Employment Facilitator — extension ‑1.3 0.8 0.6
Growing Jobs and Small Business          
— engaging early school leavers 1.3 2.6 2.7 2.8
— further strengthening the job seeker compliance arrangements 0.4 0.1 0.1
— wage subsidies — redesign ‑0.1 ‑103.3 ‑21.0 57.6 66.4
— Youth Employment Strategy — intensive support — transition to work 22.0 60.8 63.6 61.2
— Youth Employment Strategy — intensive support for vulnerable job seekers 15.5 27.6 27.9 12.5
— Youth Employment Strategy — revised waiting period for youth income support ..
Growing Jobs and Small Business Package — National Work Experience Programme 3.2 4.0 4.7 3.6
Norfolk Island Reform 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.3
Strengthening the Integrity of Welfare Payments 2.4 9.1
Portfolio total ‑47.1 ‑54.1 81.0 159.3 156.0
ENVIRONMENT          
Climate Change Authority          
Climate Change Authority — extension 3.6 2.6
Department of the Environment          
Antarctica — maintaining Australia's presence 9.4
Climate Change Authority — extension ‑3.8 ‑1.6 ‑0.8
Government Response to the Home Insulation Program Royal Commission — act of grace payments nfp
Green Army — efficiencies ‑6.6 ‑13.8 ‑45.6 ‑7.2
National Landcare Programme — funding adjustment ‑2.2 ‑10.2
National Urban Water and Desalination Plan — savings ‑1.2
Reef Trust — additional contribution 5.5 25.0 30.0 39.5
Smaller Government — Environment Portfolio
Tasmanian Irrigation Tranche II — contribution
Portfolio total ‑7.1 10.3 13.0 ‑15.6 22.1
FINANCE          
Department of Finance          
Aged Care — Home Care Programme — increasing consumer choice 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Australian Bureau of Statistics — business transformation
Central Budget Management System — further redevelopment nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp
Defence Housing Australia — reform 3.5 0.5
Digital Transformation Agenda — Stage One and establishment of the Digital Transformation Office 0.8 0.8 1.0 0.8
Families Package — Child Care — Workforce Participation Stream 0.1
Information technology security enhancements for Parliamentarians(c) 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.8
Intercountry Adoption — national support service 0.1
My Health Record — a new direction for electronic health records in Australia ‑0.1 ‑0.1 ..
National Disability Insurance Agency Full Scheme ICT 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
National Security — Australian Secret Intelligence Service — strengthening capabilities 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
No Jab No Pay 0.1
Parliamentary Departments — additional funding(c) 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Simplifying Parliamentary Budgets 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
Smaller Government          
— Australian Rail Track Corporation Limited — scoping study
— Australian Securities and Investments Commission Registry Function — commercialisation 11.6
— Finance Portfolio
— Property Divestment Programme — general office accommodation Canberra(b) 4.4 0.4
— Property Divestment Programme — Mount Macedon Property(b) 0.3 0.2
Welfare Payment Infrastructure Transformation — Tranche One 0.1 0.1
Whole‑of‑government procurement arrangements — Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) products and services 3.4 3.3 4.5 4.4
Portfolio total 0.1 27.1 8.0 8.3 8.1
FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE          
Australian Secret Intelligence Service          
National Security — Australian Secret Intelligence Service — strengthening capabilities 10.6 14.3 20.3 24.1
Australian Trade Commission          
Australia Week Events 0.8 2.8 2.8 2.8
Developing Northern Australia — positioning the north as a leader in tropical health 1.4 2.2 2.7 2.3
Free Trade Agreement Promotion 13.4 8.2
Match Australia — continuation and expansion 0.2 ‑0.2
Strengthening Australia's ability to attract foreign investment 5.9 8.2 8.1 7.9
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade          
Australia Week Events
Australian embassy in Baghdad — continuation 46.4 48.3
Australia's diplomatic engagement in Afghanistan — continuation 64.1 68.0
Cadbury — redirection of grant funding ‑4.0 ‑8.0 ‑4.0
Expanding Australia's Diplomatic Footprint 10.7 16.3 17.8 16.9
Free Trade Agreement Promotion 1.2 1.4
Intercountry Adoption — national support service 0.6 1.6
Passport Fees and Charges — reforms(b) .. ..
Tourism Australia          
Australia Week Events
Portfolio total ‑3.4 148.4 165.8 51.4 54.0

* A minus sign before an estimate indicates a reduction in expenses, no sign before an estimate indicates increased expenses.

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

- A minus sign before an estimate indicates a reduction in expenses, no sign before an estimate indicates increased expenses.

nfp These measures can also be found in the capital measures summary table.

(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.