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Budget | 2015-16

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

Part 2: Expense Measures

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
AGRICULTURE          
Department of Agriculture          
Changes to agricultural production levies(b) 0.2 3.4 3.4 3.4 3.4
Emerging International Airports 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
Maintain funding for Quarantine Border Security — ongoing extension
Managing Biosecurity Risks — expanded surveillance and offshore audits nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp
Mechanical Fuel Load Reduction Trial
National Food Plan — saving
Norfolk Island Reform 0.4 1.7 1.5 1.4
Safeguarding Law Enforcement Integrity — continuation ‑0.5 ‑0.5 ‑0.5 ‑0.5
Smaller Government — Agriculture Portfolio
Strengthening Australia's foreign investment framework(b) 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Supporting Drought Affected Communities — local infrastructure and management of pest impact 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2
Supporting Drought Affected Communities — Immediate Assistance 11.1 0.3
Portfolio total 0.2 15.4 5.7 5.2 5.2
ATTORNEY‑GENERAL'S          
Administrative Appeals Tribunal          
Growing Jobs and Small Business — Youth Employment Strategy — revised waiting period for youth income support ‑0.8 ‑0.3 ‑0.2 ‑0.5
Removing Double‑Dipping from Parental Leave Pay 0.5 0.2 0.2
Social Security Assets Test — rebalance asset test thresholds and taper rate 3.4
Social Security Income Test — improve integrity of social security income test arrangements 0.2 0.2
Strengthening the Integrity of Welfare Payments 0.4 1.0
Attorney‑General's Department          
Anzac Centenary Program 2014‑18 — additional funding 0.3 0.3 0.3
Arts and cultural programmes — efficiencies .. ‑0.7 ‑0.5 ‑0.5 ‑0.5
Attorney‑General's Portfolio — efficiencies ‑6.2 ‑6.2 ‑7.0 ‑12.6 ‑22.2
Disaster Relief 41.4 11.9
Intercountry Adoption — national support service ‑0.3 ‑0.5 ‑0.5
Legal Assistance Funding — extension 13.0 12.4
National Partnership on Legal Assistance Services — continuation ‑40.0 ‑42.2 ‑30.1 ‑30.6
National Programme for Excellence in the Arts — establishment 27.7 27.7 28.0 26.6
National Security          
— Combating Terrorist Propaganda in Australia 5.4 5.3 5.4 5.5
— Implementation of mandatory telecommunications data retention 65.0 52.5 13.8
Native Title Respondents Scheme — extension 0.8 1.6 1.7 1.7
Australia Council          
Arts and cultural programmes — efficiencies ‑1.8 ‑1.8 ‑1.8 ‑1.8
National Programme for Excellence in the Arts — establishment ‑27.7 ‑27.7 ‑28.0 ‑26.6
Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity          
National Security — strengthen and enhance Australia's border protection services — further measures 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1
Safeguarding Law Enforcement Integrity — continuation 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Australian Crime Commission          
National Security — Implementation of mandatory telecommunications data retention
Australian Federal Police          
Australian Federal Police — future engagement with the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus
National Security          
— Implementation of mandatory telecommunications data retention
— Operation Sovereign Borders — Disruption Deterrence Task Group — continuation .. ..
Australian Human Rights Commission          
National Security — Implementation of mandatory telecommunications data retention 1.1 1.0 1.0
Australian Security Intelligence Organisation          
National Security          
— Implementation of mandatory telecommunications data retention
— Operation Sovereign Borders — Disruption Deterrence Task Group — continuation
Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre          
Safeguarding Law Enforcement Integrity — continuation ‑0.2 ‑0.2 ‑0.2 ‑0.2
Strengthening the Integrity of Welfare Payments 1.5 2.9 2.7 3.0
CrimTrac Agency          
Biometrics Identification Services 0.7
Safeguarding Law Enforcement Integrity — continuation ‑0.1 ‑0.1 ‑0.1 ‑0.1
Family Court and Federal Circuit Court          
Streamlining and improving the sustainability of Courts 4.6 2.3 3.1 4.0
Federal Court of Australia          
Streamlining and Improving the Sustainability of Courts 2.2 0.3 0.6 0.8
National Gallery of Australia          
Smaller Government — Attorney‑General's Portfolio ‑0.1 ‑0.1 ‑0.1 ‑0.1
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner          
National Security — Implementation of mandatory telecommunications data retention 1.1
Smaller Government — Attorney‑General's Portfolio 1.7
Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions          
Strengthening the Integrity of Welfare Payments 2.8 2.2 2.3 2.3
Screen Australia          
Arts and cultural programmes — efficiencies ‑0.9 ‑0.9 ‑0.9 ‑0.9
Portfolio total 35.2 64.0 35.6 ‑11.8 ‑33.7
COMMUNICATIONS          
Australian Broadcasting Corporation          
Smaller Government — Communications Portfolio
Australian Communications and Media Authority          
National Security — Implementation of mandatory telecommunications data retention
Digital Transformation Office          
Digital Transformation Agenda — Stage One and establishment of the Digital Transformation Office 28.6 25.7 22.4 20.9
Various Agencies          
Digital Transformation Agenda — Portfolio Contributions ‑11.1 ‑44.7 ‑23.2 ‑22.1 ‑18.0
Portfolio total -11.1 -16.1 2.5 0.3 2.9
CROSS PORTFOLIO          
Various Agencies          
Administered Programme Indexation Pause — two year extension ‑8.4 ‑21.9
Public Sector Savings — Enterprise Resource Planning Systems ‑14.1 ‑17.3
Whole‑of‑government procurement arrangements — Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) products and services ‑5.8 ‑8.8 ‑14.8
Portfolio total ‑5.8 ‑31.3 ‑54.0
DEFENCE          
Department of Defence          
Operation Accordion — extension 192.4 1.4 0.6
Operation Highroad 4.5 115.7 11.3 7.9
Operation Manitou 40.3 0.5 0.5
Operation Okra — continued support 370.8 11.8 10.0
Operation Resolute — extension 48.1 5.7
Sir John Monash Centre — Villers‑Bretonneux, France
Smaller Government — Defence Materiel Organisation — reintegration into the Department of Defence
Portfolio total 4.5 767.3 30.7 19.1

* 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.