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Budget | 2014-15

Budget 2014-15
Australian Government Coat of Arms, Budget 2014-15

Part 3: Capital Measures

Table 3: Capital measures since the 2013‑14 MYEFO(a)
  2013‑14
$m
2014‑15
$m
2015‑16
$m
2016‑17
$m
2017‑18
$m
AGRICULTURE          
Department of Agriculture          
A Competitive Agriculture Sector — stronger biosecurity and quarantine arrangements (b) 0.1 .. .. ..
Portfolio total 0.1 .. .. ..
ATTORNEY‑GENERAL'S          
Attorney‑General's Department          
Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption — establishment(b) 5.0 0.3
Smaller Government — Privacy and Freedom of Information functions — new arrangements(b) 0.4
Australian Federal Police          
Australian Federal Police — savings from efficiencies(b) 0.3 .. .. ..
Australian Federal Police officers — cessation of additional recruitment(b) ‑2.5
Hobart Airport(b) ‑6.9
National Anti‑Gang Squad(b) 0.2
Timor‑Leste Police Development Programme — continuation(b) 0.1 ..
Australian Financial Security Authority          
Australian Financial Security Authority — departmental capital budget supplementation 4.8 2.3 2.5 2.5
Portfolio total 5.0 ‑3.4 2.4 2.5 2.5
COMMUNICATIONS          
Department of Communications          
Enhancing Online Safety for Children(b) 0.2
Portfolio total 0.2
CROSS PORTFOLIO          
Various Agencies          
Efficiency Dividend — a further temporary increase of 0.25 per cent(b) ‑2.6 ‑5.4 ‑8.2 ‑8.6
Portfolio total ‑2.6 ‑5.4 ‑8.2 ‑8.6
DEFENCE          
Department of Defence          
Defence funding profile 500.0 300.0 550.0 150.0 ‑2,020.0
Defence real estate sales — direction of proceeds towards Defence projects 45.5 37.9 45.2 13.5 14.1
Middle East Area of Operations — continuation of Australia's military contribution(b) ..
United States Force Posture Initiative
Portfolio total 545.5 337.9 595.2 163.5 ‑2,005.9
EDUCATION          
Department of Education          
Upholding quality — Higher Education Information Management System — expansion 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.0
Portfolio total 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.0
EMPLOYMENT          
Department of Employment          
Restart — boosting the wage subsidy for mature age job seekers(b) 1.2
Stronger participation incentives for job seekers under 30(b) 4.7
Portfolio total 5.9
ENVIRONMENT          
Bureau of Meteorology          
Bureau of Meteorology          
— improved efficiency(b) 0.1
— supercomputer nfp nfp nfp nfp
Department of the Environment          
Sustainable Rural Water Use and Infrastructure Programme — reduced funding(b) ‑10.1 ‑9.2 ‑98.0
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority          
Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority — reduced funding(b) ‑0.1 ‑0.1 ‑0.1 ‑0.1
Portfolio total ‑10.1 ‑9.2 ‑0.1 ‑0.1 ‑98.1
FINANCE          
ComSuper          
Military Superannuation — establish new accumulation arrangements(b) 1.5 1.5
Department of Finance          
Improving small business access to Commonwealth contracts(b) 0.3 0.1 0.1
Infrastructure Growth Package — Asset Recycling Fund(b) * * * * *
Smaller Government — Surplus Commonwealth Properties — divestment ‑15.2 ‑9.3 ‑0.4
The Lodge refurbishment — additional funding nfp
Portfolio total ‑15.2 ‑7.5 1.2 0.1
FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND TRADE          
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade          
Australia's diplomatic engagement in Afghanistan — continuation(b) 2.0
Baghdad Embassy — relocation(b) 8.2
Export Finance and Insurance Corporation — capital injection
Relocation of the Tehran Embassy — cessation ‑79.4
Timor‑Leste Police Development Programme — continuation(b)
Portfolio total ‑79.4 10.3
HEALTH          
Australian Sports Commission          
Sporting Schools Initiative(b) 1.5
Department of Health          
Aligning Australia and New Zealand Therapeutic Arrangements(b) nfp
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme — Medication Charts for Public and Private Hospitals(b) 0.1
Routine Replenishment of the National Medical Stockpile 5.7
Sporting Schools Initiative(b)
Portfolio total 7.3
HUMAN SERVICES          
Department of Human Services          
Medicare Benefits Schedule — introducing patient contributions for general practitioner, pathology and diagnostic imaging services(b) 5.4 2.4
Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record System — continuation(b) 1.0
Simplifying Medicare safety net arrangements(b) 2.0 1.6
Stronger participation incentives for job seekers under 30(b)
Portfolio total 8.4 4.0
IMMIGRATION AND BORDER PROTECTION          
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service          
Smaller Government — strengthen and enhance Australia's border protection services(b) ‑2.7 43.0 43.5 36.5
Department of Immigration and Border Protection          
Migration Programme — allocation of places for 2014‑15(b) ..
Offshore Biometrics Programme — expansion(b) 1.5 0.5
Onshore Immigration Detention Network — estate management plan(b)
Supporting Rapid Transfers and Operation Sovereign Borders(b)
Visa simplification to support the vocational education and training sector(b) ..
Portfolio total ‑1.1 43.5 43.5 36.5
INDUSTRY          
Department of Industry          
Entrepreneurs' Infrastructure Programme — establishment(b) 9.2 6.5 4.3 3.3
Portfolio total 9.2 6.5 4.3 3.3
PRIME MINISTER AND CABINET          
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet          
Stronger participation incentives for job seekers under 30(b)
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner          
Smaller Government — Privacy and Freedom of Information functions — new arrangements(b)
Portfolio total
SOCIAL SERVICES          
Department of Social Services          
ACT Accommodation — Department of Social Services(b) 11.6 6.9
Disability Employment Services — Disability Management Services — partial tender(b) 1.4
Stronger participation incentives for job seekers under 30(b)
Portfolio total 1.4 11.6 6.9
TREASURY          
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission          
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission — additional funding(b) 0.6
Australian Taxation Office          
Social Security Agreement with India(b) 0.8
Trade Support Loans — establishment(b) 0.4 2.8
Department of the Treasury          
Addressing insurance costs in North Queensland — establishment of an insurance comparison website(b) nfp nfp nfp nfp
Portfolio total 0.4 3.6 0.6
VETERANS' AFFAIRS          
Department of Veterans' Affairs          
Commonwealth Seniors Health Card — include untaxed superannuation income in the eligibility assessment(b) 0.5
Housing Help for Seniors — pilot — reversal(b) ‑1.5
Veterans' Disability Pensions — commencement of payments from date of claim(b)
Western Front Interpretive Centre — Villers‑Bretonneux, France — initial funding(b) 6.1
Portfolio total ‑1.5 6.6
Decisions taken but not yet announced 27.5 38.9 5.0 10.9
Depreciation expense 0.5 ‑1.9 ‑3.1 ‑2.5
Total capital measures(c) 459.9 388.1 688.2 216.5 ‑2,060.2

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

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

(c) Measures may not add due to rounding.