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Budget | 2015-16

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

Part 3: Capital Measures (continued)

Prime Minister and Cabinet

Preserving Australia's heritage properties

Capital ($m)
2014‑15 2015‑16 2016‑17 2017‑18 2018‑19
Office of the Official Secretary to the Governor‑General 1.6 2.2 2.5 1.6

The Government will provide $7.9 million over four years for ongoing works to maintain the condition of Government House in Canberra and Admiralty House in Sydney.

This measure continues the Vice Regal Heritage Property Master Plan which was due to terminate on 30 June 2015.

Smaller Government — Property Divestment Strategy — regional properties

Capital ($m)
2014‑15 2015‑16 2016‑17 2017‑18 2018‑19
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet ‑2.5 ‑2.5 ‑2.5 ‑2.5

The Government will realise proceeds of $10.0 million over four years from 2015‑16 from the sale of up to 23 properties across regional Western Australia, Queensland, South Australia and the Northern Territory that are surplus to the existing service delivery requirements of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet.

The proceeds from this measure will be redirected by the Government to repair the Budget and fund policy priorities.