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Budget | 2015-16

Budget 2015-16
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Part 3: Fiscal Strategy and Outlook (continued)

Attachment D: 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 2015‑16 to 2018‑19 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
2015‑16                  
National Health Reform funding(a)                  
Hospital services 5,129,563 4,045,489 3,212,386 1,792,213 1,162,813 341,455 315,576 170,686 16,170,181
Public health 113,384 88,575 71,303 38,881 25,241 7,632 5,815 3,641 354,472
Public hospitals funding - - - - - - - - -
National Partnership payments                  
Health infrastructure                  
Health and Hospitals Fund                  
Hospital infrastructure and other projects of national significance - - - 600 - - - - 600
National cancer system - 51,500 440 7,361 - 6,320 50 - 65,671
Regional priority round - 45,724 20,737 17,878 1,000 - - 60,185 145,524
Albury-Wodonga Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory - 3,500 - - - - - - 3,500
Bright Hospital — feasibility study - 50 - - - - - - 50
Construction of Palmerston Hospital - - - - - - - - -
Improving local access to health care on Phillip Island - 2,500 - - - - - - 2,500
Redevelopment of the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital - 50,000 - - - - - - 50,000
Upgrade of Ballina Hospital 2,600 - - - - - - - 2,600
Health services                  
Expansion of the BreastScreen Australia Programme 4,780 3,457 1,391 2,028 1,106 420 356 76 13,614
Health care grants for the Torres Strait - - 4,600 - - - - - 4,600
Hummingbird House - - 800 - - - - - 800
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 - - - - - 8,985 - - 8,985
Innovative flexible funding for mental health - - - - - 1,025 - - 1,025
Reducing elective surgery waiting lists in Tasmania - - - - - 12,000 - - 12,000
Subacute and acute projects - - - - - 15,663 - - 15,663
National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme — participant follow-up function - 811 654 335 258 150 118 94 2,420
OzFoodNet 346 254 254 199 199 184 139 144 1,719
Royal Darwin hospital — equipped, prepared and ready - - - - - - - 15,461 15,461
Torres Strait health protection strategy                  
Mosquito control - - 973 - - - - - 973
Saibai Island - health clinic - - 500 - - - - - 500
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 - - - - - - - 3,000 3,000
Improving trachoma control services for Indigenous Australians 264 - 50 1,367 971 - - 1,559 4,211
Northern Territory remote Aboriginal investment                  
Health component - - - - - - - 5,649 5,649
Rheumatic fever strategy - - 893 893 395 - - 893 3,074
Other health                  
Adult public dental services 49,948 38,457 30,324 13,028 12,480 5,534 2,365 2,864 155,000
Essential vaccines 59,494 33,940 33,480 19,560 10,495 3,134 2,947 3,050 166,100
Supporting National Mental Health Reform 13,559 7,608 10,428 7,004 3,446 1,699 620 887 45,251
Total 5,374,140 4,381,386 3,389,376 1,901,430 1,218,483 406,184 328,020 268,236 17,267,255

(a) National Health Reform funding relates to payments for estimated services in 2014‑15 and 2015‑16. This funding has not been adjusted for the 2014‑15 reconciliation of actual state hospital activity data. The recalculation of Commonwealth funding entitlements for 2014‑15 and 2015‑16 will be determined by the Treasurer upon a final reconciliation of actual state hospital activity data by the Administrator of the National Health Funding Pool.

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 5,403,812 4,237,911 3,376,309 1,914,372 1,211,558 350,900 336,813 188,910 17,020,585
Public health 119,217 93,520 75,085 41,166 26,427 7,930 6,121 3,817 373,283
Public hospitals funding - - - - - - - - -
National Partnership payments                  
Health infrastructure                  
Health and Hospitals Fund                  
Hospital infrastructure and other projects of national significance - - - - - - - - -
National cancer system - - - 1,480 - - - - 1,480
Regional priority round 15,700 - 5,098 19,269 - 25,000 - 39,300 104,367
Albury-Wodonga Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory - 1,500 - - - - - - 1,500
Bright Hospital — feasibility study - - - - - - - - -
Construction of Palmerston Hospital - - - - - - - 20,000 20,000
Improving local access to health care on Phillip Island - - - - - - - - -
Redevelopment of the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital - - - - - - - - -
Upgrade of Ballina Hospital - - - - - - - - -
Health services                  
Expansion of the BreastScreen Australia Programme 5,436 4,278 1,614 2,333 1,284 495 263 86 15,789
Health care grants for the Torres Strait - - 4,653 - - - - - 4,653
Hummingbird House - - 800 - - - - - 800
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 - - - - - 8,486 - - 8,486
Subacute and acute projects - - - - - 15,000 - - 15,000
National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme — participant follow-up function 1,507 1,096 913 457 320 197 151 106 4,747
OzFoodNet 352 259 257 203 203 187 141 146 1,748
Royal Darwin hospital — equipped, prepared and ready - - - - - - - 15,740 15,740
Torres Strait health protection strategy                  
Mosquito control - - 992 - - - - - 992
Saibai Island - health clinic - - - - - - - - -
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 - - - - - - - 3,000 3,000
Improving trachoma control services for Indigenous Australians 269 - 50 1,394 990 - - 1,591 4,294
Northern Territory remote Aboriginal investment                  
Health component - - - - - - - 5,905 5,905
Rheumatic fever strategy - - 905 905 - - - 905 2,715
Other health                  
Adult public dental services(b) nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp
Essential vaccines 44,401 34,163 30,827 17,180 9,238 2,823 2,419 2,648 143,699
Supporting National Mental Health Reform - - - - - - - - -
Total 5,590,900 4,382,718 3,497,669 1,998,843 1,250,100 411,052 345,943 282,202 17,759,427

(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 amounts are not published as negotiations are yet to be finalised.

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) 5,755,480 4,533,363 3,629,297 2,001,025 1,270,205 378,126 295,745 183,713 18,046,954
National Partnership payments                  
Health infrastructure                  
Health and Hospitals Fund                  
Hospital infrastructure and other projects of national significance - - - - - - - - -
National cancer system - - - 1,600 - - - - 1,600
Regional priority round - - 2,000 499 - 15,000 - 8,000 25,499
Albury-Wodonga Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory - - - - - - - - -
Bright Hospital — feasibility study - - - - - - - - -
Construction of Palmerston Hospital - - - - - - - - -
Improving local access to health care on Phillip Island - - - - - - - - -
Redevelopment of the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital - - - - - - - - -
Upgrade of Ballina Hospital - - - - - - - - -
Health services                  
Expansion of the BreastScreen Australia Programme - - - - - - - - -
Health care grants for the Torres Strait - - - - - - - - -
Hummingbird House - - 800 - - - - - 800
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 - - - - - - - - -
Subacute and acute projects - - - - - - - - -
National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme — participant follow-up function 2,037 1,481 1,234 617 432 245 184 122 6,352
OzFoodNet(b) nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp
Royal Darwin hospital — equipped, prepared and ready - - - - - - - 16,023 16,023
Torres Strait health protection strategy                  
Mosquito control - - - - - - - - -
Saibai Island - health clinic - - - - - - - - -
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 - - - - - - - - -
Northern Territory remote Aboriginal investment                  
Health component - - - - - - - 6,171 6,171
Rheumatic fever strategy - - - - - - - - -
Other health                  
Adult public dental services(b) nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp
Essential vaccines 44,173 34,120 30,921 17,412 9,176 2,796 2,413 2,652 143,663
Supporting National Mental Health Reform - - - - - - - - -
Total 5,801,690 4,568,964 3,664,252 2,021,153 1,279,813 396,167 298,342 216,681 18,247,062

(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 amounts are not published as negotiations are yet to be finalised.

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
2018-19                  
National Health Reform funding                  
Hospital services - - - - - - - - -
Public health - - - - - - - - -
Public hospitals funding(a) 5,986,607 4,734,285 3,778,284 2,095,464 1,315,095 388,242 307,713 190,511 18,796,201
National Partnership payments                  
Health infrastructure                  
Health and Hospitals Fund                  
Hospital infrastructure and other projects of national significance - - - - - - - - -
National cancer system - - - - - - - - -
Regional priority round - - - 161 - 10,000 - - 10,161
Albury-Wodonga Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory - - - - - - - - -
Bright Hospital — feasibility study - - - - - - - - -
Construction of Palmerston Hospital - - - - - - - - -
Improving local access to health care on Phillip Island - - - - - - - - -
Redevelopment of the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital - - - - - - - - -
Upgrade of Ballina Hospital - - - - - - - - -
Health services                  
Expansion of the BreastScreen Australia Programme - - - - - - - - -
Health care grants for the Torres Strait - - - - - - - - -
Hummingbird House - - 800 - - - - - 800
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 - - - - - - - - -
Subacute and acute projects - - - - - - - - -
National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme — participant follow-up function - - - - - - - - -
OzFoodNet(b) nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp
Royal Darwin hospital — equipped, prepared and ready - - - - - - - 16,311 16,311
Torres Strait health protection strategy                  
Mosquito control - - - - - - - - -
Saibai Island - health clinic - - - - - - - - -
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 - - - - - - - - -
Northern Territory remote Aboriginal investment                  
Health component - - - - - - - 6,448 6,448
Rheumatic fever strategy - - - - - - - - -
Other health                  
Adult public dental services(b) nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp nfp
Essential vaccines 44,517 34,509 31,401 17,880 9,217 2,801 2,448 2,645 145,418
Supporting National Mental Health Reform - - - - - - - - -
Total 6,031,124 4,768,794 3,810,485 2,113,505 1,324,312 401,043 310,161 215,915 18,975,339

(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 amounts are not published as negotiations are yet to be finalised.