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Part 3: Capital Measures (continued)

Attorney‑General's

Australian Federal Police Data Centre Transition Project — Phase Two

Capital ($m)
2015‑16 2016‑17 2017‑18 2018‑19 2019‑20
Australian Federal Police
Australian Federal Police

The Government will provide $32.6 million over three years (including $12.4 million in capital funding from 2016‑17 to 2018‑19) for the second phase of the Australian Federal Police's (AFP) new data centre strategy. The second phase will complete the transition of the AFP's data centre activities to align with the whole‑of‑government Data Centre Policy.

The cost of this measure will be met from within the existing resources of the AFP.

This measure builds on the 2015‑16 Budget measure titled Australian Federal Police Data Centre Transition Project.

Australian Federal Police Unified Operational Communications — Phase One

Capital ($m)
2015‑16 2016‑17 2017‑18 2018‑19 2019‑20
Australian Federal Police
Australian Federal Police

The Government will provide $15.4 million over four years (including $11.1 million in capital funding from 2016‑17 to 2019‑20) for the first phase of the Australian Federal Police's (AFP) new Unified Operational Communications system. The new system will replace the AFP's existing radio capabilities.

The cost of this measure will be met from within the existing resources of the AFP.

Biometrics Identification Services

Capital ($m)
2015‑16 2016‑17 2017‑18 2018‑19 2019‑20
CrimTrac Agency 1.2 19.0
CrimTrac Agency 4.9 3.8

The Government will provide an additional $28.9 million over three years from 2015‑16 for CrimTrac to establish a Biometrics Identification Services (BIS) system. The BIS will replace CrimTrac's National Automated Fingerprint Identification System with an updated system with both fingerprint and biometric matching capability. The BIS will cost a total of $52.0 million to 2019‑20, including operating costs.

Funding for this measure will be met from CrimTrac's Special Account. The remaining funding will come from CrimTrac's existing resources.

This measure builds on the 2015‑16 Budget measure titled Biometrics Identification Services.

Enhanced Network Connectivity

Capital ($m)
2015‑16 2016‑17 2017‑18 2018‑19 2019‑20
CrimTrac Agency 3.0 3.8

The Government will provide $6.8 million over two years from 2015‑16 for CrimTrac to undertake a network infrastructure refresh and replace obsolete hardware housed in police partner agency data centres.

Funding for this measure will be met from the CrimTrac special account.