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Australian Government Coat of Arms

Budget | 2015-16

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

Part 3: Capital Measures (continued)


Information technology security enhancements for Parliamentarians

Capital ($m)
2014‑15 2015‑16 2016‑17 2017‑18 2018‑19
Department of Finance 6.0
Department of Finance 1.7 1.7 1.7 1.8

The Government will provide $12.9 million over four years from 2015‑16 to the Department of Finance to install more secure networking equipment and to provide additional capability for secure wireless infrastructure in electorate offices and Commonwealth Parliamentary Offices connecting to the Parliamentary Computing Network. The replacement of obsolete communications equipment will result in improved information technology security for electorate offices and parliamentary systems in Parliament House.