Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements
The purpose of Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements (PAES) is to inform senators and members of parliament of the proposed allocation of resources to government outcomes by entities within the portfolio.
It explains changes in resourcing since the Budget. It provides information on new measures and their impact on the financial and non‑financial planned performance of agencies.
The PAES facilitate understanding of the proposed appropriations in Appropriation Bills (No. 3 and No. 4). They are declared by the Additional Estimates Appropriation Bills to be a 'relevant document' to the interpretation of the bills according to section 15AB of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901.
It updates the most recent budget appropriations for agencies within the relevant portfolio.
Timing: Tabled in Parliament when the Additional Estimates Bills are introduced
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Employment and Workplace Relations Portfolio
Foreign Affairs and Trade Portfolio
Health and Aged Care Portfolio
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