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Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Act (No. 3) 2012

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Act No. 77 of 2012 as made
An Act to amend the law relating to finance, and for other purposes
Administered by: Finance
Originating Bill: Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 3) 2012
Registered 29 Jun 2012
Date of Assent 28 Jun 2012
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Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Act (No. 3) 2012

 

No. 77, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law relating to finance, and for other purposes

  

  


Contents

1............ Short title............................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 2

3............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Amendments of Acts                                                                               3

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977                                         3

Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997                                         3

Schedule 2—Amendments of regulations                                                                8

Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997                         8

 


 

 

Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Act (No. 3) 2012

No. 77, 2012

 

 

 

An Act to amend the law relating to finance, and for other purposes

[Assented to 28 June 2012]

The Parliament of Australia enacts:

1  Short title

                   This Act may be cited as the Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Act (No. 3) 2012.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this Act specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provision(s)

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this Act not elsewhere covered by this table

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

28 June 2012

2.  Schedule 1

The day this Act receives the Royal Assent.

28 June 2012

3.  Schedule 2

Immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to this Act.

28 June 2012

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this Act as originally enacted. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this Act.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this Act. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this Act.

3  Schedule(s)

             (1)  Each Act, and each set of regulations, that is specified in a Schedule to this Act is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this Act has effect according to its terms.

             (2)  The amendment of any regulation under subsection (1) does not prevent the regulation, as so amended, from being amended or repealed by the Governor‑General.


 

Schedule 1Amendments of Acts

  

Administrative Decisions (Judicial Review) Act 1977

1  After paragraph (hd) of Schedule 1

Insert:

           (he)  decisions under Division 3B of Part 4 of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997;

           (hf)  decisions under section 44 of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997;

Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997

2  After Division 3A of Part 4

Insert:

Division 3BSupplementary powers to make commitments to spend public money etc.

32B  Supplementary powers to make commitments to spend public money etc.

             (1)  If:

                     (a)  apart from this subsection, the Commonwealth does not have power to make, vary or administer:

                              (i)  an arrangement under which public money is, or may become, payable by the Commonwealth; or

                             (ii)  a grant of financial assistance to a State or Territory; or

                            (iii)  a grant of financial assistance to a person other than a State or Territory; and

                     (b)  the arrangement or grant, as the case may be:

                              (i)  is specified in the regulations; or

                             (ii)  is included in a class of arrangements or grants, as the case may be, specified in the regulations; or

                            (iii)  is for the purposes of a program specified in the regulations;

the Commonwealth has power to make, vary or administer the arrangement or grant, as the case may be, subject to compliance with this Act, the regulations, Finance Minister’s Orders, Special Instructions and any other law.

             (2)  A power conferred on the Commonwealth by subsection (1) may be exercised on behalf of the Commonwealth by a Minister or a Chief Executive.

Note 1:       For delegation by a Minister, see section 32D.

Note 2:       For delegation by a Chief Executive, see section 53.

             (3)  In this section:

administer:

                     (a)  in relation to an arrangement—includes give effect to; or

                     (b)  in relation to a grant—includes make, vary or administer an arrangement that relates to the grant.

arrangement includes contract, agreement or deed.

make, in relation to an arrangement, includes enter into.

vary, in relation to an arrangement or grant, means:

                     (a)  vary in accordance with the terms or conditions of the arrangement or grant; or

                     (b)  vary with the consent of the non‑Commonwealth party or parties to the arrangement or grant.

32C  Terms and conditions for grants

Scope

             (1)  This section applies to a grant of financial assistance under section 32B.

Terms and conditions

             (2)  If the recipient of the grant is a State or Territory, the terms and conditions on which that financial assistance is granted are to be set out in a written agreement between the Commonwealth and the recipient.

             (3)  An agreement under subsection (2) may be entered into on behalf of the Commonwealth by a Minister or a Chief Executive.

Note 1:       For delegation by a Minister, see section 32D.

Note 2:       For delegation by a Chief Executive, see section 53.

             (4)  If the recipient of the grant is a person other than a State or Territory, subsection (2) does not, by implication, prevent the grant from being made subject to terms and conditions.

32D  Delegation by a Minister

             (1)  A Minister may, by writing, delegate any or all of his or her powers under this Division to an official in any Agency.

             (2)  In exercising powers under a delegation, the delegate must comply with any directions of the Minister concerned.

32E  Executive power of the Commonwealth

                   This Division does not, by implication, limit the executive power of the Commonwealth.

3  Subsection 44(1) (note)

Repeal the note.

4  After subsection 44(1)

Insert:

          (1A)  The responsibility conferred on the Chief Executive by subsection (1) includes, and is taken to have included, the power to:

                     (a)  make arrangements, on behalf of the Commonwealth, in relation to the affairs of the Agency; and

                     (b)  vary those arrangements on behalf of the Commonwealth; and

                     (c)  administer those arrangements on behalf of the Commonwealth.

Note:          Some Chief Executives have delegated this power under section 53.

          (1B)  Subsection (1A) does not authorise the Chief Executive to exercise, on behalf of the Commonwealth, a power conferred on the Commonwealth by section 32B.

5  Subsection 44(2)

Omit “doing so”, substitute “discharging the responsibility, and exercising the power, conferred by this section”.

6  Subsection 44(3)

Insert:

administer, in relation to an arrangement, includes give effect to.

7  Subsection 44(3)

Insert:

arrangement includes contract, agreement or deed.

8  Subsection 44(3)

Insert:

make, in relation to an arrangement, includes enter into.

9  Transitional—pre‑commencement arrangements

(1)       This item applies to an arrangement made, or purportedly made, by the Commonwealth before the commencement of this item if:

                     (a)  assuming that:

                              (i)  section 32B of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 as amended by this Schedule; and

                             (ii)  any regulations made for the purposes of subparagraph (1)(b)(i), (ii) or (iii) of that section within the transitional period; and

                            (iii)  the amendments made by Schedule 2 to this Act;

                            had been in force when the arrangement was made or purportedly made, the arrangement would have been authorised by subsection (1) of that section; and

                     (b)  the arrangement was in force, or purportedly in force, immediately before the commencement of this item.

For this purpose, it is immaterial whether the arrangement was the subject of a proceeding instituted in a court or tribunal before the commencement of this item.

(2)       The arrangement has, and is taken to have had, effect, after the commencement of this item, as if it had been made under subsection 32B(1) of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997 as amended by this Schedule.

(3)       In this item:

arrangement includes contract, agreement or deed.

made, in relation to an arrangement, includes entered into.

transitional period means:

                     (a)  the 60‑day period beginning at the commencement of this item; or

                     (b)  if a longer period is specified in the regulations—that longer period.

(4)       The Governor‑General may make regulations for the purposes of paragraph (b) of the definition of transitional period in subitem (3).


 

Schedule 2Amendments of regulations

  

Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997

1  After Part 5

Insert:

Part 5AA            Supplementary powers to make commitments to spend public money etc.

16            Arrangements and programs (Act s 32B)

         (1)   For paragraph 32B (1) (b) of the Act:

                (a)    Part 1 of Schedule 1AA specifies:

                          (i)    arrangements under which public money is, or may become, payable by the Commonwealth; and

                         (ii)    classes of arrangements; and

               (b)    Part 2 of Schedule 1AA specifies:

                          (i)    grants of financial assistance to a State or Territory; and

                         (ii)    classes of grants; and

                (c)    Part 3 of Schedule 1AA specifies:

                          (i)    grants of financial assistance to persons other than a State or Territory; and

                         (ii)    classes of grants; and

               (d)    Part 4 of Schedule 1AA specifies programs.

Note   Arrangement is defined in subsection 32B (3) of the Act.

         (2)   The specification of an arrangement, grant or program in Schedule 1AA is not affected by:

                (a)    a change in the name of the Department or authority specified as administering the arrangement, grant or program; or

               (b)    the transfer to another Department or authority of responsibility, in whole or in part, for the administration of the arrangement, grant or program.

2  After Schedule 1

Insert:

Schedule 1AA   Arrangements, grants and programs

(regulation 16)

Part 1          Arrangements under which public money is, or may become, payable by the Commonwealth

Note   This Part is reserved for future use.

Part 2          Grants of financial assistance to a State or Territory

Note   This Part is reserved for future use.

Part 3          Grants of financial assistance to persons other than a State or Territory

                       Department of Immigration and Citizenship

317.001

Grant to Refugee Council of Australia for advice on the views of the refugee and humanitarian non-government sector on the Humanitarian Program, including resettlement and onshore protection, and on humanitarian settlement issues

317.002

Grant to Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia  to advise the Australian Government on the views and needs of ethnic communities in Australia

317.003

Grant towards the cost of developing a multicultural centre in Mirrabooka, Western Australia

 

                       Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education

318.001

Assistance to upgrade Simplot’s processing plants in Tasmania

 

Objective: To provide financial assistance to upgrade Simplot’s coal-fired vegetable processing facilities

318.002

Ford Australia Environmental Innovation Grant

 

Objective: To provide assistance to the Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited in the design and engineering to reduce carbon dioxide emissions of the 2014 Falcon and improve the safety of the Falcon and the Territory vehicles

318.003

General Motors Holden—next generation vehicles

 

Objective: To provide assistance to General Motors Holden to support capital investment and design and engineering of Holden’s next generation vehicles

318.004

Programs to assist in the transition to lower-emission energy sources

 

Objective: Assistance to transition to lower-emission energy sources

318.005

Alcoa Point Henry assistance

 

Objective: To increase the productivity and sustainability of the Point Henry aluminium smelter

318.006

Cairns Institute Tropical Innovation Hub

 

Objective: To support the construction of a new research facility to work on issues of significance to the tropics, including marine and climate science, public health, social and community welfare and Indigenous development

318.007

Establishment of an ICT-enabled research laboratory—Commonwealth assistance

 

Objective: Assistance to establish a global research and development laboratory at the University of Melbourne in Victoria

 

                       Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism

327.001

Grant to an entity to assist in the transition to lower-emission energy sources

 

Objective: Providing grants to an entity to assist in the transition to lower-emission energy sources

Part 4          Programs

                       Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

401.001

Carbon Farming Initiative

 

Clean energy future—Creating Opportunities on the Land—extending the benefits of the Carbon Farming Initiative

 

Objective: Through these programs, Australian farmers and land managers can participate in, and benefit from, the carbon crediting system by generating carbon offset credits that can be sold in domestic and international carbon markets

401.002

Climate Change Adaptation Partnerships Program

 

Climate Change Adjustment Program

 

Climate Change Research Program

 

Objective: To strengthen the capacity for primary producers to adapt and adjust to a changing climate while maintaining productivity

401.003

Drought Assistance—Re-establishment Assistance

 

Drought policy reform—Pilot of new measures in Western Australia

 

Drought Assistance—Professional Advice

 

Objective: These 3 programs increase the resilience and capacity of farmers, farming families and communities to better prepare for and self-manage the impacts of drought, climate variability and reduced water availability

401.004

Tasmanian Forest Industry—Adjustment package

 

Objective: To foster and enable productive, profitable, internationally competitive and sustainable Australian forest and forest products industries

401.005

Live Animal Exports—Assistance to Individuals

 

Live Animal Exports—Business Assistance

 

Objective: These 2 programs support eligible primary producers and small businesses with targeted assistance to manage adjustment pressures and remain viable in the long term

401.006

Regional Food Producers’ Innovation and Productivity Program

 

Objective: To foster and enable productive, profitable, internationally-competitive and sustainable horticulture and wine industries

401.007

Australian Animal Welfare Strategy

 

Objective: To improve animal welfare outcomes, including for the export of livestock, by coordinated action at the national and international levels

401.008

Northern Australia Beef Industry Strategy—Indigenous Pastoral Project

 

Objective: To provide an opportunity for the northern beef industry to diversify its production system and add value to its contribution to the region’s future economic prosperity

401.009

National Weeds and Productivity Research Program

 

Objective: To strengthen the national approach to weed and pest animal management and research

401.010

Fisheries Resources Research Fund

 

Objective: To foster and enable productive, profitable, internationally-competitive and sustainable Australian fishing and aquaculture industries

401.011

Agriculture Advancing Australia—International Agricultural Cooperation

 

Objective: To maintain and improve international market access opportunities for Australia's agriculture, food, fisheries and forestry industries

401.012

Live Cattle Exports—Business Assistance—official development assistance and improved supply chains

 

Objective: To improve animal welfare outcomes, including for the export of livestock, by coordinated action at the national and international levels

401.013

Centre of Excellence for Biosecurity Risk Analysis and Research

 

Australia’s Biosecurity Strategy—Post Entry Quarantine—Communications

 

Animal Biosecurity & Response Reform

 

International Organisations Contributions—World Organisation for Animal Health

 

Other Exotic Disease Preparation

 

Payment to Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)—Contribution to the operating costs of the Australian Animal Health Laboratory

 

Commonwealth contribution to operating costs of Animal Health Australia

 

Objective: These 7 programs support access to overseas markets and protect the economy and the environment from the impacts of unwanted pests and diseases through the safe movement to and from Australia of animals, plants and their products, including genetic material, people and cargo

401.014

Rural Financial Counselling Service

 

Objective: To support eligible primary producers and small businesses with targeted assistance to manage adjustment pressures and remain viable in the long term

401.015

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Minor Use Program

 

Objective: To support the National Registration Scheme for agricultural and veterinary chemicals

401.016

International Organisations Contribution

 

Objective: To maintain and improve international market access opportunities for Australia’s agriculture, food, fisheries and forestry industries

401.017

Transitional Farm Family Payment

 

Objective: To provide household support to primary producers, in recognition that farm families may experience hardship at any time

 

                       Attorney-General’s Department

402.001

Justice Services

 

Objective: To provide resources for legal assistance services for disadvantaged Australians and communities

402.002

Payments for membership of international bodies

 

Objective: To provide for annual membership payments to international bodies and organisations: the Hague Conference on Private International Law (HCCH); the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO); the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT); and International Social Service (ISS)

402.003

Payments for grants to Australian organisations

 

Objectives: To fund the Commonwealth’s contributions to Standing Committee on Law and Justice (SCLJ) programs and to provide grants to organisations with projects or activities that contribute to the pursuit of an equitable and accessible system of federal civil justice

402.004

Payments for the provision of legal aid in expensive Commonwealth criminal cases—Legal Aid Commissions

 

Objective: To administer the Expensive Commonwealth Criminal Cases Fund to which legal aid commissions can apply on a reimbursement basis

402.005

Payments for the provision of community legal services

 

Objective: To contribute to the provision of access to legal assistance services for disadvantaged members of the community and those with special needs and/or whose interest should be protected as a matter of public interest through the provision of funding to community based organisations

402.006

Financial assistance towards legal costs and related expenses

 

Objective: To provide funding for legal costs and disbursements in proceedings involving Commonwealth law, or in circumstances that give rise to a special Commonwealth interest

402.007

Commonwealth Human Rights Education Program

 

Objective: To provide grants to community organisations to deliver practical, grassroots human rights education projects for the community and vulnerable groups

402.008

Family Relationships Services Program

 

Objective: To provide funding for family law related services

402.009

Payments under the Indigenous Justice Program

 

Objective: To provide grants to State, Territory and local governments, and non-government organisations, for projects to reduce crime and improve Indigenous community safety by reducing offending behaviour

402.010

Payments for the provision of Family Violence Prevention Legal Services for Indigenous Australia

 

Objective: To provide funding to help Indigenous adults and children who are victims or survivors of family violence, including sexual assault, or who are at immediate risk of such violence

402.011

Payments for Indigenous interpreter services in the Northern Territory

 

Objective: To provide Indigenous interpreter services in remote communities and urban living areas to assist in the delivery of Australian Government services and to improve access to appropriate legal services for Indigenous Australians

402.012

Closing the Gap in the Northern Territory law and order measures

 

Objective: To provide grants to the Northern Territory Government, local governments and non-government organisations to improve the safety of Indigenous communities and to reduce the risk of contact with the criminal justice system

402.013

Native title system

 

Objective: To support professional development and training for anthropologists in the native title field, to attract a new generation of junior anthropologists to native title work, and to encourage senior anthropologists to remain within the system

402.014

National Security and Criminal Justice

 

Objectives: To support strengthened bilateral and multilateral cooperation in regional and international crime and terrorism prevention, national and community crime prevention, national crisis and emergency management, support anti-people smuggling legislation in regional countries, the development of police and criminal justice legislation in Pacific Island countries, and participation in the work of, and payments to support, the International Criminal Court

402.015

National Community Crime Prevention Program

 

Objective: To provide grants to not-for-profit non-government organisations to undertake community based crime prevention projects.

402.016

Payments for membership of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

 

Objective: To fund membership of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

402.017

Payments for grants to Australian organisations

 

Objective: To provide annual payments to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) to fund the National Crime Statistics Unit (NCSU), the National Corrective Services Statistics Unit (NCSSU) and the National Criminal Courts Statistics Unit (NCCSU) and make grant payments to Crime Stoppers Australia

402.018

Safer Suburbs

 

Objective: To reduce crime and antisocial behaviour by funding local initiatives run by not-for-profit and local government organisations to implement a range of community safety initiatives

402.019

Disaster Resilience Australia—Emergency Warning System Database

 

Objective: To maintain the Location Based Number Store (LBNS), which provides the phone number data and associated data services which underpin the emergency alerting systems used by State agencies in the event of emergencies which threaten lives

402.020

Disaster Resilience Australia Package

 

Objective: To fund emergency management projects of national significance to improve the ability to prevent, prepare, respond to and recover from disasters across social, economic, environmental and governance elements

402.021

National Counter-Terrorism Committee—special fund and operating expenses

 

Objective: To support a program of training, development and counter-terrorism exercises, the purchase of specialist counter-terrorism equipment, and forums, workshops and meetings which support the development of national policy and capabilities

402.022

Counter-terrorism exercises

 

Objective: To conduct national counter-terrorism exercises

402.023

National aerial firefighting

 

Objective: Funding to the National Aerial Firefighting Centre Ltd (NAFC), a joint company formed by the States and Territories in association with the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council Inc

402.024

Countering Violent Extremism to Prevent Terrorism

 

Objective: To support community-based initiatives to counter the influence of violent extremist ideologies

402.025

Schools Security Program

 

Objective: To fund security measures for government and non-government schools assessed as being at risk because of racial, religious or ethnically motivated vandalism, property crime and harassment to meet their specific security needs

402.026

Assistance—New Zealand citizens affected by natural disasters in Australia

 

Objective: To provide payments to New Zealand citizens affected by natural disasters

402.027

Natural Disaster Relief Arrangements—Loans

 

Objective: To provide concessional loans for the victims of natural disasters

 

                       Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

403.001

Border protection and enforcement

 

Objective: To prevent, detect and deter prohibited, harmful or illegal goods or people entering Australia or operating illegally in the Australian Exclusive Economic Zone

 

                       Australian Federal Police

404.001

National Security—Policing

 

Objective: To support prevention delivered by the following functions: Counter Terrorism, Aviation and Protection

404.002

International Deployments

 

Objective: To contribute to national security by providing, on behalf of the Australian Government, policing support for enhanced rule of law internationally, including Official Development Assistance

404.003

Operations—Policing

 

Objective: To reduce the criminal threats to Australia’s collective economic and societal interests by employing a multi-dimensional, multi-disciplinary approach to the fight against Commonwealth crime. This includes transnational crime (drug trafficking, people smuggling and human trafficking), as well as financial and corporate crime, identity crime and other Commonwealth offences

404.004

Close Operational Support

 

Objective: To provide specialist support to 3 AFP national security and operations programs, particularly to address advances in technology and science, and operations in response to particular Criminal Code offences

404.005

ACT Community Policing

 

Objective: To provide a community policing capacity to the ACT Government. AFP activities in this regard include the 4 key outputs of crime and safety management, road safety, prosecution and judicial support, and crime prevention

 

                       Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy

405.001

International Organisations Contributions

 

Objective: To contribute funding to the International Telecommunication Union and the Asia Pacific Telecommunity to ensure that Australian interests are represented in international standards development, capacity building and telecommunications cooperation

405.002

Cybersafety

 

Objective: To inform and educate the Australian community, particularly young people, about online risks and to provide tools in response to the risks

405.003

Cybersecurity

 

Objective: To raise Australians’ awareness about cybersecurity and to educate them on safe and secure online practices

405.004

Digital Productivity

 

Objective: To assist local governments, Australian citizens and small businesses to acquire the skills and capabilities necessary to harness the benefits of high speed broadband

405.005

ICT Centre of Excellence

 

Objective: To develop an ICT Centre of Excellence to a world-class standard in research and research training, with associated commercialisation, linkages and collaboration activities

405.006

Regional Telecommunications Review Response

 

Objective: To improve telecommunications affordability and access for people and Indigenous communities in regional and remote areas

405.007

Community Broadcasting Program

 

Objective: To assist community broadcasters to deliver community radio and television services in the support of media diversity and social inclusion and to provide opportunities for media training and skills development

405.008

Digital Television Switchover

 

Objective: To achieve the switchover to digital-only television through: assisting commercial television broadcasters to provide additional services to viewers in regional and remote licence areas; assisting eligible households to convert to digital via the Viewer Access Satellite Service; and providing practical and technical assistance to those who are most likely to have significant difficulties in switching to digital television

405.009

Indigenous Broadcasting

 

Objective: To contribute to the Indigenous communications sector through funding for independent radio and media organisations and peak bodies, the development of professional skills and the promotion of Indigenous culture

405.010

Digital Television Switchover—spectrum restacking—assistance

 

Objective: To assist broadcasters to replace and retune existing television transmission equipment and allow the digital dividend spectrum to be cleared as soon as possible after the switch-off of analog television services

405.011

Spectrum—assistance to broadcasters for electronic news gathering

 

Objective: To assist free-to-air commercial broadcasters to facilitate the clearance of the 2.5 gigahertz spectrum band

 

                       Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency

406.001

Extending the benefits of the Carbon Farming Initiative

 

Objective: To provide funding for research and development of reporting tools for Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) methodologies

406.002

Carbon Farming Initiative—Non-Kyoto Fund and Carbon Farming Skills

 

Objective: To purchase CFI credits that are not Kyoto-eligible and to promote the integrity of the CFI and ensure that landholders have access to high quality carbon services

406.003

Solar Cities

 

Objective: To support Australian residents to create a collective energy-wise response to climate change

406.004

Energy Efficiency Programs

 

Objective: To provide minimum energy performance standards and the labelling of residential and commercial buildings and the implementation of measures agreed by the Council of Australian Governments in relation to the National Strategy on Energy Efficiency

406.005

Solar Hot Water Initiative

 

Objective: To assist the energy efficiency of Australian homes through support to install new solar hot water systems or heat pump hot water systems

406.006

Green Loans/Green Start

 

Objective: To assist with energy efficiency initiatives in Australian homes by providing free home sustainability assessments, and reimbursing eligible Green Loans home assessors with costs of becoming an assessor and costs of further developing their professional qualifications

406.007

Home Insulation Program

 

Objective: To assist with energy efficiency in Australian homes through supporting the installation of insulation and the associated safety and industry assistance measures

406.008

GEMS National Legislative Framework

 

Objective: To implement minimum energy performance standards and labelling of appliances, equipment and products that significantly affect energy use

406.009

Clean energy future—Low Carbon Communities

 

Objective: To support the development and implementation of energy efficiency initiatives in local council facilities and infrastructure, community-use facilities and low-income households

406.010

Clean energy future—Carbon Deducible Gift Recipients Fund

 

Objective: To provide assistance to charitable organisations for the effective carbon price impact on essential maritime and aviation fuels

406.011

Clean energy future—Energy Efficiency Information grants

 

Objective: To provide information and training to help small and medium enterprises reduce energy costs

406.012

National Solar School Plan

 

Objective: To assist eligible primary and secondary schools to install solar and other renewable power systems, solar hot water systems, rainwater tanks and a range of energy efficiency measures

406.013

Local Government Energy Efficiency Program

 

Objective: To support local government authorities to install solar and heat pump hot water systems in their buildings and community facilities to improve energy efficiency

406.014

Clean energy future—Voluntary Action Pledge Fund and GreenPower purchases

 

Objective: To establish a tax deductible pledge fund that allows households and individuals to access the carbon market to voluntarily cancel permits

406.015

Climate Change Science Program

 

Objective: To fund research to improve knowledge of the causes, nature, timing and consequences of climate change

406.016

National Climate Change Adaptation Centre

 

Objective: To support the development of climate change adaptation policy and risk analysis

406.017

Natural Resource Management for Climate Change

 

Objective: To provide coordination of research to produce regional-level climate change impacts and adaptation information to support regional natural resource management planning

406.018

International climate change

 

Objective: To influence the development of international policies and measures in relation to climate change through the pursuit of broad based international climate action and agreement

406.019

Energy security fund

 

Objective: To provide transitional assistance to eligible emissions-intensive coal-fired generators

 

                       Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

407.001

Support for the Child Care System

 

Objective: To support child care services so that more families can access quality early childhood education and childcare services. This program helps families to participate in the social and economic life of the community

407.002

Child Care Services Support

 

Objective: To support Child Care Services to:

 

  (a)  improve access to child care; improve the quality of child care support; and

 

  (b)  promote and maintain high quality care and inclusion for all children; and 

 

   (c)  promote and maintain high quality care and inclusion for all children; and 

 

  (d)  support the development, maintenance and dissemination of information to assist families to make informed decisions about child care

407.003

Jobs Education and Training Child Care Fee Assistance (JETCCFA)

 

Objective: To provide eligible parents with extra financial assistance to help with the cost of approved child care while undertaking activities such as job search, work, study, training or rehabilitation to help them to enter or re-enter the workforce

407.004

Early Childhood Education

 

Objective: To improve access to early childhood education and child care, to support optimal child development in the early years and prepare children for formal schooling

407.005

School Support

 

Objective: To support initiatives that aim to improve the quality outcomes for all Australian students

407.006

Teach Next

 

To address areas of teacher shortages in regional and hard-to-staff schools and to reduce the number of teachers currently teaching outside their subject areas

407.007

National Trade Cadetship

 

Objective: To deliver a school-based program that provides opportunities for students to undertake vocational learning and develop work readiness skills in preparation for a skilled occupation after leaving school

407.008

Online Diagnostic Tools

 

Objective: To deliver online assessment and learning tools for teachers and parents and to trial online delivery of the National Assessment Program including NAPLAN and sample population assessments in science, civics and ICT

407.009

Australian Baccalaureate

 

Objective: To develop a new voluntary recognised senior school qualification, the Australian Baccalaureate

407.010

Indigenous Ranger Cadetships

 

Objective: To assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people to complete school and build their capacity for further study, training, jobs and careers in land, water and resource management

407.011

National Asian Languages in Schools

 

Objective:  To increase opportunities for school students to become proficient at learning the languages and understanding the cultures of our Asian neighbours, namely China, Indonesia, Japan and Korea

407.012

Grants and Awards

 

Objective: To assist in maintaining the operations of key national educational research and representative organisations

407.013

National School Chaplaincy and Student Welfare Program (NSCSWP)

 

Objective: To assist school communities to support the wellbeing of their students, including by strengthening values, providing pastoral care and enhancing engagement with the broader community

407.014

Helping Children with Autism

 

Objective: To provide support for children with autism spectrum disorder, their parents, carers, teachers and other professionals

407.015

Quality Outcomes

 

Objective: To provide projects that support the objective of improved student learning outcomes in schools and a national leadership role in school education

407.016

Framework for Open Learning

 

Objective: To maximise the benefits of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for educational purposes across education and training sectors

407.017

Local Schools Working Together

 

Objective: To encourage government, Catholic and independent schools to work together to develop shared educational facilities which will broaden the benefit of government expenditure on capital infrastructure

407.018

Student Resilience and Wellbeing

 

Objective: To support student resilience and wellbeing

407.019

Review of School Funding

 

Objective: To conduct further policy and technical work to refine and verify elements of the recommendations made in the Review of Funding for Schooling

407.020

One Laptop Per Child

 

Objective: To support One Laptop per Child (OLPC) Australia to roll out additional custom-built laptops to thousands of primary school students and to provide helpdesk and online support to participating schools

407.021

Maths and Science Participation

 

To improve participation in the study of mathematics and science at school and university

407.022

Indigenous Education

 

To support initiatives that aim to improve the quality outcomes for Indigenous Australian students

407.023

Trade Training

 

Objective: To enable all secondary students to access vocational education training through Trade Training Centres

407.024

Digital Education

 

Objective: To support the effective integration of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Australian schools

407.025

Digital Education Revolution Project Pool

 

Objective: To support the development of digital curriculum, assist teachers and school leaders to embrace technology, provide technical advice and support for initiatives, and support the Australian Curriculum by enabling the use, sharing and discovery of digital resources aligned with the new curriculum

407.026

Digital Education Revolution (Non-Government)

 

Objective: To help schools to provide new computers and other ICT equipment for students in Years 9 to 12, as well as providing the necessary infrastructure to support the installation and maintenance of the additional ICT

407.027

National Action Plan on Literacy and Numeracy

 

Objective: To support teaching, leadership and the effective use of student performance information to deliver sustained improvement in literacy and numeracy outcomes for all students, especially those who are falling behind

407.028

Education Infrastructure

 

Objective: To provide economic stimulus through the rapid construction and refurbishment of school infrastructure and to build learning environments to help children, families and communities to participate in activities that support achievement, develop learning potential and bring communities together

407.029

Smarter Schools—Improving Teacher Quality National Partnership

 

Objective: To support ambitious, nationally-significant and sustainable reforms to attract, train, place, develop and retain quality teachers and school leaders in classrooms and schools

407.030

Support for Students with Disabilities

 

Objective: To assist government and non-government education authorities to support their work with students with disability and learning difficulties

407.031

Students with Disabilities (COPE)

 

Objective: To support the implementation of the Students with Disabilities National Partnership

407.032

Student with Disabilities (Non-Government)

 

Objective: To assist non-government education authorities to support their work with students with disability and learning difficulties, and to build the capacity of schools and teachers to better meet students’ individual needs

407.033

Youth Support

 

Objective: To support all young people to make a successful transition from school to further education, training or work

407.034

Youth Attainment and Transitions National Partnership

 

Objective: To improve young Australians’ educational participation and attainment, their engagement, and their transition to post-school education, training and employment

407.035

Youth Engagement

 

Objective: To support young Australians to engage with government on decisions that impact on them, to transition to independent living, to celebrate their contribution to the community, to provide specific assistance to vulnerable young people and to provide comprehensive and up-to-date information about key issues and practices in the youth field

407.036

Empowering Local Schools

 

Objective: To support participating schools to make decisions, to better respond to the needs of students and the school community, and to provide services designed to assist their students to achieve their best educational outcomes

407.037

Empowering Local Schools (COPE)

 

Objective: Leadership to support research, communities of practice and professional development for principals and school leaders participating in Phase One of the initiative

407.038

Empowering Local Schools (Non-Government)

 

Objective: To support non-government schools to make decisions at a local level and to better respond to the needs of students and the school community

407.039

Rewards for School Improvement

 

Objective: To encourage a nationally-consistent and rigorous approach to school self-evaluation and improvement planning through implementation of a National School Improvement Framework and reward payments to schools showing the most improvement

407.040

Rewards For School Improvement (COPE)

 

Objective: Support to develop a National School Improvement Framework (NSIF)

407.041

Rewards For School Improvement (Non-Government)

 

Objective: To encourage a nationally-consistent and rigorous approach to school self-evaluation and improvement planning through implementation of a National School Improvement Framework and reward payments to schools showing the most improvement

407.042

National Rewards for Great Teachers

 

Objective: To recognise and reward quality teachers in Australia who achieve certification at the highest levels of the National Professional Standards for Teachers

407.043

Employment Services

 

Objective: To invest in the skills that unemployed Australians need for the future to help them find and retain employment, and to ensure that government assistance supports workforce participation and economic and social inclusion

407.044

Job Services Australia

 

Objective: Job Services Australia (JSA) is a streamlined and personalised service for job seekers enabling providers to more effectively respond to changing economic conditions. JSA provides job seekers with tailored services to equip them with the skills and attributes to meet employers’ needs

407.045

Jobs Fund

 

Objective: To support families and communities most affected by the global financial crisis

407.046

National Green Jobs Corps

 

Objective: To offer young people, aged 17–24 years, a combination of work experience, skill development and accredited training to ensure they are ready for employment in emerging green and climate change industries

407.047

Pacific Seasonal Workers Program

 

Objective: To establish a seasonal labour mobility program that will provide workers from Pacific Island countries and East Timor with the opportunity to work in selected Australian industries experiencing unmet demand for labour

407.048

Productivity Education and Training Fund

 

Objective: To support projects which drive a focus on leadership and productivity improvement through enterprise bargaining under the Fair Work framework

407.049

Regional Education, Skills and Jobs Plans

 

Objective: To improve participation and outcomes in education, training and employment in regional Australia

407.050

Mature-age participation—job seeker assistance

 

Objective: To provide support to assist mature-age job seekers, aged 55 years and over, who are unemployed and would like help to re-enter the workforce

407.051

Productive Ageing Package

 

Objective: To assist mature-age Australians, who want to work, to remain engaged in the labour market by providing training and support and to encourage job retention and the transfer of their skills to younger generations

407.052

Indigenous Employment

 

Objective: To increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ employment outcomes and participation in economic activities, contributing to the Australian Government’s commitment to halve the gap in employment outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Australians within the decade

407.053

Disability Employment Services

 

Objective: To help individuals with injury, disability or a health condition to secure and maintain sustainable employment through disability employment services and employment assistance

407.054

Employment Assistance and Other Services

 

Objective: To support those eligible job seekers with permanent disability who are assessed as needing regular long-term ongoing support in the workplace

407.055

Remote Jobs and Communities Program

 

Objective: To build jobs and create sustainable communities in Remote Australia

407.056

Remote Participation and Employment Services

 

Projective: To support employer engagement and economic development in communities

407.057

Remote Youth Leadership and Development Corps

 

Objective: To support young job seekers to undertake a structured program of up to 12 months to get them job ready, with a specific focus on providing work experience in jobs that are available in or near their community

407.058

Working Age Payments

 

Objective: To support people to improve their prospects of gaining employment, to acquire labour market skills and knowledge and to participate in society

407.059

Compensation and Debt Relief

 

Objective: To provide access for eligible recipients to discretionary payments in special circumstances or financial relief from amounts owing to the Commonwealth

407.060

Employee Assistance

 

Objective: To provide safety-net support for employees in certain circumstances or, alternatively, supporting long-standing industry arrangements which deliver employee benefits

407.061

General Employee Entitlements and Redundancy Scheme

 

Objective: A safety-net payment scheme established to assist employees who have lost their employment due to the liquidation or bankruptcy of their employer and who are owed certain employee entitlements

407.062

Workplace Assistance

 

Objective: To ensure the successful operation of the workplace relations system, in particular through initiatives designed to demonstrate the benefit of cooperative workplace relations and/or to assist employers and employees understand their rights and obligations under the system

407.063

Protected Action Ballots Scheme

 

Objective: To pay costs incurred by the Australian Electoral Commission in relation to protected action ballots

407.064

Home Workers Code of Practice Program

 

Objective: To support the development and promotion of the Home Workers Code of Practice and the ‘Ethical Clothing Australia’ label

407.065

International Labour Organisation Subscription

 

Objective: To enable the Australian Government to participate fully in the development of international labour standards, progress ratification of standards at the national level, report to the ILO on Conventions and workplace relations reforms, and participate as a member of the ILO Governing Body

407.066

Social and Community Workers Education and Information Program

 

Objective: To assist Queensland social and community services sector employers to meet their obligations under the new Australian Government regulations for back pay to employees in the sector

407.067

Workers’ Compensation Payments

 

Objective: To support an early and safe return to work, and access to compensation for injured workers covered by the Comcare scheme, through working in partnership with employers to create best practice in rehabilitation and quick and accurate management of workers’ compensation claims

 

                       Safe Work Australia

408.001

Reform of, and improvements to, Australian work health and safety and workers’ compensation arrangements

 

Objective: The objective of Safe Work Australia is to monitor and evaluate harmonised laws, coordinate and develop national policy and strategies, undertake research and collect, analyse and report data to improve work health and safety and workers’ compensation arrangements in Australia

 

                       Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman

409.001

Education services and compliance activities

 

Objective: To educate employers, employees, organisations and contractors about the workplace relations system and to ensure compliance with workplace laws

 

                       Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

410.001

Family Support

 

Objective: To support families and children, particularly those who are vulnerable, disadvantaged or live in disadvantaged communities, to improve their wellbeing, development and safety and to enhance family functioning. Includes funding to support Forgotten Australians and former child migrants, research, peak bodies and other stakeholder organisations

410.002

Housing Assistance and Homelessness Prevention

 

Objective: To provide rental subsidies for low- and moderate-income households, and to fund homelessness prevention initiatives including research and stakeholder engagement to reduce the impact of homelessness

410.003

Affordable Housing

 

Objective: To improve the supply of affordable housing and reduce the cost of new homes available to low- and moderate- income households and to invest in local infrastructure projects that support new housing developments in regional cities

410.004

Financial Management

 

Objective: To improve the financial knowledge, skills, capabilities and financial resilience of vulnerable individuals and families to alleviate the immediate impact of financial stress, and to progress initiatives in relation to problem gambling. Includes funding for research and stakeholder engagement and funding to peak bodies and other stakeholder organisations

410.005

Community Investment

 

Objective: To improve the responsiveness and integration of local community services to increase participation of vulnerable people in community life. Includes funding for research and stakeholder engagement and funding to national peak bodies and other stakeholder organisations

410.006

Support for People in Special Circumstances

 

Objective: To make payments to financially assist eligible people in severe financial hardship who do not have any other means of support, including payments to individuals and families affected by disasters and other crises. Includes making payments to Australians in circumstances beyond their control to support them in overcoming those circumstances and maintain their financial wellbeing

410.007

Supplementary Payments and Support for Income Support Recipients

 

Objective: To make payments and subsidise services to certain income support recipients and low-income households to assist them financially and to help them continue to participate economically and socially

410.008

Allowances, Concessions and Services for Seniors

 

Objective: To make payments and provide services to senior Australians to assist with household expenses, enabling them to maintain their standard of living and increase access to information and community resources

410.009

Targeted Community Care

 

Objective: To implement community mental health initiatives to assist people with mental illness, their families, carers and children, and those at risk of developing mental illness, through the provision of accessible and responsive community support services which provide opportunities for recovery to overcome social isolation, provide support to families and carers and promote early intervention for children and young people at risk of mental illness. It also provides funding for research and stakeholder engagement and funding to peak bodies and other stakeholder organisations

410.010

Income Support for Carers

 

Objective: To make payments and allowances to financially assist eligible carers of people with disability or a severe medical condition or of people who are frail aged

410.011

Services and Support for People with Disability

 

Objective: To provide supported employment and improve access to information, advocacy respite, supported accommodation and services for people with disability, their families and carers so that they can develop their capabilities and actively participate in community and economic life and to develop and implement national policies in relation to disability, including employment and income support policy, the National Disability Agreement, National Disability Strategy, National Carer Strategy and the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Includes funding for research and stakeholder engagement and funding to peak bodies and other stakeholder organisations

410.012

Support for Carers

 

Objective: To provide peer support, respite and information services for carers to help them balance their care responsibilities with social participation and, in the case of young carers, complete their education. It also provides funding for research and stakeholder engagement and funding to peak bodies and other stakeholder organisations

410.013

National Disability Insurance Scheme

 

Objective: To improve the wellbeing and social and economic participation of people with disability and their carers by building a National Disability Insurance Scheme that delivers care and support through an insurance approach including any associated capital investment

410.014

Early Intervention Services for Children with Disability

 

Objective: To provide access to early intervention services and support for children with disability, their parents, carers and families to help eligible children achieve their potential, including education and support for parents, carers and families; to provide information and support to parents, carers and families to help them enable eligible children with disability to achieve their potential. Includes Autism Specific Early Learning and Care Centres that provide early learning programs and specific support to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

410.015

Gender Equality for Women

 

Objective: To implement strategies in priority areas to achieve gender equality. The priority areas include reducing violence against women and supporting women affected by violence; support for trafficked people; improving economic outcomes for women; and ensuring women’s equal place in society. Includes funding for National Women’s Alliances to engage with women’s groups to ensure that women’s issues are represented in decision-making and policy outcomes, and includes communication and information designed to change violence-supportive attitudes and effectively reduce the incidence and impact of violence in Australia

410.016

Economic Development and Participation

 

Objective: To improve the capacity of citizens to participate in the economy, including through employment and community development and participation opportunities that develop skills, improve capacity, work readiness and employability in remote areas

410.017

Indigenous Housing and Infrastructure

 

Objective: To improve the quality and supply of Indigenous housing, infrastructure and essential services in remote communities. Includes funding to assist Indigenous people in remote communities to access home ownership, supports the creation of sustainable positions for Indigenous Australians across a range of municipal and essential services, and includes funding to establish student accommodation for Indigenous young people from remote areas

410.018

Native Title and Land Rights

 

Objective: To support Indigenous rights to land recognised or provided through Commonwealth land rights legislation and to facilitate the representation and assistance of native title claimants and holders in the pursuit and exercise of native title rights, including through a network of funded native title representative bodies and native title service providers

410.019

Indigenous Capability and Development

 

Objective: To provide support for individuals, families and communities to improve wellbeing, capability and governance, including through building public awareness and community support for the recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Constitution

410.020

Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory

 

Objective: To provide whole-of-government policy coordination and implement targeted measures to increase the wellbeing and safety of communities, including women, children and young people, and improve engagement and development. Includes funding to support the governance, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Stronger Futures Northern Territory initiative; to support engagement and coordination in remote Northern Territory communities; and for high priority projects that help reduce the gap, including any associated capital investment

410.021

Remote Service Delivery (RSD)

 

Objective: To support the implementation, governance monitoring and evaluation of the RSD National Partnership Agreement on Remote Service Delivery in remote Indigenous communities

410.022

Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute

 

Objective: To contribute to the research undertaken on housing and homelessness

410.023

Longitudinal Studies

 

Objective: A program of longitudinal surveys including:

 

  (a)  Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia—a survey of the effects of policy and other changes on families and household formation including labour market and education participation and retirement preparation; and

 

  (b)  Longitudinal Study of Australian Children—a survey of children and their families to establish an evidence base for future family and child policy formulation; and

 

   (c)  Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children—a survey that records the development of Indigenous children in selected sites over time and collects data on health, family roles and relationships, child care, education, service provision and community issues

410.024

Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency

 

Objective: To increase influence over Australian employers to achieve equality for women in the workplace through regulation and education on eliminating discrimination and promoting merit based opportunity

 

                       Department of Finance and Deregulation

411.001

Grants in Aid

 

Objective: To provide community and research funding, as grants in aid, to non-government organisations that undertake work in science, humanities research, public policy or the promotion of animal welfare

411.002

Electorate and Ministerial Support Costs and Parliamentary Entitlements Support Costs

 

Objective: To provide funds to support the provision of entitlements to the current Prime Minister, and to former Prime Ministers once they have left the Parliament, the Australian Political Exchange Council and related activities, and political party secretariat training

 

                       Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

412.001

Foreign Affairs and Trade Operations

 

Objectives:

 

  (a)  to protect and advance the national interest through engaging in advocacy in Australia and overseas that promotes Australia’s foreign, trade, economic, and security interests; and

 

  (b)  to promote a whole-of-government approach in pursuit of Australia’s interests abroad, including through leadership at overseas missions and coordination of the overseas diplomatic network; and

 

   (c)  to ensure the security and protect the dignity of the diplomatic and consular corps serving in Australia by delivering a quality service and upholding Australia’s obligations under the Vienna conventions; and

 

  (d)  to deliver high-quality public diplomacy, international media and cultural visit programs, which improve understanding of Australia and Australian Government foreign and trade policies

412.002

Payments to International Organisations

 

Objective: To advance Australia’s foreign, trade, economic, and security interests through membership and participation in international organisations and their various peacekeeping activities

412.003

Public Information Services and Public Diplomacy

 

Objectives:

 

  (a)  to project a positive and contemporary image of Australia and promote a clear understanding of government policies and objectives through the Department’s public diplomacy, cultural and media activities cultural and media activities and through providing an independent, creditable and reliable voice and image in the region

 

  (b)  to promote people-to-people links and a contemporary and positive image of Australia and support for the Australian Government’s international policy goals, including through grants and other support to bilateral foundations, councils and institutes

412.004

Consular Services

 

Objective: To support and assist Australian travellers and Australians overseas through high-quality consular services, including accurate and timely travel advice, practical contingency planning and rapid crisis response

 

                       AusAID

413.001

Official Development Assistance—Papua New Guinea and Pacific

 

Objective: To assist Papua New Guinea and other developing countries in the Pacific region to reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development

413.002

Official Development Assistance—East Asia

 

Objective: To assist developing countries in the East Asia region to reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development

413.003

Official Development Assistance—Africa, South and Central Asia, Middle East and Other

 

Objective: To assist developing countries in Africa, South and Central Asia and the Middle East to reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development

413.004

Official Development Assistance—Emergency, Humanitarian and Refugee Program

 

Objective: To assist developing countries to respond to emergencies and assist refugees

413.005

Official Development Assistance—United Nations, Commonwealth and Other International Organisations

 

Objective: To assist developing countries through contributions to the United Nations, Commonwealth and other international organisations

413.006

Official Development Assistance—Non-Government Organisation, Volunteer and Community Programs

 

Objective: To assist developing countries through contributions to non-government organisation, volunteer and community programs

 

                       Department of Human Services

414.001

Local Solutions Fund

 

Objective: To support social and economic participation in Local Government Areas and to provide funding to community organisations to employ and manage Community Action Leaders

414.002

Income Management Card

 

Objective: To support the delivery of income management measures, also known as the Basics Card

 

                       Department of Health and Ageing

415.001

Prevention, early detection and service improvement

 

Objectives: To fund projects aimed at reducing the incidence of chronic disease, to support the early detection and prevention of cancer through screening, and to provide funding for chronic disease management, support and palliative care services

415.002

Communicable disease control

 

Objective: To provide funding to investigate and reduce the incidence of blood-borne viruses and sexually-transmissible infections

415.003

Drug strategy

 

Objective: To reduce the harmful effects of tobacco use and fund the provision of treatment services to reduce the harm to individuals and communities from excessive alcohol consumption, and to combat illicit drug use

415.004

Regulatory policy

 

Objectives: To support the development of national food and gene technology regulatory policy, maintain and improve the therapeutic goods regulatory framework, and promote the safe and sustainable use of industrial chemicals

415.005

National Immunisation Program

 

Objectives: To provide vaccines and financial support to strengthen immunisation coverage and improve the administration of the National Immunisation Program

415.006

Public health

 

Objective: To increase the evidence base for the development of targeted health programs, improve child and youth health, and promote healthy lifestyle choices

415.007

Community pharmacy and pharmaceutical awareness

 

Objective: To provide funding to improve access to medicines and pharmacy services

415.008

Pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical services

 

Objectives: To provide funding to support effective operation of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, conduct post-market surveillance, and implement the National Medicines Policy

415.009

Targeted assistance—pharmaceuticals

 

Objective: To provide financial assistance to improve access to new and existing medicines for patients with life threatening conditions

415.010

Targeted assistance—aids and appliances

 

Objective: To provide funding for services for people with diabetes, to assist people with a stoma by providing stoma-related products, and for services to improve the quality of life for people with Epidermolysis Bullosa

415.011

Medicare services

 

Objective: To improve access to evidence-based, best-practice medical services, improve access to specialist medical services through telehealth, and improve access to clinically-relevant dental services

415.012

Targeted assistance—medical

 

Objective: To provide funding for medical assistance provided to Australians overseas, improve access to specialist medical services through the use of telehealth, and support access to necessary medical services not available through mainstream mechanisms

415.013

Diagnostic imaging services

 

Objective: To provide funding to increase access to magnetic resonance imaging, strengthen the provision of quality diagnostic radiology services, encourage more effective use of diagnostic imaging, and administer the Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation Scheme

415.014

Pathology services

 

Objective: To provide funding to ensure the quality and accessibility of pathology services and administer the Pathology Funding Agreement

415.015

Chronic disease—radiation oncology

 

Objective: To provide funding to improve access to quality radiation oncology services

415.016

Access and information

 

Objective: To provide equitable and timely access to aged care assessments and make it easier to find aged care services

415.017

Home support

 

Objective: To provide aged care services at home, match funding to care needs, and provide greater choice and control to consumers

415.018

Residential and flexible care

 

Objectives: To provide funding to aged care providers and financial assistance to aged care housing residents, to improve aged care services for older Indigenous Australians, and to provide aged care through other service models

415.019

Workforce and quality

 

Objectives: To provide funding to ensure the availability of a skilled aged care workforce, and develop programs to empower consumers and promote quality aged care

415.020

Ageing and service improvement

 

Objectives: To provide financial support for people living with dementia, to provide aged care services to meet the needs of diverse communities, to improve links to the health system, and to promote healthy and active ageing

415.021

Primary care education and training

 

Objectives: To provide funding to support quality education and training in primary health care and provide access to comprehensive, community-based health care

415.022

Primary care financing, quality and access

 

Objectives: To provide funding to establish Medicare Locals, improve access to after-hours primary health care, and improve primary health care access and infrastructure

415.023

Primary care practice incentives

 

Objectives: To provide general practice incentive payments to encourage continuing improvements, to increase quality of care, to enhance capacity, and to improve access and primary health care outcomes for patients

415.024

Rural health services

 

Objective: To provide funding for improved access to health and information services in regional, rural and remote areas and provision of rural health outreach services

415.025

Hearing services

 

Objective: To support access for eligible clients to quality hearing services and support research into hearing loss prevention and management

415.026

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

 

Objectives: To provide funding to providers to improve chronic disease prevention and detection, to improve child and maternal health, to improve service delivery and access to effective health services, and to enhance existing wellbeing, counselling, family tracing and reunion services to indigenous communities

415.027

Private health insurance

 

Objectives: To provide financial assistance to ensure the sustainability of the private health insurance rebate, to promote an affordable and sustainable private health insurance sector, to improve access to prostheses through private health insurance, to improve information for consumers, and to ensure that private health insurance covers clinically proven treatments

415.028

Chronic disease—treatment

 

Objective: To provide funding for improved detection, treatment and survival outcomes for people with cancer

415.029

e-Health implementation

 

Objective: To support the development of national eHealth infrastructure and standards, to develop systems to support a national eHealth system, and to provide eHealth services

415.030

Health information

 

Objective: To provide funding to support participation in the Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council  and  the reform of  maternity services

415.031

International policy engagement

 

Objective: To provide funding to facilitate Australia’s engagement with health ministries and institutions from other countries on global health issues

415.032

Research capacity and quality

 

Objective: To provide funding to improve research capacity, maintain effective health surveillance, monitor the use of diagnostics, therapeutics and pathology, and improve safety and quality in health care

415.033

Health infrastructure

 

Objective: To invest in the renewal and refurbishment of acute and primary care facilities, medical technology equipment, and major medical research facilities and health related projects

415.034

Mental health

 

Objectives: To provide funding to improve the mental health system, invest in more and better coordinated services for people with mental illness, and expand suicide prevention activities

415.035

Workforce and rural distribution

 

Objective: To provide funding to increase the supply of, and support for, health professionals in regional, rural and remote Australia and increase investment in medical training and education

415.036

Workforce development and innovation

 

Objectives: To provide funding to improve patient access to health professionals, including mental health nurses, and increase investment to increase the capacity, and support the professional development, of the dental workforce

415.037

Blood and organ donation services

 

Objective: To improve Australians’ access to organ and tissue transplants and support access to blood and blood products

415.038

Medical indemnity

 

Objectives: To provide funding to ensure the stability of the medical indemnity insurance industry, ensure that insurance products are affordable for doctors, and ensure availability of professional indemnity insurance for eligible midwives

415.039

Public hospitals and information

 

Objective: To provide funding to increase efficiency and capacity in public hospitals, improve access to public dental services, and increase support for health services for the Torres Strait

415.040

Health emergency planning and response

 

Objectives: To support national health emergency planning and response through the development of response plans and the maintenance of a National Medical Stockpile, to improve biosecurity, drug and chemical safety through regulation, and to develop a national strategy to minimise the risks posed by communicable diseases

415.041

Blood supply

 

Objectives: To support an efficient demand-driven blood supply system based on needs, evidence and good clinical practice, and to ensure that Australia’s blood supply is safe, secure, adequate and affordable

 

                       National Mental Health Commission

416.001

National Mental Health Commission

 

Objective: Provide expert advice to the Australian Government and cross-sectoral leadership on the policy, programs, services and systems that support mental health in Australia, including through administering the annual National Report Card on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, undertaking performance monitoring and reporting, and engaging consumers and carers

 

                       Department of Immigration and Citizenship

417.001

Assistance for former child migrants

 

Objective: To provide for family tracing support, counselling services and other assistance to former child migrants who arrived in Australia after World War II from the United Kingdom and Malta

417.002

Grants for community settlement services

 

Objective: To provide for the delivery of settlement services including assistance to new arrivals to acquire and develop the knowledge and skills to settle in Australia; assistance to new communities to grow and develop in a self-sustaining manner; and promotion of social participation and integration

417.003

Humanitarian settlement services

 

Objective: To provide intensive settlement services for Humanitarian Program clients through contracted providers

417.004

National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters Ltd—contribution

 

Objective: To provide financial support to the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI)

417.005

Supervision and welfare for unaccompanied humanitarian minors

 

Objective: To provide guardianship, monitoring and settlement support arrangements for unaccompanied humanitarian minors until they reach 18 years of age

417.006

Pacific Seasonal Worker Pilot Scheme

 

Objective: To provide grants to identified organisations to support communities participating in the Pacific Seasonal Worker Pilot Scheme to build community capacity and promote community harmony

417.007

Diversity and Social Cohesion

 

Objective: To provide grants to community organisations to build social cohesion through stronger community relations, and to priority community groups to build capacity and develop leadership skills to assist them to fully participate in Australian society

417.008

Allowances for persons granted temporary visas in the Humanitarian Program

 

Objective: To provide for a one-off cash payment to cover the living expenses of holders of humanitarian visas after their release from detention, or on their arrival in Australia, until their first Centrelink income-support payment is made

417.009

Immigration Advice and Application Assistance Scheme—onshore protection

 

Objective: To provide funding to selected migration agents to help all onshore asylum seekers in immigration detention and disadvantaged protection and other visa applicants in the community with professionally-qualified application assistance, including interpreters and being accompanied at visa interview, and for more frequent or larger general information sessions and brief face-to-face or telephone advice

417.010

Initiatives to address the situation of displaced persons to promote sustainable returns

 

Objective: To fund the development and implementation of durable solutions for displaced persons (whether through voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement) and strengthen the protection afforded to displaced populations throughout the world

417.011

International Organization for Migration—Contribution

 

Objective: To contribute towards the administrative costs for the International Organization for Migration to promote well managed migration, including managed humanitarian settlement and the reduction of irregular migration

417.012

Payments to the Australian Red Cross Society for the Asylum Seeker Assistance Scheme

 

Objective: To provide subsistence support for asylum seekers who are in financial hardship and who meet the criteria for support, consistent with Australia’s international obligations under the Refugees Convention

417.013

Refugee and humanitarian passage, associated costs and related services

 

Objective: To provide for health screening, assisted passage and related costs of people approved for entry to Australia under the refugee component of the offshore Humanitarian Program through the International Organization for Migration

417.014

Secretariat for Intergovernmental Consultations on Migration, Asylum and Refugees—membership contribution

 

Objective: To contribute toward the administrative costs of the Intergovernmental Consultations on Migration, Asylum and Refugees, which is an informal, non-decision making forum for information exchange and policy debate on issues relevant to the management of international migratory flows

417.015

Joint Commonwealth, State and Territory Research Program (for payment to the Australian Population, Multicultural and Immigration Research Program Account)

 

Objective: To provide information to assist with the formulation and assessment of migration policies by the Australian Government, State and Territory Ministers and Departments

417.016

Compliance Resolution, Community Care and Assistance

 

Objective: To manage unlawful non-citizens and holders of Bridging Visa E visas in the community to an immigration outcome through early intervention and provision of needs-based support and assistance

417.017

Onshore Detention Network—Community and Detention Services

 

Objective: To manage all unlawful citizens placed into immigration detention who did not arrive in Australia at an excised offshore place, except for illegal foreign fishers

417.018

Offshore Asylum Seeker Management—Community and Detention Services

 

Objective: To provide support, health and detention services to people in immigration detention, in both community and detention environments, and to offshore entry persons seeking asylum

417.019

Foreign Fishers—Community and Detention Services

 

Objective: To advise on, develop and provide a range of support, health and detention services in community and detention environments for illegal foreign fishers apprehended and detained in Australian territorial waters

417.020

Management and Care of Irregular Immigrants in Indonesia

 

Objective: To provide funding to the International Organization for Migration to enhance Indonesian detention and transit facilities and to improve the care and support provided to irregular migrants in Indonesia

417.021

Regional Cooperation and Capacity Building

 

Objective: To strengthen the migration and border management capabilities of governments in the Asia-Pacific region and parts of South East Asia and the Middle East by providing advice on, developing and providing a range of support and other services in respect of regional cooperation and associated activities

417.022

Returns and reintegration assistance packages

 

Objective: To facilitate returns of Irregular Maritime Arrival clients found not to be owed protection by Australia

417.023

Migration Regional Support Office

 

Objective: To assist in the establishment of a Regional Support Office to coordinate activity that may be undertaken under the auspices of the Regional Cooperation Framework, including for the management of irregular migration within the region

417.024

Combating People Smuggling—addressing irregular migration in region

 

Objective: To provide funding to enhance engagement and provide training and technical assistance to regional immigration agencies. This will assist these agencies to detect and disrupt irregular people movements throughout the region

417.025

Refugee Status Determinations for Offshore Entry Persons

 

Objective: To process refugee status applications under the Protection Obligation Determination process for offshore entry persons

417.026

Onshore Detention Network

 

Objective: To provide refurbishment projects to maintain a humane environment for persons in immigration detention

417.027

Offshore Asylum Seeker Management

 

Objective: To provide for capital works to ensure appropriate accommodation for asylum seekers and for upgrades and enhancements to essential amenities and security at existing facilities

 

                       Department of Industry, Innovation, Science, Research and Tertiary Education

418.001

Australian Business Number and Business Names Registration System

 

Objective: To increase the productivity, sustainability and growth of industry by providing a system to deliver online business information services and ongoing interactions between government and business

418.002

Enterprise Connect

 

Objective: To provide support and advice designed to improve long-term productivity, capability and competitiveness of small and medium enterprises

418.003

Buy Australian at Home and Abroad

 

Objective: To increase the productivity, sustainability and growth of industry

418.004

Cooperative Research Centres Program

 

Objective: To provide economic, environmental and social benefits by supporting research partnerships between publicly-funded researchers and end-users to address major challenges that require medium- to long-term collaborative efforts

418.005

Tasmanian Innovation and Investment Fund

 

Objective: To provide support for investment in new activities and industries that diversify the regional economy and create sustainable new jobs. This includes investing in specific regions and areas

418.006

Leveraging Australia’s Global Expat Platform

 

Objective: To provide assistance to Advance, a not-for-profit organisation that provides services to a global network of more than 24,000 expatriate Australians

418.007

Manufacturing Technology Innovation Centre

 

Objective: To support the Manufacturing Technology Innovation Centre and create networks with major manufacturers, small and medium enterprises, industry bodies and research organisations to improve business performance through utilising new technologies, business processes and technical knowledge

418.008

Australian Leather Holdings

 

Objective: To provide a loan to Howe and Company Proprietary Limited, and its parent company Howe Automotive Limited, to be fully repaid over 10 years with annual interest and principal payments

418.009

Innovation Investment Fund and Innovation Investment Follow-on Fund

 

Objective: To assist in the development of a self-sustaining Australian early-stage venture capital industry by developing fund managers with experience in the early stage venture capital industry, addressing capital and management constraints and encouraging the development of new companies which are commercialising research and development

418.010

National Enabling Technologies Strategy

 

Objective: To develop a National Enabling Technologies Strategy to set the direction for future technology development, including the uptake of biotechnology and nanotechnology products and processes across the economy and society

418.011

Small scale mammalian cell production facility

 

Objective: The provision of assistance to bridge the gap in the infrastructure of the national biotechnology manufacturing chain by assisting in the establishment of a facility to produce recombinant proteins in mammalian cells

418.012

Support for Industry Service Organisations program

 

Objective: To provide assistance to Standards Australia and the National Association of Testing Authorities to support Australian participation in international standards and conformance bodies, and ensure Australian standards and conformity assessment are in alignment with international practices

418.013

CSL

 

Objective: To support the provision of expanded research and manufacturing capacity at the CSL’s facility at Broadmeadows in Victoria

418.014

Pre-Seed Fund

 

Objective: To provide assistance to universities and public sector research agencies that facilitates the commercialisation of public sector research and development activities by further developing the management and entrepreneurial skills of public sector researchers and building links with the finance and business community

418.015

Australian Space Science Program

 

Objective: To provide assistance and support to space research, innovation and skills development

418.016

Commercialisation Australia

 

Objective: To provide support to build the capacity of, and opportunities for, Australian researchers, entrepreneurs and innovative firms to convert intellectual property into commercial ventures

418.017

Commercial Ready Program

 

Objective: To provide support to small and medium sized firms to undertake research and development, proof of concept and early stage commercialisation projects

418.018

Green Car Innovation Fund

 

Objective: To provide assistance to Australian companies for projects that enhance the research, development and commercialisation of Australian technologies that significantly reduce fuel consumption and/or greenhouse gas emissions of passenger motor vehicles

418.019

Automotive New Markets Initiative

 

Objective: To assist firms in the automotive supply chain to expand their operations into export markets and supply their products to other industries

418.020

Liquefied Petroleum Gas Vehicle Scheme

 

Objective: To provide assistance towards the cost of the conversion of a new or used petrol or diesel motor vehicle or the purchase of a new motor vehicle with a Liquefied Petroleum Gas unit fitted

418.021

Automotive Market Access

 

Objective: To increase component suppliers’ access to global supply chains through the appointment of 2 Automotive Envoys, support for Team Australia Automotive activities in North America and an expanded Austrade adviser network in key Asian markets

418.022

Automotive Industry Structural Adjustment Program

 

Objective: To assist in the consolidation of supply chains and allow the industry to achieve greater scale and retain core capabilities through structural adjustment support which assists firms with legal, relocation and other merger costs and by providing labour market adjustment support by helping with employment services

418.023

Automotive Supply Chain Development Program

 

Objective: To assist the automotive components sector to further develop its capabilities and better integrate into local and global supply chains, and to enhance the industry’s domestic and international competitive advantage by improving the operational performance of individual firms and the sector as a whole

418.024

Clean Business Australia—Retooling for Climate Change

 

Objective: To assist small and medium sized Australian manufacturers to reduce their environmental footprint through projects that improve the energy and/or water efficiency of their production processes

418.025

Clean Business Australia—Green Building Fund

 

Objective: To provide support to retro-fit and retro-commission existing commercial buildings to reduce the impact of Australia’s built environment on greenhouse gas emissions

418.026

Clean Business Australia—Climate Ready Program

 

Objective: To support research and development, proof-of-concept and early-stage commercialisation activities that develop solutions to climate change challenges

418.027

Clean Technology Investment—Food and Foundries Program

 

Objective: To assist manufacturing industries to transition to a low-carbon economy by supporting the adoption and deployment of technologies to improve energy and carbon efficiency at manufacturing facilities in the food and beverage processing and metal forging and foundry industries

418.028

Clean Technology Investment

 

Objective: To assist manufacturing industries transition to a low-carbon economy by supporting the adoption and deployment of technologies to improve energy and carbon efficiency at manufacturing facilities

418.029

Clean Technology Innovation Program

 

Objective: To support business investment in low-emissions research and development in the areas of renewable energy, low-emissions technology and energy efficiency

418.030

Enhanced and amalgamated mediation services for the Franchising Code of Conduct, the Horticultural Code of Conduct, the Oilcode and the Produce and Grocery Industry Code of Conduct

 

Objective: To increase the productivity, sustainability and growth of industry by enhancing and amalgamating the mediation services for the Franchising Code of Conduct, the Horticultural Code of Conduct, the Oilcode and the Produce and Grocery Industry Code of Conduct

418.031

Food Industry Policy

 

Objective: To support the increased productivity, sustainability and growth of the food industry

418.032

Illawarra Region Innovation and Investment Fund

 

Objective: To provide support for investment in new activities and industries that diversifies the economy of the Illawarra region of New South Wales and creates sustainable new jobs

418.033

Small Business Support Line

 

Objective: To provide advice to small businesses on issues such as: obtaining finance; cash flow management; retail leasing; personal stress and hardship counselling; and promotion and marketing

418.034

Small Business Advisory Services

 

Objective: To provide assistance to small businesses to improve sustainability, productivity and growth through providing access to low-cost business advisory services and activities to enhance business management skills

418.035

Australian Small Business Commissioner

 

Objective: To fund a Australian Small Business Commissioner to provide advocacy and representation for small business interests and concerns to the Australian Government

418.036

South-East South Australian Innovation and Investment Fund

 

Objective: To create new sustainable jobs and opportunities for the south-east region of South Australia with a focus on manufacturing and manufacturing services

418.037

Textile Clothing and Footwear—Strategic Capability Program

 

Objective: To provide assistance to the textile, clothing and footwear industries to build innovative capability at the enterprise and workplace level, and increase the productivity, sustainability and growth of the industry

418.038

Textile Clothing and Footwear—Structural Adjustment Program

 

Objective: To support further textile, clothing and footwear industry consolidation and labour market adjustment through labour adjustment assistance through the Job Network and through a Restructuring Initiative Grant Scheme

418.039

Support to Industry and Innovation

 

Objective: To improve the growth, performance and competitiveness of business

418.040

Australia-China Science and Research Fund

 

Objective: To increase collaboration between Australian and Chinese scientists by providing support for building bilateral research relationships, linking research institutions and supporting collaborative research activities

418.041

Collaborative Research Network program

 

Objective: To provide assistance to less research intensive regional higher education institutions to develop improved research capability by teaming up with other institutions with established research expertise

418.042

Science for Australia’s Future—Inspiring Australia

 

Objective: To support the implementation of a national strategy for science engagement that will enhance the level of societal understanding and engagement with science

418.043

Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope—supporting the Australia-New Zealand bid

 

Objective: To support the promotion and diplomatic efforts, development of a site proposal and negotiation with stakeholders for the Australia-New Zealand bid to host the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope

418.044

Commonwealth-Australian National University Strategic Relationship

 

Objective: To establish and maintain the Australian National Institute for Public Policy on the Australian National University campus

418.045

International Education and Training

 

Objective: To assist Australian researchers from both the public and private sectors to participate in leading-edge scientific research projects and workshops with Indian scientists, and to support the development of strategic alliances between Australian and Indian researchers

418.046

Learned Academies

 

Objective: To foster an understanding of, or to promote research and scholarship in, science, social science and the humanities in Australia

418.047

Super Science—Future Industries

 

Objective: To provide support to a range of projects that will strengthen Australia’s research infrastructure and research capacity in future technologies (nanotechnology and life sciences)

418.048

Super Science—Space and Astronomy

 

Objective: To provide support to a range of projects that will strengthen Australia’s research infrastructure and research capacity in space and astronomy

418.049

European Molecular Biology Laboratory partner facility

 

Objective: To support the establishment and development of a European Molecular Biology Laboratory facility on the campus of Monash University in Victoria and facilitate the collaboration with molecular biology research world leaders

418.050

Support to Science and Research

 

Objective: To increase production, use and awareness of science and research knowledge

418.051

Higher Education Special Projects

 

Objective: To provide support for Australia’s higher education sector, through initiatives that support higher education institutions and students

418.052

Indigenous Education Advisory Council

 

Objective: To support the provision of policy advice on higher education, research and research training issues in relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander higher education students and staff

418.053

My University Website

 

Objective: To support the move to a student centred higher education system, improving transparency and informed choice

418.054

Australian Apprenticeship Centres

 

Objective: To support apprentices through information and assistance to employers, apprentices, and other interested people, through marketing and promotion, and through administering incentive payments to employers and allowances to apprentices

418.055

Australian Apprenticeships Information Management System—establishment

 

Objective: To provide a streamlined electronic system for registering training contracts and processing payments

418.056

Australian Apprenticeships Workforce Skills Development

 

Objective: To support the enhancement of skills development in the Australian workforce

418.057

Australian Government Skills Connect—Investing in Experience (Skills, Recognition and Training)

 

Objective: To support the recognition of qualifications for mature-age workers who have relevant skills but no formal qualification

418.058

Australian Government Skills Connect—Workplace English Language and Literacy

 

Objective: To support workers with low literacy levels to continue to progress in their employment and participate effectively in further training

418.059

Australian Government Skills Connect—National Workforce Development Fund

 

Objective: To support training for job seekers and existing workers in areas of current and future skills need

418.060

Australian Government Skills Connect—Australian Apprenticeships Mentoring

 

Objective: To provide support to apprentice candidates in choosing the right trade and providing targeted mentoring and assistance that will help them successfully progress through their apprenticeship

418.061

Australian Government Skills Connect—Accelerated Australian Apprenticeships

 

Objective: To support Australian apprentices to progress through their training as they demonstrate the required competencies, rather than on a time-served basis, helping business and industry to get the qualified tradespeople needed as soon as possible

418.062

Critical Skills Investment Fund

 

Objective: To undertake projects to provide training and employment opportunities in critical industry sectors

418.063

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

 

Objective: To improve job seekers language, literacy or numeracy to enable them to secure sustainable employment or participate in further training and education

418.064

National Centre for Vocational Education Research

 

Objective: To support the collection, analysis, publication and dissemination of research and statistics on vocational education and training

418.065

National Foundation Skills Strategy

 

Objective: To bring a national focus to improving the foundation skills of Australian adults and to provide a framework for Australian, State and Territory government action

418.066

National Training Programs

 

Objective: To assist the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector through support for industry, group training organisations to assist Australian Apprenticeship outcomes, the achievement of agreed objectives as they relate to equity, and the development of the VET system

418.067

Support for Australian Apprenticeships

 

Objective: To provide support services for apprentices and employers

418.068

The Right Trade for You

 

Objective: To provide support services for apprentices in choosing the right trade for them

418.069

Australian Apprenticeship Access

 

Objective: To assist vulnerable job seekers by providing nationally recognised pre-vocational training linked to an apprenticeship pathway, training in basic work and life skills, pastoral care, advocacy, intensive job search and post-placement support

418.070

Australian Skills Centres of Excellence

 

Objective: To support innovative production processes and teaching and learning methods in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector

418.071

Productive Ageing Through Community Education

 

Objective: To support adult education providers and community organisations to expand the delivery of educational and training courses tailored to the needs of senior Australians

418.072

VET FEE-HELP Assistance Scheme

 

Objective: To support income contingent loans for Vocational Education and Training (VET) students

418.073

Apprentice to business owner—business skills and mentoring program

 

Objective: To provide business skills training and mentoring support for individuals who are seeking to establish a business within 2 years of completing a trade-related apprenticeship

418.074

Assessment Subsidy for Overseas-Trained Professionals

 

Objective: To support eligible overseas-trained professionals to obtain recognition of their professional qualifications for the purposes of registration and/or employment in Australia

418.075

Education Services for Overseas Students Assurance Fund

 

Objective: To protect the interests of people coming to Australia on student visas, by providing tuition and financial assurance and by ensuring a nationally-consistent approach to provider registration

418.076

International Education and Training

 

Objectives: To develop and strengthen the sustainable development of Australia’s international education and training engagement and to develop and strengthen regional international links

418.077

Support to the Tertiary Education and Vocational Education Training sectors

 

Objective: To support national growth in skills, qualifications productivity and social inclusion

 

                       Department of Infrastructure and Transport

419.001

Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme

 

Objective: To provide financial assistance in respect of the cost of moving non-bulk freight by sea between Tasmania and the Australian mainland, or the main island of Tasmania and King Island or islands of the Furneaux Group

419.002

Tasmanian Wheat Freight Scheme

 

Objective: To provide financial assistance in respect of the cost of moving bulk wheat by sea between the Australian mainland and Tasmania

419.003

Bass Strait Passenger Vehicle Equalisation Scheme

 

Objective: To provide financial assistance in respect of the cost of transportation by sea of passenger vehicles between the Australian mainland and Tasmania

419.004

keys2drive

 

Objective: To enable the provision to learner drivers and their mentors of educational materials and assistance, including professional guidance from accredited instructors

419.005

Seat Belts on Regional School Buses

 

Objective: To provide financial assistance to enable school bus operators in regional and rural areas to equip their buses with seat belts

419.006

Strengthening Aviation Security—optimal technologies at international gateway airports

 

Objective: To strengthen Australia’s aviation security regime against threats by providing financial assistance to enable the acquisition of optimal screening technologies at international passenger screening points at international gateway airports

419.007

Strengthening Aviation Security—regional and domestic aviation security

 

Objective: To strengthen Australia’s aviation security regime against threats by providing financial assistance to enable the introduction of security measures at regional and domestic airports

419.008

Remote Air Services Subsidy Scheme

 

Objective: To provide financial assistance to ensure the availability to remote communities of a regular air service for the carriage of passengers and essential freight

419.009

Remote Aerodrome Inspection Program

 

Objective: To provide remote Indigenous communities with annual aerodrome inspections and related services to assist those communities to meet their aviation safety obligations

419.010

Remote Aviation Infrastructure Fund

 

Objective: To provide financial assistance to enable aviation safety upgrade works at aerodromes that service remote Indigenous communities

419.011

Remote Aerodrome Safety Program

 

Objective: To provide financial assistance to enable aviation safety upgrades to be undertaken at remote aerodromes

419.012

Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program

 

Objective: To provide financial assistance to improve the safety of airstrips in remote and isolated communities in Australia

419.013

Payment Scheme for Airservices Australia’s en route charges

 

Objective: To provide financial assistance to certain air service operators in respect of the cost of en route charges imposed by Airservices Australia

419.014

Sustainable Australia—Liveable Cities

 

Objective: To provide financial assistance to support initiatives to improve the quality of life in capital cities and major regional cities

419.015

Regional Infrastructure Fund

 

Objective: To provide financial assistance to:

 

  (a)  support initiatives to address urgent infrastructure needs; and

 

  (b)  support the mining industry; and

 

   (c)  boost export capacity; and

 

  (d)  develop and grow regional economies

419.016

Jobs Fund—Infrastructure Employment Projects

 

Objective: To provide financial assistance to support initiatives and projects which support and create employment and skills, build community infrastructure or build social capital in communities

419.017

Cloncurry Community Precinct

 

Objective: To provide financial assistance to enable the construction of a community centre at Cloncurry

419.018

Nation Building Plan for the Future Program

 

Objective: To provide financial assistance to enable the construction and implementation of nationally significant infrastructure projects

419.019

Implementation of noise amelioration for Adelaide Airport

 

Objective: To provide financial assistance to persons affected by aircraft noise in areas around Adelaide Airport, primarily through the provision of building insulation

419.020

Implementation of noise amelioration for Sydney Airport

 

Objective: To provide financial assistance to persons affected by aircraft noise in areas around Sydney Airport, primarily through the provision of building insulation

 

                       Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

420.001

Domestic Policy

 

Objective: To provide funding to support volunteering and to contribute to the achievement of the National Compact with not-for-profit organisations

420.002

National Security & International Policy

 

Objective: To provide funding to the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney for a three-year study entitled ‘21st Century Australia-United States Alliance’

 

                       Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport

421.001

Regional Development

 

Objective: Regionally-focused stakeholder consultation and engagement, research, policy development, and program delivery activities to strengthen the sustainability, capacity and diversity of regional economies

421.002

Local Government

 

Objective: To build capacity in local government and provide local and community infrastructure

421.003

Services to Territories

 

Objective: To provide services for and in non-self governing Territories

421.004

Arts and Cultural Development

 

Objective: To support excellence in the arts and culture, support indigenous arts, cultures and languages, develop and promote access to cultural activities, support Australian creative industries, and protect Australia's movable cultural heritage

421.005

Sport and Recreation

 

Objective: To increase participation in physical and active recreation activities and excellence in high-performance athletes, including investment in sport infrastructure and events, research and international cooperation

 

                       National Capital Authority

422.001

National Capital Functions

 

Objectives: To realise the promise of the city plan and the ideals of the founders, to foster Canberra as the National Capital, and to develop the special character of the National Capital

422.002

National Capital Estate

 

Objectives: To develop and renew the special character of the National Capital Estate, and to mitigate risk associated with management of the National Capital estate

 

                       Old Parliament House

423.001

Old Parliament House Functions

 

Objectives: To manage the heritage values of Old Parliament House, develop and manage the agency’s collections, and increase access, engagement and participation through on site, online and outreach programs

 

                       Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism

424.001

Ethanol Production Grants Program

 

Objective: To support production and deployment of ethanol as an alternative transport fuel in Australia

424.002

Radioactive Waste Management Program

 

Maralinga Maintenance Program

 

Rum Jungle Program

 

Objective: To implement solutions for radioactive waste management and storage for Australia and meet maintenance, environmental and rehabilitation objectives in relation to the Rum Jungle and Maralinga sites

424.003

Smart Grid, Smart City Program

 

Connecting Renewables to the Grid Program

 

Objective: To support the adoption of new technologies within the energy system

424.004

Asia Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate Program

 

Australian Centre for Renewable Energy Program

 

Australian Solar Institute Program

 

Solar Flagships Program

 

Low Emission Technology Demonstration Fund Program

 

Carbon Capture and Storage Flagships Program

 

Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute Program

 

National Low Emissions Coal Initiative Program

 

National CO2 Infrastructure Plan Program

 

Objective: To support the development and implementation of low emission technologies in Australia and in partnership with industry and other countries, including activities to enable industry to transition to lower carbon energy sources

424.005

Coal Sector Jobs Package Program

 

Coal Mining Abatement Technology Support Package Program

 

Contracts for Closure Program

 

Objective: To provide targeted transitional assistance to emissions intensive coal mines and develop methane abatement technologies to ensure the long-term viability of the coal industry, and to provide funding to close emissions intensive generations capacity subject to negotiation with eligible generators

424.006

TQUAL Grants Program

 

National Tourism Accreditation Framework—Establishment Program

 

Tourism Industry Regional Development Program

 

Objective: To assist the tourism industry to develop and deliver quality tourism products and services

424.007

Asia Marketing Fund Program

 

Objective: To support demand-side activity in the tourism sector

 

                       Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities

425.001

Sustainable Management of Natural Resources and the Environment

 

Objective: To develop and implement a national approach to protecting and managing biodiversity and natural resources, including through programs to build resilience in marine, aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems

425.002

Environmental Information and Research

 

Objectives: To improve Australia’s capacity to deliver environmental research and information (including enhancing taxonomy), and to pursue a permanent end to all forms of commercial whaling

425.003

Carbon Pollution Reduction—Land Sector Initiatives

 

Objectives: To improve the resilience of Australia’s landscape to climate change, enhance the environmental outcomes of Carbon Farming Initiative projects, and assist landholders to protect carbon and biodiversity values of their land

425.004

Management of Hazardous Wastes, Substances and Pollutants

 

Objective: To improve the quality of the environment and reduce pollution through national frameworks, standards, regulation and monitoring of wastes, hazardous substances, air pollutants, ozone-depleting substances and synthetic greenhouse gases

425.005

Sustainable Communities—Suburban Jobs

 

Objective: To assist State and local governments to plan for and provide enduring employment opportunities in the growing outer suburbs of our major capital cities

425.006

Antarctica: Science, Policy and Presence

 

Objective: To advance Australia’s strategic, scientific, environmental and economic interests in the Antarctic through the Australian Antarctic Science Grants program

425.007

Water Reform

 

Objectives: To support government and non-government partners to promote adaptation to climate change, wise water use, secure water supplies, and to improve the health of rivers, waterways and freshwater ecosystems

425.008

Sustainable Rural Water Use and Infrastructure Program

 

Objectives: To assist farmers to make better use of water by upgrading their irrigation infrastructure and to assist communities to address the impact of climate change by securing their long-term water supplies

425.009

Water Smart Australia

 

Objectives: To accelerate the development and uptake of smart technologies and practices in water use across Australia and to advance the implementation of the National Water Initiative

425.010

National Urban Water and Desalination Plan

 

Objective: To provide funding for desalination, water recycling and stormwater harvesting projects in Australian cities

425.011

National Water Security Plan for Cities and Towns

 

Objective: To work with governments and local authorities to minimise water loss, invest in more efficient water infrastructure, refurbish older pipes and water systems, and fund practical projects to save water

425.012

Commonwealth Contribution under the Murray Darling Basin Agreement

 

Objective: To deliver governance and operational reforms for the integrated management of water resources in the Murray-Darling Basin

425.013

Restoring the Balance in the Basin

 

Objectives: To provide an opportunity for eligible irrigators who wish to sell their water entitlements to the Australian Government with the chance to do so, while minimising the effect of water trade on shared irrigation delivery networks

425.014

Science-Based Framework for Coal Seam Gas and Coal Mining Impacts on Water

 

Objectives: To improve community confidence in decision making of the impacts of coal seam gas and coal mining developments on water resources

425.015

Conservation of Australia’s Heritage and Environment

 

Objective: To conserve natural, Indigenous and historic heritage, threatened species and ecological communities, and internationally-traded flora and fauna and related biodiversity consistent with the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act and international obligations

425.016

Remediation of land affected by the Tiwi Islands Plantation project

 

Objectives: To contribute to the implementation of a Rehabilitation Management Plan by the Tiwi Island Council on land affected by the Tiwi Islands Plantation project in the Northern Territory

425.017

Sustainable Australia—Sustainable Regional Development

 

Objectives: To support the development of sustainability plans for regional and coastal high-growth centres by State and local governments

425.018

Commonwealth Environmental Water

 

Objective: To protect and restore environmental water assets through the management and use of Commonwealth environmental water

 

                       Department of the Treasury

426.001

Support for Markets and Business

 

Objective: To provide grant funding to the Centre for International Finance and Regulation and to make payments in respect to insurance claims arising from the residual Housing Loans Insurance Company Limited portfolio

426.002

Department of the Treasury

 

Objective: To provide grant funding to monitor and assess economic conditions and prospects, to enhance macroeconomic policy and related research, and to ensure well-functioning markets

426.003

Payments to International Financial Institutions

 

Objective: To provide payments to international financial institutions to facilitate the achievement of government objectives in international forums

 

                       Australian Taxation Office

427.001

Australian Taxation Office

 

Objective: To make payments to OECD Tax Administration initiatives and the Legal Institute, and to encourage community participation in the tax system through sponsorship and mentoring arrangements

 

                       Department of Defence

428.001

Support for Defence personnel, their families and local communities

 

Objective: To support Australian Defence Force personnel and their families, including through family support groups, information services, services to support children, services to support defence spouses, educational assistance and other activities to support local communities

428.002

Locations of significance for the Australian Defence Force

 

Objective: To enable and continue recognition of Australian Defence Force actions overseas, including through payments to support groups for local communities

428.003

Indigenous Australians and the Australian Defence Force

 

Objective: To recognise the contribution of Indigenous Australians and Torres Strait Islanders to the Australian Defence Force through payments for research and other purposes

428.004

Defence research and policy

 

Objective: To research, record and support the Australian Defence Force through assistance for research, studies and independent policy work in military, justice, diplomacy, strategic defence policy, national security and related fields. This includes the commissioning of research, exchange programs, funding research positions and scholarships, fostering future leaders, related study and promoting academic work

 

                       Defence Materiel Organisation

429.001

Training for defence industry and businesses that serve the defence industry

 

Objective: To support skilling Australian defence industry employers and employees through payments for commercially provided training, on the job training, and university/vocational education and training opportunities in disciplines relevant to defence industry capacity

429.002

Defence apprenticeships

 

Objective: To support apprenticeships in key areas and provide adequate supervision of apprentices working in defence industry

429.003

Key defence capabilities

 

Objective: To ensure maintenance of key capabilities within defence industry including funding positions and strategic business activities

 

                       Department of Veterans’ Affairs

430.001

Repayments of maintenance deductions

 

Objective: To provide for the discharge of legal obligations in regards of the probate of deceased veterans’ estates where that veteran had the Department act on their behalf to deduct amounts from their payments to ensure their maintenance in an institution

430.002

Payments to Ex-Service Organisations (BEST & TIP)

 

Objective: To deliver assistance to the Ex-Service Organisations (ESO) community through Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST) grants and funding the Training and Information Program (TIP)

430.003

Veterans’ Access to Community Information

 

Objective: To support agencies that provide information services to veterans in regional Australia

430.004

Grants-In-Aid

 

Objective: To assist national Ex-Service Organisations (ESOs) with administration costs on DVA associated business undertaken on behalf of the veteran community

430.005

Community Care Grants

 

Objective: To assist eligible organisations to develop projects for the veteran community that support a healthy quality lifestyle, reduce social isolation and provide access to community services

430.006

Joint Venture Grants

 

Objective: To provide funding to assist in the support of activities and services that sustain and/or enhance the health and well-being of veterans and their carers

430.007

Joint Venture Day Clubs

 

Objective: To contribute to Day Clubs that provide social and recreational activities for veterans, their spouses, war widows/widowers and any other members of the community

430.008

Joint Venture Home Maintenance

 

Objective: To contribute to the Veterans’ Home Maintenance Line (VHML), a toll-free telephone service that provides advice on general property maintenance matters and referral to local reliable and efficient tradespeople

430.009

Counselling support and children’s assistance

 

Objective: To provide a wide range of mental and allied health care services, including counselling and referral services for veterans, their families and children

430.010

Health and medical research

 

Objective: To contribute funding for research into mental and health care issues specific to veterans, war widows and widowers, serving members, former Defence Force members and their families

430.011

Veterans’ commemorative activities

 

Objective: To provide for the acknowledgement and commemoration of the service and sacrifice of the men and women who served Australia and its allies in wars, conflicts and peace operations

430.012

Gallipoli-related activities

 

Objective: To coordinate and manage the delivery of annual commemorative and related activities at Gallipoli

430.013

War Graves Care and Maintenance

 

Objective: To provide for the acknowledgement and commemoration of the service and sacrifice of the men and women who served Australia and its allies in wars, conflicts and peace operations

430.014

Office of Australian War Graves—refurbishment, reconstruction and relations

 

Objective: To provide for the acknowledgement and commemoration of the service and sacrifice of the men and women who served Australia and its allies in wars, conflicts and peace operations

430.015

Veterans’ Children Education Scheme

 

Objective: To provide support to eligible students to assist with their education needs

430.016

Compensation and legal expenses

 

Objective: To assist in funding legal services to support the delivery of the Department’s programs

430.017

F111 Payments

 

Objective: To provide payments to eligible De-seal re-seal participants

 


 

 

[Minister’s second reading speech made in—

House of Representatives on 26 June 2012

Senate on 27 June 2012]

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