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Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997

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SR 1997 No. 328 Regulations as amended, taking into account amendments up to Financial Management and Accountability Amendment (Public Governance) Regulation 2014
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Administered by: Finance
Registered 11 Jul 2014
Start Date 01 Jul 2014
End Date 03 Nov 2014

Description: Commonwealth Coat of Arms

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997

Statutory Rules No. 328, 1997 as amended

made under the

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Act 1997

Compilation start date:                    1 July 2014

Includes amendments up to:           SLI No. 107, 2014

About this compilation

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997 as in force on 1 July 2014. It includes any commenced amendment affecting the legislation to that date.

This compilation was prepared on 10 July 2014.

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of each amended provision.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not reflected in the text of the compiled law but the text of the amendments is included in the endnotes.

Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments

If the operation of a provision or amendment is affected by an application, saving or transitional provision that is not included in this compilation, details are included in the endnotes.

Modifications

If a provision of the compiled law is affected by a modification that is in force, details are included in the endnotes.

Provisions ceasing to have effect

If a provision of the compiled law has expired or otherwise ceased to have effect in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.

  

  

  


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                             1

1............ Name of regulations............................................................................ 1

2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1

3............ Definitions.......................................................................................... 1

Part 2—Supplementary powers to make commitments to spend money and be involved in companies etc.                                                                                                                                        2

16.......... Arrangements and programs (Act s 32B)........................................... 2

22AB.... Supplementary powers to form companies etc. (Act s39B)................ 3

Part 3—Transitional and application provisions                                                4

23.......... Definitions.......................................................................................... 4

24.......... Commonwealth procurement and Guidelines...................................... 4

25.......... Disposal of property found on Commonwealth premises................... 4

26.......... Transferring leave entitlements............................................................ 4

Schedule 1AA—Arrangements, grants and programs          6

Part 1—Arrangements under which public money is, or may become, payable by the Commonwealth                                                                                                                                        6

Part 2—Grants of financial assistance to a State or Territory                   7

Part 3—Grants of financial assistance to persons other than a State or Territory           8

Part 4—Programs                                                                                                                10

Schedule 1AB—Arrangements, grants and programs         78

Part 1—Arrangements under which public money is, or may become, payable by the Commonwealth                                                                                                                                      78

Part 2—Grants of financial assistance to a State or Territory                 79

Part 3—Grants of financial assistance to persons other than a State or Territory           80

Part 4—Programs                                                                                                                81

Schedule 1B—Companies and objects or proposed activities             115

Endnotes                                                                                                                                  119

Endnote 1—About the endnotes                                                                          119

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key                                                                              121

Endnote 3—Legislation history                                                                           122

Endnote 4—Amendment history                                                                         133

Endnote 5—Uncommenced amendments [none]                                        142

Endnote 6—Modifications [none]                                                                       142

Endnote 7—Misdescribed amendments [none]                                           142

Endnote 8—Miscellaneous [none]                                                                      142


Part 1Preliminary

  

1  Name of regulations

                   These regulations are the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997.

2  Commencement

                   These regulations commence on the same day as the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.

3  Definitions

                   In these regulations:

Act means the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Act 1997.

Part 2Supplementary powers to make commitments to spend money and be involved in companies 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 relevant money or other CRF 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.

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

                     (a)  Part 1 of Schedule 1AB specifies:

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

                             (ii)  classes of arrangements; and

                     (b)  Part 2 of Schedule 1AB specifies:

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

                             (ii)  classes of grants; and

                     (c)  Part 3 of Schedule 1AB 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 1AB specifies programs.

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

22AB  Supplementary powers to form companies etc. (Act s39B)

             (1)  For subparagraphs 39B(1)(b)(i) and (2)(b)(i) of the Act, each item of Schedule 1B specifies a company.

             (2)  For subparagraphs 39B(1)(b)(ii) and (2)(b)(ii) of the Act, each item of Schedule 1B specifies objects or proposed activities of the company specified in the item.

Part 3Transitional and application provisions

  

23  Definitions

                   In this Part:

amending regulation means the Financial Management and Accountability Amendment (Public Governance) Regulation 2014.

commencement time means the time when the Financial Management and Accountability Amendment (Public Governance) Regulation 2014 commences.

24  Commonwealth procurement and Guidelines

                   Despite the repeal of regulations 7, 7A, 7B and 16A (which deal with Commonwealth procurement, and guidelines for Commonwealth grants, cleaning services and fraud) of these Regulations by the amending regulation, regulations 7, 7A, 7B and 16A, and any guidelines that are in force for the purposes of those regulations immediately before the commencement time, continue to apply after that time in relation to any process that is begun before that time.

25  Disposal of property found on Commonwealth premises

                   Despite the repeal of regulation 23 (which deals with the disposal of property found on Commonwealth premises) of these Regulations by the amending regulation, regulation 23 continues to apply after the commencement time in relation to property found, or disposals that occur, before that time.

26  Transferring leave entitlements

                   Despite the repeal of Part 11 (which deals with transferring leave entitlements when employees move between Agencies etc.) of these Regulations by the amending regulation, that Part continues to apply after the commencement time in relation to moves that occur before the commencement time.


Schedule 1AAArrangements, grants and programs

(regulation 16)

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

Note:          This Part is reserved for future use.

Part 2Grants of financial assistance to a State or Territory

Note:          This Part is reserved for future use.

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

 

 

                       Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

303.001

Grant to Australian Industry Group under the International Trade Remedies Adviser Project Funding Agreement to employ and support an adviser to facilitate small and medium enterprises to access, and increase their awareness and understanding of, Australia’s anti‑dumping and countervailing system

 

                       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

324.001

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 4Programs

 

 

                       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 assist the regional food industry to improve productivity and profitability through innovation in processing and value‑adding

 

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 Animal Exports—Business Assistance Improved Supply Chain and Official Development Assistance

 

 

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

 

401.018

Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

 

 

Objective: To encourage science, innovation and technology in rural industries and help to advance the careers of young scientists through national recognition of their research ideas

 

401.019

The Australian Pest Animal Research Program

 

 

Objectives: To support applied research and extension projects that develop and promote improved integrated approaches for managing the impacts of pest animals (of national significance to agriculture but with benefits also flowing to the environment). The program also undertakes analyses to help prioritise Australian Government investment in pest animal management

 

401.020

Plant Biosecurity and Response Reform

 

 

Objective: To continue to reform Australia’s biosecurity system to integrate biosecurity activities, scientific capabilities and analysis across the biosecurity continuum, and to strengthen partnerships between all governments in Australia and other countries, industry and the broader community, in line with government priorities and the Intergovernmental Agreement on Biosecurity

 

401.021

Australian wine industry—support

 

 

Objective: To support the Australian wine industry in relation to the sales and profitability of the industry

 

401.022

Australian Collaborative Land Use and Management Program (ACLUMP)

 

 

Objective: To promote and support the development of nationally consistent land use and land management practices information for Australia

 

401.023

National Biosecurity Committee (NBC) small project fund

 

 

Objective: To provide support for projects that assist in progressing key NBC priorities or national biosecurity policy issues

 

401.024

Asian Food Markets Research Fund

 

 

Objective: To fund research and development to assist Australian industry to benefit from international and export market opportunities, and increase Australia’s international trade competitiveness

 

401.025

Leveraging Australia’s Brand for Food

 

 

Objective: To improve Australia’s export opportunities and international trade competitiveness, including by developing and implementing international marketing and promotional strategies for the Australian food industry

 

401.026

Food in the National Curriculum

 

 

Objective: To improve education of students in the areas of agriculture and food by developing and promulgating teaching resources for the National Curriculum, and facilitating collaboration between teachers, including through the use of electronic communication services

 

401.027

Community Food Initiatives

 

 

Objective: To support not‑for‑profit community food initiatives, including community gardens and city farms, in order to encourage healthier food choices, improve mental health and wellbeing in communities, and to build social networks, community coherence and community resilience

 

401.028

Support for the Forest Industry

 

 

Objective: To foster and enable productive, profitable, internationally competitive and sustainable Australian forest and forest product industries, including in connection with interstate or overseas trade, Australia’s international obligations, or otherwise for the benefit of the nation

 

401.029

Farm Finance—Loans

 

 

Objective: To provide grants of financial assistance to a State or the Northern Territory for the purposes of establishing and funding a scheme by which loans are provided to eligible farm businesses

 

401.030

Caring for our Country—Sustainable Agriculture stream

 

 

Objective: To support sustainable agriculture

 

 

                       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

 

402.027A

Disaster recovery assistance as required

 

 

Objective: To provide assistance to individuals affected by disasters

 

402.028

Assistance—Disaster Income Recovery Subsidy

 

 

Objective: To provide payments to individuals who have experienced a loss of income as a direct result of a natural disaster

 

402.029

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

 

 

Objectives:

(a) to provide funding for legal costs and disbursements for witnesses called, or given leave to appear, at a hearing for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse; and

(b) to provide funding for the provision of legal advice services to people engaging with the Royal Commission

 

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

 

405.012

Digital Productivity—Development and Use of Industry Specific eKITs with Industry Peak Bodies

 

 

Objective: To develop and promote the use of tailored “how‑to” guides to assist businesses to build skills and knowledge to engage in the digital economy and take advantage of National Broadband Network opportunities Australia‑wide

 

405.013

Digital Productivity—Digital Careers program with National ICT Australia (NICTA)

 

 

Objective: To foster and promote broadband and information communications technology skills, education and careers and improve the number and quality of ICT graduates Australia‑wide

 

405.014

Digital Productivity—NBN Demonstrators—includes projects with major national research organisations and major performing arts organisation

 

 

Objective: To develop new digital economy business models for major performing arts organisations, and online education centres by establishing internet portals to provide 3D learning experiences for students

 

405.015

Digital Productivity—Telehealth trial with Townsville Mackay Medicare Local

 

 

Objective: To assess the benefits and costs of a National Broadband Network‑enabled telehealth service to the home and develop a delivery model with a view to being adopted Australia‑wide

 

 

                       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 assist Child Care Services to provide support, promote and improve access to quality child care and early learning for children, families and communities;  promote and maintain high quality care and inclusion for all children; and to 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 work participation—assistance

 

 

Objective: To assist, directly or indirectly, job seekers, aged 45 years and over, to re‑enter and/or remain in 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

 

407.068

ABSTUDY

 

 

Objective: To provide support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and Australian apprentices to improve access to and participation in secondary and tertiary education and training

 

407.069

Assistance for Isolated Children Scheme

 

 

Objective: To provide financial allowances to help families of primary, secondary, and certain tertiary students with the educational costs incurred due to being geographically isolated

 

407.070

Wage Assistance for Cyclone Yasi

 

 

Objective: To provide wage assistance to employers to assist with the viability of businesses in the local communities affected by Cyclone Yasi

 

407.071

Centre for Workplace Leadership Fund

 

 

Objective: To establish the Centre for Workplace Leadership to boost productivity and the quality of jobs by improving leadership and management practices in Australian workplaces

 

407.072

Early Childhood Development Population Measure

 

 

Objective: To collect, compile, analyse and disseminate statistics and related information about early childhood development, and to raise public awareness of the Measure

 

407.073

Priority Employment Area Initiative

 

 

Objective: To support employment and prevent unemployment in priority areas of social and economic disadvantage, including through the provision of Local Employment Coordinators and Jobs and Skills Expos, and the funding of projects and activities to achieve this objective

 

407.074

Parliament and Civics Education Rebate

 

 

Objective: To provide benefits to students in the form of a travel subsidy, paid to schools on a per student basis, for those students to undertake excursions to visit national institutions in Canberra

 

407.075

Creative Young Stars

 

 

Objective: To encourage, support and celebrate creative, cultural, academic and community achievement by students and young people throughout Australia, including by providing benefits to students in the form of financial assistance to individual students and groups of students

 

407.076

Education services and compliance activities

 

 

Objective: To educate employers, employees, employee and employer organisations and contractors about the national workplace relations system, and to encourage compliance with workplace relations laws of the Commonwealth (for example, the Fair Work Act 2009)

 

407.077

Labour Mobility and Relocation Assistance Initiative

 

 

Objective: To provide benefits to unemployed persons in the form of financial assistance for such persons to relocate to take up employment or an apprenticeship

 

407.078

Philanthropic Fund

 

 

Objective: To provide grants of financial assistance to a State or a Territory for the purpose of supporting a fund to encourage, provide for and/or support philanthropic engagement with school education

 

407.079

Youth Connections

 

 

Objective: To provide benefits to students and young unemployed persons who are at risk of disengaging from education or face significant disadvantage, by funding service providers to identify and provide assistance to such persons to address their barriers and re‑engage with education and training

 

407.080

National Career Development Strategy

 

 

Objective: To provide benefits to students and young unemployed persons, including through the provision of the myfuture website, the Job Guide, assistance to better understand education, training and employment options that are available, mentoring opportunities for students and increasing students’ exposure to meaningful work experience opportunities and the work environment

 

407.081

School Business Community Partnership Brokers

 

 

Objective: To provide benefits to students and unemployed youth, by funding partnership brokers to establish partnerships between schools, business and the broader community that will assist young people to complete school and transition to further education, training and employment

 

407.082

Experience + Work Ready

 

 

Objective: To provide tailored services to mature age job seekers, to the extent that such services involve, or are concerned with, the provision of unemployment benefits within the meaning of paragraph 51(xxiiiA) of the Constitution or are consistent with Australia’s international obligations

 

 

                       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 and 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; to enable them to maintain their standard of living; and to increase their 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 Indigenous Australians to participate in the economy, including through employment and community development and participation opportunities that develop skills and 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

 

410.025

Memorial Services for Bali Bombings

 

 

Objective: To make payments to assist people to attend memorial services in connection with the Bali bombings

 

410.026

Remote Jobs and Communities Program—Community Development

 

 

Objective: To support the creation of sustainable social and economic participation in remote Australia, by funding:

(a) activities and services directed at benefitting Indigenous people and Indigenous communities; and

(b) activities and services directed at providing a benefit to unemployed persons; and

(c) activities and services directed at providing a benefit to people living in Territories.

 

410.027

External Merits Review—support component

 

 

Objective: To assist individuals with making applications to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for the review of decisions made under the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013, including by providing funding to National Disability Advocacy Program providers

 

410.028

Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse—community‑based support services

 

 

Objective: To support people who require assistance with participation in, or as a result of, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, including:

(a) support before, during or after the Royal Commission; and

(b) support for victims of child sexual abuse (including by providing treatment and follow up for victims of sexual abuse, whether or not they participate in the Royal Commission); and

(c) support for families and others supporting victims; and

(d) support for staff of institutions or organisations in which sexual abuse took place; and

(e) therapeutic support (including by way of the provision of sickness and hospital benefits or medical services) and telephone counselling; and

(f) training and guidance to organisations involved in supporting those engaged with the Royal Commission

 

 

                       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

 

411.003

Divestment of Commonwealth property—financial assistance

 

 

Objective: To provide financial assistance to persons acquiring Commonwealth real property, including in relation to:

(a) the acquisition and maintenance of the property; and

(b) compliance with legal requirements associated with the property

 

 

                       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 reduce the incidence of blood‑borne viruses and sexually‑transmitted 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

 

 

Objective: To provide vaccines and financial support to strengthen immunisation coverage, reduce the incidence of vaccine‑preventable diseases, 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 and in the community, match funding to care needs, and provide greater choice and control to consumers, care recipients and their carers

 

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, to reduce the incidence of blood‑borne viruses and sexually‑transmitted infections, 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, including by providing support for their families and carers

 

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, and to promote and advance Australia’s health policies through supporting conferences, forums and other events in Australia and overseas

 

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 and public health responses 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, to support Australia’s antivenom production, to support environmental health protection and laboratory capability for emergency response, 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

 

415.042

Expanding the rollout of low aromatic fuel

 

 

Objective: To reduce the incidence and impact of petrol sniffing in regional and remote communities, including by subsidising the cost of production and distribution of low aromatic fuel, funding necessary infrastructure such as bulk storage facilities and supporting complementary communications, promotion, data collection, education and treatment activities

 

415.043

Therapeutic Goods regulatory grants program

 

 

Objective: To provide grants with respect to regulatory activities in relation to therapeutic goods

 

 

                       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

Asylum Seeker Assistance Scheme

 

 

Objective: To provide services to asylum seekers who are in financial hardship and who satisfy specific eligibility criteria

 

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

Bali Process Engagement and Regional Support Office

 

 

Objective: To fund regional cooperation and capacity building activities as part of Australia’s engagement with, and support to, the member countries and organisations of the Bali Process on People Smuggling, Trafficking in Persons and Related Transnational Crime (the Bali Process). This includes funding the establishment and ongoing costs of a Regional Support Office (RSO) and related regional cooperation and capacity building activities coordinated by the RSO

 

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

 

417.028

Building Multicultural Communities Program

 

 

Objective: To provide grants to community organisations (including local government bodies) for construction, fit‑out and equipment of multicultural community spaces in order to:

(a) empower communities to embrace the benefits of multiculturalism and maintain cohesive and socially inclusive neighbourhoods for the benefit of the nation; and

(b) provide an opportunity for Australians of all backgrounds to come together for activities, programs and community events, while promoting a sense of belonging for Australians of every race, ethnic or linguistic group, culture and religion

 

417.029

Memoranda of Understanding with Foreign Nations

 

Objective: To provide funding in relation to Memoranda of Understanding arrangements with foreign nations

417.030

Assisted Voluntary Return (AVR) Program

 

Objective: To provide funding for the AVR program under which services are offered to eligible bridging visa holders and their dependants who wish to depart Australia voluntarily, but are unable to do so without some support

417.031

Assisted Voluntary Return (AVR) Irregular Maritime Arrivals (IMAs) Program

 

Objective: To provide funding for the AVR IMA Program under which services are offered to IMAs and their dependants who wish to depart Australia voluntarily. Services include (but are not limited to):

(a) immigration information and return counselling; and

(b) return services; and

(c) administrative services; and

(d) other services as required, such as post—return assistance or planning for reintegration services when available and possible

417.032

Australian Cultural Orientation Program

 

Objective: To fund the Australian Cultural Orientation Program

417.033

Legal Advice Scheme

 

Objective: To fund the NSW Bar Association and the WA Law Society to provide legal advice services to asylum seekers who are applying to the Federal Circuit Court for judicial review of Refugee Review Tribunal decisions

417.034

Free Translating and Interpreting Services

 

Objectives:

(a) to fund the Department’s interpreting service (TIS National) to provide free interpreting services to eligible organisations and individuals; and

(b) to fund a translating service to facilitate the free translation of settlement related documents for eligible clients

417.035

Ethnic Business Awards—sponsorship

 

Objectives:

(a) to fund the Diversity Council of Australia enabling their sponsorship of the Ethnic Business Awards which recognise and reward the contributions of migrants to Australian business and the economy; and

(b) to highlight Australia as a key destination to create and sustain business across all sectors of industry, despite race, colour, religion and cultural background; and

(c) to highlight the collective migrant spirit in Australia; and celebrate the diversity of our nation

417.036

Harmony Day celebrations

 

Objective: To fund the procurement of promotional products provided to various community organisations and entities in support of their Harmony Day events, for organisation of national events and for development of educational resources for schools, and to promote the message of Harmony Day that everyone belongs, regardless of racial or cultural background

417.037

2011—2013 Irregular Migration Research Program

 

Objectives:

(a) to fund the commissioning of research on the drivers and determinants of irregular maritime migration that the Government can utilise to inform decisions, including about bilateral and regional work targeting irregular migration; and

(b) to assist in identifying opportunities to improve cooperation with governments in the region

417.038

Contract between the Commonwealth and Australian Red Cross Society in relation to Services for Restoring Family Links

 

Objective: To fund the Australian Red Cross Society for services under the Restoring Family Links program (the RFL Program)

417.039

Memoranda of Understanding with State and Territory governments for the provision of policing services in, or in relation to, immigration detention facilities

 

Objective: To fund the provision of policing services by States and Territories in, or in relation to, immigration detention facilities, detainees within Australia, or both, to ensure that police attendances are appropriately funded and that sufficient police service capacity exists across all jurisdictions

417.040

Human Rights Awards—sponsorship of the Young People’s medal

 

Objective: To sponsor the Young People’s Human Rights Medal, which is awarded to an individual under the age of 25 years who has made an outstanding contribution to advancing human rights in Australia

417.041

Citizenship program—promoting the value of Australian citizenship

 

Objective: To fund activities which promote the value of Australian citizenship and encourage the acquisition of citizenship by eligible non—citizens

417.042

Regional Processing and Resettlement Arrangements

 

Objective: To provide funding for costs associated with regional processing and resettlement arrangements, including costs incurred under the memoranda of understanding between Australia and regional processing countries. This includes funding for accommodation, support, health, management services and claims processing for unauthorised maritime arrivals transferred to regional processing countries and for resettlement, returns and reintegration assistance

 

                       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

 

Objective: To support the promotion and diplomatic efforts, development of a site and negotiation with stakeholders for the bid to host, and the implementation of, the Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope, including Australian construction and hosting of the 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

418.078

Latrobe Valley Economic Diversification Program

 

Objective: To support:

(a) corporations within the meaning of paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution; and

(b) consistent with Australia’s international obligations—other persons;

by assisting them to transition from brown coal briquettes to an alternative fuel source and thereby contribute to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions

 

                       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

419.021

Aviation security enhancements—regional passenger screening

 

Objective: To provide financial assistance to build capability at certain Australian airports through the provision of security training of airport staff

419.022

Aviation security enhancements—improving international aviation security

 

Objective: To provide financial assistance to enable persons from foreign countries to be trained to ICAO aviation security standards

 

                       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: To strengthen the sustainability, capacity and diversity of regions through focused stakeholder consultation and engagement, research, policy development, and program delivery activities

421.002

Local Government

 

Objective: To build capacity in local government and provide local and community infrastructure, and to improve economic and social outcomes in local communities

421.002A

Referendum on financial recognition of local government

 

Objectives:

(a) to provide for a national civics education campaign in relation to a proposed referendum, subject to subsection 11(4) of the Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984; and

(b) to provide for the implementation of a communications campaign by non‑government bodies and persons who are supportive of, against, or neutral towards, that proposed referendum, subject to subsection 11(4) of the Referendum (Machinery Provisions) Act 1984

421.003

Territories

 

Objectives: To provide financial assistance, infrastructure, and services to Territories, and to maintain and improve the legislative framework for self‑governing Territories

421.004

Arts and Cultural Development

 

Objective: To support and promote participation in, and access to, Australia’s arts and culture, including by supporting excellence in the arts, supporting indigenous arts, cultures and languages, and protecting Australia’s movable cultural heritage

421.005

Sport and Recreation

 

Objectives: To increase general participation and safety in physical and active recreation activities, to protect the integrity of sport, and to achieve excellence in high‑performance athletes, including by 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 and disseminate environmental research and information, enhancing capabilities in taxonomy and species discovery, and to pursue a permanent end to all forms of commercial and so‑called ‘scientific’ 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 maintain and improve the quality of the environment, to reduce waste and pollution and to increase resource recovery, including through national frameworks, standards, regulation, management 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, and to support Australian expertise

425.008

Sustainable Rural Water Use and Infrastructure Program

 

Objectives: To provide funding for rural water infrastructure, management and efficiency, to develop a transparent water market, to improve broader wetlands, river and freshwater ecosystems’ health outcomes and to improve knowledge of river systems

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 provide funding for practical projects that save water and reduce water losses in cities and towns with populations of less than 50,000

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 purchase water entitlements for environmental use and to undertake other measures to ensure that diversions from the Murray‑Darling Basin are environmentally sustainable

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

425.019

Destruction of ozone depleting substances and synthetic greenhouse gases

 

Objective: To fund an incentive program for the destruction of ozone depleting substances and synthetic greenhouse gases in order to assist in meeting Australia’s obligations under the following international agreements:

(a) the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer;

(b) the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer;

(c) the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change;

(d) the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

 

                       Department of the Treasury

426.001

Support for Markets and Business and the Development and Operation of the Commonwealth Superannuation System

 

Objective: To provide grant funding to the Centre for International Finance and Regulation, to make payments in respect to insurance claims arising from the residual HIH claims support scheme and Housing Loans Insurance Company Limited portfolio, and to provide grant funding to the Superannuation Consumer Centre to develop policy, conduct research and provide information and assistance to consumers in relation to Commonwealth‑regulated superannuation

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

 

                       Australian Public Service Commission

431.001

Australia New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG)

 

Objective: To provide funding for ANZSOG’s development and administration

Schedule 1ABArrangements, grants and programs

Note:       See regulation 16.

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

Note:       This Part is reserved for future use.

  

Part 2Grants of financial assistance to a State or Territory

  

 

Grants

Item

Name

Purpose

1

Grants for drought assistance

To establish and fund a scheme for making loans to eligible farm businesses.

2

Mersey Community Hospital

To provide funding to Tasmania for the continued operation of the Mersey Community Hospital.

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

  

 

Grants

Item

Name

Purpose

1

Grant to Hobart International Airport Pty Limited

To contribute towards meeting the costs of a runway extension and associated capital works at Hobart International Airport.

2

Rural and Regional General Practice Teaching Infrastructure Grant

To establish and fund a scheme for the provision, to general practices in rural and regional Australia, of additional consultation space for teaching and training to provide:

(a) benefits to students; and

(b) support incidental to the Commonwealth’s provision of sickness and hospital benefits and medical services.

3

National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health

To establish and fund a National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health to undertake nationally significant research and collaboration with research partnership nodes as activities that are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried out for the benefit of the nation.

Part 4Programs

  

 

Programs

Item

Program

Objective(s)

1

Digital Productivity—Telehealth trial with Townsville‑Mackay Medicare Local

To assess the benefits and costs of a broadband‑enabled telehealth service to the home and develop a delivery model with a view to being adopted Australia‑wide.

2

Red Meat and Cattle sector—International Co‑operation and Investment Programme

To provide assistance and support to the red meat and cattle sector in overseas countries by measures including:

(a) promoting Australian investment in those sectors; and

(b) undertaking and supporting collaborative projects, including those involving educational, developmental and capacity building activities; and

(c) fostering or assisting with commercial development opportunities and domestic sectoral promotion.

3

Support for national expositions relating to primary industry

To provide support for national expositions, including to the extent that they relate to foreign, trading or financial corporations, relate to international or interstate trade and commerce, or are otherwise for the benefit of the nation.

4

Empowered Communities

To support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons by strengthening local leadership and building strong, safe, healthy and prosperous communities through the design and implementation of a reform model for Indigenous policy and service delivery.

5

Better Employment Outcomes for Indigenous Australians

To increase employment outcomes and participation in economic activities for Indigenous Australians by funding vocational training and employment centres to provide training and employment related services.

6

School Attendance Strategies

1. To encourage regular attendance of students at schools by providing assistance and services to those students and their families, schools and communities, (including by providing officers to assist school attendance) where:

(a) the assistance and services provided would be of benefit to students (within the meaning of paragraph 51(xxiiiA) of the Constitution); or

(b) the provision of the assistance and services would assist Australia to meet its obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child (particularly Art 28(1)), or

(c) the school concerned is in a Territory.

2. To encourage regular attendance of Indigenous students at schools by providing assistance and services to those students and their families, schools and communities, (including by providing officers to assist school attendance).

7

Tasmanian Jobs Programme

To provide benefits to persons receiving certain social security payments. The benefits are to be in the form of incentive payments to employers who employ those persons. The Programme is to operate on a trial basis in Tasmania with potential extension to other areas of high unemployment.

8

Agriculture in Education

To improve the education of students in the areas of agriculture and food by providing online support materials and online curriculum resources to teachers.

9

New Colombo Plan

To provide benefits to Australian undergraduate students by providing financial assistance for the purpose of supporting them to undertake study and internships in the Indo‑Pacific region and, in connection with this, to:

(a) lift knowledge of the Indo‑Pacific region in Australia and strengthen our people‑to‑people and institutional relationships by increasing the number of Australian undergraduate students undertaking study and internships in the region; and

(b) deepen Australia’s relationships with the region through the engagement of university, business and other stakeholder networks in supporting the programme and ensuring such experiences are highly valued across the Australian community; and

(c) help study in the Indo‑Pacific region become a rite of passage for Australian undergraduate students, and increase the number of Asia‑capable and work‑ready Australian graduates.

10

Interim Farm Household Allowance

To provide income support to assist farmers who are experiencing financial hardship.

11

Australia‑Indonesia Centre

To strengthen the Australia‑Indonesia relationship, including by fostering research, education, government and business links between Australia and Indonesia, and encouraging the study of language and culture.

12

Assistance for transition to the new regime for delivery of certain public interest telecommunications services

To support telecommunications carriers that are corporations to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies by assisting them to transition to a new regime for the delivery of public interest telecommunications services.

13

Manufacturing Industry Support

To provide support to manufacturing.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing support to:

(a) corporations to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies; or

(b) manufacturing in connection with interstate or overseas trade and commerce; or

(c) manufacturing in connection with the Territories.

14

Fund for Industry Skills

To support industry diversification and competitiveness by providing, or funding, training and training support services.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing support for:

(a) the formal or accredited training of workers; or

(b) corporations to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies; or

(c) the fostering or promotion of interstate or overseas trade and commerce; or

(d) business enterprises or workers in the Territories; or

(e) online training and support services.

15

Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Programme

To drive business competitiveness by providing, or funding, support for business improvement and the commercialisation of new ideas.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing, or funding, support for:

(a) the fostering or promotion of interstate or overseas trade and commerce; or

(b) businesses involved in interstate or overseas trade and commerce; or

(c) corporations to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies; or

(d) business enterprises or workers in the Territories; or

(e) online support services, advice and information.

16

Growth Fund—Skills and Training Programme

To address the impact of the decline of the automotive manufacturing sector by providing, or arranging for:

(a) formal or accredited education and training for automotive workers to facilitate their transition to other work; and

(b) services to assist unemployed former automotive workers to continue with their training to gain employment.

17

Automotive Diversification Programme

To assist Australian automotive supply chain companies to diversify their businesses out of the domestic automotive manufacturing sector by providing funding to:

(a) corporations to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies; and

(b) entities involved in interstate or overseas trade and commerce.

18

Growth Fund—Next Generation Manufacturing Investment Programme

To provide financial assistance to Australian trading corporations to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies involved in manufacturing to promote the growth of the non‑automotive manufacturing sector.

19

Regional Infrastructure Programme

To fund suitable applicants in undertaking projects or activities to support and develop infrastructure, stimulate new business activity and enhance economic development.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing funding or support for:

(a) the fostering or promotion of interstate or overseas trade and commerce; or

(b) businesses involved in interstate or overseas trade and commerce; or

(c) corporations to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies.

20

Matthew Flinders’ Chart

To do the following for the benefit of the nation:

(a) borrow, from the Government of the United Kingdom, the original chart of Australia completed by Captain Matthew Flinders in 1804 following his 1801‑03 circumnavigation of the continent;

(b) exhibit the chart in the Australian Capital Territory.

21

National Insurance Affordability Initiative

To establish and maintain a website which would compare features of, and premiums for, certain strata and home building and contents insurance products.

22

Green Army Programme

To provide support for activities for the protection and conservation of heritage and the environment.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing support for activities:

(a) to give effect to Australia’s international obligations under one or more of the following:

(i) the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change;

(ii) the Convention on Biological Diversity;

(iii) the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat;

(iv) the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals;

(v) the Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage; or

(b) to provide training and other benefits to students or the unemployed; or

(c) to benefit Indigenous Australians; or

(d) that are carried out in a Territory.

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Community Heritage and Icons Grants

To provide support for activities to conserve, develop and interpret cultural heritage.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing support for activities:

(a) to give effect to Australia’s international obligations under the Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage; or

(b) that are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation; or

(c) that are carried out in a Territory, in a Commonwealth place, or outside Australia; or

(d) that are carried out by a trading corporation to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies.

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Orangutan Reintroduction Project

To support the protection and rehabilitation of orangutans in Indonesia.

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National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility

To support the development of climate change adaptation policy and risk analysis for the purpose of giving effect to Australia’s international obligations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, including by:

(a) assisting local governments to develop a climate change risk management framework; and

(b) synthesising and communicating climate change research across key sectors; and

(c) coordinating research networks that link researchers with decision‑makers managing climate change risk.

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Solar Towns Programme

To provide support for community groups to install solar photovoltaic and solar hot water equipment at their facilities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in order to give effect to Australia’s international obligations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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Rural Research and Development for Profit

To provide support for research and development activities for Australian rural industries:

(a) to increase productivity and enhance profitability in order to meet national and global needs; and

(b) to the extent that the activities are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried out for the benefit of the nation.

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Financial Rebate for Small Exporters

To provide support for small exporters engaging in overseas trade and commerce by:

(a) assisting with their regulatory costs by refunding or remitting export registration charges; and

(b) funding projects aimed at improving market access for small exporters.

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Review of Invasive Marine Pests

To fund the implementation of improved national maritime biosecurity arrangements, including marine biosecurity measures with respect to:

(a) international or interstate trade and commerce; and

(b) quarantine.

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A Competitive and Sustainable Fisheries Sector

To provide support for national recreational and commercial fishing peak bodies for the development and promotion of sustainable fishing practices by giving effect to Australia’s international obligations for the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity.

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Early Language Learning Australia Trial

To deliver, through the use of online communication services, foreign language education to preschool students.

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Student Prizes Programme

To benefit students by providing prizes to students for excellence in academic and vocational education.

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Relocation Assistance to Take Up a Job Programme

To provide benefits to certain Newstart Allowance, Youth Allowance and Parenting Payment recipients, in the form of payments of financial assistance to enable them to relocate to other areas of Australia to take up employment.

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Work for the Dole

To support the Job Services Australia program through:

(a) providing benefits to unemployed persons by giving them the skills and attributes to meet the needs of prospective employers (including in circumstances where training in, or acquisition of, such skills and attributes is a condition of their receipt of payments under the Social Security Act 1991); and

(b) providing technical and vocational guidance and training programs to enable persons to realise the right to work; and

(c) promoting full productive and freely chosen employment; and

(d) providing a free public employment service.

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Indigenous Advancement—Jobs, Land and Economy

1. The funding and provision of activities, assistance, infrastructure, research and services that promote jobs and economic opportunities for Indigenous persons, families, entities and communities or assist them to gain rights and interests in, or derive economic or social benefits from the use of land and sea, including by:

(a) promoting economic and social participation, fostering entrepreneurship and supporting economic, community and business development and opportunities; or

(b) providing training, employment and employment‑related opportunities and support; or

(c) promoting the development of workforce skills and career pathways; or

(d) promoting access to vocational and higher education and training; or

(e) supporting entities which engage or assist jobseekers and people preparing to enter the labour market; or

(f) promoting and supporting land and sea use, development, protection and management; or

(g) supporting the pursuit and exercise of native title rights; or

(h) supporting access for Indigenous persons, families, entities and communities to affordable, safe and sustainable accommodation, housing and housing amenity.

2. The funding and provision of activities, assistance, infrastructure, research and services for remote Australia to do one or more of the following:

(a) create and sustain jobs and employment;

(b) support employer engagement and community and economic development;

(c) create sustainable communities and support sustainable social and economic participation;

(d) facilitate transition to work and provide work experience and participation opportunities;

(e) assist with the development of skills and improve work readiness, employability and the capacity of persons to participate in the economy;

where the activities, assistance, infrastructure, research and services:

(f) are the provision of, or incidental to the provision of, unemployment benefits (within the meaning of paragraph 51(xxiiiA) of the Constitution); or

(g) are the provision of, or incidental to the provision of, benefits to students (within the meaning of paragraph 51(xxiiiA) of the Constitution); or

(h) are the provision of such activities, assistance, infrastructure, research or services in a Territory; or

(i) are provided by way of grants of financial assistance to States and Territories; or

(j) are provided to a trading, financial or foreign corporation to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies in relation to the existing activities of the corporation; or

(k) would assist Australia to meet its international obligations, including its obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child (particularly paragraph 1 of article 28 of the Convention); or

(l) are done in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth; or

(m) are otherwise for the benefit of the nation.

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Indigenous Advancement—Children and Schooling

1. The funding and provision of activities, assistance, infrastructure, research and services that assist in one or more of the following:

(a) giving Indigenous persons a good start in life;

(b) improving schooling and school attendance for Indigenous persons;

(c) providing better access to developmental and educational opportunities for Indigenous persons;

including by:

(d) assisting with pre and post natal education and support, access to childcare and educational resources and other support for Indigenous children and their families, carers and communities; or

(e) promoting positive development, school attendance, engagement, literacy and numeracy and educational attainment for Indigenous persons; or

(f) assisting with the transition to work or vocational or higher education for Indigenous persons; or

(g) supporting access to education, including vocational or higher education and to improved quality of education, educational opportunities and resources for Indigenous persons.

2. The funding and provision of activities, assistance, infrastructure, research and services in remote Australia to do one or more of the following:

(a) promote positive development;

(b) improve schooling and school attendance, engagement, literacy and numeracy and educational attainment for children and youth;

(c) assist children and youth with their transition to work or vocational or higher education;

where the activities, assistance, infrastructure, research and services:

(d) are the provision of, or incidental to the provision of, unemployment benefits (within the meaning of paragraph 51(xxiiiA) of the Constitution); or

(e) are the provision of, or incidental to the provision of, benefits to students (within the meaning of paragraph 51(xxiiiA) of the Constitution); or

(f) are the provision of such activities, assistance, infrastructure, research or services in a Territory; or

(g) are provided by way of grants of financial assistance to States and Territories; or

(h) are provided to a trading, financial or foreign corporation to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies in relation to the existing activities of the corporation; or

(i) would assist Australia to meet its international obligations, including its obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child (particularly paragraph 1 of article 28 of the Convention); or

(j) are done in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth; or

(k) are otherwise for the benefit of the nation.

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Indigenous Advancement—Safety and Wellbeing

The funding and provision of activities, assistance, infrastructure, research and services that promote the safety and wellbeing of Indigenous persons, families and communities, including by:

(a) promoting physical, mental, social or emotional wellbeing, good nutrition, food security and health and safety; or

(b) reducing crime and providing support and access to legal services and justice; or

(c) addressing violence and substance abuse; or

(d) promoting social inclusion and engagement, including through sporting, recreational and community opportunities; or

(e) developing and providing access to information and support and community services.

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Indigenous Advancement—Culture and Capability

The funding and provision of activities, assistance, infrastructure, research and services to do one or more of the following:

(a) assist Indigenous persons to develop and promote their culture and raise cultural awareness;

(b) assist in developing the capabilities of Indigenous persons, families, entities and communities;

including by:

(c) promoting Indigenous leadership, governance, mentoring, engagement, representation, reconciliation and resilience; or

(d) assisting Indigenous persons to gain recognition as first Australians and to develop, communicate, protect and promote awareness of their heritage, culture, language, expression and knowledge; or

(e) providing access to, and supporting and enhancing, broadcasting and communication services for Indigenous persons, communities and entities; or

(f) promoting respect and recognition for Indigenous persons; or

(g) building the capabilities of Indigenous persons, families, communities and entities to participate in the economy and engage and communicate with broader society.

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Indigenous Advancement—Remote Australia Strategies

1. The funding and provision of activities, assistance, infrastructure, research and services that address social and economic disadvantage for Indigenous persons, families and communities, particularly in remote Australia, including:

(a) investment and improvements in housing and infrastructure and municipal and community services; or

(b) place based service delivery initiatives.

2. The funding and provision of activities, assistance, infrastructure, research and services that address social and economic disadvantage in remote Australia, including by:

(a) creating and sustaining jobs and employment; or

(b) supporting employer engagement and community and economic development; or

(c) creating sustainable communities and supporting social and economic participation; or

(d) facilitating transition to work and providing work experience and participation opportunities; or

(e) assisting with the development of skills and improving work readiness, employability and the capacity of persons to participate in the economy; or

(f) encouraging and improving school enrolment and regular school attendance; or

(g) addressing the need for investment in housing and infrastructure and the provision of municipal and community services; or

(h) delivering place based service delivery initiatives;

where the activities, assistance, infrastructure, research and services:

(i) are the provision of, or incidental to the provision of, unemployment benefits (within the meaning of paragraph 51(xxiiiA) of the Constitution); or

(j) are the provision of, or incidental to the provision of, benefits to students (within the meaning of paragraph 51(xxiiiA) of the Constitution); or

(k) are the provision of such activities, assistance, infrastructure, research or services in a Territory; or

(l) are provided by way of grants of financial assistance to States and Territories; or

(m) are provided to a trading, financial or foreign corporation to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies in relation to the existing activities of the corporation; or

(n) would assist Australia to meet its international obligations, including its obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child (particularly paragraph 1 of article 28 of the Convention); or

(o) are done in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth; or

(p) are otherwise for the benefit of the nation.

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Families and Children

To do the following:

(a) support families to improve the wellbeing of children and young people;

(b) enhance family and community functioning;

(c) increase the participation of vulnerable people in community life;

including by providing funding as follows:

(d) to family law services that provide alternatives to formal legal processes for families who are separated, separating or in dispute to improve their relationships and make arrangements in the best interests of their children;

(e) to family and relationship services to strengthen family relationships, prevent family breakdown and ensure the wellbeing and safety of children through the provision of broad‑based counselling and education to families of different forms and sizes;

(f) to develop and facilitate whole‑of‑community approaches to support and enhance early childhood development and wellbeing for children from birth to 12 years;

(g) to provide early intervention and prevention services and resources that are aimed at improving the development and wellbeing of children aged from birth to 12 years and to support the capacity of those in parenting roles;

(h) for community‑based interventions for vulnerable young people who are at risk of disengaging with family and community, including those at risk of homelessness;

(i) for specialist adult support services to improve outcomes and enhance wellbeing for people adversely affected by past institutional and child‑welfare practices and policies.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing funding or support:

(a) by providing medical services, family and maternity allowances, child endowment, unemployment and sickness benefits and benefits to students; or

(b) by engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations in relation to children, in particular those under the Convention on the Rights of the Child; or

(c) by engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations in relation to persons with disabilities, in particular obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; or

(d) in a Territory; or

(e) by providing assistance to trading, financial and foreign corporations to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies where the assistance relates to the existing activities of the corporations; or

(f) in relation to aliens or immigrants; or

(g) in relation to marriage; or

(h) in relation to divorce; or

(i) in connection with divorce—in relation to parental rights or the custody or guardianship of infants; or

(j) to assist persons who are insolvent or bankrupt to manage their insolvency or bankruptcy; or

(k) by providing grants of financial assistance to a State or Territory; or

(l) by engaging in measures that are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation; or

(m) in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.

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Transition to Independent Living Allowance

To support eligible young people exiting out‑of‑home care to meet some of the costs of moving from care to independent living and promote long‑term economic and social stability by providing one or more of the following:

(a) funding for goods and services:

(i) necessary to support the transition to independence in line with the goals outlined in a transition to independence plan (under which the exact use of payments is agreed upon by the young person concerned and his or her case worker); and

(ii) which may include funding for costs associated with securing stable accommodation or the purchase of essential household items;

(b) support to access education, training or transport.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing support:

(a) by providing family allowances, child endowment, unemployment benefits and benefits to students; or

(b) by engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations in relation to children, in particular those under the Convention on the Rights of the Child; or

(c) in a Territory; or

(d) by engaging in measures that are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation.

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Settlement Services

To provide settlement support for humanitarian entrants and other eligible migrants in their first 5 years of life in Australia to become self‑reliant and participate equitably in Australian society and to minimise longer‑term reliance on Commonwealth provided social services by providing funding for the following:

(a) humanitarian settlement services that deliver early practical support (during the 6 to 12 months following arrival) to enable humanitarian entrants to become self‑reliant and participate equitably in Australian society;

(b) settlement services activities that deliver services to humanitarian entrants and other migrants in their first 5 year in Australia;

(c) support services to enable persons with complex needs to become self‑reliant and to participate equitably in Australian society;

(d) peak bodies involved in the settlement of persons who arrive in Australia;

(e) pre‑arrival orientation and information services to persons who have been granted humanitarian visas;

(f) free interpreting services for persons settling in Australia;

(g) the translation of settlement‑related documents;

(h) to:

(i) set and maintain national standards for translating and interpreting; and

(ii) support the ongoing development of credentialed translators and interpreters;

(i) to support Australian residents not fluent in English to access mainstream services;

(j) research and stakeholder engagement, including funding for national peak bodies and other stakeholder organisations.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing support:

(a) by engaging in measures in relation to aliens or immigrants; or

(b) by providing unemployment benefits and benefits to students; or

(c) by engaging in measures that are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation.

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Financial Wellbeing and Capability

To:

(a) improve the financial knowledge, skills and capabilities and financial resilience of vulnerable individuals and families; and

(b) in relation to problem gambling:

(i) alleviate the immediate impact of financial stress; and

(ii) progress initiatives and assist those at risk of homelessness;

by providing funding for the following:

(c) crisis support, financial capability‑building services, financial counselling and access to microfinance products;

(d) research and consultation, engagement activities and expert advice to inform the Commonwealth on issues relating to problem gambling.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing finding:

(a) by providing unemployment benefits; or

(b) by engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations in relation to children, in particular those under the Convention on the Rights of the Child; or

(c) by engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations in relation to persons with disabilities, in particular obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; or

(d) in a Territory; or

(e) by providing assistance to trading, financial and foreign corporations to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies where the assistance relates to the existing activities of the corporations; or

(f) in relation to aliens or immigrants; or

(g) to assist persons who are insolvent or bankrupt to manage their insolvency or bankruptcy; or

(h) by providing grants of financial assistance to a State or Territory; or

(i) by engaging in measures that are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation; or

(j) in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.

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Civil Society

To do the following:

(a) support charities and non‑government and not‑for‑profit organisations through education, training and fostering innovation to continue to focus on their work in the community;

(b) foster a culture of philanthropic giving, cross‑sector partnering, volunteering and corporate social responsibility;

(c) help build a strong civil society.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing funding or support:

(a) by providing grants of financial assistance to a State or Territory; or

(b) by engaging in measures that are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation; or

(c) in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.

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Families and Communities Service Improvement

To support and encourage the continuous improvement of Commonwealth‑funded social services, by providing funding as follows:

(a) to support peak community organisations;

(b) for sponsorship activities, informed research and innovation, policy development, information sharing, new pilots and trials of service models and evaluations.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing funding:

(a) by providing medical services, family and maternity allowances, child endowment, unemployment and sickness benefits and benefits to students, and by engaging in measures incidental to their provision; or

(b) by engaging in measures that are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation; or

(c) in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.

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Strengthening Communities

To strengthen communities and promote inclusion and participation in community life by providing funding for the following:

(a) research and stakeholder engagement;

(b) national peak bodies and other stakeholder organisations;

(c) assisting seniors to increase their access to information and community resources;

(d) multicultural affairs activities, which include grants aimed at building socially cohesive Australian communities by supporting projects that build the long‑term capacities of higher need and at‑risk communities, including through the promotion of stronger community relations and the development of sustainable community partnerships;

(e) building socially inclusive communities to empower local communities to embrace the benefits of multiculturalism and maintain cohesive and socially inclusive neighbourhoods;

(f) language translation services;

(g) for organisations to develop solutions and deliver responsive and integrated services that meet local community needs.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing funding:

(a) by providing medical services, family and maternity allowances, child endowment, unemployment and sickness benefits and benefits to students; or

(b) by engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations in relation to children, in particular those under the Convention on the Rights of the Child; or

(c) by engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations in relation to persons with disabilities, in particular obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; or

(d) in a Territory; or

(e) by providing assistance to trading, financial and foreign corporations to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies where the assistance relates to the existing activities of the corporations; or

(f) in relation to aliens or immigrants; or

(g) in relation to marriage; or

(h) in relation to divorce; or

(i) in connection with divorce—in relation to parental rights or the custody or guardianship of infants; or

(j) to assist persons who are insolvent or bankrupt to manage their insolvency or bankruptcy; or

(k) by providing grants of financial assistance to a State or Territory; or

(l) by engaging in measures that are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation; or

(m) in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.

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National Initiatives

To achieve positive outcomes for families, women and children by working across sectors to:

(a) improve the safety and wellbeing of children; and

(b) advance gender equality; and

(c) reduce violence against women and children; and

(d) support women affected by violence; and

(e) support trafficked people; and

(f) provide communication and information designed to change violence‑supportive attitudes and effectively reduce the incidence and impact of violence in Australia; and

(g) reducing child abuse and neglect; and

(h) support research and stakeholder organisations to assist in making the protection of children everyone’s responsibility.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing funding or support:

(a) by providing medical services, family and maternity allowances, child endowment, unemployment and sickness benefits and benefits to students; or

(b) by engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations in relation to women, in particular obligations under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women; or

(c) by engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations in relation to children, in particular obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child; or

(d) by engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations in relation to persons with disabilities, in particular obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; or

(e) by engaging in measures with respect to postal, telegraphic, telephonic, and other like services; or

(f) in a Territory; or

(g) by providing assistance to trading, financial and foreign corporations to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies where the assistance relates to the existing activities of the corporations; or

(h) in relation to aliens or immigrants; or

(i) in relation to marriage; or

(j) in relation to divorce; or

(k) in connection with divorce—in relation to parental rights or the custody or guardianship of infants; or

(l) by providing grants of financial assistance to a State or Territory; or

(m) by engaging in measures that are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation; or

(n) in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.

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Housing and Homelessness Service Improvement and Sector Support

To fund:

(a) homelessness prevention initiatives to reduce the impact of homelessness; and

(b) activities that improve housing affordability; and

(c) research and activities of peak bodies to do one or more of the following:

(i) build the research base for effective policy that addresses homelessness and housing affordability over the long term;

(ii) identify best practice models that can be promoted and replicated and that will enhance existing housing and homelessness policies and programs;

(iii) build the capacity of the community sector to improve linkages and networks;

(iv) raise awareness of housing, housing affordability and homelessness issues at all levels of government and across the community.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing funding:

(a) by providing medical services, family and maternity allowances, child endowment, unemployment and sickness benefits and benefits to students, and by engaging in measures incidental to the provision of those matters; or

(b) by engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly article 11; or

(c) by engaging in measures that are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation; or

(d) in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.

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Disability Employment

To help individuals with an injury, disability or health condition to secure and maintain sustainable open employment by:

(a) providing medical and dental services and unemployment, pharmaceutical, hospital and sickness benefits; and

(b) engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations in relation to persons with disabilities, in particular obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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Employment Assistance and Other Services

To support employers to employ people with disabilities.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing support:

(a) by providing medical and dental services and unemployment, pharmaceutical, hospital and sickness benefits; or

(b) by engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations in relation to persons with disabilities, in particular obligations under article 27 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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Disability and Carer Support

To improve access, support and services for people with disabilities and their carers as follows:

(a) by providing and improving access to services and support through stakeholder engagement and sector development;

(b) by providing services and support for carers, including services to support carers aged 25 and under;

(c) by providing support, services and funding to enable people with disabilities and carers to participate in forums;

(d) by providing support to develop a robust sector to meet the needs of people with disabilities and carers;

(e) by providing for the delivery of appropriate and timely advocacy for people with disabilities and carers that addresses instances of abuse, discrimination and neglect.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing support:

(a) by providing medical and dental services, family and maternity allowances, unemployment, pharmaceutical, hospital and sickness benefits and benefits to students; or

(b) by engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations in relation to children, in particular obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child; or

(c) by engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations in relation to persons with disabilities, in particular obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; or

(d) in a Territory; or

(e) by providing assistance to trading, financial and foreign corporations to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies where the assistance relates to the existing activities of the corporations; or

(f) by providing grants of financial assistance to a State or Territory; or

(g) by engaging in measures that are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation; or

(h) in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.

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Disability and Carer Service Improvement and Sector Support

To provide funding for:

(a) research and stakeholder engagement; and

(b) peak bodies and other persons and entities.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing funding:

(a) by providing medical and dental services, family and maternity allowances, unemployment, pharmaceutical, hospital and sickness benefits and benefits to students, and engaging in measures incidental to the provision of those matters; or

(b) by engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations in relation to children, in particular obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child; or

(c) by engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations in relation to persons with disabilities, in particular obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; or

(d) in a Territory; or

(e) by providing assistance to trading, financial and foreign corporations to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies where the assistance relates to the existing activities of the corporations; or

(f) by providing grants of financial assistance to a State or Territory; or

(g) by engaging in measures that are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation; or

(h) in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.

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Community Mental Health

To provide early intervention and other support through community‑based initiatives for people with mental illness and their families and carers, so that they can develop their capabilities, increase their wellbeing and actively participate in community and economic life, including by providing the following:

(a) assistance for people severely impacted by mental illness, including services with an employment focus for those who have employment as a primary goal;

(b) early intervention support to vulnerable families with children and young people who are showing early signs of, or are at risk of developing, mental illness;

(c) a range of flexible support options for carers and families of people with severe mental illness;

(d) funding and support to increase awareness and understanding of mental health issues;

(e) education and advocacy.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing support:

(a) by providing medical and dental services, family and maternity allowances, unemployment, pharmaceutical, hospital and sickness benefits and benefits to students; or

(b) by engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations in relation to children, in particular obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child; or

(c) by engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations in relation to persons with disabilities, in particular obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; or

(d) in a Territory; or

(e) by providing assistance to trading, financial and foreign corporations to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies where the assistance relates to the existing activities of the corporations; or

(f) by providing grants of financial assistance to a State or Territory; or

(g) by engaging in measures that are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation; or

(h) in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.

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NDIS Transitioning

To improve the wellbeing and social and economic participation of people with disabilities and their families and carers as follows:

(a) by building a National Disability Insurance Scheme;

(b) by providing a better start for children with disabilities and helping children with autism by providing them with early access to early intervention services;

(c) by providing supported employment services to enable people with disabilities to participate fully in employment;

(d) by providing outside school hours care for teenagers with disabilities;

(e) by providing immediate and short‑term respite support for carers of young people with severe or profound disabilities whose needs are not being met through existing government initiatives;

(f) by providing young carers respite and information services to assist young carers who need support to complete their secondary education or vocational equivalent due to the demands of their caring role.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing funding or support:

(a) by providing medical and dental services and pharmaceutical, hospital and sickness benefits; or

(b) by engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations in relation to persons with disabilities, in particular obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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Stronger Relationships Programme

To provide education and counselling to couples who are:

(a) married, or engaged or intending to be married; or

(b) in a de facto relationship; or

(c) in a same‑sex relationship;

relating to their relationship, including education and counselling relating to any of the following:

(d) conflict resolution;

(e) parenting;

(f) financial management.

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Young Carer Bursary Programme

To provide benefits to students through the payment of bursaries to caregivers who are aged 25 and under, and who are currently enrolled in secondary school or in tertiary education.

57

Primary Health Networks

To provide support for the establishment of organisations (to be known as Primary Health Networks) that will work to integrate the care of patients across the health system and improve health outcomes for communities where that support is incidental to the Commonwealth’s provision of sickness and hospital benefits and medical services.

58

Good Sports Programme

To provide support to the Australian Drug Foundation to work with sporting codes, organisations and clubs to provide activities to change behaviours and attitudes around alcohol consumption where the activities:

(a) are incidental to the Commonwealth’s provision of pharmaceutical, sickness and hospital benefits and medical services; or

(b) are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried out for the benefit of the nation.

59

Water Safety

To provide support for activities to reduce incidences of drowning and promote water safety, including activities that:

(a) are carried out by a trading or foreign corporation to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies; or

(b) are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried out for the benefit of the nation.

60

Ensuring the Supply of Antivenoms, Q fever vaccine and Pandemic Influenza vaccines

To provide support for activities to ensure the regular, ongoing availability of Q fever vaccine, antivenoms and pandemic influenza vaccines where those activities are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried out for the benefit of the nation.

61

Community Development Grants Programme

To provide grants for regional and community infrastructure projects.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing grants:

(a) in or in relation to a Territory; or

(b) as financial assistance to a State or Territory; or

(c) to or in relation to Indigenous Australians and particular groups of Indigenous Australians; or

(d) to commemorate Australians killed or injured in war, and support veterans and defence force members and their families and communities; or

(e) in relation to aliens or immigrants; or

(f) in connection with trade and commerce with other countries, or among the States and Territories; or

(g) in connection with assisting Australia to meet its obligations under international agreements; or

(h) to provide medical services, unemployment, pharmaceutical, sickness and hospital benefits, benefits to students, and measures incidental to the provision of those matters; or

(i) in connection with electronic communications; or

(j) to provide assistance to trading, financial and foreign corporations to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies where the assistance relates to the existing activities of the corporations; or

(k) to provide for measures that are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation; or

(l) in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.

62

National Stronger Regions Fund

To provide grants to support the construction, expansion and enhancement of infrastructure across regional Australia.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing grants:

(a) in or in relation to a Territory; or

(b) as financial assistance to a State or Territory; or

(c) to or in relation to Indigenous Australians and particular groups of Indigenous Australians; or

(d) to commemorate Australians killed or injured in war, and support veterans and defence force members and their families and communities; or

(e) in relation to aliens or immigrants; or

(f) in connection with trade and commerce with other countries, or among the States and Territories; or

(g) in connection with assisting Australia to meet its obligations under international agreements; or

(h) to provide medical services, unemployment, pharmaceutical, sickness and hospital benefits, benefits to students, and measures incidental to the provision of those matters; or

(i) in connection with electronic communications; or

(j) to provide assistance to trading, financial and foreign corporations to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies where the assistance relates to the existing activities of the corporations; or

(k) for the construction or extension of railways in any State with the consent of that State; or

(l) to provide for measures that are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation; or

(m) in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.

Schedule 1BCompanies and objects or proposed activities

Note:       See regulation 22AB.

  

 

Companies and objects or proposed activities

Item

Company

Objects or proposed activities

1

NBN Co Limited

To roll out, operate and maintain a wholesale‑only national broadband network.

2

Low Carbon Australia Limited

To act for public charitable purposes including the principal purpose of preserving and enhancing the Australian natural environment by supporting households, business and non‑government and government organisations take action to increase energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions.

3

AAF Company

To:

(a) take over the management and trusteeship of the funds and other assets and liabilities of the unincorporated fund known as the “Army Amenities Fund” and be manager and trustee of that fund in place of the trustees in place as at the date and time immediately prior to the incorporation of the Company; and

(b) promote and support the objects of the Army Amenities Fund which are to provide amenities for members of the Australian Army.

4

Australian Strategic Policy Institute Limited

To function as a strategic policy research centre, independent of Government, providing policy‑relevant research and analysis to better inform Government decisions and public understanding of defence and strategic issues.

5

RAAF Welfare Recreational Company

To:

(a) provide access to discounted recreational accommodation for RAAF members, their families and other eligible persons; and

(b) manage and promote RAAF Welfare Recreational Company owned recreational facilities for RAAF members, their families and other eligible persons; and

(c) provide financial support to, and assist in the provision of, recreational facilities and services to RAAF members.

6

Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership Limited

To provide national leadership for the Commonwealth, state and territory governments in promoting excellence in the profession of teaching and school leadership.

7

Aboriginal Hostels Limited

To provide and facilitate accommodation and related services to Indigenous Australians.

8

Outback Stores Pty Ltd

To:

(a) improve access to affordable healthy food for Indigenous communities; and

(b) provide store management and support services to Indigenous communities.

9

Australian River Co Limited

To manage the residual legal and insurance matters of the sale of the company’s coastal vessels.

10

ASC Pty Ltd

To safely build and maintain Australia’s frontline naval ships and submarines.

11

Medibank Private Limited

To operate as a private health insurer and engage in related activities.

12

Moorebank Intermodal Company Limited

To facilitate the development and operation of an intermodal freight terminal at Moorebank, New South Wales.

13

Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency

To:

(a) manage and carry out the accreditation process for residential aged care services in accordance with the Aged Care Act 1997 and the accreditation standards set out in the Quality of Care principles; and

(b) promote high quality residential aged care; and

(c) help industry to improve residential aged care quality by identifying best practice and providing information, education and training to industry.

14

General Practice Education and Training Limited

To ensure high quality general practice education and training across Australia that is responsive to the existing and changing needs of the community and individual sections of the community.

15

IIF Investments Pty Ltd

To invest in IIF licensed funds as defined in the IIF program, Policies and Practices Direction No. 1 of 1997.

16

Australian Rail Track Corporation Limited

To:

(a) provide seamless and efficient access to users of the interstate rail network; and

(b) improve interstate rail infrastructure; and

(c) encourage uniformity in access, technical, operating and safe working procedures.

17

National Australia Day Council Limited

To:

(a) inspire national pride and spirit to enrich the life of the nation by working with and for the people of Australia to unite all Australians in celebration with a focus on Australia Day; and

(b) promote the meaning of Australia Day; and

(c) promote good citizenship, values and achievement by recognising excellence and service to communities and the nation.

18

Australia Business Arts Foundation Ltd

To promote and develop Australian culture and links between Australian culture and the humanities in Australia, particularly in a manner which affects or involves as many Australians as possible.

19

Australian Sports Foundation Limited

To assist community organisations to raise funds for the development of Australian sport.

20

Bundanon Trust

To:

(a) establish and maintain at “Bundanon” a permanent home for the retention and display of art works of the Trust; and

(b) establish and maintain a public art gallery, a venue for music, dance and performance works and a creative and working art environment; and

(c) promote education in the arts.


Endnotes

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

The endnotes provide details of the history of this legislation and its provisions. The following endnotes are included in each compilation:

 

Endnote 1—About the endnotes

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

Endnote 3—Legislation history

Endnote 4—Amendment history

Endnote 5—Uncommenced amendments

Endnote 6—Modifications

Endnote 7—Misdescribed amendments

Endnote 8—Miscellaneous

 

If there is no information under a particular endnote, the word “none” will appear in square brackets after the endnote heading.

 

Abbreviation key—Endnote 2

The abbreviation key in this endnote sets out abbreviations that may be used in the endnotes.

 

Legislation history and amendment history—Endnotes 3 and 4

Amending laws are annotated in the legislation history and amendment history.

 

The legislation history in endnote 3 provides information about each law that has amended the compiled law. The information includes commencement information for amending laws and details of application, saving or transitional provisions that are not included in this compilation.

 

The amendment history in endnote 4 provides information about amendments at the provision level. It also includes information about any provisions that have expired or otherwise ceased to have effect in accordance with a provision of the compiled law.

 

Uncommenced amendments—Endnote 5

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not reflected in the text of the compiled law but the text of the amendments is included in endnote 5.

Modifications—Endnote 6

If the compiled law is affected by a modification that is in force, details of the modification are included in endnote 6.

 

Misdescribed amendments—Endnote 7

An amendment is a misdescribed amendment if the effect of the amendment cannot be incorporated into the text of the compilation. Any misdescribed amendment is included in endnote 7.

 

Miscellaneous—Endnote 8

Endnote 8 includes any additional information that may be helpful for a reader of the compilation.

 

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key

 

ad = added or inserted

pres = present

am = amended

prev = previous

c = clause(s)

(prev) = previously

Ch = Chapter(s)

Pt = Part(s)

def = definition(s)

r = regulation(s)/rule(s)

Dict = Dictionary

Reg = Regulation/Regulations

disallowed = disallowed by Parliament

reloc = relocated

Div = Division(s)

renum = renumbered

exp = expired or ceased to have effect

rep = repealed

hdg = heading(s)

rs = repealed and substituted

LI = Legislative Instrument

s = section(s)

LIA = Legislative Instruments Act 2003

Sch = Schedule(s)

mod = modified/modification

Sdiv = Subdivision(s)

No = Number(s)

SLI = Select Legislative Instrument

o = order(s)

SR = Statutory Rules

Ord = Ordinance

Sub‑Ch = Sub‑Chapter(s)

orig = original

SubPt = Subpart(s)

par = paragraph(s)/subparagraph(s)

/sub‑subparagraph(s)

 

 

Endnote 3—Legislation history

 

Number and year

FRLI registration or gazettal

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

1997 No. 328

3 Dec 1997

1 Jan 1998 (see r. 2 and Gazette 1997, No. GN49)

 

1998 No. 65

24 Apr 1998

24 Apr 1998

1998 No. 112

27 May 1998

27 May 1998

r. 4

1998 No. 122

9 June 1998

1 July 1998

1998 No. 261

18 Aug 1998

18 Aug 1998

1998 No. 289

1 Sept 1998

1 Sept 1998

1998 No. 333

16 Dec 1998

16 Dec 1998

1999 No. 44

24 Mar 1999

24 Mar 1999

1999 No. 45

24 Mar 1999

Schedule 2: 5 Feb 1999 (see Gazette 1999, No. S50)
Remainder: 24 Mar 1999

1999 No. 107

17 June 1999

rr. 1–3 and Schedule 1: 17 June 1999
Remainder: 1 July 1999

1999 No. 108

17 June 1999

1 July 1999

1999 No. 272

17 Nov 1999

1 Sept 1999

2000 No. 20

15 Mar 2000

Schedule 2: 10 Dec 1999
Schedule 3: 1 July 2000
Remainder: 5 Dec 1999

as amended by

 

 

 

2000 No. 145

28 June 2000

(see 2000 No. 145 below)

2000 No. 145

28 June 2000

rr. 1–3 and Schedule 1: 30 June 2000
Remainder: 1 July 2000

2000 No. 200

31 July 2000

31 July 2000

2000 No. 224

17 Aug 2000

1 July 2000

2001 No. 13

13 Feb 2001

Schedule 2: 1 July 2001
Remainder: 13 Feb 2001

2001 No. 198

19 July 2001

1 July 2001

2002 No. 74

18 Apr 2002

18 Apr 2002

2002 No. 113

7 June 2002

rr. 1–3 and Schedule 1: 7 June 2002
Remainder: 1 July 2002

2002 No. 211

12 Sept 2002

12 Sept 2002

2002 No. 298

4 Dec 2002

4 Dec 2002

2002 No. 326

20 Dec 2002

1 Jan 2003 (see r. 2)

2003 No. 105

30 May 2003

1 July 2003

2003 No. 119

19 June 2003

1 July 2003

2003 No. 148

26 June 2003

1 July 2003

2004 No. 57

8 Apr 2004

rr. 1–3 and Schedule 1: 8 Apr 2004
Remainder: 1 July 2004

2004 No. 310

4 Nov 2004

4 Nov 2004

2004 No. 331

1 Dec 2004

rr. 1–3 and Schedule 1: 1 Dec 2004
Remainder: 23 May 2005 (see r. 2(b))

2005 No. 6

14 Feb 2005 (see F2005L00147)

15 Feb 2005

2005 No. 74

28 Apr 2005 (see F2005L00960)

rr. 1–3 and Schedule 1: 28 Apr 2005
Remainder: 1 July 2005

2005 No. 111

11 June 2005 (see F2005L01415)

rr. 1–3 and Schedule 1: 11 June 2005
Remainder: 1 July 2005

2005 No. 126

17 June 2005 (see F2005L01542)

1 July 2005

2005 No. 207

19 Sept 2005 (see F2005L02673)

1 Oct 2005 (see r. 2)

2005 No. 218

7 Oct 2005 (see F2005L02918)

rr. 1–3 and Schedule 1 (item 6): 8 Oct 2005

2006 No. 53

24 Mar 2006 (see F2006L00909)

27 Mar 2006

2006 No. 63

24 Mar 2006 (see F2006L00910)

3 Apr 2006 (see r. 2)

2006 No. 77

5 May 2006 (see F2006L01175)

6 May 2006

2006 No. 151

28 June 2006 (see F2006L01993)

29 June 2006

2006 No. 152

28 June 2006 (see F2006L02019)

rr. 1, 2: 29 June 2006
r. 5 and Schedule 3: (a)
Remainder: 1 July 2006

2006 No. 153

28 June 2006 (see F2006L02011)

1 July 2006

2006 No. 154

28 June 2006 (see F2006L02016)

1 July 2006

2006 No. 268

20 Oct 2006 (see F2006L03472)

1 Dec 2006 (see r. 2)

2006 No. 351

14 Dec 2006 (see F2006L04063)

30 Dec 2006 (see r. 2)

2007 No. 84

16 Apr 2007 (see F2007L00975)

rr. 1–3 and Schedule 1: 17 Apr 2007
Remainder: 1 July 2007 (see r. 2(b), (c) and (d))

2007 No. 112

11 May 2007 (see F2007L01314)

rr. 1–3 and Schedule 1: 12 May 2007
Remainder: 1 July 2007

2007 No. 158

25 June 2007 (see F2007L01771)

rr. 1–3: 26 June 2007
Remainder: 1 July 2007 (see r. 2(b))

2007 No. 159

25 June 2007 (see F2007L01772)

rr. 1–3: 26 June 2007
Remainder: 1 July 2007 (see r. 2(b))

2007 No. 252

27 Aug 2007 (see F2007L02561)

28 Aug 2007

2008 No. 4

30 Jan 2008 (see F2008L00227)

rr. 1–3 and Schedule 1: 31 Jan 2008
Schedule 2: (b)

2008 No. 108

24 June 2008 (see F2008L02162)

rr. 1–4 and Schedule 1: 25 June 2008
Remainder: 1 July 2008

r. 4

2008 No. 143

29 June 2008 (see F2008L02248)

rr. 1–3 and Schedule 1: 30 June 2008
Remainder: 1 July 2008 (see r. 2(b))

2008 No. 146

30 June 2008 (see F2008L02250)

1 July 2008 (see r. 2)

2008 No. 266

15 Dec 2008 (see F2008L04632)

rr. 1–3: 16 Dec 2008
Schedule 1: 15 Dec 2008 (see r. 2(b) and F2008L04656)

2008 No. 267

18 Dec 2008 (see F2008L04624)

rr. 1–3 and Schedule 1: 19 Dec 2008
r. 4 and Schedule 2: 1 Jan 2009 (see r. 2(b))

2009 No. 32

2 Mar 2009 (see F2009L00708)

1 July 2009

2009 No. 41

19 Mar 2009 (see F2009L01034)

20 Mar 2009

r. 4 (am. by 2010 No. 172, Sch. 1 item [1])

as amended by

 

 

 

2010 No. 172

30 June 2010 (see F2010L01815)

rr. 1–3 and Schedule 1: 19 Mar 2009
r. 4 and Schedule 2: 30 June 2009

 

2009 No. 83

18 May 2009 (see F2009L01812)

rr. 1–3 and Schedule 1: 19 May 2009
Schedule 2: 5 Aug 2009 (see r. 2(b))

2009 No. 134

25 June 2009 (see F2009L02519)

1 July 2009

r. 4 (am. by 2010 No. 172, Sch. 2 item [1])

as amended by

 

 

 

2010 No. 172

30 June 2010 (see F2010L01815)

rr. 1–3 and Schedule 1: 19 Mar 2009
r. 4 and Schedule 2: 30 June 2009

 

2009 No. 135

25 June 2009 (see F2009L02490)

rr. 1–3 and Schedule 1: 1 July 2009
r. 4 and Schedule 2: 31 July 2009

2009 No. 268

14 Oct 2009 (see F2009L03726)

1 Nov 2009 (see r. 2 and F2009L03902)

2009 No. 329

27 Nov 2009 (see F2009L04322)

1 Jan 2010

2010 No. 3

11 Feb 2010 (see F2010L00347)

rr. 1–3 and Schedule 1: 31 Dec 2009
r. 4 and Schedule 2: 31 Jan 2010

2010 No. 114

7 June 2010 (see F2010L01481)

1 July 2010

2010 No. 171

30 June 2010 (see F2010L01816)

1 July 2010

r. 4

2010 No. 258

28 Oct 2010 (see F2010L02808)

1 Nov 2010

2010 No. 259

29 Oct 2010 (see F2010L02758)

30 Oct 2010

2010 No. 323

21 Dec 2010 (see F2010L03209)

rr. 1–3 and Schedule 1: 1 Jan 2011
r. 4 and Schedule 2: 1 Mar 2011 (see r. 2(b))

r. 5

2011 No. 14

28 Feb 2011 (see F2011L00313)

rr. 1–4 and Schedules 1 and 2: 1 Mar 2011
rr. 5, 6 and Schedules 3 and 4: 1 Mar 2011 (see r. 2(b) and F2011L00245)
rr. 7, 8 and Schedules 5 and 6: 1 July 2011

2011 No. 49

3 May 2011 (see F2011L00676)

10 May 2011 (see r. 2)

2011 No. 118

4 July 2011 (see F2011L01411)

29 July 2011 (see r. 2)

2011 No. 119

30 June 2011 (see F2011L01359)

1 July 2011

r. 4

2011 No. 163

1 Sept 2011 (see F2011L01795)

1 Sept 2011

r. 4

2011 No. 219

25 Nov 2011 (see F2011L02434)

26 Nov 2011

2011 No. 259

14 Dec 2011 (see F2011L02683)

rr. 1–3 and Schedule 1: 15 Dec 2011
Schedule 2: 21 Oct 2011 (see r. 2(b) and F2011L02089)
Schedule 3: 1 Jan 2012

2012 No. 28

13 Mar 2012 (see F2012L00564)

14 Mar 2012

r. 4

2012 No. 38

26 Mar 2012 (see F2012L00678)

ss. 1–3 and Schedule 1: 27 Mar 2012
s. 4 and Schedule 2: 1 Apr 2012

2012 No. 80

29 May 2012 (see F2012L01109)

Schedule 5: 1 June 2012 (see s. 1.2 and F2012L01107)

2012 No. 131

29 June 2012 (see F2012L01460)

1 July 2012

2012 No. 164

13 July 2012 (see F2012L01556)

14 July 2012

2012 No. 205

16 Aug 2012 (see F2012L01690)

17 Aug 2012

2012 No. 206

22 Aug 2012 (see F2012L01742)

23 Aug 2012

2012 No. 229

2 Oct 2012 (see F2012L01988)

3 Oct 2012

2012 No. 248

26 Oct 2012 (see F2012L02091)

27 Oct 2012

2012 No. 328

10 Dec 2012 (see F2012L02387)

10 Dec 2012

27, 2013

4 Mar 2013 (see F2013L00391)

ss. 1–4 and Schedule 1: 5 Mar 2013
Schedule 2: 1 June 2013

50, 2013

3 Apr 2013 (see F2013L00600)

4 Apr 2013

70, 2013

20 May 2013 (see F2013L00802)

20 May 2013

141, 2013

28 June 2013 (see F2013L01249)

1 July 2013

174, 2013

15 July 2013 (see F2013L01386)

Sch 1: 16 July 2013
Sch 2: 1 Aug 2013

219, 2013

5 Aug 2013 (see F2013L01511)

6 Aug 2013

229, 2013

5 Aug 2013 (see F2013L01512)

6 Aug 2013

232, 2013

21 Oct 2013 (see F2013L01819)

1 Nov 2013

281, 2013

12 Dec 2013 (see F2013L02089

Sch 1: 13 Dec 2013
Sch 2: 1 Jan 2014

3, 2014

19 Feb 2014 (see F2014L00160)

20 Feb 2014

11, 2014

27 Feb 2014 (see F2014L00199)

28 Feb 2014

34, 2014

17 Mar 2014 (see F2014L00284)

18 Mar 2014

43, 2014

28 Apr 2014 (see F2014L00436)

29 Apr 2014

59, 2014

2 June 2014 (see F2014L00635)

3 June 2014

98, 2014

27 June 2014 (see F2014L00843)

1 July 2014 (see s 2)

107, 2014

27 June 2014 (see F2014L00841)

28 June 2014

 

Act

Number and year

Assent

Commencement

Application, saving and transitional provisions

Australian Communications and Media Authority (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2005

45, 2005

1 Apr 2005

Schedule 1 (item 64): 1 July 2005

Building and Construction Industry Improvement (Consequential and Transitional) Act 2005

112, 2005

12 Sept 2005

Schedule 3: 12 Sept 2005

Workplace Relations (Work Choices) Act 2005

153, 2005

14 Dec 2005

Schedule 1A (item 2): 14 Dec 2005

Australian Sports Anti‑Doping Authority (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2006

7, 2006

7 Mar 2006

Schedule 1 (item 8): 13 Mar 2006

Anti‑Money Laundering and Counter‑Terrorism Financing (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 2006

170, 2006

12 Dec 2006

Schedule 1 (item 39): 13 Dec 2006

Workplace Relations Amendment (A Stronger Safety Net) Act 2007

107, 2007

28 June 2007

Schedule 2 (item 31) and Schedule 3 (item 17): 1 July 2007

Wheat Marketing Amendment Act 2007

108, 2007

28 June 2007

Schedule 5 (item 1): 1 Oct 2007

Wheat Export Marketing (Repeal and Consequential Amendments) Act 2008

66, 2008

30 June 2008

Schedule 2 (items 9, 10): 1 July 2008

Sch. 3

Superannuation Legislation (Consequential Amendments and Transitional Provisions) Act 2011

58, 2011

28 June 2011

Schedule 1 (items 88, 89): 1 July 2011

Clean Energy (Consequential Amendments) Act 2011

132, 2011

18 Nov 2011

Schedule 1 (items 104 and 105): 2 Apr 2012 Schedule 1 (item 261): 1 July 2012

Telecommunications Legislation Amendment (Universal Service Reform) Act 2012

44, 2012

16 Apr 2012

Schedule 1 (item 5): 1 July 2012

Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Act (No. 3) 2012

77, 2012

28 June 2012

Schedule 2: (c)

Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Act (No. 2) 2013

53, 2013

28 May 2013

Schedule 2 (items 1, 2): 29 May 2013

 

(a)             Regulation 2(d) of the Financial Management and Accountability Amendment Regulations 2006 (No. 5) (SLI 2006 No. 152) provides as follows:

                   (d)  at the time declared, in a notice published in the Gazette under subsection 58(2) of the Dairy Produce Act 1986, to be the second DAA phase‑down time.

                  The second DAA phase‑down time was midnight on 30 June 2006 (see Gazette 2006, No. GN25).

(b)             Regulation 2(b) of SLI 2008 No. 4 provides as follows:

                   (b)  immediately after the commencement of section 171 of the Water Act 2007—Schedule 2.

                  Section 171 of the Water Act 2007 commenced on 3 March 2008.

(c)              The Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997 was amended by Schedule 2 only of the Financial Framework Legislation Amendment Act (No. 3) 2012, subsection 2(1) (item 3) provides as follows:

                   (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

3.  Schedule 2

Immediately after the commencement of Schedule 1 to this Act.

28 June 2012

 

Endnote 4—Amendment history

 

Provision affected

How affected

Part 1

 

 

r. 1......................................

rs. 1998 No. 289

 

 

am No 98, 2014

 

Heading to r. 3.....................

rs. 1999 No. 107; No 98, 2014

 

r. 3......................................

am. 1999 No. 107; 2002 No. 74; 2008 No. 4; 2009 Nos. 41 and 134; 2010 Nos. 171 and 323; 2011 No. 49

 

 

rs No 98, 2014

 

r. 3A....................................

ad. 2009 No. 134

 

 

am. 2010 No. 171; No. 27, 2013

 

 

rep No 98, 2014

 

Note to r. 3A(2)...................

rep. No. 27, 2013

 

Note 1 to r. 3A(2)................

ad. No. 27, 2013

 

 

rep No 98, 2014

 

Note 2 to r. 3A(2)................

ad. No. 27, 2013

 

 

rep No 98, 2014

 

Pt 2......................................

rep No 98, 2014

 

Heading to r. 4.....................

rs. 2005 No. 111; 2010 No. 1