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SR 1997 No. 328 Regulations as amended, taking into account amendments up to Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Treasury Portfolio Measures No. 1) Regulations 2019
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Registered 07 May 2019
Start Date 09 Apr 2019

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997

Statutory Rules No. 328, 1997

made under the

Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Act 1997

Compilation No. 158

Compilation date:                              9 April 2019

Includes amendments up to:            F2019L00566

Registered:                                         7 May 2019

 

About this compilation

This compilation

This is a compilation of the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 1997 that shows the text of the law as amended and in force on 9 April 2019 (the compilation date).

The notes at the end of this compilation (the endnotes) include information about amending laws and the amendment history of provisions of the compiled law.

Uncommenced amendments

The effect of uncommenced amendments is not shown in the text of the compiled law. Any uncommenced amendments affecting the law are accessible on the Legislation Register (www.legislation.gov.au). The details of amendments made up to, but not commenced at, the compilation date are underlined in the endnotes. For more information on any uncommenced amendments, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Application, saving and transitional provisions for provisions and amendments

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

Editorial changes

For more information about any editorial changes made in this compilation, see the endnotes.

Modifications

If the compiled law is modified by another law, the compiled law operates as modified but the modification does not amend the text of the law. Accordingly, this compilation does not show the text of the compiled law as modified. For more information on any modifications, see the series page on the Legislation Register for the compiled law.

Self‑repealing provisions

If a provision of the compiled law has been repealed in accordance with a provision of the law, details are included in the endnotes.

  

  

  


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                             1

1............ Name of regulations............................................................................ 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 s 39B)............... 3

Part 3—Transitional and application provisions                                                4

Division 1—Amendments made by the Financial Management and Accountability Amendment (Public Governance) Regulation 2014           4

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

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

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

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

Division 2—Amendments made by the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (2018 Measures No. 1) Regulations 2018    5

27.......... Power to vary or administer grants or arrangements........................... 5

Division 3—Amendments made by the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Veterans’ Affairs Measures No. 1) Regulations 2018             6

28.......... Power to vary or administer grants or arrangements........................... 6

Schedule 1AA—Arrangements, grants and programs          7

Part 1—Arrangements under which public money is, or may become, payable by the Commonwealth                                                                                                    7

Part 2—Grants of financial assistance to a State or Territory                   8

Part 3—Grants of financial assistance to persons other than a State or Territory           9

Part 4—Programs                                                                                                                10

Schedule 1AB—Arrangements, grants and programs         46

Part 1—Arrangements under which public money is, or may become, payable by the Commonwealth                                                                                                  46

Part 2—Grants of financial assistance to a State or Territory                 47

Part 3—Grants of financial assistance to persons other than a State or Territory           49

Part 4—Programs                                                                                                                59

Schedule 1B—Companies and objects or proposed activities             195

Endnotes                                                                                                                                  198

Endnote 1—About the endnotes                                                                          198

Endnote 2—Abbreviation key                                                                              199

Endnote 3—Legislation history                                                                           200

Endnote 4—Amendment history                                                                         224

Endnote 5—Editorial changes                                                                             231


Part 1Preliminary

  

1  Name of regulations

                   These regulations are the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Regulations 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 s 39B)

             (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

Division 1Amendments made by the Financial Management and Accountability Amendment (Public Governance) Regulation 2014

23  Definitions

                   In this Division:

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.

Division 2Amendments made by the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (2018 Measures No. 1) Regulations 2018

27  Power to vary or administer grants or arrangements

                   Despite the repeal of table items in Schedules 1AA and 1AB by Schedule 1 to the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (2018 Measures No. 1) Regulations 2018, those items continue in force for the purposes of sections 32B and 32C of the Act in relation to the administration or variation of grants or arrangements made before the repeal, but not so as to authorise any new commitment by the Commonwealth to spend money.

Division 3Amendments made by the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Veterans’ Affairs Measures No. 1) Regulations 2018

28  Power to vary or administer grants or arrangements

                   Despite the repeal of table item 430.015 of Part 4 of Schedule 1AA by Schedule 1 to the Financial Framework (Supplementary Powers) Amendment (Veterans’ Affairs Measures No. 1) Regulations 2018, that item continues in force for the purposes of sections 32B and 32C of the Act in relation to the administration or variation of grants or arrangements made before the repeal, but not so as to authorise any new commitment by the Commonwealth to spend money.


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

317.002

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

 

                       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

318.004

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

401.007

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

401.010

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

401.018

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

401.022

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

401.028

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

 

                       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

402.008

Family Relationships Services Program

 

Objective: To provide funding for family law related services

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

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

405.005

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

405.014

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

 

                       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

406.008

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

406.013

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

406.018

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

 

                       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

407.006

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

407.010

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

407.014

Helping Children with Autism

 

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

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

407.043

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

407.045

Jobs Fund

 

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

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

407.071

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

407.076

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

407.082

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

 

                       Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

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

410.010

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

410.020

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

410.022

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

410.025

Memorial Services for Bali Bombings

 

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

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

414.002

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

 

                       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

417.008

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

417.034

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

417.038

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

 

                       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

418.003

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

418.006

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

418.008

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

418.012

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

418.019

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

418.021

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

418.027

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

418.030

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

418.038

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

418.042

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

418.045

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

418.048

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

418.055

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

418.063

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

418.067

Support for Australian Apprenticeships

 

Objective: To provide support services for apprentices and employers

418.072

VET FEE‑HELP Assistance Scheme

 

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

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

 

                       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

419.003

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

419.007

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

419.012

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

419.021

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

 

                       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

421.003

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

425.017

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

426.002

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

430.016

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.

3

Grants for drought recovery assistance

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

4

Stronger Biosecurity and Quarantine programme—grants to States and Territories to conduct biosecurity response and preparedness activities

To provide grants of financial assistance to a State or Territory to respond to biosecurity threats including by doing the following:

(a) employing personnel and equipping them to carry out biosecurity functions;

(b) adopting measures to prepare for biosecurity threats;

(c) building capacity to respond to biosecurity threats.

5

Women’s Safety Technology Trials

To provide grants of financial assistance to a State or Territory for the development and delivery of trials that test ways of using technology to improve the safety of women experiencing, or at risk of, violence.

6

Grants for dairy sector assistance

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

7

Grant for a northern Australia shared biosecurity diagnostic facility

To construct a shared biosecurity diagnostic facility in northern Australia.

8

Grants for farm business assistance for former recipients of the Farm Household Allowance

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

9

School education—Tasmania

To provide grants of financial assistance to Tasmania to fund specialist literacy programs and other support programs for Tasmanian students at government and non‑government schools.

10

Grants for school education reform

To provide grants of financial assistance to a State or Territory to enable the State or Territory to undertake school education reform or implement national policy measures relating to school education.

11

Family law payments to States and Territories

To provide funding to the States and Territories for:

(a) the exercise by State and Territory courts of federal jurisdiction under the Family Law Act 1975, the Child Support (Registration and Collection) Act 1988 and the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989; and

(b) the use of State court facilities by the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.

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

(a) in connection with, or incidental to, the investing of any court of a State with federal jurisdiction; or

(b) involving the granting of financial assistance to a State or Territory.

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.

4

Voluntary contributions to the Information Sharing Centre established by the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery against Ships in Asia

To contribute to the financing of the Information Sharing Centre, in accordance with the Agreement, to enable the Centre to promote close cooperation among the parties to the Agreement in preventing and suppressing piracy and armed robbery against ships.

5

Grants to Life Education Australia

In conformity with Australia’s international obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, to fund research, development, monitoring, evaluation, relationship management, marketing, fundraising and other activities associated with the Life Education programme.

6

Grant to GCFC Limited (ACN 144 555 822)

To fund the construction of a replacement training and administration base for the Gold Coast Suns Australian Football League team at Metricon Stadium so as to enable the site of the team’s existing training and administration base to be used in connection with City of Gold Coast’s hosting of the 2018 Commonwealth Games, a sports initiative of national significance.

7

Grants for research and development relating to energy use data

To improve Australia’s national capacity to collect, organise, analyse and communicate energy use data, by contributing to the funding of the following activities:

(a) research and investigation into energy use in Australia, energy use data and related data;

(b) dissemination of the results of such research and investigation;

(c) the development, implementation and operation of supporting systems and governance arrangements;

to the extent that:

(d) the data is statistical in nature; or

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

(f) the activities will assist Australia to meet its obligations under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

8

Australian Children’s Music Foundation

To fund the Australian Children’s Music Foundation to improve the equity of access to, and participation and engagement in, music education by Australian students in:

(a) schools with a significant proportion of disadvantaged students; and

(b) schools with a significant proportion of students who are Aboriginal persons or Torres Strait Islanders; and

(c) juvenile justice centres.

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

(a) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under either or both of the following:

(i) the Convention on the Rights of the Child (particularly Articles 28, 29 and 31);

(ii) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (particularly Articles 13 and 15); or

(b) to benefit Aboriginal persons and Torres Strait Islanders; or

(c) by providing benefits to students; or

(d) in or in relation to a Territory.

9

Grant to Australian Federation of Ethnic Schools Associations Inc (trading as Community Languages Australia)

To fund Australian Federation of Ethnic Schools Associations Inc to improve the provision of community languages to Australian school students.

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

(a) engaging in measures to meet Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child (particularly Article 29); or

(b) collecting data and otherwise conducting research for the purpose of informing the Commonwealth; or

(c) developing and providing online educational, research and resource material.

10

Grants to the Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children

To fund the delivery of specialist allied health and education services to children, aged 18 years or under, with hearing or vision impairment, and their families, in remote and regional locations in Australia:

(a) as the provision of sickness benefits or benefits to students; or

(b) using postal, telegraphic, telephonic and other like services; or

(c) to meet Australia’s obligations under:

(i) the Convention on the Rights of the Child; or

(ii) the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; or

(iii) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

11

Grant to Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation Incorporated

To fund Australian Kookaburra Kids Foundation Incorporated to develop, deliver and evaluate a national support, respite and education program specifically for children of current and ex‑serving members of the Australian Defence Force who are affected by mental illness as a result of their military service.

13

Grants to The Smith Family

To fund The Smith Family to provide financial and other support to disadvantaged primary and high school students and their families aimed at increasing the students’ long‑term participation in education, including attendance at, and completion of, school.

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

(a) supporting activities in connection with electronic communications; or

(b) providing benefits to students or supporting activities incidental to the provision of those benefits; or

(c) giving effect to Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Articles 4, 6(2), 18(2), 28(1) and 29(1).

14

Grant to Grower Co‑Operative Limited

To conduct studies to develop initiatives to improve efficiencies for the movement of grain along the supply chain from farms to the Port of Newcastle, for export to other countries.

15

Grants for Casino Beef Week

To provide support for Casino Beef Week.

This purpose also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing support for Casino Beef Week:

(a) to the extent that Casino Beef Week is connected with interstate or overseas trade and commerce; or

(b) to the extent that such support is otherwise for the benefit of the nation.

16

Centenary of ANZAC Centre

To assist in the establishment of the Centenary of ANZAC Centre and to support the Centre to provide:

(a) a mental health practitioner support service; and

(b) a mental health treatment research centre.

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

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

(b) to provide medical services (within the meaning of paragraph 51(xxiiiA) of the Constitution); or

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

17

Mental Health in Multicultural Australia

To strengthen the capacity of individuals, communities and health service providers to address the mental health needs of Australia’s culturally and linguistically diverse population (including immigrants and refugees) in a culturally inclusive and responsive manner.

This purpose also has the effect it would have if it were limited to measures:

(a) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under:

(i) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 12; or

(ii) the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, particularly Article 8; or

(b) in connection with electronic and telephonic communications; or

(c) relating to immigrants or aliens; or

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

18

Grant to Surf Life Saving Australia

To fund Surf Life Saving Australia to boost its capacity to deliver preventative safety measures at local beaches by:

(a) investing in technology upgrades; and

(b) expanding volunteer training opportunities; and

(c) improving skills development for existing supervisors, trainers and assessors; and

(d) expanding recruitment and recognition of supervisors, trainers and assessors.

This purpose also has the effect it would have if it were limited to measures peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and that cannot otherwise be carried out for the benefit of the nation.

19

National Institute for Forest Products Innovation

To establish and fund the National Institute for Forest Products Innovation in order to develop, fund and promote innovation and research activities relating to forestry products.

This purpose also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing support for activities to the extent that such activities are otherwise peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation.

20

Australian bid for 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

To fund the preparation of the bid by Football Federation Australia Limited for Australia to host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

This purpose also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing measures peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and that cannot otherwise be carried out for the benefit of the nation.

22

Grant to the Australian International Military Games Limited

To fund the Australian International Military Games Limited to plan, oversee, deliver and promote the 2018 Invictus Games in Sydney for the benefit of the following:

(a) current and former members of the Australia Defence Force, and foreign armed forces, who were injured or wounded, or became ill, as a result of rendering military service;

(b) the families and carers of those members.

23

Loan to the University of the Sunshine Coast

To provide a loan to the University of the Sunshine Coast to construct infrastructure to support the delivery of higher education services and innovation.

This purpose also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing a loan:

(a) in connection with assisting Australia to meet its obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Article 13; or

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

(c) to provide benefits to students.

24

Grants to the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership Limited

To fund the 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, including by:

(a) working collaboratively with government and non‑government sector employers and authorities, professional associations, education unions and other relevant bodies throughout Australia; and

(b) developing and implementing national approaches to:

(i) professional standards for teachers and school leaders; and

(ii) initial teacher education, school leadership, and teaching; and

(iii) principal preparation and certification; and

(iv) teacher registration; and

(v) measuring teacher effectiveness; and

(c) conducting research and developing the evidence base for national education reforms.

This purpose also has the effect it would have if it were limited to measures:

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

(b) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under:

(i) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (particularly Articles 2 and 13); or

(ii) the Convention on the Rights of the Child (particularly Articles 4, 28 and 29); or

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

25

Education Services Australia Limited

To provide funding to Education Services Australia Limited in conjunction with the States and Territories to:

(a) implement interoperability services for school education; and

(b) implement the Commonwealth government’s information hub for students, parents and teachers on safety and wellbeing (the Student Wellbeing Hub); and

(c) develop and deliver education resources and professional development material for teachers; and

(d) provide assistance to, and implement the projects and initiatives of, the Council of Australian Governments Education Council.

These objectives also have the effect they would have if they were limited to education measures:

(a) relating to postal, telegraphic, telephonic or other like services (within the meaning of paragraph 51(v) of the Constitution); or

(b) to meet Australia’s obligations under:

(i) the Convention on the Rights of the Child (particularly Articles 4, 28 and 29); or

(ii) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (particularly Articles 2 and 13); or

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

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

26

Dorothea Mackellar Memorial Society

To fund the Dorothea Mackellar Memorial Society to administer the Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards.

This purpose also has the effect it would have if it were limited to:

(a) measures to give effect to Australia’s obligations under either or both of the following:

(i) the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Articles 4, 28 and 29;

(ii) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 13; or

(b) 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.

27

Grant to the Brotherhood of St Laurence

To fund the Brotherhood of St Laurence to develop and implement, in collaboration with stakeholders, measures to promote the employment of young people nationally.

This purpose also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing funding for measures:

(a) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the following:

(i) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Article 6;

(ii) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Employment Policy, particularly Articles 1 and 2; or

(b) taken in connection with online or electronic communications; or

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

28

Grant to The Smith Family—Let’s Read

To provide funding for The Smith Family’s Let’s Read program to assist children to develop early literacy skills, including by providing their parents, teachers and other caregivers with:

(a) children’s books and other learning resources; or

(b) information, education and other support to facilitate childhood learning.

This purpose also has the effect it would have if it were limited to measures giving effect to Australia’s obligations:

(a) in relation to children, including those under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Articles 4, 6(2), 17, 18(2), 28 and 29; or

(b) under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 13.

29

Grants to the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal

To provide funding to contribute to and support the achievement of the object of the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal, namely to promote for the public benefit rural and regional renewal, regeneration and development in Australia in social, economic, environmental and cultural areas.

This purpose also has the effect it would have if it were limited to enabling the Foundation to provide funding:

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

(b) in connection with electronic communications; or

(c) to or in relation to immigrants or aliens; or

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

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

(f) in connection with assisting Australia to meet its obligations under international agreements, including the following:

(i) the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa, particularly Articles 4, 5, and 10;

(ii) the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, particularly Article 4;

(iii) the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, particularly Article 10;

(iv) the Paris Agreement, particularly Articles 7 and 8;

(v) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2, 6, 11 and 12;

(vi) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Employment Policy, particularly Articles 1 and 2;

(vii) the international treaties referred to in the definition of relevant international agreement in subsection 4(1) of the Water Act 2007; or

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

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

(i) 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

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

30

Grant to Queensland Fruit & Vegetable Growers Ltd

To provide funding to Queensland Fruit & Vegetable Growers Ltd to foster fair employment practices in the Australian horticulture industry, including through the development and implementation of a national training and certification program for horticultural producers and packing houses.

This purpose also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing funding for measures:

(a) with respect to trade and commerce with other countries, or among the States and Territories; or

(b) with respect to postal, telegraphic, telephonic and other like services; or

(c) with respect to aliens or immigrants; or

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

(i) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Forced or Compulsory Labour, particularly Article 1(1);

(ii) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Labour Administration: Role, Functions and Organisation, particularly Article 6;

(iii) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2, 6 and 7; or

(e) in, or in relation to, a Territory.

31

Grant to Educational Music Tour Bus Foundation Australia Ltd

To fund the establishment and operation of the John Lennon Educational Bus to provide:

(a) educational activities in music, the arts and technology for children, including the provision of vocational information and guidance; and

(b) activities for the benefit of Indigenous communities.

This purpose also has the effect it would have if it were limited to measures:

(a) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Articles 4, 28, 29 and 31; or

(b) for, or in relation to, Indigenous Australians and particular groups of Indigenous Australians.

32

Grants to Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health

To support the following activities of the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health:

(a) the provision of advice to the Commonwealth government on improving services to young people affected by mental health issues;

(b) the provision of training and information to the mental health workforce;

(c) research in the field of youth mental health.

This purpose also has the effect it would have if it were limited to measures:

(a) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 12; 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) undertaken in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.

33

Grant to Free TV Australia Ltd

To fund Free TV Australia Ltd to distribute Australian television content in the South Pacific region for transmission by local South Pacific broadcasters.

Part 4Programs

  

 

Programs

Item

Program

Objective(s)

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.

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.

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.

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.

23

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.

24

Orangutan Reintroduction Project

To support the protection and rehabilitation of orangutans in Indonesia.

25

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.

26

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.

27

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.

28

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.

29

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.

30

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.

32

Student Prizes Programme

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

33

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.

34

Work for the Dole

To support the jobactive 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.

35

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.

36

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.

37

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.

38

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.

39

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.

40

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.

41

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.

42

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; or

(i) in connection with electronic communications.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Australian Government Innovation and Investment Fund

To establish and fund a scheme to encourage new sustainable economic growth and jobs in Tasmania by providing regulated assistance to trading, financial or foreign corporations to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies where the assistance relates to the activities of the corporations.

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Industry Growth Centres Initiative

To support, and to establish, Industry Growth Centres to facilitate nationally significant research, collaboration, sharing of knowledge, development and deployment of technology, and projects for the benefit of the nation.

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

(a) for the promotion or development of interstate or overseas trade and commerce; 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.

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Stronger Biosecurity and Quarantine programme—grants to external parties to conduct biosecurity response and preparedness activities

To provide funding to respond to biosecurity threats, including by doing the following:

(a) employing personnel and equipping them to carry out biosecurity functions;

(b) adopting measures to prepare for biosecurity threats;

(c) building capacity to respond to biosecurity threats.

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

(a) in connection with quarantine; or

(b) that is 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.

66

Improved Access to Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Programme

To support and encourage uses of agricultural and veterinary chemicals consistent with the National Registration Scheme for Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (NRS), and to support international initiatives for improving information about and access to agricultural and veterinary chemicals.

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

(a) supporting and encouraging uses of agricultural and veterinary chemicals consistent with the Commonwealth registration scheme for agricultural and veterinary chemicals, being a scheme based on laws made for the Australian Capital Territory; or

(b) implementing or giving effect to the agreements referred to in section 9A of the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992; or

(c) providing funding or support for the fostering or promotion of interstate or overseas trade and commerce; or

(d) providing funding for activities relating to aliens; or

(e) providing funding or support in relation to places, persons, matters or things external to Australia or matters affecting Australia’s relations with foreign countries.

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National Assessment Reform

To deliver the National Assessment Program online, including the National Assessment Program—Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) test and other assessments of sample populations.

68

Australian Small Business Advisory Services programme

To support small business advisers in providing advisory services.

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

(a) providing regulated assistance to small business advisers that are trading, financial or foreign corporations to which paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution applies where the assistance relates to the existing activities of the corporation; or

(b) providing assistance to small business advisers in relation to a Territory.

69

Community Assistance Support—Transitional Support

1. To manage unlawful non‑citizens and holders of bridging visas in the community to an immigration outcome through early intervention and provision of needs‑based support and assistance.

2. To support holders of substantive visas to transition into the community through the provision of needs‑based support and assistance.

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Tasmanian Jobs and Growth Package

To provide grants for projects that support economic growth and jobs in Tasmania.

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

(a) as financial assistance to Tasmania; or

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

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

(f) in connection with electronic communications; or

(g) 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

(h) 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

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

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Global Infrastructure Hub

To provide funding to the Global Infrastructure Hub as a result of agreements reached by the Commonwealth Government with the members of the Group of 20 (G20) forum and with the objectives of:

(a) developing a knowledge‑sharing platform and network between governments, the private sector, development banks and other international organisations; and

(b) fostering collaboration among these groups to improve the functioning and financing of infrastructure markets.

72

Training for Employment Scholarships Pilot Programme

To support employers to provide training to new employees.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing support for training to students and the unemployed.

73

Youth Employment Pathways Pilot Programme

To support community service organisations to provide training and other assistance to unemployed youth to assist them to find employment or undertake further education or training.

74

Sector Development Fund

To provide support for activities:

(a) to assist the disability sector (including people with disability, their families, carers and service providers) in transitioning to the National Disability Insurance Scheme; or

(b) to assist those in the disability sector (including people with disability, their families, carers and service providers) who are unable to transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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 obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; or

(b) by providing medical services, sickness benefits and hospital benefits, and by engaging in measures incidental to their provision; or

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

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Mathematics by Inquiry

To create and improve mathematics curriculum resources for primary and secondary school students:

(a) to meet Australia’s international obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; and

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

76

Coding across the Curriculum

To encourage the introduction of computer coding and programming across different year levels in Australian schools:

(a) to meet Australia’s international obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; and

(b) as an activity that is peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation.

77

Piloting a P‑TECH Styled Education Facility

To support the piloting of an Australian education facility modelled on the “Pathways in Technology Early College High School” (P‑TECH) in the United States of America, by:

(a) providing benefits to students and engaging in measures incidental to the provision of those benefits; and

(b) engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Employment Policy and Convention concerning Vocational Guidance and Vocational Training in the Development of Human Resources.

78

Summer Schools for STEM

To support the attendance of female, disadvantaged or marginalised school students, including Indigenous students and students living in regional or remote areas, at national science and mathematics summer schools, with the aim of increasing the participation of these students in the learning areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), by:

(a) providing benefits to students and engaging in measures incidental to the provision of those benefits; and

(b) engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

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Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award—Australia

To provide support for the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award—Australia, to the extent that providing such support:

(a) increases access to, and representation in, the Award nationally:

(i) for people under 18 who are disadvantaged, or who have a mental or physical disability, so as to contribute to their development and enjoyment of a full and decent life; or

(ii) for young people of 18 or over who have a mental or physical disability, so as to contribute to their independence, ability and inclusion in all aspects of life; and

(b) would assist Australia to meet its obligations under:

(i) the Convention on the Rights of the Child (particularly Articles 4, 6(2) and 23(1)); or

(ii) the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (particularly Article 26(1)).

Note:          The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award—Australia encourages young people to volunteer their time in their communities, participate in sport and recreation activities, develop their teamwork and leadership competence, and develop their personal interests and social skills.

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Grants in Aid Sub‑Programme

To support key national educational research and representative organisations to carry out the following activities in relation to education and schooling:

(a) to conduct research, and gather community and industry views, for the purpose of informing the Commonwealth;

(b) to develop and maintain websites, and otherwise send and receive information through the use of online communication services;

(c) to conduct and disseminate the results of research, to the extent that these activities 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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Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth Limited

To support the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth Limited to carry out the following activities in relation to parent engagement and child and youth wellbeing:

(a) to conduct research for the purpose of informing the Commonwealth;

(b) to develop and maintain websites, and otherwise send and receive information through the use of online communication services;

(c) to disseminate information about Commonwealth research, policies and programmes relating to Indigenous parents, children and youth;

(d) to conduct and disseminate the results of research, to the extent that these activities are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation.

83

Financial Wellbeing and Capability—Commonwealth Financial Counselling and Financial Capability—Capability Building

1. To provide funding for an entity to:

(a) develop and provide online information and resources for financial counsellors, financial capability workers and consumers; and

(b) provide the national 1800 financial counselling and financial capability Helpline telephone service (the Helpline), including the development of national standards and materials for the Helpline.

2. To provide funding for services to be provided by an entity directed at supporting:

(a) attendance at national financial counselling and financial capability conferences by the following:

(i) financial counsellors and financial capability workers for the Helpline;

(ii) residents of a Territory; and

(b) the presentation of sessions at national financial counselling and financial capability conferences that relate to any of the following:

(i) bankruptcy or insolvency;

(ii) invalid or old‑age pensions within the meaning of paragraph 51 (xxiii) of the Constitution;

(iii) allowances, pensions, endowments, benefits or services to which paragraph 51(xxiiiA) of the Constitution applies;

(iv) immigrants or aliens;

(v) the Helpline;

(vi) online information or resources relevant to financial counselling or financial capability;

(vii) particular issues confronting the residents of Territories.

3. To provide funding for services to be provided by an entity directed at supporting the presentation of sessions at national financial counselling and financial capability conferences, to the extent that the presentation amounts to a measure designed to meet Australia’s obligations under:

(a) the Convention on the Rights of the Child; or

(b) the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; or

(c) the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women; or

(d) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

4. To provide funding for services to be provided by an entity directed at supporting the following:

(a) attendance at national financial counselling and financial capability conferences by the following:

(i) Indigenous persons;

(ii) persons who provide financial counselling and financial capability services predominantly to Indigenous persons;

(b) the presentation of sessions at national financial counselling and financial capability conferences that relate to particular issues confronting Indigenous persons.

85

Australian Apprenticeship Support Network

To support the Commonwealth’s employment and vocational education and training policies by providing support to apprentices, and in relation to connecting with, undertaking, and completing apprenticeships, to the extent that:

(a) the support is the provision of, or incidental to the provision of, benefits to students; or

(b) the provision of the support will give effect to Australia’s obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the Human Resources Development Convention, and the Employment Policy Convention.

86

Infrastructure investment

To facilitate the construction of infrastructure by providing funds for the making of loans:

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

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

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

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

(e) to the extent that the construction, or the making of the loan, is peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation.

87

Justice Services—Community Legal Services Program

To provide funding to organisations to:

(a) provide legal assistance services (including legal advice and legal representation):

(i) to persons in relation to matters in the federal jurisdiction or in relation to Commonwealth laws; or

(ii) specifically targeted to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; or

(iii) to persons in a Territory; or

(b) provide legal assistance services through the use of telephone and online communication services; or

(c) provide for communication between legal assistance organisations; or

(d) collect data, conduct research, and provide advice for the purpose of informing the Commonwealth in relation to legal services; or

(e) evaluate or improve the matters referred to in paragraph (a), (b), (c) or (d) above.

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

(a) incidental to the legislative powers vested in the Commonwealth; or

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

(c) with respect to telegraphic, telephonic, and other like services; or

(d) with respect to statistics; or

(e) with respect to the people of any race for whom it is deemed necessary to make special laws; or

(f) with respect to a Territory.

88

Arts and Cultural Development—National Programme for Excellence in the Arts

To allocate funding for the arts on a national basis through the following types of grants:

(a) endowment incentive grants that assist organisations to undertake projects through partnerships and collaborations or to support capital projects;

(b) grants that support international touring, exchanges and cultural diplomacy, with a focus on significant initiatives with demonstrable benefits for Australia;

(c) strategic grants that support projects by arts organisations;

(d) grants that support arts festivals in metropolitan or regional areas;

(e) grants that support touring of exhibitions to or from regional or remote Australia.

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

(a) 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

(b) in relation to aliens or immigrants; or

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

(d) in relation to places, persons, matters or things external to Australia or matters affecting Australia’s relations with foreign countries.

89

Arts and Cultural Development—Matched Funding Programme

To encourage private sector support for the arts by supporting projects that develop the arts sector’s capacity to use innovative funding strategies and build partnerships with the corporate and philanthropic sectors.

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

90

Disability and Carers—Disability, Mental Health and Carers—Individual Placement and Support

To undertake a national trial of a vocational assistance model, involving:

(a) placement of employment specialists with youth mental health services; and

(b) associated evaluation and research activity;

to the extent that undertaking the trial:

(c) is directed to compliance with Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; or

(d) involves the provision of sickness or unemployment benefits.

91

Digital Technologies and Communications Services: Spatial Data

To provide open and free public access to national geocoded address data.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing funding or support to engage in measures with respect to postal, telegraphic, telephonic, and other like services.

92

Stronger Communities Programme

To provide grants for community projects to strengthen and benefit local communities.

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

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

(b) in or in relation to a 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 assisting Australia to meet its obligations under international agreements; or

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

(h) in connection with electronic communications; or

(i) 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

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

93

Drought Communities Programme

To provide grants:

(a) to support, and to enable support for, drought‑affected communities, particularly to address unemployment caused by drought; and

(b) to support and enhance the viability and competitiveness of drought‑affected agriculture;

including by providing grants for local infrastructure projects.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(g) in connection with assisting Australia to meet its obligations under international agreements, including the following:

(i) the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa, particularly Articles 4, 5, and 10;

(ii) the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, particularly Article 4;

(iii) the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, particularly Article 10;

(iv) the Paris Agreement, particularly Articles 7 and 8;

(v) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2, 6, 11 and 12;

(vi) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Employment Policy, particularly Articles 1 and 2; or

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

(i) in connection with electronic communications; or

(j) 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

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

94

General Practice Rural Incentives Programme

To encourage medical practitioners (including general practitioners, general practice registrars and specialists) to practise in regional and remote areas:

(a) for the purpose of providing medical services; or

(b) to meet Australia’s obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

95

Haemopoietic Progenitor Cells Programme

To support the location and procurement of haemopoietic progenitor cells from overseas for Australian patients as the provision of sickness benefits and medical services, and by engaging in measures incidental to the provision of those benefits and services.

96

Improve Safety and Quality in Health Care Programme

To establish and maintain clinical quality registries to assess and improve the quality of health care:

(a) as the provision of medical services, and by engaging in measures incidental to the provision of those services; or

(b) by collecting, analysing, disseminating and using statistics; or

(c) to meet Australia’s obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

97

Junior Medical Officer Programme

To support clinical training positions for junior medical practitioners, prior to the commencement of specialist training, as the provision of benefits to students, and by engaging in measures incidental to the provision of those benefits.

98

National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme

To support the prevention and early detection of bowel cancer, and reduce morbidity and mortality from the disease:

(a) as the provision of medical services, and by engaging in measures incidental to the provision of those services; or

(b) to meet Australia’s obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; or

(c) by engaging in scientific research for the benefit of the nation.

99

Improving Immunisation Coverage Rates

To improve the uptake of vaccines under the National Immunisation Programme, including through the collection of data, the provision of financial incentives to immunisation providers, and communication activities relevant to that Programme, as the provision of pharmaceutical benefits and medical services, and by engaging in measures incidental to the provision of those benefits and services.

100

Health Workforce Scholarship Programme

To increase participation in, and promote better distribution of, health workforces by providing, and supporting the provision of:

(a) scholarships to health students, to the extent that the scholarships are benefits to students; or

(b) scholarships to health students who are Aboriginal persons or Torres Strait Islanders.

101

National Cancer Screening Register

To establish, maintain and publicise a national register of cancer screening data that will inform clinical decisions across current and future cancer screening programmes:

(a) as the provision of medical services, and by engaging in measures incidental to the provision of those services; or

(b) by collecting, analysing, disseminating and using statistics; or

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

(d) to meet Australia’s obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

102

Organ and Tissue Donation for Transplantation

To fund measures to improve organ and tissue donation rates and access to organ and tissue transplantation services:

(a) as the provision of sickness benefits, and by engaging in measures incidental to the provision of those benefits; or

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

(c) to meet Australia’s obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

103

Professional pharmacy programmes and services under the Community Pharmacy Agreement

To support access to, and the quality use of, Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme medicines, and the delivery and development of professional services that will improve health outcomes, by providing funding and allowances to community pharmacies:

(a) as the provision of pharmaceutical and sickness benefits and medical services, and by engaging in measures incidental to the provision of those benefits and services; or

 

 

(b) to benefit Aboriginal persons or Torres Strait Islanders; or

(c) to meet Australia’s obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

105

Health Peak and Advisory Bodies Programme

To provide funding to health peak and advisory bodies for such a body to carry out one or more of the following activities:

(a) to disseminate information and raise awareness about the following matters relating to the body’s sector:

(i) Commonwealth policies and programmes;

(ii) medical services;

(b) to disseminate information and raise awareness about the following matters relating to the body’s sector, to the extent that these activities would assist Australia to meet its obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights:

(i) health services that are provided to persons in the event of sickness;

(ii) the prevention, treatment and control of diseases;

(c) to develop and publish information, and raise awareness, about matters relating to the body’s sector, by means of electronic communications;

 

 

(d) to conduct inquiries, investigations and consultations in relation to:

(i) matters affecting public health; and

(ii) diseases and the provision of health services, to the extent that these activities would assist Australia to meet its obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights;

(e) to collect, compile, analyse and disseminate statistics about matters relating to the body’s sector;

 

 

(f) to provide telephone information services;

(g) to provide education and training to medical practitioners working in the body’s sector (including general practitioners, nurses and allied health professionals), to the extent that the education and training:

(i) is directed at improving the quality of medical services; or

(ii) would assist Australia to meet its obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

106

Parent Engagement Campaign

To deliver a communication campaign:

(a) to raise awareness of the importance of parent engagement in children’s education, and the significant benefits that this brings; and

(b) to inform parents about, and assist parents with, different ways of engaging in their child’s education.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to delivering a communication campaign:

(a) using postal, telegraphic, telephonic, and other like services; or

(b) for the collection, compilation, analysis and dissemination of statistics and related information; or

(c) in connection with assisting Australia to meet its obligations under international agreements, including the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; or

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

107A

Closure of Hunter River and Port Stephens Fisheries—Assistance to Individuals and Businesses

To provide targeted assistance, to eligible fishers and businesses affected by the closure of Hunter River and Port Stephens fisheries in response to contamination attributed to activities at RAAF Base Williamtown, to manage adjustment pressures and remain viable in the long term.

109

Support for the Child Care System—Child Care Services Support—Inclusion Support Programme

To provide support for activities to ensure that:

(a) all children have the opportunity to participate in a quality approved early learning programme; or

(b) parents of children with additional needs (including children with disability, or who are undergoing assessment of disability, and children who are Indigenous Australians, from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds or from a background that involves refugee status or humanitarian intervention) have access to appropriate and affordable child care services that allow them to participate in the workforce;

to meet Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

110

Support for the Child Care System—Child Care Services Support—Community Child Care Fund

To:

(a) support approved and transitioning child care services to implement innovative solutions to ensure their viability; and

(b) improve access to child care for disadvantaged children;

to meet Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

111

Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students

To deliver the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students online, to assess students’ test results, and to disseminate students’ test results online.

113

Managing established pest animals and weeds

To support the management and control of pest animals and weeds to assist in meeting Australia’s obligations under the Convention on Biological Diversity (particularly Article 8(h)) by:

(a) providing financial assistance to organisations to develop and promote new and improved technologies and tools for controlling pest animals and weeds; and

(b) developing national consultative and collaborative arrangements for government, community and industry action on pest animals and weeds.

114

Innovative Wrap‑around Support in Domestic Violence Hotspots

To support the provision of legal assistance and other forms of support, including financial support services, to women and children experiencing, or at risk of, domestic violence by providing funding for the following:

(a) the establishment of specialist domestic violence units within existing legal assistance services;

(b) the establishment of health justice partnerships to facilitate women and children presenting at selected health facilities to access assistance relating to domestic violence, including by:

(i) training health professionals to identify and respond to domestic violence; and

(ii) providing legal and other forms of support.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing funding or support by engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations, in particular obligations under:

(a) the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (particularly Articles 2, 3, 5 and 16); or

(b) the Convention on the Rights of the Child (particularly Articles 4 and 19).

115

International Geography Olympiads

To fund, as part of Australia’s participation in the International Geography Olympiads, student participation in the international event, including:

(a) organising, promoting and managing the national selection event, Geography’s Big Week Out; and

(b) meeting student costs for attendance at, and participation in, the events.

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

(a) are in connection with Australia’s participation in an international event (including where such events are held at locations external to Australia); or

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

(c) are the provision of, or incidental to the provision of, benefits to students.

116

World Debating Championships

To fund:

(a) as part of Australia’s participation in the World Debating Championships, student participation in the international event, including:

(i) organising and managing selection and participation of students; and

(ii) meeting student costs for attendance and participation; and

(b) the provision of teaching, coaching and development programs to foster an understanding of debating techniques for schools and students.

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

(a) are in connection with Australia’s participation in an international event (including where such events are held at locations external to Australia); or

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

(c) are the provision of, or incidental to the provision of, benefits to students; or

(d) are a measure to meet Australia’s obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (particularly Article 15(1)(a)) and the Convention on the Rights of the Child by enhancing students’ access to opportunities to participate in cultural life through debating.

117

Educating Against Domestic Violence

To support Australia‑wide education of school students from Foundation to Year 12 on respectful relationships countering domestic violence, through:

(a) the development of curriculum and teaching resources for delivery online; and

(b) the development of a mobile application for the delivery of curriculum and teaching resources online; and

(c) the delivery of curriculum and teaching resources online via a website and mobile application.

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

(a) in connection with online communications; or

(b) to meet Australia’s international obligations in relation to women (particularly Articles 2, 5 and 16 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women).

118

Safe Technology for Women

To enable women experiencing, or at risk of, domestic or family violence to keep safe by providing access to new smart phones and safe technology information, as a measure:

(a) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (particularly Articles 2, 5 and 16); or

(b) involving electronic communications; or

(c) involving the granting of financial assistance to a State or Territory; or

(d) providing services in a Territory.

119

Keeping Women Safe in Their Homes

To provide assistance to enable States, Territories, organisations and other entities to conduct risk assessments and improve or upgrade the security of the homes of women experiencing, or at risk of, domestic or family violence, as measures:

(a) involving the granting of financial assistance to a State or Territory; or

(b) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under:

(i) the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (particularly Articles 2, 5 and 16); or

(ii) the Convention on the Rights of the Child (particularly Articles 3 and 19); or

(c) providing services in a Territory; or

(d) involving electronic communications.

120

Funding for MensLine Australia

To deliver support, resources and counselling for men with family and relationship concerns (including via telephone, videoconferencing and other online media), as measures:

(a) involving electronic communications; or

(b) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.

121

Better Responses from Frontline Staff

To deliver training to enable frontline personnel (including police, medical personnel, and social and community workers) to provide better responses to women experiencing, or at risk of, domestic or family violence, as a measure:

(a) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (particularly Articles 2, 3, 5 and 16); or

(b) providing services in a Territory.

122

Local Support Coordinators

To fund local support coordinators to coordinate support (including housing, safety and budgeting services) for women experiencing, or at risk of, domestic or family violence, as a measure:

(a) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (particularly Article 3); or

(b) involving the granting of financial assistance to a State or Territory; or

(c) providing services in a Territory.

123

jobactive

To help job seekers find and keep a job, and to move from welfare to work, by:

(a) providing employment and related services which assist job seekers to find and keep a job with suitable employers; and

(b) providing Work for the Dole activities in not‑for‑profit and government organisations to help prepare job seekers for the work environment;

as measures:

(c) providing allowances, benefits, endowments and services of the kind described in paragraph 51(xxiiiA) of the Constitution; or

(d) promoting full, productive and freely chosen employment; or

(e) providing a free public employment service; or

(f) providing technical and vocational guidance and training programmes to enable persons to realise the right to work; or

(g) meeting Australia’s international obligations in relation to persons with disabilities, in particular obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; or

(h) providing benefits or services to Indigenous persons, families, entities or communities; or

(i) providing benefits or services to aliens or immigrants; or

(j) providing services in a Territory.

124

Labour Market Support Stream

To provide additional services to retrenched workers and job seekers to help them to find and keep employment, as measures:

(a) providing unemployment benefits; or

(b) promoting full, productive and freely chosen employment; or

(c) providing a free public employment service; or

(d) providing technical and vocational guidance and training programmes to enable persons to realise the right to work; or

(e) providing services in a Territory.

125

National Wage Subsidy Pool

To provide for a programme of wage subsidies and other incentives to employers who employ unemployed persons (including mature age and young job seekers, long‑term unemployed persons, Indigenous job seekers and parents seeking to rejoin the workforce), as measures:

(a) providing unemployment benefits; or

(b) promoting full, productive and freely chosen employment; or

(c) providing a free public employment service; or

(d) providing technical and vocational guidance and training programmes to enable persons to realise the right to work; or

(e) providing services in a Territory.

126

National Work Experience Programme

To provide for a programme of unpaid work experience in order to provide stronger incentives for employers to offer work experience and employment opportunities to job seekers, as measures:

(a) providing unemployment benefits; or

(b) promoting full, productive and freely chosen employment; or

(c) providing a free public employment service; or

(d) providing technical and vocational guidance and training programmes to enable persons to realise the right to work; or

(e) providing services in a Territory.

127

New Enterprise Incentive Scheme

To provide persons with small business training, mentoring and assistance to help create a financially viable business and to become self‑employed business owners.

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

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

(b) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under:

(i) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 6 and 13(2)(b); or

(ii) the International Labour Organization’s Employment Policy Convention, particularly Articles 1 and 2; or

(iii) the International Labour Organization’s Human Resources Development Convention, particularly Articles 1, 2, 3 and 4; or

(c) in, or in relation to, a Territory.

128

Harvest Labour Services and National Harvest Labour Information Service

To provide unemployed persons and other persons eligible to work in Australia with opportunities to undertake work that supports the requirements of growers in the horticultural industry during peak harvest times, as measures:

(a) providing unemployment benefits; or

(b) promoting full, productive and freely chosen employment; or

(c) providing a free public employment service; or

(d) providing technical and vocational guidance and training programmes to enable persons to realise the right to work; or

(e) providing services in a Territory; or

(f) involving electronic communications.

129

Corporate Champions

To provide assistance to employers to move towards better practices in relation to employing mature age job seekers, as a measure:

(a) providing unemployment benefits; or

(b) promoting full, productive and freely chosen employment; or

(c) providing a free public employment service; or

(d) providing technical and vocational guidance and training programmes to enable persons to realise the right to work; or

(e) providing services in a Territory.

130

Engaging Early School Leavers

To encourage early school leavers to actively seek employment if they are not participating in full‑time education or to participate in a combination of education, part‑time work and other approved activities, as measures:

(a) providing benefits to students; or

(b) providing unemployment benefits; or

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

(d) providing a free public employment service; or

(e) providing technical and vocational guidance and training programmes to enable persons to realise the right to work; or

(f) providing services in a Territory.

131

Intensive Support—Transition to Work

To provide assistance to young people who have disengaged from education and are at risk of becoming long‑term unemployed by providing intensive early intervention to prepare them for work, as a measure:

(a) providing unemployment benefits; or

(b) promoting full, productive and freely chosen employment; or

(c) providing a free public employment service; or

(d) providing technical and vocational guidance and training programmes to enable persons to realise the right to work; or

(e) providing services in a Territory.

132

Empowering YOUth Initiatives

To provide innovative localised solutions that support at‑risk young people to find a job, as a measure:

(a) providing unemployment benefits; or

(b) promoting full, productive and freely chosen employment; or

(c) providing a free public employment service; or

(d) providing technical and vocational guidance and training programmes to enable persons to realise the right to work; or

(e) providing services in a Territory.

133

Automotive Industry Structural Adjustment Programme

To provide assistance to workers in the automotive manufacturing industry (including component manufacturers and suppliers) who have been made redundant, as a measure:

(a) providing unemployment benefits; or

(b) promoting full, productive and freely chosen employment; or

(c) providing a free public employment service; or

(d) providing technical and vocational guidance and training programmes to enable persons to realise the right to work; or

(e) providing services in a Territory.

134

Forestry Industry in Tasmania Structural Adjustment Programme

To provide assistance to workers in the forestry industry in Tasmania who have been made redundant, as a measure:

(a) providing unemployment benefits; or

(b) promoting full, productive and freely chosen employment; or

(c) providing a free public employment service; or

(d) providing technical and vocational guidance and training programmes to enable persons to realise the right to work.

135

Beacon Foundation Real Futures Generation Programme

To provide assistance to the Beacon Foundation for its Real Futures Generation programme, as a measure:

(a) promoting full, productive and freely chosen employment; or

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

(c) providing services in a Territory.

136

Development of vocational education and training (VET) packages

To fund organisations:

(a) to develop nationally endorsed training packages to guide training and assessment in the VET sector in Australia; and

(b) to develop resources and products for use by VET providers to ensure the effective implementation of those training packages; and

(c) to promote the uptake of those training packages and the use of those resources and products.

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

(a) for the purpose of meeting Australia’s obligations under one or more of the following:

(i) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Article 6;

(ii) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Employment Policy, particularly Article 1;

(iii) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Vocational Guidance and Vocational Training in the Development of Human Resources, particularly Articles 1, 2 and 4; or

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

137

WorldSkills Australia

To provide financial assistance to WorldSkills Australia to promote skill‑based career pathways by:

(a) engaging in measures to meet Australia’s obligations under the following:

(i) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights;

(ii) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Employment Policy;

(iii) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Vocational Guidance and Vocational Training in the Development of Human Resources; and

(b) promoting and conducting a national skills competition, to the extent that these activities are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation; and

(c) conducting research for the purpose of informing the Commonwealth.

138

Alternative arrangements for apprenticeship delivery

To fund trial alternative arrangements for apprenticeship delivery.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing support for activities engaged in to meet Australia’s obligations under the following:

(a) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Article 6;

(b) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Employment Policy, particularly Articles 1 and 2;

(c) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Vocational Guidance and Vocational Training in the Development of Human Resources, particularly Articles 1, 2 and 4.

139

ParentsNext

To provide assistance to parents who are not employed, or who are substantially underemployed, to do the following:

(a) develop an employment plan that will facilitate their obtaining sustainable employment;

(b) take the steps set out in the employment plan.

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

(a) providing, or that are incidental to the provision of, family allowances, child endowment, unemployment benefits, benefits to students, hospital and sickness benefits, and medical services (within the meaning of paragraph 51(xxiiiA) of the Constitution); or

(b) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the following:

(i) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2, 6 and 12;

(ii) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Employment Policy, particularly Articles 1 and 2;

(iii) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Vocational Guidance and Vocational Training in the Development of Human Resources, particularly Articles 1 and 2;

(iv) the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Articles 18 and 27.

140

Dementia and Aged Care Services Fund

To do the following:

(a) enable older people with dementia, or who are at risk of dementia, to access appropriate aged care services;

(b) enable older people with diverse social and cultural needs who are sick to access appropriate aged care services;

(c) provide aged care services that are specifically targeted to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People;

(d) strengthen the capacity of the health and aged care sectors to provide services to older people with dementia, or who are at risk of dementia, including people experiencing behavioural and psychological symptoms that are extreme or very severe;

(e) provide support for the health and aged care sectors using online or other technology platforms;

(f) support reform, including by way of structural change, in the aged care sector so that medical services are available to older people who:

(i) are sick; or

(ii) are experiencing or living with a medical condition;

(g) undertake activities for the purpose of the Commonwealth informing itself about aged care or matters relating to aged care.

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

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

(b) providing assistance to the people of any race for whom it is deemed necessary to make special laws; or

(c) providing assistance or undertaking activities using postal, telegraphic, telephonic, and other like services; or

(d) engaging in measures to meet Australia’s international obligations, including under either or both of the following:

(i) the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, particularly Articles 25, 26 and 28;

(ii) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Article 12; or

(e) undertaking activities in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.

141

Young Carers Respite and Information Services Programme

To assist young carers to complete their secondary education, or the vocational education equivalent, by providing:

(a) students aged 18 years or under who have caring responsibilities with respite and educational support services; and

(b) young carers aged 25 years or under with information, advice and referral services, including online or by telephone;

to the extent that the services:

(c) are the provision of benefits to students and sickness benefits; or

(d) are provided using postal, telegraphic, telephonic, and other like services.

142

Funding for quantum computing research

To fund world‑leading quantum computing research to develop a silicon quantum integrated circuit.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to funding measures that are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation.

143

Global Innovation Strategy

To support science, technology and innovation collaboration between Australian businesses and researchers and their international counterparts.

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

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

(b) in relation to places, persons, matters or things external to Australia or matters affecting Australia’s relations with foreign countries; 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.

144

Expanding Opportunities for Women in STEM

To provide funding for the following:

(a) measures that promote the free choice of profession and employment by encouraging and supporting girls and women to pursue a career in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), including by providing vocational guidance;

(b) measures that teach women how to start a business;

(c) measures that provide vocational training to women;

(d) measures that assist employers to eliminate discrimination against women;

(e) the development and implementation of gender equity accreditation processes;

(f) the evaluation of any of the above measures;

to the extent that these activities would assist Australia to meet its obligations under the following:

(g) the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, particularly Articles 2, 3, 4,10, 11 and 24;

(h) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Vocational Guidance and Vocational Training in the Development of Human Resources, particularly Articles 1, 2 and 4;

(i) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 6.

145

Prime Minister’s Prizes

To provide national prizes and awards to individuals and institutions, recognising achievement in science and innovation.

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

(a) to provide benefits to students; 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.

146

Science and Mathematics Olympiads

To support the selection of students to represent Australia at international events, through funding for the Science and Mathematics Olympiads.

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

(a) in relation to places, persons, matters or things external to Australia or matters affecting Australia’s relations with foreign countries; 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.

147

Asian Physics Olympiad

To support the hosting by Australia in 2019 of the Asian Physics Olympiad.

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

(a) in relation to places, persons, matters or things external to Australia or matters affecting Australia’s relations with foreign countries; 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.

148

International Science Competitions

To provide funding for individual young Australians to participate in, and represent Australia at, international science competitions.

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

(a) in relation to places, persons, matters or things external to Australia or matters affecting Australia’s relations with foreign countries; 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.

149

STEM Community Engagement

To provide funding for the following:

(a) an annual National Youth Science Forum;

(b) science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) events for primary and secondary school students;

(c) scholarships that enable students to attend STEM events.

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

(a) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Article 29; or

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

(c) to provide benefits to students; or

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

150

Engaging with STEM in the early years

To fund initiatives that are aimed at engaging children in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in the preschool years, including:

(a) developing and delivering online content, through the use of telecommunications services, for STEM education to preschool students; and

(b) providing training to early childhood educators.

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

(a) are in connection with online communications; or

(b) are engaged in to meet Australia’s obligations under the following:

(i) the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Articles 28 and 29;

(ii) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Article 13.

151

Inspiring school students and youth to engage in STEM‑related activities

To fund initiatives that are aimed at engaging school students and youth in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), including:

(a) building partnerships between STEM industries and schools; and

(b) specialist information technology teachers providing training and classroom support to teachers in disadvantaged schools.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing support for activities that are engaged in to meet Australia’s obligations under the following:

(a) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Vocational Guidance and Vocational Training in the Development of Human Resources, particularly Article 3;

(b) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Employment Policy, particularly Article 1;

(c) the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Articles 28 and 29;

(d) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Article 13.

152

Tackling the digital divide

To improve digital literacy in schools by funding the following initiatives:

(a) a national competition of coding challenges and related activities;

(b) support for teachers to implement the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies through the use of online communication services;

(c) developing online content for computer coding education for school students;

(d) support for school students, particularly in disadvantaged areas, to attend information and communications technology summer schools;

(e) support for school leaders to promote digital literacy in schools, including by partnering with other schools.

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

(a) are in connection with online communications; or

(b) are the provision of, or incidental to the provision of, benefits to students; or

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

(d) are engaged in to meet Australia’s obligations under the following:

(i) the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Articles 28 and 29;

(ii) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Article 13.

153

Continuity of Support—Block‑funded Activities

To provide continuity of disability support services for older people who are receiving State or Territory administered disability services and are ineligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, as a measure directed to meeting Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

154

Continuity of Support—Individual Support Packages

To fund the provision of disability support packages for individual older people who are receiving State or Territory administered disability services and are ineligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, as a measure directed to:

(a) meeting Australia’s obligations under the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; and

(b) the provision of sickness benefits and medical services.

155

Farm Co‑operatives and Collaboration Pilot Program

To provide training and support to farmers and farmers’ advisers, and financial assistance to farmers, to assist farmers to identify and make use of opportunities to network, collaborate and identify alternative business approaches, for accessing new supply chains.

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.

156

Managing Farm Risk

To assist eligible farm businesses with costs associated with obtaining advice and assistance in relation to insurance policies that assist with the management of drought and other production risks, as a measure with respect to insurance (other than State insurance).

157

Building Capacity in Australian Parents Trial

To conduct trial measures, in select locations, under which Commonwealth‑funded local area coordinators:

(a) render assistance to vulnerable parents and legal guardians to help them perform their child‑rearing responsibilities; and

(b) engage in activities to develop institutions, facilities and services for the care of children;

for the purposes of meeting Australia’s obligations under Article 18(2) of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

158

Towards Independent Adulthood Trial

To conduct a trial measure, in conjunction with a State or Territory, involving the provision of support to a select cohort of young people transitioning from out‑of‑home care.

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

(a) giving effect to Australia’s international obligations under either or both of the following:

(i) the Convention on the Rights of the Child;

(ii) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; or

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

(c) providing support by way of online communications; or

(d) taking measures within the executive power of the Commonwealth; or

(e) taking measures within a Territory.

159

National Science Week and strategic science communication activities

To provide funding for:

(a) activities that are part of National Science Week; and

(b) activities that enhance the community’s understanding of, and interest in, science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM), including:

(i) measures that will support science tourism; and

(ii) measures that will assist in educating people under 18 years of age and assist them to reach their fullest potential by stimulating their interest in, and understanding of, STEM; and

(iii) citizen science projects; and

(iv) the development of quality assurance standards for a citizen science project and documents that provide guidance on how to undertake a citizen science project; and

(v) one or more national prizes that celebrate excellence in science; and

(vi) the development of software applications for smart phones and tablets; and

(vii) activities that will enhance the scientific literacy of individuals who are leaders in the Australian community; and

(viii) the development and delivery of national outreach programs delivered by or on behalf of the Commonwealth, acting through Questacon, that focus on delivering educational activities in the fields of STEM.

These objectives also have the effect they would have if they were limited to providing funding:

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

(b) for measures that involve the use of telegraphic, telephonic, and other like services; or

(c) for measures that involve the making or recording of astronomical and meteorological observations; or

(d) for the collection, analysis, dissemination or use of statistics; or

(e) for the provision of assistance to the people of any race for whom it is deemed necessary to make special laws; or

(f) for measures to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the following:

(i) the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Article 29;

(ii) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 6 and 15;

(iii) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Vocational Guidance and Vocational Training in the Development of Human Resources, particularly Articles 1 and 2;

(iv) the Convention on Biological Diversity, particularly Articles 7, 12 and 13;

(v) the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, particularly Articles 4 and 6;

(vi) the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat, particularly Article 4;

(vii) the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa, particularly Articles 5, 17 and 19; or

(g) in relation to places, persons, matters or things external to Australia; or

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

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

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

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

160

Citizen Science Projects

To provide funding for citizen science projects.

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

(a) for measures involving the use of telegraphic, telephonic, and other like services; or

(b) for measures that involve the making or recording of astronomical and meteorological observations; or

(c) for the collection, analysis, dissemination or use of statistics; or

(d) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the following:

(i) the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Article 29;

(ii) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Article 15;

(iii) the Convention on Biological Diversity, particularly Articles 7, 12 and 13;

(iv) the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, particularly Articles 4 and 6;

(v) the Convention on Wetlands of International Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat, particularly Article 4;

(vi) the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa, particularly Articles 5, 17 and 19; or

(e) in relation to places, matters or things external to Australia; or

(f) in, or in relation to, a Territory.

161

Maker Projects

To provide funding for measures that will assist people to engage in Maker Projects, being the design, creation or development of technological products.

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

(a) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the following:

(i) the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Article 29;

(ii) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Article 15; or

(b) in, or in relation to, a Territory.

162

Biomedical Translation Fund

To invest in promising biomedical discoveries and assist in their commercialisation, and to encourage the development of companies that are commercialising biomedical research and development, as measures:

(a) with respect to the provision of medical and dental services; or

(b) to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 12; or

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

163

Commonwealth Home Support Programme

To support frail older people who are living in the community to stay in their homes and to maximise their independence by:

(a) providing entry level support services to assist them to live independently at home and in the community; and

(b) providing them with respite care to support their relationships with their carers; and

(c) assisting those who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, to access appropriate and sustainable housing, as well as community care and other support services; and

(d) supporting the development of the community aged care service system in a way that meets the aims of the programme and the aged care system more broadly; and

(e) providing a standardised assessment process that encompasses a holistic view of the needs of people seeking to access services under the programme, and conducting assessments of those people.

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

(a) providing sickness benefits and medical services, and engaging in measures incidental to the provision of those benefits and services; or

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

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

164

Countering Violent Extremism

To reduce the risk of home‑grown terrorism by acting domestically and internationally to strengthen Australia’s resilience to violent extremism, assist individuals to disengage from violent extremist influences, and address the impacts of violent extremism, including by:

(a) undertaking research and evaluating activities; and

(b) gathering and analysing information; and

(c) developing and disseminating information and resources; and

(d) developing and delivering training and capacity building initiatives; and

(e) developing and delivering intervention and diversion programs; and

(f) developing and providing information, assistance, advice, support and services to individuals, families, organisations and communities; and

(g) responding to and disrupting extremist propaganda and ideologies.

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

(a) providing grants of financial assistance to States and Territories; or

(b) measures for the purposes of the defence of the Commonwealth and of the States; or

(c) measures utilising, or in respect of, telegraphic, telephonic or other like services; or

(d) measures in relation to aliens and immigrants; or

(e) measures in relation to external affairs; or

(f) measures that are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation, including research for the benefit of the nation; or

(g) measures undertaken in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.

165

Australian International Education—Enabling Growth and Innovation

To provide funding for activities directed to promoting, strengthening and growing Australia’s international education sector as an export industry, including activities designed to:

(a) enhance Australia’s quality international education and training system; and

(b) build connections between:

(i) international students and researchers; and

(ii) education institutions; and

(iii) Commonwealth, State and Territory governments and foreign governments; and

(c) improve the global competitiveness of Australia’s international education sector; and

(d) identify opportunities to develop and improve Australia’s international education sector.

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

(a) relating to interstate and overseas trade and commerce; or

(b) relating to places, persons, matters or things external to Australia or matters affecting Australia’s relations with foreign countries; or

(c) by providing benefits to students; or

(d) relating to aliens; or

(e) for the collection, analysis, dissemination or use of statistics; or

(f) relating to the delivery of education courses and other information online; or

(g) undertaken in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.

166

Centre for Defence Industry Capability

To support defence sector enterprises to meet the capability needs of the Department administered by the Minister administering section 1 of the Defence Act 1903 (including the Australian Defence Force), and to promote the export of products and services of Australia’s defence industry sector, including by providing funding:

(a) for the provision of advisory and facilitation services to defence sector enterprises, or to enable those enterprises to access such services; and

(b) for grants to defence sector enterprises; and

(c) for projects directed to enhancing the capability of the defence industry sector generally.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing funding for activities to be carried out:

(a) for the purposes of the defence of Australia; or

(b) in connection with trade or commerce:

(i) between Australia and other countries; or

(ii) among the States; or

(iii) between Territories or between a Territory and a State; or

(c) for purposes relating to matters incidental to the execution of any of the legislative powers of the Parliament or the executive power of the Commonwealth.

167

Exploring for the Future

To provide funding for activities directed to producing a nationally significant minerals, energy and groundwater resources prospectus for areas of Australia, including by:

(a) acquiring and analysing geoscience data, including by using geophysical, geochemical and stratigraphic and other tools and techniques; and

(b) developing and delivering data products, including through an online portal.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to funding activities that are peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried on for the benefit of the nation, including research for the benefit of the nation.

168

Licensing of international vocational education and training courses

To develop and license vocational education and training courses for marketing and delivery overseas by Australian training providers.

169

Early Learning Languages Australia

To deliver, through the use of online communication services, language education to children, including by:

(a) maintaining and developing language learning applications for download onto tablet devices; and

(b) developing and providing support materials and professional development to educators; and

(c) funding the purchase of tablet devices.

170

National Indigenous Law Awards Programme

To recognise and reward Indigenous Australians whose exceptional work or study in the legal sector demonstrates a commitment to positive change for Indigenous Australians.

171

Sustainable Rural Water Use and Infrastructure Program

To support activities relating to the implementation of the Basin Plan 2012 by funding:

(a) the recovery of environmental water from the Basin water resources through the funding of irrigation infrastructure programs and the purchase of water access entitlements to implement long‑term average sustainable diversion limits; and

(b) measures to protect and restore environmental assets of the Murray‑Darling Basin, or to assist in achieving the Basin Plan environmental outcomes relating to ecosystem function, biodiversity, water quality and salinity and water resource health; and

(c) the compilation and online publication of information relating to the market price of water entitlements in the Murray‑Darling Basin.

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

(a) making grants of financial assistance to States and Territories; or

(b) funding activities done for the collection, compilation, analysis and dissemination of statistics and related information; or

(c) funding activities done to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the international treaties referred to in the definition of relevant international agreement in subsection 4(1) of the Water Act 2007.

172

Dairy Australia—Tactics for Tight Times

To provide funding to Dairy Australia Limited for the provision of information, services and activities to assist dairy farmers in dealing with challenging conditions in the dairy market.

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

(a) for activities relating to trade and commerce with other countries, or among the States and Territories; or

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

(c) to meet Australia’s international obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Article 11; or

(d) 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

(e) through the delivery of information and services online.

173

Try, Test and Learn Fund

To conduct trial policy interventions for select cohorts of persons at high risk of long‑term welfare dependency.

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

(a) the provision of unemployment benefits; or

(b) giving effect to Australia’s obligations under the following:

(i) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 6;

(ii) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Employment Policy, particularly Articles 1 and 2.

174

Youth Jobs PaTH

To help young job seekers to obtain the skills to find and keep a job, and to move off income support, by:

(a) funding employability skills training for young job seekers; and

(b) providing financial incentives to the following:

(i) young job seekers who undertake internships;

(ii) businesses that host young job seekers as interns;

(iii) providers that place young job seekers as interns; and

(c) providing an online portal to connect young job seekers and businesses that may host job seekers as interns; and

(d) providing Youth Bonus wage subsidies to employers who hire young job seekers.

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

(a) measures in connection with online communications; or

(b) providing unemployment benefits; or

(c) engaging in measures to meet Australia’s obligations under the following:

(i) the International Labour Organization’s Employment Policy Convention, Human Resources Development Convention and Employment Service Convention;

(ii) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Article 6; or

(d) providing services in a Territory.

175

Encouraging Entrepreneurship

To encourage entrepreneurship among unemployed and other persons, including by funding entrepreneurship facilitators, workshops, the provision of information and other activities to educate unemployed and other persons about entrepreneurship and self‑employment as alternatives to paid work as an employee.

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

(a) providing unemployment benefits; or

(b) engaging in measures to meet Australia’s obligations under one or more of the following:

(i) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Employment Policy, particularly Articles 1 and 2;

(ia) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning the Organisation of the Employment Service, particularly Articles 1 and 2;

(ib) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Vocational Guidance and Vocational Training in the Development of Human Resources, particularly Articles 1 to 4;

(ii) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2, 6 and 13; or

(c) providing services in a Territory.

176

Rural General Practice Grants Program

To provide funding to existing general practices in rural and regional Australia to build or purchase additional infrastructure or equipment to support the delivery of health services and to support the practices in providing clinical placements to students training to become health practitioners.

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

(a) providing, or incidental to the provision of, sickness benefits, hospital benefits or medical services; or

(b) giving effect to Australia’s obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 12.

177

Perinatal depression online support tool

To support pregnant women and new mothers experiencing, or at risk of developing, perinatal depression by:

(a) developing resources and support tools relating to perinatal depression for delivery online; and

(b) developing mobile applications for the delivery of resources and support tools relating to perinatal depression online; and

(c) the delivery of resources and support tools relating to perinatal depression online via a website and mobile application.

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

(a) in connection with online communications; or

(b) giving effect to Australia’s obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 12.

178

Protecting Australians from Antimicrobial Resistance

To improve Australia’s capacity to detect, prevent and respond to antimicrobial resistance in support of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy 2015‑19 by:

(a) continuing and enhancing existing surveillance activities relating to antimicrobial resistance; and

(b) collecting and reporting data relating to antimicrobial resistance in Australia, including reporting data to the World Health Organization; and

(c) identifying risks and trends relating to antimicrobial resistance; and

(d) developing a plan and resources for general practitioners to support improved antimicrobial stewardship in general practice; and

(e) developing and maintaining a website (including developing content for the website) to improve public knowledge about antimicrobial resistance, including about its causes and effects.

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

(a) in connection with electronic communications; or

(b) involving the collection, compilation, analysis or dissemination of statistics; or

(c) providing, or incidental to the provision of, medical services, sickness benefits, hospital benefits or pharmaceutical benefits; or

(d) giving effect to Australia’s obligations under the following:

(i) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 12;

(ii) the International Health Regulations, particularly Articles 5‑10 and 44; or

(e) taken in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.

179

Drug and Alcohol Program

To reduce the impact of substance misuse on individuals, families, carers and communities, by:

(a) the provision of drug and alcohol treatment services, including through prevention, diagnosis and early intervention activities; and

(aa) developing or revising a tool that may be used:

(i) to diagnose Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD); or

(ii) to assess the impairment caused by FASD; and

(b) treating health conditions arising from drug or alcohol misuse (including conditions in children arising from alcohol or drug use during pregnancy); and

(c) supporting individuals, families, carers and communities affected by drug or alcohol misuse or the effects of such misuse; and

(d) the development of data to support evidence‑based treatment, national policy development and service delivery; and

(e) supporting drug and alcohol treatment services, including to better integrate those services with broader health services; and

(f) training and educating health professionals and other health service providers, including by fostering the development of clinical and technical networks and supporting professional development and information sharing; and

(fa) developing and disseminating resources for teachers and support staff who work in schools or early childhood services that will assist them:

(i) to identify whether a child may have FASD; or

(ii) to maximise the academic and social development of a child with FASD; and

(fb) developing and disseminating resources that promote employment opportunities for people with FASD by providing guidance on how to assist people with FASD to find, obtain and maintain employment, including by combatting stereotypes and prejudices that relate to people with FASD; and

(g) supporting organisations representing the interests of, and providing services to, individuals, communities and families affected by drug or alcohol misuse or the effects of such misuse; and

(h) raising awareness of, providing education and advice on, and developing and disseminating information about drug and alcohol misuse (including prevention, treatment, management, control and the health effects of misuse); and

(i) supporting research relating to drug and alcohol misuse.

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

(a) measures in connection with communications; or

(aa) the collection, analysis, dissemination or use of statistics; or

(ab) providing assistance to aliens or immigrants; or

(b) providing, or incidental to the provision of, sickness benefits, pharmaceutical benefits, hospital benefits or medical services; or

(c) providing assistance to Aboriginal persons or Torres Strait Islanders; or

(d) giving effect to Australia’s obligations under the following:

(i) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 12;

(ii) the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs (as amended), particularly Article 38;

(iii) the Convention on Psychotropic Substances, particularly Article 20;

(iv) the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, particularly Article 14;

(v) the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, particularly Articles 4, 8, 24, 25, 26 and 27;

(vi) the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Articles 4, 23 and 24; or

(e) measures undertaken in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth; or

(f) involving the granting of financial assistance to a State or Territory; or

(g) measures carried out in, or in relation to, a Territory.

180

Primary Health Care Development Program

To strengthen health care outcomes through facilitating access to, and improving the quality, efficiency and availability of, health and medical services in the community by:

(a) providing and commissioning health care services, including developing and implementing new or revised models of care delivery or payment approaches; and

(b) providing health care advice, information and support through a range of communication channels; and

(c) facilitating the coordination and integration of health care services offered for selected patient cohorts in the community and across other sectors such as acute care, ambulatory care, specialist care and residential aged care services; and

(d) supporting the development and implementation of accreditation processes and standards for health professionals and other health service providers; and

(e) establishing and facilitating data collection, data sharing and associated quality improvement processes in general practices and Aboriginal medical services; and

(f) providing support to general practice, health professionals and other health service providers:

(i) to improve patient health outcomes; and

(ii) to enhance the practice and organisation of care; and

(g) training and educating health professionals, general practice staff and other health service providers; and

(h) providing support to general practice, health professionals and other health service providers in enhancing the practice and organisation of care; and

(i) informing the public about health services and programs; and

(j) undertaking evaluation activities to inform decisions relating to existing or potential new Commonwealth health programs and measures.

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

(a) in connection with electronic communications; or

(b) involving the collection, compilation, analysis or dissemination of statistics; or

(c) providing, or incidental to the provision of, benefits to students, pharmaceutical benefits, sickness benefits, hospital benefits or medical services; or

(d) providing assistance to Aboriginal persons or Torres Strait Islanders; or

(e) giving effect to Australia’s obligations under the following:

(i) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 12;

(ii) the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Articles 4, 23 and 24:

(iii) the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, particularly Articles 4, 8, 25 and 26;

(iv) the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs (as amended), particularly Article 38;

(v) the Convention on Psychotropic Substances, particularly Article 20;

(vi) the United Nations Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances, particularly Article 14; or

(f) taken in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth; or

(g) involving the granting of financial assistance to a State or Territory; or

(h) carried out in a Territory.

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Health Policy Research and Data Program

To build a strong evidence base to inform the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of health policy and improved practice in Australia, including by funding universities and other organisations and persons to conduct:

(a) research on a range of subject matters relevant to health policy (including activities supporting the dissemination of research and knowledge exchange); and

(b) evaluation activities to inform decisions relating to existing or potential new Commonwealth health programs or measures; and

(c) data activities, including the following:

(i) developing and operating data infrastructure;

(ii) developing data definitions;

(iii) the collection, development and management of data;

(iv) data analysis and interpretation;

(v) data dissemination, reporting and use.

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

(a) in connection with electronic communications; or

(b) involving the collection, compilation, analysis or dissemination of statistics; or

(c) relating to the health of, or provision of health services to, immigrants or aliens; or

(d) incidental to the provision of medical services, sickness benefits, hospital benefits or pharmaceutical benefits; or

(e) relating to the health of, or provision of, health services to Aboriginal persons and Torres Strait Islanders; or

(f) giving effect to Australia’s obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 12; or

(g) taken in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth; or

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

(i) involving the granting of financial assistance to a State or Territory; or

(j) carried out in a Territory.

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Health Protection Program

To support activities that strengthen the nation’s capacity and capability to detect, prepare for and respond to health emergencies and communicable diseases, including by:

(a) maintaining laboratory capacity and capability for, and providing laboratory services in the event of, a health emergency; and

(b) maintaining a register of biological agents of security concern; and

(c) developing and implementing measures to support health emergency response activities; and

(d) providing emergency response training and support to health personnel; and

(e) developing, and implementing as necessary, a communications campaign for responding to health emergencies; and

(f) maintaining a stockpile of pharmaceuticals, vaccines and other health resources for distribution in health emergencies; and

(g) commissioning research relating to potential or emerging public health threats; and

(h) developing and implementing quarantine and biosecurity measures; and

(i) developing and implementing communicable disease related surveillance, controls, data collection, research, analysis and reporting, including in countries from which diseases could spread to Australia; and

(j) supporting activities aimed at reducing the incidence of communicable diseases, including blood‑borne viruses and sexually transmissible infections; and

(k) informing the public, affected persons and health practitioners about communicable diseases and their prevention and treatment; and

(l) commissioning research about health issues arising from environmental factors.

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

(a) in connection with electronic communications; or

(b) relating to the defence of the Commonwealth; or

(c) relating to quarantine; or

(d) involving the collection, compilation, analysis or dissemination of statistics; or

(e) relating to the health of, or provision of health services to, immigrants or aliens; or

(f) providing, or incidental to the provision of, pharmaceutical benefits, sickness benefits, hospital benefits or medical services; or

(g) providing assistance to Aboriginal persons or Torres Strait Islanders; or

(h) giving effect to Australia’s obligations, including those under the following:

(i) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 12;

(ii) the International Health Regulations, particularly Articles 5‑10 and 44; or

(i) relating to matters affecting Australia’s relations with foreign countries and international organisations; or

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

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

(l) involving the granting of financial assistance to a State or Territory.

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Public Health and Chronic Disease Program

To address the rising burden of chronic disease and improve public health by:

(a) improving the quality of existing health services; and

(b) supporting the development of new health services, controls and practices; and

(c) raising awareness of, providing education and advice on, and developing and disseminating information about health conditions (including their prevention, treatment, management and control), health services and family planning; and

(d) training and educating health professionals and other health service providers; and

(e) informing the public about health policy, programs, research and best practice; and

(f) providing support services to persons with health conditions and their families; and

(g) conducting health checks for particular groups; and

(h) implementing, developing and promoting food and nutrition policy, including a health star rating system for food labelling; and

(i) enhancing the quality of, improving access to, and supporting, palliative care, end of life care and advance care planning services.

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

(a) in connection with electronic communications; or

(b) involving the collection, compilation, analysis or dissemination of statistics; or

(c) providing, or incidental to the provision of, benefits to students, sickness benefits, pharmaceutical benefits, hospital benefits or medical services; or

(d) providing assistance to Aboriginal persons or Torres Strait Islanders; or

(e) giving effect to Australia’s obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 12; or

(f) taken in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth.

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Emergency Management Volunteer Scholarships

To establish and administer a scholarship program supporting emergency management volunteer education, to provide benefits to students in the form of scholarships.

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Family Relationships Services Program

To provide funding for the following:

(a) family law services, including funding for:

(i) family relationship centres to assist families with relationship issues, including by way of mediation services in relation to property matters; and

(ii) family dispute resolution services, including in regional areas, to assist families to settle parenting and property arrangements following separation; and

(iii) family counselling services to assist families with relationship issues following separation; and

(iv) a family relationship advice line providing advice (including legal advice) and non‑face‑to‑face dispute resolution services over the telephone and online; and

(v) services to assist separating families in high conflict over parenting arrangements; and

(vi) services to assist children from separating families to deal with issues arising from their parents’ separation; and

(vii) children’s contact services to assist children of separated parents to establish and maintain relationships with the parent, and other family members, with whom the child does not reside;

(b) the Family Law Pathways Networks to improve collaboration and coordination between organisations and professionals working with separating and separated families in the family law system to help those families obtain appropriate services;

(c) Family Law System Projects to enhance the family law system’s capacity to respond to the needs of separating and separated families.

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

(a) in connection with telephonic or electronic communications; or

(b) in relation to marriage; or

(c) in relation to divorce, including in relation to parental rights or the custody or guardianship of infants; or

(d) to meet Australia’s obligations under the following:

(i) the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, particularly Article 23;

(ii) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 10 and 12; or

(e) to meet Australia’s obligations in relation to children, including those under the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Articles 9, 12, 18, 19, 24 and 27; or

(f) to meet Australia’s obligations in relation to women, in particular those under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women; or

(g) in relation to matters referred to the Parliament of the Commonwealth by the Parliament or Parliaments of any State or States; or

(h) in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth; or

(i) in, or in relation to, a Territory.

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Safer Communities Fund

To address crime and antisocial behaviour, and to protect community centres, pre‑schools, schools and places of worship that are at high risk of attack, harassment or violence as a result of racial or religious intolerance.

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

(a) are in connection with online or telephonic communications; or

(b) are engaged in to meet Australia’s obligations under the following:

(i) the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, particularly Article 18;

(ii) the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination.

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Status Resolution and Support Services

To provide needs‑based support and assistance to eligible asylum seekers and other non‑citizens (both in immigration detention and living in the Australian community):

(a) as they seek to resolve their immigration status; and

(b) as, once their immigration status has been resolved (whether by the grant of a substantive visa or otherwise), they transition to mainstream services in the Australian community or make preparations to depart Australia.

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Onshore Education Program

To fund access to education and associated needs‑based support for certain persons in Australia without authority, including unauthorised maritime arrivals. The funding is primarily, but not exclusively, for school aged children:

(a) in immigration detention; or

(b) covered by a residence determination within the meaning of the Migration Act 1958; or

(c) who are unauthorised maritime arrivals and hold Bridging E visas.

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English as a Second Language Program

To provide access to introductory level English as a second language course for unauthorised maritime arrivals:

(a) covered by a residence determination within the meaning of the Migration Act 1958; or

(b) who hold Bridging E visas.

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Regional Jobs and Investment Package

To encourage investment, employment, productivity and innovation in regions affected by structural economic change and foster the capacity of such regions to participate in international and domestic trade, by providing grants for projects which support economic diversification, growth and employment in regions.

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

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

(b) in connection with electronic communications; or

(c) in relation to aliens or immigrants; or

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

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

(f) to meet its obligations under international agreements, including under:

(i) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Article 6; or

(ii) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Employment Policy; or

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

(h) in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth; or

(i) 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

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

(k) in, or in relation to, a Territory.

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Building Better Regions Fund

To support regional and remote communities by providing grants for infrastructure and community investment projects which create jobs and encourage economic growth in such communities.

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

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

(b) in connection with electronic communications; or

(c) in relation to aliens or immigrants; or

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

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

(f) to meet its obligations under international agreements, including under:

(i) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Article 6; or

(ii) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Employment Policy; or

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

(h) in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth; or

(i) 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

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

(k) in, or in relation to, a Territory.

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National Support for Child and Youth Mental Health

To improve the mental health of children and young people by:

(a) developing and disseminating the evidence base for strategies and interventions that improve the outcomes of children who have a mental illness or who are at risk of developing a mental illness; and

(b) developing programs that can be implemented by early childhood services, primary schools and secondary schools that promote good mental health and early intervention for children who have or may have a mental illness or who are at risk of developing a mental illness; and

(c) increasing the capacity of early childhood services, primary schools and secondary schools to implement evidence‑based approaches to improving the mental health of students, including by developing, publishing and distributing resources; and

(d) delivering training that improves the skills of professionals who work with children who have or who may be at risk of developing a mental illness; and

(e) promoting the inclusion and coverage of mental health in the curricula delivered by universities and vocational educational providers for trainee teachers and other students who intend to work in schools or early childhood services; and

(f) strengthening referral pathways for children who have or may have a mental illness or who are at risk of developing a mental illness by facilitating relationships between early childhood services, primary schools and secondary schools and providers of health and community services; and

(g) delivering activities directed at reducing the incidence of suicide amongst children, including by delivering postvention services to secondary schools; and

(h) developing and disseminating guidance to parents and guardians on steps they can take to promote the mental health of their child; and

(i) developing a communications strategy to promote the mental health of children and young people which will be delivered through the Student Wellbeing Hub.

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

(a) for measures in connection with the use of telegraphic, telephonic and other like services; or

(b) for the provision of medical services and measures incidental to the provision of those services; or

(c) for measures to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the following international agreements:

(i) the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Articles 4, 18 and 24;

(ii) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2 and 12; or

(d) for measures undertaken in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth; or

(e) in, or in relation to, a Territory.

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Early Psychosis Youth Services Program

To provide early intervention and intensive support for those young people accepted into the Early Youth Psychosis Services Program who are experiencing, or who are at risk of, first episode psychosis, including by:

(a) providing medical and psychological assessment and treatment; and

(b) providing a case management approach to continuing care of young people by health professionals and social workers; and

(c) providing vocational and educational assistance; and

(d) providing a peer support program, and a group program that addresses personal issues such as lack of confidence, low self‑esteem, anger or anxiety; and

(e) supporting family members and caregivers; and

(f) providing community education to improve mental health literacy related to first episode psychosis; and

(g) providing development for healthcare workers and other workers who provide relevant services; and

(h) providing support for organisations that provide relevant healthcare services to partner with, and provide referrals to, other organisations providing services that support young people, including housing, educational, vocational, financial and legal services; and

(i) engaging the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health to provide expert advice to Primary Health Networks on models of care for young people with severe mental illness.

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

(a) for the provision of medical services, unemployment, pharmaceutical, hospital and sickness benefits or benefits to students; or

(b) for measures to give effect to Australia’s obligations under the following international agreements:

(i) the Convention on the Rights of the Child, particularly Articles 4, 6, 18, 24, 27, 28 and 29;

(ii) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, particularly Articles 2, 6 and 12;

(iii) the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, particularly Articles 4, 16, 19, 26, 27 and 28;

(iv) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Employment Policy, particularly Articles 1 and 2;

(v) the International Labour Organization’s Convention concerning Vocational Guidance and Vocational Training in the Development of Human Resources, particularly Articles 1 to 4; or

(c) for measures undertaken in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth; or

(d) in, or in relation to, a Territory.

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Improving your Local Parks and Environment Program

To provide support for local councils, environmental and community groups and others to undertake measures for the protection of the environment in their local areas, in particular by:

(a) protecting, conserving and rehabilitating natural ecosystems and habitats; and

(b) undertaking activities and adopting practices aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing support for activities to give effect to Australia’s obligations under:

(a) the Convention on Biological Diversity, particularly Articles 7(c), 8(d), (f), (h) and (l) and 13(a); or

(b) the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, particularly Articles 4(1)(b), (c) and (f) and 4(2)(a).

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Solar Communities Program

To provide support for community groups to install solar photovoltaic equipment, solar hot water equipment and solar‑connected batteries at facilities that they own, lease or use to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, to the extent that these measures give effect to Australia’s obligations under:

(a) the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change; or

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

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Food Rescue Charity Program

To provide support for food rescue charities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, in particular by:

(a) installing solar photovoltaic equipment, solar‑connected batteries and energy efficient refrigeration equipment at facilities that they own, lease or use; or

(b) purchasing energy efficient refrigeration vehicles.

This objective also has the effect it would have if it were limited to providing support for measures to give effect to Australia’s obligations under:

(a) the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change; or

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

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Leadership in Agricultural Industries Fund

To provide grants to build the capacity of national agricultural representative organisations to engage with, and represent, their stakeholders in relation to matters of Commonwealth policy responsibility.

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

(a) in the exercise of the executive power of the Commonwealth; or

(b) as a measure that is peculiarly adapted to the government of a nation and cannot otherwise be carried out for the benefit of the nation; or

(c) incidental to the execution of the legislative powers vested in the Commonwealth; or

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

(e) in connection with taxation imposed by a law of the Commonwealth; or

(f) in connection with quarantine.

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Digital Literacy for Older Australians

To develop the digital literacy and online safety of older Australians by providing funding:

(a) to develop and deliver a national online portal for older Australians, including developing digital and smart device training materials and online safety tools for inclusion on the portal; and

(b) for service providers to develop and deliver:

(i) a national telephone helpline to provide training and support to older Australians who make, or who attempt to make, digital communications or to community organisations to assist such older Australians; and

(ii) educational and training resources for community organisations to use in supporting older Australians to make digital communications; and

(iii) training workshops for people working with older Australians to assist older Australians in making digital communications; and

(iv) training sessions to facilitate school children assisting older Australians to acquire the skills needed to make digital communications; and

(c) for particular community organisations to support older Australians to make digital communications, including by:

(i) delivering training courses to older Australians; and

(ii) purchasing smart devices and internet connection services for the benefit of older Australians; and

(d) for a service provider to administer the funding referred to in paragraph (c); and

(e) to develop and deliver a communications and marketing strategy to promote the measures described in paragraphs (a) to (c); and

(f) for an independent evaluation of the measures described in paragraphs (a) to (e).

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

(a) in relation to postal, telegraphic, telephonic, and other like services (within the meaning of paragraph 51(v) of the Constitution); or

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

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Prevention of Domestic Violence

To provide funding:

(a) to develop guides and resources to assist local communities to implement strategies to prevent domestic violence; and

(b) to develop a framework for shared understanding and collaborative action in relation to preventing violence against Indigenous women and children; and

(c) for community‑led strategies to prevent domestic violence, particularly in culturally and linguistically diverse communities; and

(d) to develop educational resources to enable witnesses of violence against women and children to take safe and appropriate action; and

(e) to develop and disseminate information and advice to men who have become fathers for the first time about the importance of their involvement in the development and care of their child, including by positive role‑modelling; and

(f) for local projects aimed at supporting men who perpetrate, or are at risk of perpetrating, domestic violence in order to reduce the likelihood that they will perpetrate such violence; and

(g) to develop resources to raise awareness of non‑physical forms of abuse and the misuse of power and control insofar as these behaviours can lead to domestic violence; and

(h) for domestic violence prevention strategies focussing on education, employment and empowerment, particularly for women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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

(a) in relation to postal, telegraphic, telephonic, and other like services (within the meaning of paragraph 51(v) of the Constitution); or

(b) with respect to the people of any race for whom it is deemed necessary to make special laws; or

(c) in relation to aliens or immigrants; or

(d) to meet Australia’s obligations under:

(i) the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (particularly Article 6(2)); and

(ii) the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (particularly Article 7); and

(iii) the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (particularly Articles 2, 3, 5(a) and 16); and

(iv) the Convention on the Rights of the Child (particularly Articles 4, 18 and 19).

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Domestic Violence Frontline Services

To provide funding:

(a) for alternative accommodation for women escaping domestic violence, with a particular focus on mothers with teenage sons; and

(b) for workers in the financial counselling and financial capability sector to equip them to better recognise, and respond to the needs of, women who have experienced domestic violence; and

(c) to develop and deliver service delivery models to meet the needs of women with disabilities, and women who are non‑citizens or migrants, for integrated, wrap‑around services relating to domestic violence; and

(d) to develop and deliver training to disability sector workers in identifying, and supporting, the needs of women with disabilities who experience violence.

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

(a) in relation to aliens or immigrants; or

(b) to meet Australia’s obligations under:

(i) the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (particularly Articles 2, 3, 5(a) and 16); and

(ii) the Convention on the Rights of the Child (particularly Articles 4 and 19); and

(iii) the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (particularly Article 6(2)); and

(iv) the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (particularly Article 7).

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Revenge pornography complaints mechanism and countering the impact of pornography on young people

To establish a complaints mechanism for revenge pornography and to counter the influence of pornography, particularly on young people, insofar as it contributes to domestic and sexual violence by:

(a) establishing an online mechanism for persons to report instances of their intimate images being disseminated without their consent; and

(b) providing support to such persons; and

(c) developing and implementing strategies to change the attitudes and behaviours of young people with respect to the dissemination of intimate images.

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

(a) in relation to postal, telegraphic, telephonic, and other like services (within the meaning of paragraph 51(v) of the Constitution); or

(b) to meet Australia’s obligations under:

(i) the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (particularly Articles 2, 5(a) and 16); and

(ii) the Convention on the Rights of the Child (particularly Articles 4 and 19).

202

Rural outreach dental services

To fund the provision of dental services in regional, rural and remote areas, to the extent that these measures:

(a) provide, or are incidental to the provision of, medical and dental services (within the meaning of paragraph 51(xxiiiA) of the Constitution); or

(b) give effect to Australia’s obligations under the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (particularly Articles 2 and 12); or

(c) are carried out in a Territory or relate to residents of a Territory.

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