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List of Discretionary Grants Programmes

This appendix addresses the requirement for us to report details of the ongoing discretionary grants programmes we administer.

A discretionary grant is a payment where a minister or agency has discretion in determining whether a particular applicant receives funding and what if any conditions are imposed on the payment.

Table 6.6 - List of discretionary grants programmes

Programme name
More info
Details of grant recipients
Outcome 1 - Transport
ATSB Road Safety Research Grants   For information about grant recipients, see www.atsb.gov.au
ATSB Aviation Safety Research Grants    
Outcome 2 - Regional Services a
Regional Partnerships Programmeb page 118 For information about grant recipients,
see dynamic.dotars.gov.au/regional/approved_grants/grants_all.cfm
Sustainable Regions Programme page 121
Regional and Rural Development Grants Programmec page 127
Regional and Rural Research Information and Data Programmec page 127

a From 1 July 2005 a variety of grants relating to services to territories will be reported as discretionary grants programmes. Details of grant recipients will be published in our next annual report as required.
b Legacy elements of the Regional Partnerships Programme including grants for Rural Transaction Centres are not completely discretionary.
c From 2005-06 these programmes have been merged into the Regional and Rural Research and Development Grants Programme.