Appendices

Appendix G - List of grants1 programs

This appendix addresses the requirement for the Department to report details of the grants programs it administers.

Discretionary grants 1 July 2008 - 31 December 2008

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 G.1 Discretionary grants programs

Program name More information Details of grant recipients
Outcome 1 - Infrastructure
Nil    
Outcome 2 - Transport
Road Safety Research Grants page 74 For information about grants recipients, see www.infrastructure.gov.au/roads/safety/road_research_analysis.aspx
ATSB Aviation Safety Research Grants   For information about grants recipients, see www.infrastructure.gov.au/transport/programs/aviation/rasp/index.aspx
Remote Aerodrome Safety page 142  
Seatbelts on Regional School Buses page 75  
Outcome 3 - Regional Development and Local Government
Regional Partnerships page 93 For information about grants recipients, see www.regionalpartnerships.gov.au/partnerships/index.aspx
Sustainable Regions page 93 For information about grants recipients, see www.sustainableregions.gov.au
Regional and Rural Research and Development Grants page 93  

All grants programs 1 January 2009 - 30 June 2009

Table G.2 Grants programs

Program name More information
Outcome 1 - Infrastructure
Nation Building Program For information about grants recipients, see www.nationbuildingprogram.gov.au
Nation Building Program Investment page 20
Nation Building Black Spot Projects page 19
Nation Building boom gates for rail crossings page 19
Nation Building Heavy Vehicle Safety page 19
Nation Building Roads to Recovery page 29
Nation Building Strategic Regional page 20
Nation Building Funding for road projects other than under the AusLink (National Land Transport) Act 2005 page 30
Management of residual issues of former Australian National Railways Commission page 30
Outcome 2 - Transport
International Civil Aviation Organization - contribution page 80
International Maritime Organization - contribution page 62
National Road Safety Council - contribution page 74
National Transport Commission page 66-67
OECD Road Transport - contribution page 60
Remote Aerodrome Safety page 142
Seatbelts on Regional School Buses page 75
Outcome 3 - Regional Development and Local Government
Better Regions page 92
East Kimberley Development Package page 94 and 155
Establishment of a local government centre of excellence page 97
Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal page 93
Regional Partnerships page 93
Regional and Rural Research and Development Grants page 93-94
Regional Development Australia Committees page 94
Regional and Local Community Infrastructure Program - Strategic Projects page 93
Sustainable Regions page 93

Note: Information on grants awarded by the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government since 1 January 2009 is available online, at www.infrastructure.gov.au

1 As per the Commonwealth Grant Guidelines published by the Department of Finance and Deregulation which are available online, at www.finance.gov.au/financial-framework/financial-management-policy-guidance/grants.html

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