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Portfolio Overview

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  • Portfolio Responsibilities
  • Structure of Portfolio
  • Portfolio Resources
  • Portfolio Responsibilities

    The Transport and Regional Services Portfolio contributes to the well-being of all Australians by:

    • fostering an efficient, sustainable, competitive, safe and secure transport system, and
    • assisting regions to manage their own futures.

    MINISTERS

    The Hon Warren Truss MP is the Minister for Transport and Regional Services. Mr Truss is assisted in his role by the Hon Jim Lloyd MP as the Minister for Local Government, Territories and Roads.

    PORTFOLIO AGENCIES

    The PBS focus on the activities of the Portfolio's General Government Sector agencies. These agencies and their websites are:

    These agencies contribute to Portfolio outcomes as shown in Figure 1 on the following page.

    A complete list of Portfolio agencies, including agencies which are outside the scope of the PBS, is provided in the annual report of DOTARS.

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    Structure of Portfolio

    Figure 1: Portfolio structure and outcomes

    Figure 1: Portfolio structure and outcomes

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    Portfolio Resources

    APPROPRIATIONS AND VARIATIONS AT THE PORTFOLIO LEVEL

    The appropriation from government to each Portfolio agency in 2006-07 to enable the delivery of outputs and administered programmes is outlined in the table below. Details of revenue and expenses are provided at Section 5 within the Budget Statements for the relevant agency.

    Table 1: Portfolio resources

    Notes:

    1. Includes receipts from independent sources.
    2. Administered Appropriations include Special Appropriations. Details of Special Appropriations are provided at Section 2, Table 2.5 for DOTARS.
    3. Output Appropriations include Special Appropriations in relation to industry levies. Details of Special Appropriations are provided at Section 2, Table 2.5 for CASA and AMSA.

    Portfolio agencies' 2006 07 appropriations are illustrated in the following charts.

    Chart 1: Departmental appropriations for agencies in the Portfolio

    Figure 1: Portfolio structure and outcomes

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    Chart 2: Administered appropriations for agencies in the Portfolio

    Figure 1: Portfolio structure and outcomes

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    Table 2: Australian Government Indigenous Expenditure - Portfolio level

    Note: 2006 07 data is in plain text bolded with 2005-06 data in italics.

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    Budget 2006-07

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