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Department of Infrastructure,Transport, Regional Development and Local Government

Table 1.2: Summary of measures disclosed since the 2007-08 Budget

Measure Title Appropriations
Budget
2007-08
($m)
Appropriations
Forward Estimate
2008-09
($m)
Appropriations
Forward Estimate
2009-10
($m)
Appropriations
Forward Estimate
2010-11
($m)
  Admin Dept Total Admin Dept Total Admin Dept Total Admin Dept Total
Expense Measures (a)                        
Outcome 1                        
AusLink - additional AusLink National Network funding in 2007-08 and 2008-09 20.0 0.0 20.0 80.0 0.0 80.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (100.0) 0.0 (100.0)
AusLink - inland rail (b) 2.7 0.0 2.7 7.3 0.0 7.3 (10.0) 0.0 (10.0) 0.0 0.0 0.0
AusLink - new funding for particular road projects 5.0 0.0 5.0 20.0 0.0 20.0 45.0 0.0 45.0 45.0 0.0 45.0
Australian Maritime College marine research project - funding 3.0 0.0 3.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Bass Strait Passenger Vehicle Equalisation Scheme - increase the standard passenger vehicle rebate from $150 to $168 each way (c) 2.1 0.0 2.1 2.9 0.0 2.9 2.9 0.0 2.9 2.9 0.0 2.9
Efficiency dividend - increase in the rate from 1 per cent to 1.25 per cent 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (0.6) (0.6) 0.0 (1.2) (1.2) 0.0 (1.8) (1.8)
Election Commitment Savings: 2 per cent Efficiency Dividend 0.0 (1.1) (1.1) 0.0 (4.8) (4.8) 0.0 (4.6) (4.6) 0.0 (4.5) (4.5)
Establishment of Infrastructure Australia 0.0 2.5 2.5 0.0 5.0 5.0 0.0 5.0 5.0 0.0 7.5 7.5
Seatbelts on regional school buses 9.4 0.6 10.0 9.4 0.6 10.0 9.4 0.6 10.0 9.4 0.6 10.0
Tasmanian freight subsidy arrangements - improved administration 0.0 1.8 1.8 0.0 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.8 0.8
Outcome 2                        
Better Regions and other regional commitments 4.2 0.0 4.2 30.0 0.0 30.0 49.7 0.0 49.7 75.0 0.0 75.0
Flood relief appeals - donations (d) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Local government amalgamation - plebiscites in Queensland 1.5 0.0 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Young District Medical Centre 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total Expense Measures 48.0 3.8 51.9 149.6 0.9 150.5 97.0 0.5 97.5 32.3 2.6 34.9
 
Measure Title Appropriations
Budget
2007-08
($m)
Appropriations
Forward Estimate
2008-09
($m)
Appropriations
Forward Estimate
2009-10
($m)
Appropriations
Forward Estimate
2010-11
($m)
  Admin Dept Total Admin Dept Total Admin Dept Total Admin Dept Total
Capital Measures                        
Outcome 2                        
Christmas Island Immigration Reception and Processing Centre - replacement of power cables (e) 5.0 0.0 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Total Capital Measures 5.0 0.0 5.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Notes:

  1. The figures for expense measures reflect the impact on fiscal balance and may differ from the actual resources to be received by the Department due to the treatment of accrual adjustments, such as depreciation.
  2. The Government has varied this measure announced by the previous government in the 2007-08 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO).
  3. The Government has varied this measure announced by the previous government in the 2007-08 Pre-Election Economic and Fiscal Outlook (PEFO).
  4. Funding of $0.5m in 2007-08 will be met by the reallocation of Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements funds.
  5. This measure was transferred to the Attorney-General's Department as a result of the Administrative Arrangements Order of 3 December 2007.
  6. The Government is not proceeding with the following measures announced by the previous government in the 2007-08 MYEFO and in the 2007-08 PEFO:
    • Growing Regions program;
    • Regional maritime security capacity-building; and
    • Local government amalgamation - plebiscites in the Northern Territory.

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