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Section 2: Outcomes and planned performance

2.1: Outcomes and performance information

Government outcomes are the intended results, impacts or consequences of actions by the Government on the Australian community. Commonwealth programs are the primary vehicle by which government agencies achieve the intended results of their outcome statements. Agencies are required to identify the programs which contribute to Government outcomes over the Budget and forward years.

Each outcome is described below together with its related programs, specifying the performance indicators and targets used to assess and monitor the performance of the Department in achieving Government outcomes.

Figure 2.1: Outcome and program structure

Figure 2.1: Outcome and program structure

Administered items

The Department administers a range of items on behalf of the Government. The relationship between the Department's outcomes and its administered items are detailed in Figures 2.2 to 2.3.

Figure 2.2: Outcome 1—Programs and administered items for 2012–13

Outcome 1
Program 1.1: Infrastructure investment
  • Nation Building Program
    - Nation Building Program Investment(a)
    - Nation Building Black Spot Projects(a)
    - Nation Building Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity(a)
    - Nation Building Roads to Recovery
    - Nation Building Off-Network Projects(a)
  • Maldon to Dombarton Rail Link
  • Nation Building Plan for the Future(a)
  • Jobs Fund—Infrastructure Employment Projects(a)
  • Regional Infrastructure Fund(a)
  • Sustainable Australia—Liveable Cities(a)
  • Sustainable Australia—National Smart Managed Motorways(a)

Notes:

  1. The Department of the Treasury is appropriated for payments to and through states and territories for National Partnership payments. Further information on these programs can be found in Budget Paper 3 or the Treasury's Portfolio Budget Statements.

Figure 2.3: Outcome 2—Programs and administered items for 2012–13

Outcome 2
Program 2.1: Transport security
  • Aviation security enhancements
    - improving international aviation security
    - regional passenger screening
  • Strengthening aviation security
    - optimal technologies at international gateway airports
    - regional and domestic aviation security
Program 2.2: Surface transport
  • Bass Strait Passenger Vehicle Equalisation Scheme
  • International Maritime Organization—contribution
  • Interstate Road Transport Fees
  • National Transport Reform(a)
  • OECD Road Transport—contribution
  • Oil Pollution Compensation Fund
  • Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme
  • Tasmanian Wheat Freight Scheme
  • Payments to CAC Act bodies—AMSA
  • Payments to CAC Act bodies—NTC
Program 2.3: Road safety
  • keys2drive
  • National Road Safety Council—contribution
  • Seatbelts on regional school buses
Program 2.4: Air transport
  • Airport Lessee Companies—reimbursement of parking fines
  • International Civil Aviation Organization—contribution
  • Payment scheme for Airservices Australia's en route charges
  • Regional Aviation Access
  • Sydney West Airport—rental properties
  • Payments to CAC Act bodies—CASA

Notes:

  1. The Department of the Treasury is appropriated for payments to and through states and territories for National Partnership payments. Further information on these programs can be found in Budget Paper 3 or the Treasury's Portfolio Budget Statements.

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