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Overview of Additional Appropriations

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is seeking additional appropriations of $11.167 million through Appropriation Bill (No. 5) 2013-14. These variations are due to additional measures and other variations announced since the 2013-14 Budget.

Agency measures table

Table 1.1 summarises new Government measures taken since the 2013-14 Additional Estimates. The table shows expense measures, with the affected programme identified.

Table 1.1: Agency 2013-14 Supplementary Additional Estimates measures

  Programme 2013-14
$'000
2014-15
$'000
2015-16
$'000
2016-17
$'000
Expense measures          
Malaysia Airline Flight MH370 - search1 1.1        
Departmental expenses   10,373 49,627 - -
Total   10,373 49,627 - -
Public Services efficiencies2 1.1        
Departmental expenses   (5) (25) (56) (77)
Total   (5) (25) (56) (77)
Reforms to the APS management and more efficient procurement of agency software 1.1        
Departmental expenses   (18) (38) (69) (77)
Total   (18) (38) (69) (77)
Total expense measures          
Departmental   10,350 49,564 (125) (154)
  Total 10,350 49,564 (125) (154)

Prepared on a Government Financial Statistics (fiscal) basis.

Notes:

  1. This is a new measure announced in the 2014-15 Budget for the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Further details are provided in Budget Paper No. 2 2014-15 and the 2014-15 Portfolio Budget Statements for the Infrastructure and Regional Development portfolio.
  2. This is a measure announced in the 2013-14 Budget but not previously reported in a portfolio statement.

Additional estimates and variations

Table 1.2 summarises variations to appropriations since the 2013-14 Additional Estimates.

Table 1.2: Variations to appropriations

  Programme
impacted
2013-14
$'000
2014-15
$'000
2015-16
$'000
2016-17
$'000
Appropriation Bill No. 5          
           
Departmental Programmes          
Departmental expenses          
2013-14 MYEFO Measures          
Public Services efficiencies 1.1 (5) (25) (56) (77)
Reforms to the APS management and more efficient procurement of agency software 1.1 (18) (38) (69) (77)
Total   (23) (63) (125) (154)
2014-15 Budget Measures          
Malaysia Airline Flight MH370 - search 1.1 10,414 49,849 - -
Total   10,414 49,849 - -
Estimates Adjustments          
Additional funding for redundancies1 1.1 795 545 - -
Parameter adjustments 1.1 (19) (1) - (1)
Total   776 544 - (1)
Total Departmental expenses   11,167 50,330 (125) (155)
Total Departmental   11,167 50,330 (125) (155)

Notes:

  1. Relates to the 2013-14 MYEFO measure, Funding for pre-existing measures affecting the public service.

Breakdown of additional estimates by appropriation bill

The following table details the additional estimates sought for the ATSB through Appropriation Bill (No. 5).

Table 1.3: Appropriation Bill (No. 5) 2013-14

  Total
available
appropriation
2012-131
$'000
Budget and
Additional
Estimates
2013-14
$'000
Revised


2013-14
$'000
Supplementary
Additional
Estimates
2013-14
$'000
Departmental Programmes        
Outcome 1        
Improved transport safety in Australia including through: independent 'no blame' investigation of transport accidents and other safety occurrences; safety data recording, analysis and research; and fostering safety awareness, knowledge and action 22,418 20,550 31,717 11,167
Total 22,418 20,550 31,717 11,167
Total administered and departmental 22,418 20,550 31,717 11,167

Notes:

  1. The 2012-13 available appropriation is included to allow a comparison of this year's appropriation with what was made available for use in the previous year. Available appropriation is the amount available to be drawn down, and is equal to: Budget Appropriation + Additional Estimates Appropriation + AFM - Savings Movement of Funds - Other Reductions +/- Section 32 transfers.

Table 1.4: Appropriation Bill (No. 6) 2013-14

The ATSB is not seeking additional appropriation through Appropriation Bill (No. 6) 201314.

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