Australian Maritime Safety Authority
Section 1: Entity overview and resources
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority's (AMSA) strategic direction statement has not changed from that published in the 2015–16 Portfolio Budget Statements (PB Statements).
The Entity resource statement details the resourcing for AMSA at Additional Estimates. Table 1.1 shows the total resources from all sources for the 2015–16 Budget year, including variations through Appropriation Bills No. 3 and No. 4 and special appropriations.
Table 1.1: Entity resource statement—Additional estimates for 2015–16 as at Additional Estimates February 2016
Table 1.2 summarises new Government measures taken since the 2015–16 Budget.
Table 1.2: Entity 2015–16 measures since Budget
There have been no measures taken since the 2015–16 Budget for AMSA.
Table 1.3 summarises variations to appropriations since the 2015–16 Budget.
The increase in 2015–16 relates to funding for AMSA's search and rescue response activities. The increased Community Service Obligation funding will eliminate the previous operating loss for this activity.
The following tables detail the additional estimates sought for AMSA through Appropriation Bills No. 3 and No. 4.
Table 1.5: Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2015-16
AMSA is not seeking additional appropriation through Appropriation Bill (No. 4).