Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications

Table 1.4: Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2019–20

2018–19
Available(a)
$'000
2019–20
Budget(b)
$'000
2019–20
Revised(c)
$'000
Additional
estimates
$'000
Reduced
estimates
$'000
Administered items (d)
Outcome 1
Improved infrastructure across Australia through investment in and coordination of transport and other infrastructure 159,137 193,206 211,135 17,929 -
Outcome 2
An efficient, sustainable, competitive, safe and secure transport system for all transport users through regulation, financial assistance and safety investigations 398,778 349,651 353,357 3,706 -
Outcome 3
Strengthening the sustainability, capacity and diversity of our cities and regional economies including through facilitating local partnerships between all levels of government and local communities; through reforms that stimulate economic growth; and providing grants and financial assistance 951,479 1,206,090 1,100,224 - 105,866
Outcome 4
Good governance in the Australian territories through the maintenance and improvement of the overarching legislative framework for self-governing territories, and laws and services for non-self-governing territories 170,394 201,573 235,889 34,316 -
Outcome 5
Promote an innovative and competitive communications sector, through policy development, advice and program delivery, so all Australians can realise the full potential of digital technologies and communications services 209,037 227,799 228,079 280 -
Outcome 6
Participation in, and access to, Australia's arts and culture through developing and supporting cultural expression 209,817 232,301 232,661 360 -
Total 2,098,642 2,410,620 2,361,345 56,591 105,866
Departmental programs (d)
Outcome 1
Improved infrastructure across Australia through investment in and coordination of transport and other infrastructure 52,418 55,139 57,110 1,971 -
Outcome 2
An efficient, sustainable, competitive, safe and secure transport system for all transport users through regulation, financial assistance and safety investigations 93,171 86,584 85,821 - 763
Outcome 3
Strengthening the sustainability, capacity and diversity of our cities and regional economies including through facilitating local partnerships between all levels of government and local communities; through reforms that stimulate economic growth; and providing grants and financial assistance 50,890 46,917 81,917 35,000 -
Outcome 4
Good governance in the Australian territories through the maintenance and improvement of the overarching legislative framework for self-governing territories, and laws and services for non-self-governing territories 21,516 21,839 22,012 173 -
Outcome 5
Promote an innovative and competitive communications sector, through policy development, advice and program delivery, so all Australians can realise the full potential of digital technologies and communications services 90,050 94,089 94,437 348 -
Outcome 6
Participation in, and access to, Australia's arts and culture through developing and supporting cultural expression 21,260 30,122 30,621 499 -
Total 329,305 334,690 371,918 37,991 763
Total administered and departmental 2,427,947 2,745,310 2,733,263 94,582 106,629

Notes:

  1. The 2018–19 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 – s51 withholdings – administrative quarantines +/– Machinery of Government transfers.
  2. The 2019–20 Budget appropriation excludes amounts quarantined by the Finance Minister under s51 of the PGPA Act and includes items from 2019–20 Budget and the 2019 PEFO economic statement. Also includes measures included in the Explanatory Memorandum to the 2019–20 Appropriation Bills No. 1 and 2.
  3. The 2019–20 revised appropriation is made up of Additional Estimates Appropriation +AFM – s51 withholdings – administrative quarantines +/– Machinery of Government transfers.
  4. No appropriation is provided under Appropriation Bill (No. 3) for the department where the total funding change across outcomes is negative.

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