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Thursday, 1 November 2012
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Commonwealth Grants

(Question No. 1238)


Mr Briggs asked the Prime Minister, in writing, on 18 September 2012:

(1) For (a) 2008-09, (b) 2009-10, (c) 2010-11, and (d) 2011-12, how many Commonwealth grants were approved by the Ministers department, and at what total cost.

(2) For 2012-13 (to date), how many Commonwealth grants were approved by the Ministers department and at what total cost, and of these, how many have (a) signed funding agreements, and at what total cost, and (b) been paid to the approved recipients, and at what total cost.


Ms Gillard: I am advised that the answer to the honourable member's question is as follows:

In accordance with Finance Circular No. 2009/04 and the Commonwealth Grant Guidelines, information on all grants for the 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12 financial years and the current 2012-13 financial year to date is published on the Department's website, including details of the recipients, intended use and locations.

The full listing can be found at http://www.dpmc.gov.au/accountability/grants/index.cfm