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Monday, 19 March 2012
Page: 3484

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry: Agricultural Industry Special Appropriation

(Question No. 883)


Mr John Cobb asked the Minister representing the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, in writing, on 27 February 2012:

In respect of the 2011-12 Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry in the Portfolio Budget Statements, Table 2.1, Outcome 1, Program 1.10: Agricultural Industry (page 27), what proportion of the $10,774,000 attributed to 'Ordinary annual services, and $8,946,000, $2,000,000 $14,819,000, $24,728,000, $7,190,000, $9,644,000 and $4,936,000 attributed to 'Special appropriations', is budgeted to be funded by (a) the Government, and (b) industry.


Mr Burke: The Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry has provided the following answer to the honourable member's question:

The Appropriation, including 'Ordinary annual services' and 'Special appropriation', attributed to the Agricultural Resources Program 1.10 in the 2011-12 Portfolio Budget Statements is:

The portion of $10,774,000 attributed to 'Ordinary annual services' is all budgeted to be funded by Government under Appropriation Bill 1; and

The budgeted special appropriation funding can be attributed as follows:

 

Item

Amount attributed to 'Special appropriations' in PBS Table 2.1

(a) Commonwealth Government funded

(b) industry funded

2.

$8,946,000

$2,030,000

$6,916,000

3.

$2,000,000

$2,000,000

Nil

4.

$14,819,000

$7,552,000

$7,267,000

5.

$24,728,000

$12,792,000

$11,936,000

6.

$7,190,000

$2,987,000

$4,203,000

7.

$9,644,000

$5,864,000

$3,780,000

8.

$4,936,000

Nil

$4,936,000

 

The portion of the $2,000,000 (at item 3 above) attributed to 'Special appropriation' is all budgeted to be funded by the Government under section 28 of the Financial Management and Accountability Act (FMA Act) in order to repay amounts received in error or that the Government is not entitled to.