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Performance against People Matter Priorities for 2003-04

Continued Commitment to High Priority People Initiatives

The 2003-04 Budget continued the Government's White Paper commitment to allocate $100m per year for high priority personnel initiatives totalling $500m over five years. Spending on these initiatives continues and is subject to management and regular reporting. Details are shown in Table 5.20 below.

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Table 5.20 High Priority People Initiatives
Approved Program 2001-02
Result
2002-03
Result
2003-04
Result
2004-05
Allocations
Total
  $'000 $'000 $'000 $'000 $'000
Family Support Fund(1) 100 - - - 100
Child Care Centres 1,025 808 1,252 12,405 15,490
Spouse Induction Program 169 49 - - 218
Spouse Professional Fees and Courses 14 50 67 99 230
Emergency Childcare 7 5 5 17 34
Human Resource Career Streaming 76 135 - - 211
ADF alcohol management program 48 313 554 797 1,712
ADF mental health strategy 309 159 406 232 1,106
Defence school transition aides - 1,388 1,562 1,659 4,609
e-learning - 2,610 3,171 2,668 8,449
OHS management system - 348 870 - 1,218
Defence injury prevention program - 14 182 744 940
Reserves enhancement 12,313 13,674 14,483 17,000 57,470
Cadets enhancement 3,030 7,676 6,182 7,150 24,038
ADF rental allowance for members without dependents 25,511 49,655 62,545 79,926 217,637
Improvements to living-in accommodation - 39,167 3,821 833 43,821
Darwin air conditioning - 603 2,664 1,304 4,571
Duntroon community centre - 660 - - 660
Defence library service portal - 275 298 30 603
Services workforce access program for partners - - 778 2,999 3,777
Centre for Military and Veterans' Health - - 900 - 900
Employee assistance program - - - 900 900
HR decision support program - - 547 2,242 2,789
Suicide intervention training - - 327 448 775
Total 42,602 117,589 100,614 131,453 392,258
TOTAL ALLOCATION 100,000 100,000 100,000 100,000 400,000
VARIATION 57,398 17,589 614 31,453 3,122

Note

  1. The Family Support Fund was allocated $100,000 in 2001-02 as a regenerating fund.

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