Outcome 1 Population Health

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A reduction in the incidence of preventable mortality and morbidity in Australia, including through regulation and national initiatives that support healthy lifestyles and disease prevention.


Table 2.1.1: Resource summary - Outcome 1

Budget
2011-12
$'000
Revised
2011-12
$'000
Additional estimates
$'000
Reduced estimates
$'000

Program 1.1: Prevention, Early Detection and Service Improvement1

Administered expenses
Ordinary annual services (Bill 1/3)
101,662
87,975
(13,687)
-
Departmental expenses
Departmental appropriation2
20,746
20,746
-
-
Expenses not requiring appropriation in the budget year3
657
657
-
-

Total for Program 1.1

123,065
109,378
(13,687)
-

Program 1.2: Communicable Disease Control

Administered expenses
Ordinary annual services (Bill 1/3)
10,567
10,567
-
-
Departmental expenses
Departmental appropriation2
5,454
5,454
-
-
Expenses not requiring appropriation in the budget year3
173
173
-
-
Total for Program 1.2
16,194
16,194
-
-

Program 1.3: Drug Strategy1

Administered expenses
Ordinary annual services (Bill 1/3)4
216,401
221,628
17,050
11,823
Departmental expenses
Departmental appropriation2
26,134
29,027
2,893
Expenses not requiring appropriation in the budget year3
828
828
-
-

Total for Program 1.3

243,363
251,483
19,943
11,823

Program 1.4: Regulatory Policy

Administered expenses
Ordinary annual services (Bill 1/3)
99
99
-
-
Departmental expenses
Departmental appropriation2
13,616
21,206
7,590
-
to special accounts
(10,775)
(10,775)
-
-
Expenses not requiring appropriation in the budget year3
90
90
-
-
Special accounts OGTR Special Account5
8,396
8,396
-
-
NICNAS Special Account6
9,687
10,252
565
-
TGA Special Account7
123,049
123,512
463
-
Expense adjustment8
(5,214)
(12,506)
-
7,292

Total for Program 1.4

138,948
140,274
8,618
7,292

Program 1.5: Immunisation1

Administered expenses Ordinary annual services (Bill 1/3)
18,473
19,648
1,175
-
to Australian Childhood Immunisation Register Special Account
(4,595)
(4,595)
-
-
Special appropriations National Health Act 1953 - Essential Vaccines
19,110
50,936
31,826
-
Special accounts Australian Childhood Immunisation Register
8,340
8,340
-
-
Departmental expenses
Departmental appropriation2
5,055
5,329
274
-
Expenses not requiring appropriation in the budget year3
160
160
-
-

Total for Program 1.5

46,543
79,818
33,275
-
Program 1.6: Public Health1 Administered expenses Ordinary annual services (Bill 1/3)
20,666
20,186
(480)
-
Ordinary annual services (Bill 2/4)
25,793
25,793
-
-
Departmental expenses
Departmental appropriation2
9,968
9,968
-
-
Expenses not requiring appropriation in the budget year3
316
316
-
-

Total for Program 1.6

56,743
56,263
(480)
-

Outcome 1 totals by appropriation type

Administered expenses
Ordinary annual services (Bill 1/3)4
367,868
360,103
4,058
11,823
to Special Accounts
(4,595)
(4,595)
-
-
Ordinary annual services (Bill 2/4)
25,793
25,793
-
-
Special appropriations
19,110
50,936
31,826
-
Special accounts
8,340
8,340
-
-
Departmental expenses
Departmental appropriation2
80,973
91,730
10,757
-
to special accounts
(10,775)
(10,775)
-
-
Expenses not requiring appropriation in the budget year3
2,224
2,224
-
-
Special accounts
135,918
129,654
-
6,264

Total for Outcome 1

624,856
653,410
46,641
18,087

1 - Budget estimates for this program exclude National Partnership funding paid to state and territory governments by the Treasury as part of the Federal Financial Relations (FFR) framework. National partnerships for programs 1.1, 1.5 and 1.6 are listed in Section 2 of the 2011-12 Health and Ageing Portfolio Budget Statements under each program. Program 1.3 includes a National Partnership created since Budget – Early Intervention Pilot Program. For budget estimates relating to the National Partnership component of the program, please refer to the 2011-12 Mid Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook.
2 - Departmental appropriation combines "Ordinary annual services (Appropriation Bill No 1)" and "Revenue from independent sources (s31)".
3 - "Expenses not requiring appropriation in the Budget year" is made up of depreciation expense, amortisation expense, makegood expense and audit fees.
4 - The additional estimates for Program 1.3 includes a $11.823 million reduction for a transfer under section 32 of the FMA Act to the Australian National Preventative Health Agency for the National Binge Drinking Strategy.
5 - Office of the Gene Technology Regulator Special Account.
6 - National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme Special Account.
7 - Therapeutic Goods Administration Special Account.
8 - Special accounts are reported on a cash basis. This adjustment includes GST payments, non cash expenses and eliminations relating to payments made by the department to the special accounts.

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Budget 2011-12
Revised 2011-12

Average staffing level (number)

1,179
1,218

Table 2.1.2: Variations table - Outcome 1

2011-12
$'000
2012-13
$'000
2013-14
$'000
2014-15
$'000

Program 1.1: Prevention, Early Detection and Service Improvement

Changes to administered appropriations

Appropriation Bill No.3
Bowel Cancer Screening - transfer to Treasury COAG Reform Fund
(1,398)
-
-
-
Drug Strategy Initiatives - transfer of funds to Program 1.3 Drug Strategy
(12,289)
-
-
-
Price parameter adjustments1
-
92
97
-
(13,687)
92
97
-

Program 1.2: Communicable Disease Control

Changes to administered appropriations

Appropriation Bill No.3
Price parameter adjustments1
-
10
11
-
-
10
11
-

Program 1.3: Drug Strategy

Changes to administered appropriations

Appropriation Bill No.3
Drug Strategy Initiatives - transfer of funds from Program 1.1 Prevention, Early Detection and Service Improvement
12,289
-
-
-
Drug Strategy Initiatives - transfer of funds from Program 10.4 International Policy Engagement
4,912
-
-
-
Drug Strategy Initiatives - transfer of funds from Program 10.5 Research Capacity and Quality
3,367
-
-
-
Drug Strategy Initiatives - transfer to departmental
(2.893)
-
-
-
(2,893) National Binge Drinking Strategy - rephase of funding
9,530
-
-
-
National Binge Drinking Strategy - transfer to the Australian National Preventive Health Agency
(9,530)
-
-
-
National Binge Drinking Strategy - transfer of funds to Treasury COAG Reform Fund
(625)
(222)
-
-
Australian National Preventive Health Agency - s32 transfer of funds from the department for the National Binge Drinking Strategy
(11,823)
(14,323)
(14,324)
-
Price parameter adjustments1
-
(71)
66
(145)

Changes to departmental appropriations

Appropriation Bill No.3
Drug Strategy Initiatives - transfer from administered
2,893
-
-
-
8,120
(14,616)
(14,258)
(145)

Program 1.4: Regulatory Policy

Changes to administered appropriations

Appropriation Bill No. 3
Price parameter adjustments1
-
-
1
-

Changes to departmental appropriations

Appropriation Bill No.3
Regulatory Policy - estimates variation
7,590
-
-
-
7,590
-
1
-

Program 1.5 Immunisation

Changes to administered appropriations

Appropriation Bill No. 3
Measure - Better Targeting of Immunisation Incentives
1,175
2,479
75
75
Price parameter adjustments1
-
18
18
-

Changes to departmental appropriations

Appropriation Bill No.3
Measure - Better Targeting of Immunisation incentives
274
383
85
37
1,449
2,880
178
112

Program 1.6: Public Health

Changes to administered appropriations

Appropriation Bill No. 3
National Healthy Workers Awards - Transfer to the Australian National Preventive Health Agency
(480)
(490)
(500)
(530)
Price parameter adjustments1
-
6
7
-
(480)
(484)
(493)
(530)

1 - See explanation in glossary.

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Table 2.1.3: Program expenses table - Outcome 1

2011-12 Revised budget
$'000
2012-13 Forward year 1
$'000
2013-14 Forward year 2
$'000
2014-15 Forward year 3
$'000

Program expenses 1.1: Prevention, Early Detection and Service Improvement 1

Annual administered expenses
Ordinary annual services
87,975
94,305
99,390
85,350
Program support
21,403
19,498
19,467
18,783

Total program expenses

109,378
113,803
118,857
104,133

Program expenses 1.2: Communicable Disease Control

Annual administered expenses
Ordinary annual services
10,567
10,674
11,115
11,326
Program support
5,627
5,126
5,117
4,938

Total program expenses

16,194
15,800
16,232
16,264

Program expenses 1.3: Drug Strategy1

Annual administered expenses
Ordinary annual services2
221,628
206,246
209,390
216,230
Program support
29,855
24,562
24,522
23,660

Total program expenses

251,483
230,808
233,912
239,890

Program expenses 1.4: Regulatory Policy

Annual administered expenses
Ordinary annual services
99
58
620
631
Program support
10,521
2,670
2,665
2,572
Departmental Special Accounts
OGTR Special Account3
8,396
8,214
8,272
8,328
NICNAS Special Account4
10,252
9,936
10,101
9,874
TGA Special Account5
123,512
123,049
126,955
129,68
Expense adjustment6
(12,506)
(8,073)
(8,482)
(7,312)

Total program expenses

140,274
135,854
140,131
143,778

Program expenses 1.5: Immunisation1

Annual administered expenses
Ordinary annual services
19,648
20,639
18,647
19,093
to Australian Childhood
Immunisation Register
Special Account
(4,595)
(4,655)
(4,718)
(4,770)
Special appropriations
National Health Act 1953
- Essential vaccines
50,936
51,102
58,779
60,381
Special Account
Australian Childhood Immunisation
Register Special Account
8,340
8,447
8,559
8,649
Program support
5,489
5,134
4,828
4,613

Total program expenses

79,818
80,667
86,095
87,966

Program expenses 1.6: Public Health1

Annual administered expenses
Ordinary annual services
20,186
16,022
46,559
46,811
Other services
25,793
26,283
-
-
Program support
10,284
9,369
9,353
9,025

Total program expenses

56,263
51,674
55,912
55,836

1 - Budget estimates for this program exclude National Partnership funding paid to state and territory governments by the Treasury as part of the Federal Financial Relations (FFR) framework. National partnerships for programs 1.1, 1.5 and 1.6 are listed in Section 2 of the 2011-12 Health and Ageing Portfolio Budget Statements under each program. Program 1.3 includes a National Partnership created since Budget – Early Intervention Pilot Program. For budget estimates relating to the National Partnership component of the program, please refer to the 2011-12 Mid Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook.
2 - Expenses include a reduction of $40.5 million over three years from 2011-12 due to a transfer under section 32 of the FMA Act to the Australian National Preventive Health Agency for the National Binge Drinking Strategy.
3 - Office of the Gene Technology Regulator Special Account.
4 - National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme Special Account.
5 - Therapeutic Goods Administration Special Account.
6 - Special accounts are reported on a cash basis. This adjustment reflects the differences between cash and expense, predominantly GST.

Program key performance indicators

The table below outlines changes to performance information within Outcome 1 since the 2011-12 Health and Ageing Portfolio Budget Statements (PBS). Revisions to performance information since the PBS have been highlighted below. Further performance information for Outcome 1 can be found at Page 54 of the PBS. Top of page


Program 1.1: Prevention, early detection and service improvement

Program 1.1: Deliverables

The department will produce the following ‘deliverables’ to achieve the objectives of Program 1.1.


Table 1.4: Quantitative Deliverables for Program 1.1

Quantitative Deliverables
2010-11
Revised Budget
2011-12
Budget
2012-13
Forward Year 1
2013-14
Forward Year 2
2014-15
Forward Year 3
Percentage of variance between actual and budgeted expenses
≤0.5%
≤0.5%
≤0.5%
≤0.5%
≤0.5%
Chronic Disease Prevention and Service Improvement Fund
Number of general practices participating in Australian primary care collaborative activities1
600
450
N/A
N/A
N/A

1 - Current contractual arrangements expire on 30 June 2012. Future targets will be established as part of new contractual arrangements. The number of participating practices in 2011-12 is expected to be lower than initially anticipated because of revised arrangements in the final year of this program.

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