These Supplementary Estimates (C) include a total of $3.7 billion in new spending, primarily voted expenditures ($4.0 billion) that require Parliamentary approval. This represents a 1.4% increase over the previously approved Estimates to date ($266.6 billion) and 1.4% of the total Estimates to date in 2017–18. Voted appropriations increase by 3.6%.
Eleven departments account for $3.7 billion (94%) of the voted budgetary appropriations presented in these Estimates.
Seven of these departments are also involved in the ten major voted items Footnote 1 listed in the Introduction.
Seven of these departments are also involved in the twelve horizontal items Footnote 2 listed in the Introduction.
Ten major voted items represent $2.7 billion (68%) of these Estimates.
There are twelve horizontal initiatives involving twenty six organizations. These initiatives contribute $566.7 million (14%) to these Estimates.
Among the top organizations in these Estimates Footnote 1:
Among the other organizations in these Estimates:
The Supplementary Estimates (C) include eight major themes of spending:
Supplementary Estimates (C) includes $148.4 million (5.5%) of the measures announced in Budget 2017. These Estimates also include $242.0 million in Budget 2016 measures and $3.6 billion from off-cycle funding decisions and prior Budgets.
Funding announced in this year’s federal budget is compared with that requested through the Estimates. Budget 2017 presents a total spending framework of $330.2 billion. Of that amount, $270.3 billion are represented in the Estimates to date for 2017–18, including Supplementary Estimates (C).
Two other components are:
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