These Supplementary Estimates (A) include a total of $3.8 billion in new spending, primarily voted expenditures ($3.7 billion) that require Parliamentary approval. This represents a 1.5% increase over the Main Estimates ($257.9 billion) tabled in February, and 1.4% of the total Estimates to date in 2017-18. Voted appropriations increase by 3.6%.
Nine departments account for $3.2 billion (85%) of the voted spending presented in these Estimates. Seven of these departments are also involved in the nine major voted items Return to footnote * listed in the Introduction.
Nine major voted items represent $2.6 billion (69%) of these Estimates. Two of these are also horizontal initiatives.
There are seven horizontal initiatives involving 19 organizations. These initiatives contribute $673 million (18%) to these Estimates.
Among the top organizations in these Estimates Return to footnote **:
Among the other organizations in these Estimates:
Supplementary Estimates (A) includes $1 billion (39%) of the measures announced in Budget 2017. These Estimates also include $616 million in Budget 2016 measures and $2.1 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, $261.7 billion are represented in the Estimates to date for 2017-18, including Supplementary Estimates (A).
Two other components are:
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