In these Estimates
These Supplementary Estimates (B) include a total of $4.9 billion in new spending, primarily voted expenditures ($4.5 billion) that require Parliamentary approval. This represents a 1.9% increase over the previously approved Estimates to date for Main Estimates and Supplementary Estimates (A) ($261.7 billion) and 1.8% of the total Estimates to date in 2017-18. Voted appropriations increase by 4.2%.
Ten departments account for $3.7 billion (83%) of the voted budgetary appropriations presented in these Estimates.
Five of these departments are also involved in the eight major voted items See Footnote 1 listed in the Introduction.
Eight major voted items represent $2.3 billion (51%) of these Estimates.
There are fifteen horizontal initiatives involving 25 organizations. These initiatives contribute $410.3 million (9%) to these Estimates.
Among the top organizations in these Estimates See Footnote 2:
Among the other organizations in these Estimates:
Supplementary Estimates (B) includes $1 billion (39%) of the measures announced in Budget 2017. These Estimates also include $60 million in Budget 2016 measures and $3.4 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, $267.3 billion are represented in the Estimates to date for 2017-18, including Supplementary Estimates (B).
Two other components are:
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