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Outcome 1

Australia's national interests protected and advanced through contributions to international security, national economic and trade performance and global cooperation

OUTPUT 1.1
Protection and advocacy of Australia's international interests through the provision of policy advice to ministers and overseas diplomatic activity

EFFECTIVENESS
North Asia
South and South-East Asia
Americas and Europe
South Pacific, Middle East and Africa
Bilateral, regional and multilateral trade negotiations
Trade development/policy coordination and Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
International organisations, legal and environment
Security, nuclear, disarmament and non-proliferation
QUALITY AND QUANTITY

OUTPUT 1.2
Secure government communications and security of overseas missions

EFFECTIVENESS
QUALITY AND QUANTITY

OUTPUT 1.3
Services to other agencies in Australia and overseas (including Parliament, state representatives, business and other organisations)

EFFECTIVENESS
Parliament in Australia
Services to attached agencies
Services to business
Services to state governments and other agencies overseas and in Australia
QUALITY AND QUANTITY

OUTPUT 1.4
Services to diplomatic and consular representatives in Australia

EFFECTIVENESS
Services to diplomatic and consular corps
Provision of protection advice through liaison with the Protective Security
Coordination Centre
QUALITY AND QUANTITY

ADMINISTERED ITEMS FOR OUTCOME 1

QUALITY AND QUANTITY

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Ambassador to Germany Ian Kemish (left) and Football Federation Australia's Mr John O'Neill (centre) present a Socceroos jersey to Kaiserslautern Lord Mayor Bernhard Deubig during the FIFA World Cup Finals in Germany in June 2006.
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In January 2006, celebrating Australia Day in Kuwait City for the first time, are (left to right): Ms Jennifer Cartmill (the Ambassador’s spouse), Ambassador to Kuwait Dr Ralph King, Acting Undersecretary of Kuwait’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mr Khaled Al-Babtain and Foreign Ministry protocol official Mr Ali Al-Dhafiri. Photo: Courtesy of Al-Qabas, Kuwait
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PERFORMANCE INFORMATION FOR OUTCOME 1

Effectiveness indicators—overall achievement of the outcome

Indicators to assist in assessing the success of the department's contribution to the achievement of this outcome are:

TABLE 4. FINANCIAL AND STAFFING RESOURCES SUMMARY FOR OUTCOME 1
Australia's national interests protected and advanced through contributions to international security, national economic and trade performance and global cooperation
  2005–06 Budget and Supplementary Additional Estimates ($'000) Actual 2005–06 ($'000) Variation(actual less budget) ($'000) Budget 2006–07 ($'000)
Administered expenses
Contributions to international organisations 186 000 169 682 (16 318) 177 500
Export Finance and Insurance Corporation 19 600 28 055 8 455 18 400
Compensation for detriment caused by defective administration 54 13 (41) 54
Rates for foreign government missions 370 368 (2) 370
Pension schemes 9 000 6 288 (2 712) 3 250
Suppliers 577 266 (311) 577
Total administered expenses 215 601 204 672 (10 929) 200 151
Price of departmental outputs
Output 1.1—Protection and advocacy of Australia's international interests through the provision of policy advice to ministers and overseas diplomatic activity 335 854 356 570 20 716 356 601
Output 1.2—Secure government communications and security of overseas missions 117 919 121 823 3 904 125 075
Output 1.3—Services to other agencies in Australia and overseas (including Parliament, state representatives, business and other organisations) 94 546 91 027 (3 519) 100 027
Output 1.4—Services to diplomatic and consular representatives in Australia 3 942 4 251 309 4 189
Total price of departmental outputs 552 261 573 671 21 410 585 892
Appropriation from government for departmental outputs 511 276 525 005 13 729 544 046
Revenue from other sources 40 985 48 666 7 681 41 846
Total resourcing for Outcome 1 (Price of departmental outputs plus administered expenses) 767 862 778 343 10 481 786 043
 
  2005–06 Budget and Supplementary Additional Estimates 2005–06 Actual 2006–07 Estimate
Average staffing level (number) * 2 263 2 298 2 290

* Includes overseas locally engaged staff.

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