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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-East Asia
Americas
Europe
South and West Asia, Middle East and Africa
Pacific
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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Dr Robert Bowker (right), Ambassador to Egypt, in Rumbek, southern Sudan on 30 May 2007 with Mr George Forbes. The Ambassador’s assistance was critical in having Mr Forbes’ wrongful conviction for murder annulled the following week and in ensuring he received essential medical attention. Photo: Jennifer Fletcher
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Ambassador to Indonesia Mr Bill Farmer AO talking with students of Al Munajah Islamic School in Central Java on 4 June 2007, during a visit to mark the first anniversary of the 2006 earthquake in Central Java.
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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
 
2006–07
Budget and Additional Estimates
($’000)
Actual 2006–07
($’000)
Variation
(actual less budget)
($’000)
Budget 2007–08
($’000)
Administered expenses
 
 
 
 
Contributions to international organisations
195 393
201 090
5 697
208 620
Export Finance and Insurance Corporation
15 673
28 793
13 120
8 200
Compensation for detriment caused by defective administration
54
21
(33)
54
Rates for foreign government missions
370
139
(231)
370
Pension schemes
4 050
4 750
700
2 200
Suppliers
577
552
(25)
585
Total administered expenses
216 117
235 345
19 228
220 029
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
369 520
403 998
34 478
357 604
Output 1.2—Secure government communications and security of overseas missions
129 435
138 029
8 594
125 723
Output 1.3—Services to other agencies in Australia and overseas (including Parliament, state representatives, business and other organisations)
103 178
103 135
(43)
101 132
Output 1.4—Services to diplomatic and consular representatives in Australia
4 343
4 817
474
4 195
Total price of departmental outputs
606 476
649 978
43 502
588 654
Appropriation from government for departmental outputs
564 630
595 803
31 173
542 854
Revenue from other sources
41 846
54 175
12 329
45 800
Total resourcing for Outcome 1
(Price of departmental outputs plus administered expenses)
822 593
885 323
62 730
808 683
   
2006–07
Budget and Additional Estimates
2006–07
Actual
2007–08 Estimate
Average staffing level (number)*  
2 325
2 317
2 313

* Includes overseas locally engaged staff.

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