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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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From left: Minister for Trade, Mr Mark Vaile, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Alexander Downer, and European Commissioner for External Relations, Mr Chris Patten, addressed the media at a press conference following the 2003 Australia–European Commission Ministerial Consultations in Melbourne in April 2003. (Photo: Michael Silver)
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Following the APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade meeting in Thailand, the Minister for Trade, Mr Mark Vaile, chaired a round table discussion with a select group of senior editors from various local newspapers in Bangkok in June 2003. Pictured from left: Editor-in-Chief, The Post Publishing, Mr Pichai Chuensuksawadi, Mr Vaile, and the Australian Ambassador to Thailand, Miles Kupa.
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The Iraq Task Force. Departmental staff members from left: Zena Armstrong, Anthony Bubalo, Greg Ralph, Bill Paterson, Head ITF (standing), John Quinn, Heidi Venamore, Eugene Olim (standing), Michael Dean, Rohan Titus.
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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:


Outcome 1: Financial and staffing resources summary (Table 4)
Australia's national interests protected and advanced through contributions to international security, national economic and trade performance and global cooperation.
  Budget*
2002–2003
($'000)
Actual expenses
2002–2003
($'000)
Variation (expenses less budget)
($'000)
Budget**
2003–2004
($'000)
Administered expenses
Contributions to international organisations 163 258 147 118 (16 140) 139 392
Export Finance and Insurance Corporation 17 100 16 077 (1 023) 17 100
Compensation for detriment caused by defective administration 54 (54) 54
Rates for foreign government missions 250 382 132 250
Pension payments under the North American Pension Scheme 2 857 2 767 (90) 2 867
International Peace Monitoring Team 100 266 166
Total administered expenses 183 619 166 610 (17 009) 159 663
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 305 256 305 263 7 309 092
Output 1.2—Secure government communications and security of overseas missions 104 292 104 295 3 108 465
Output 1.3—Services to other agencies in Australia and overseas (including Parliament, state representatives, business and other organisations) 77 927 77 929 2 75 260
Output 1.4—Services to diplomatic and
consular representatives in Australia 3 639 3 639 3 709
Revenue from government (appropriation) for departmental outputs 491 114 491 126 12 496 526
Revenue from other sources 33 329 37 369 4 040 34 502
Total price of departmental outputs 524 443 528 495 4 052 531 028
Total resourcing for Outcome 1
(Price of departmental outputs plus administered expenses)
708 062 695 105 (12 957) 690 691
* Full-year budget, including additional estimates.
** Budget prior to additional estimates.
  2002–2003
Budget
2002–2003
(Actual)
2003–2004
(Estimate)
Average staffing level (number) * 2 254 2 292 2 229
*Includes overseas locally engaged staff.

 

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