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Outcome 3

Public understanding in Australia and overseas of Australia's foreign and trade policy and a positive image of Australia internationally

OUTPUT 3.1
EFFECTIVENESS
Public information and media services on Australia's foreign and trade policy
Projecting a positive image of Australia internationally
Freedom of information and archival research and clearance
QUALITY AND QUANTITY
ADMINISTERED ITEMS FOR OUTCOME 3
QUALITY AND QUANTITY
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The Aboriginal Worn Gundidj Dance Troupe from Victoria performing at the residence of the Australian Consul-General in Guangzhou, China, in November 2006.
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One of Australia’s most innovative physical theatre groups, Strange Fruit, entertains an appreciative audience at the annual Baharat Rang Mahotsav Festival at the National School of Drama, New Delhi, India in January 2007. Strange Fruit was one of several companies which participated in AusArts India, a two-year program of the Australia International Cultural Council. Showcasing Australian expertise at major festivals of music, film, literature and the visual arts, AusArts India enhanced Australia’s image in India as a culturally diverse country. Photo: AVAS Photo’s Pvt Ltd
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PERFORMANCE INFORMATION FOR OUTCOME 3

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 12. FINANCIAL AND STAFFING RESOURCES SUMMARY FOR OUTCOME 3
Public understanding in Australia and overseas of Australia's foreign and trade policy and a positive image of Australia internationally
 

2006–07
Budget and Additional Estimates
($’000)

Actual 2006–07
($’000)

Variation
(actual less budget)
($’000)

Budget 2007–08
($’000)

Administered expenses

 
 
 
 

Grants and contributions

4 741

4 031

(710)

4 541

Asia-Pacific television service*

17 979

16 439

(1 540)

18 737

Australia’s participation at 2010 World Expo in Shanghai, China

0

0

0

1 500

Total administered expenses

22 720

20 470

(2 250)

24 778

Price of departmental outputs

 
 
 
 

Output 3.1—Public information services and public diplomacy

56 664

60 130

3 466

53 993

Total price of departmental outputs

56 664

60 130

3 466

54 690

Appropriation from government for departmental outputs

56 027

59 305

3 278

53 993

Revenue from other sources

637

825

188

697

Total resourcing for Outcome 3
(Price of departmental outputs plus administered expenses)

79 384

80 600

1 216

79 468

* Payments to the service provider under the terms of the contract for the delivery of the Asia-Pacific television service—Australia Network.

   

2006–07
Budget and Additional Estimates

2006–07
Actual

2007–08 Estimate

Average staffing level (number)**

 

217

219

219

** Includes overseas locally engaged staff.

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