Portfolio budget statements
Budget highlights 2022-23
Portfolio Budget Statements
Foreign Affairs and Trade Portfolio Budget Statements 2022-23, including funding for portfolio agencies Austrade, EFA, ACIAR, ASIS and Tourism Australia.
The 2022-23 Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Budget
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) will receive an appropriation of $6.6 billion for the 2022-23 financial year, including $4.6 billion in administered funding, and $2.0 billion in departmental funding.
The 2022-23 Budget includes $318.4 million to partner with our Pacific family on the regional response to COVID-19. $65 million in humanitarian assistance in 2021-22, to support civilians affected by the conflict in Ukraine. The Government is enhancing Australia’s economic and strategic ties with India. The Government will provide $115.7 million to DFAT, to invest in public sector linkages, community engagement, education, resources, connectivity, low emissions technology, business literacy, science, and technology cooperation with India. The Government has also committed $65.2 million to construct and maintain a new Australian High Commission chancery in Honiara, Solomon Islands.