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Defence Portfolio Ministers

13th Dec 2019 - 31st Jan 2020
Official portrait of Jason Wood
Member for La Trobe Jason Wood
Assistant Minister for Customs, Community Safety and Multicultural Affairs
13th Dec 2019 - 31st Jan 2020
Official portrait of Linda Reynolds
Senator for WA Linda Reynolds
Minister for Defence
13th Dec 2019 - 31st Jan 2020
Official portrait of Melissa Price
Member for Durack Melissa Price
Minister for Defence Industry
13th Dec 2019 - 31st Jan 2020
Official portrait of Darren Chester
Member for Gippsland Darren Chester
Minister for Veterans and Defence Personnel,

Defence Portfolio Ministers

13th Dec 2019 - 31st Jan 2020
Official portrait of Jason Wood
Member for La Trobe Jason Wood
Assistant Minister for Customs, Community Safety and Multicultural Affairs
13th Dec 2019 - 31st Jan 2020
Official portrait of Linda Reynolds
Senator for WA Linda Reynolds
Minister for Defence
13th Dec 2019 - 31st Jan 2020
Official portrait of Melissa Price
Member for Durack Melissa Price
Minister for Defence Industry
13th Dec 2019 - 31st Jan 2020
Official portrait of Darren Chester
Member for Gippsland Darren Chester
Minister for Veterans and Defence Personnel,

Defence Portfolio Outcomes

8 Outcomes were announced in the April 2019 PBS

Agency Outcome April 2019
Department of Defence
Outcome 2:
Outcome 2: Protect and advance Australia's strategic interests through the provision of strategic policy, the development, delivery and sustainment of military, intelligence and enabling capabilities, and the promotion of regional and global security and stability as directed by Government
$39,545,403,000
Department of Veterans Affairs
Outcome 1:
Outcome 1: Maintain and enhance the financial wellbeing and self-sufficiency of eligible persons and their dependants through access to income support, compensation, and other support services, including advice and information about entitlements
$6,729,166,000
Department of Veterans Affairs
Outcome 2:
Outcome 2: Maintain and enhance the physical wellbeing and quality of life of eligible persons and their dependants through health and other care services that promote early intervention, prevention and treatment, including advice and information about health service entitlements
$4,739,566,000
Defence Housing Australia
Outcome 1:
Outcome 1: To contribute to Defence outcomes by providing total housing services that meet Defence operational and client needs through a strong customer and business focus
$1,203,876,000
Australian Signals Directorate
Outcome 1:
Outcome 1: Defend Australia from global threats and advance our national interests through the provision of foreign signals intelligence, cyber security and offensive cyber operations, as directed by Government.
$833,287,000
Defence Housing Australia
Outcome 1:
Outcome 1: Defend Australia and its national interests through the conduct of operations and provision of support for the Australian community and civilian authorities in accordance with Government direction.
$733,676,000
Australian War Memorial
Outcome 1:
Outcome 1: Australians remembering, interpreting and understanding the Australian experience of war and its enduring impact through maintaining and developing the national memorial, its collection and exhibition of historical material, commemorative ceremonies and research.
$115,280,000
Department of Veterans Affairs
Outcome 3:
Outcome 3: Acknowledgement and commemoration of those who served Australia and its allies in wars, conflicts and peace operations through promoting recognition of service and sacrifice, preservation of Australia's wartime heritage, and official commemorations
$78,506,000

8 Outcomes have changed in the March 2020 PAES

Agency Outcome March 2020
Department of Defence
Outcome 2:
Outcome 2: Protect and advance Australia's strategic interests through the provision of strategic policy, the development, delivery and sustainment of military, intelligence and enabling capabilities, and the promotion of regional and global security and stability as directed by Government
$46,093,237,000
Department of Veterans Affairs
Outcome 1:
Outcome 1: Maintain and enhance the financial wellbeing and self-sufficiency of eligible persons and their dependants through access to income support, compensation, and other support services, including advice and information about entitlements
$7,186,785,000
Department of Veterans Affairs
Outcome 2:
Outcome 2: Maintain and enhance the physical wellbeing and quality of life of eligible persons and their dependants through health and other care services that promote early intervention, prevention and treatment, including advice and information about health service entitlements
$5,120,580,000
Defence Housing Australia
Outcome 1:
Outcome 1: To contribute to the Defence outcome by providing total housing services that meet Defence operational and client needs through a strong customer and business focus
$885,122,000
Australian Signals Directorate
Outcome 1:
Outcome 1: Defend Australia from global threats and advance our national interests through the provision of foreign signals intelligence, cyber security and offensive cyber operations, as directed by Government
$852,975,000
Department of Defence
Outcome 1:
Outcome 1: Defend Australia and its national interests through the conduct of operations and provision of support for the Australian community and civilian authorities in accordance with Government direction
$827,314,000
Department of Veterans Affairs
Outcome 3:
Outcome 3: Acknowledgement and commemoration of those who served Australia and its allies in wars, conflicts and peace operations through promoting recognition of service and sacrifice, preservation of Australia's wartime heritage, and official commemorations
$112,821,000
Australian War Memorial
Outcome 1:
Outcome 1: Australians remembering, interpreting and understanding the Australian experience of war and its enduring impact through maintaining and developing the National Memorial, its collection and exhibition of historical material, commemorative ceremonies and research.
$57,867,000

The Defence Portfolio has 5 agencies in the PBS

AgencyApril 2019
1 Department of Defence 39,545,403,000
2 Department of Veterans Affairs 11,547,238,000
3 Defence Housing Australia 1,937,552,000
4 Australian Signals Directorate 833,287,000
5 Australian War Memorial 115,280,000

5 agencies in the Defence Portfolio reported changes in the PAES

AgencyMarch 2020
1 Department of Defence 46,920,551,000
2 Department of Veterans Affairs 12,420,186,000
3 Defence Housing Australia 885,122,000
4 Australian Signals Directorate 852,975,000
5 Australian War Memorial 57,867,000

Defence Force Superannuation Benefits

Year to DateCurrentEstimateProjectionProjection
2018-192019-202020-212021-222022-23
3.001 1.135 1.193 1.246 1.305

5 components announced in the PBS

Military Superannuation and Benefits Act, Part V, s

Year to DateCurrentEstimateProjectionProjection
2018-192019-202020-212021-222022-23
3,916,892,000 2,040,818,000 1,910,543,000 1,780,795,000 1,665,170,000

Australian Defence Force Cover Act

Year to DateCurrentEstimateProjectionProjection
2018-192019-202020-212021-222022-23
311,921,000 274,144,000 376,106,000 481,916,000 586,764,000

Defence Force Retirements and Death Benefits Act, Part XII, s

Year to DateCurrentEstimateProjectionProjection
2018-192019-202020-212021-222022-23
114,434,000 64,448,000 54,829,000 46,172,000 38,476,000

Defence Force Retirement Benefits Act, Part , sD and VIC, sZJ

Year to DateCurrentEstimateProjectionProjection
2018-192019-202020-212021-222022-23
0,000 0,000 0,000 0,000 0,000

Administered revenues from other sources

Year to DateCurrentEstimateProjectionProjection
2018-192019-202020-212021-222022-23
-1,342,307,000 -1,244,386,000 -1,148,470,000 -1,063,383,000 -985,433,000

Defence Force Superannuation Benefits

Year to DateCurrentEstimateProjectionProjection
2018-192019-202020-212021-222022-23
5.779 7.540 3.463 3.366 3.291

5 components announced in the PBS

Military Superannuation and Benefits Act, Part V, s

Year to DateCurrentEstimateProjectionProjection
2018-192019-202020-212021-222022-23
3,916,892,000 2,040,818,000 1,910,543,000 1,780,795,000 1,665,170,000

Australian Defence Force Cover Act

Year to DateCurrentEstimateProjectionProjection
2018-192019-202020-212021-222022-23
311,921,000 274,144,000 376,106,000 481,916,000 586,764,000

Defence Force Retirements and Death Benefits Act, Part XII, s

Year to DateCurrentEstimateProjectionProjection
2018-192019-202020-212021-222022-23
114,434,000 64,448,000 54,829,000 46,172,000 38,476,000

Defence Force Retirement Benefits Act, Part , sD and VIC, sZJ

Year to DateCurrentEstimateProjectionProjection
2018-192019-202020-212021-222022-23
0,000 0,000 0,000 0,000 0,000

Administered revenues from other sources

Year to DateCurrentEstimateProjectionProjection
2018-192019-202020-212021-222022-23
-1,342,307,000 -1,244,386,000 -1,148,470,000 -1,063,383,000 -985,433,000

Defence Force Superannuation Benefits

Year to DateCurrentEstimateProjectionProjection
2018-192019-202020-212021-222022-23
5.779 7.540 3.463 3.366 3.291

5 components changed in the PAES

Departmental Expenses

Year to DateCurrentEstimateProjectionProjection
2018-192019-202020-212021-222022-23
3,972,702,000 5,485,476,000 1,883,261,000 1,774,565,000 1,680,298,000

Departmental Expenses

Year to DateCurrentEstimateProjectionProjection
2018-192019-202020-212021-222022-23
1,388,079,000 1,244,386,000 1,148,469,000 1,063,384,000 985,434,000

Departmental Expenses

Year to DateCurrentEstimateProjectionProjection
2018-192019-202020-212021-222022-23
304,300,000 688,900,000 376,106,000 481,916,000 586,764,000

Departmental Expenses

Year to DateCurrentEstimateProjectionProjection
2018-192019-202020-212021-222022-23
114,000,000 121,000,000 54,829,000 46,172,000 38,476,000

Departmental Expenses

Year to DateCurrentEstimateProjectionProjection
2018-192019-202020-212021-222022-23
0,000 0,000 0,000 0,000 0,000