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Portfolio Budget Statements 2014-15

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How to read the Portfolio Budget Statements

Explanation and purpose of the PBS

The Portfolio Budget Statements 2014-15 are presented in three parts, as outlined below.

Preliminaries & User Guide

[Preliminaries & User Guide PDF, 220 KB]

Portfolio Overview

[Overview PDF, 205 KB]

The portfolio overview outlines the responsibilities of the portfolio, lists the relevant agencies and Ministers and the resources available.

Department of Defence – Agency Overview and Resources

[Department PDF, 725 KB]

Section 1: Defence overview and resources

Section One provides the strategic direction for Defence, the functions and responsibilities of Defence, its organisational structure, as well as information about its contribution towards its outcomes for the budget year and the resources available. This section also provides information about Defence management reforms, its capital budget and workforce, including the DMO.

Section 2: Outcomes and planned performance

Section Two provides a brief overview of Defence’s outcomes and programs for 2014-15. Each outcome has an outcome resource statement which provides resourcing information by program. The deliverables and performance indicator information for each program follow the outcome resource statement.

Section 3: Explanatory tables and financial statements

This section includes explanatory tables and budgeted financial statements. The explanatory tables include:

  • an explanation of any differences between the information included in the Budget Papers and the PBS arising from the use of the Government Financial Statistics and Australian Accounting Standards accounting methodologies
  • supplementary information on the reconciliation between total available appropriation and outcome attribution, the rephasing and use of appropriations, special account flows and Australian Government Indigenous Expenditure.

Defence Materiel Organisation

[DMO PDF, 736 MB]

Section 1: DMO Overview and resources

Section One provides an overview of the DMO’s functions and responsibilities, including the strategic priorities for 2014-15 and organisational structure, as well as information about its contribution towards its outcomes for the budget year and the resources available. This section also provides summaries of the DMO’s reform initiatives and governance activities.

Section 2: DMO Outcomes and Planned Performance

Section Two provides an overview of the DMO’s outcome and programs, including the Top 30 Projects, the Top 20 Sustainment Products and the Top 10 Minor Projects. This section also provides summaries of the DMO's reform initiatives and governance activities.

Section 3: DMO Explanatory tables and financial statements

This section includes explanatory tables and budgeted financial statements. The explanatory tables include:

  • an explanation of any differences between the information included in the Budget Papers and the PBS arising from the use of the Government Financial Statistics and Australian Accounting Standards accounting methodologies
  • supplementary information on the reconciliation between total available appropriation and outcome attribution, the re-phasing and use of appropriations, special account flows and Australian Government Indigenous Expenditure.

Defence Housing Australia

[DHA PDF, 210 KB]

This part provides an overview of Defence Housing Australia (DHA), including performance forecasts for 2014-15, DHA’s outcome and output, and its 2014-15 budgeted financial statements.

Glossary & Acronyms

[Glossary & Acronyms PDF, 183 KB]

A glossary and list of acronyms.

Entire PBS Document

[Entire PBS PDF, 220 KB] [Entire PBS DOC, 1.96 MB]

Portfolio Supplementary Additional Estimates Statements 2013-14

[PSAES PDF, 220 KB ] [Entire PSAES DOC, 264 KB]

Styles and Conventions Used

Figures in tables and in the text may be rounded. Figures in text are generally rounded to one decimal place, whereas figures in tables are generally rounded to the nearest thousand. Discrepancies in tables between totals and sums of components are due to rounding.