Treasury Portfolio

Susan Dudley
Law and Bills Digest Section

There will be increased funding for the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) comprising an extra $24.1 million over four years to assist with recruitment and retention of qualified staff.

The Australian Taxation Office will receive an additional $20 million in 2007-08 to implement the pre-populated tax return.

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission will receive an extra $116.7 million over four years to support new IT infrastructure.


 [1].  Attorney-General’s Department, ‘Helping Separated Parents and Their Children’, Media Release, 8 May 2007. Online:

[2]. See further Chapter 10, Senate Select Committee report into a Certain Maritime Incident, 23 October 2002, paras 10.24-10.44.

[3].op cit, paras 11.68 to 11.72.

[4]. David Crawshaw, ‘Funds to help deter people-smuggling’, Courier-Mail, 5 May 2007

[5]. See further Deb Whitmont ‘Interview with Richard Danziger (head of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in Indonesia). ABC TV 4 Corners, 15 April 2002.