Financial Management and Accountability Amendment Regulation 2013 (No. 5)

Link to law: https://www.comlaw.gov.au/Details/F2013L01386

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Financial Management and Accountability Amendment Regulation 2013 (No. 5)
 
Select Legislative Instrument No. 174, 2013
I, Quentin Bryce AC CVO, Governor‑General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following regulation under the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.
Dated 11 July 2013
Quentin Bryce
Governor‑General
By Her Excellency’s Command
Penelope Ying Yen Wong
Minister for Finance and Deregulation
 
 
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of regulation.............................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement................................................................................... 1
3............ Authority............................................................................................. 1
4............ Schedule(s)......................................................................................... 1
Schedule 1—Amendments commencing on the day after registration  2
Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997                         2
Schedule 2—Amendments commencing on 1 August 2013                          9
Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997                         9
 
1  Name of regulation
                   This regulation is the Financial Management and Accountability Amendment Regulation 2013 (No. 5).
2  Commencement
                   Each provision of this regulation specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.
 
Commencement information

Column 1
Column 2
Column 3

Provision(s)
Commencement
Date/Details

1.  Sections 1 to 4 and anything in this regulation not elsewhere covered by this table
The day after this regulation is registered.
 

2.  Schedule 1
The day after this regulation is registered.
 

3.  Schedule 2
1 August 2013.
1 August 2013

 
3  Authority
                   This regulation is made under the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997.
4  Schedule(s)
                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.
Schedule 1—Amendments commencing on the day after registration
  
Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997
1  After item 401.023 of Schedule 1AA
Insert:
 
401.024
Asian Food Markets Research Fund

 
Objective: To fund research and development to assist Australian industry to benefit from international and export market opportunities, and increase Australia’s international trade competitiveness

401.025
Leveraging Australia’s Brand for Food

 
Objective: To improve Australia’s export opportunities and international trade competitiveness, including by developing and implementing international marketing and promotional strategies for the Australian food industry

401.026
Food in the National Curriculum

 
Objective: To improve education of students in the areas of agriculture and food by developing and promulgating teaching resources for the National Curriculum, and facilitating collaboration between teachers, including through the use of electronic communication services

401.027
Community Food Initiatives

 
Objective: To support not‑for‑profit community food initiatives, including community gardens and city farms, in order to encourage healthier food choices, improve mental health and wellbeing in communities, and to build social networks, community coherence and community resilience

401.028
Support for the Forest Industry

 
Objective: To foster and enable productive, profitable, internationally competitive and sustainable Australian forest and forest product industries, including in connection with interstate or overseas trade, Australia’s international obligations, or otherwise for the benefit of the nation

401.029
Farm Finance—Loans

 
Objective: To provide grants of financial assistance to a State or the Northern Territory for the purposes of establishing and funding a scheme by which loans are provided to eligible farm businesses

 
2  After item 402.027 of Schedule 1AA
Insert:
 
402.027A
Disaster recovery assistance as required

 
Objective: To provide assistance to individuals affected by disasters

 
3  After item 402.028 of Schedule 1AA
Insert:
 
402.029
Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

 
Objectives:
(a) to provide funding for legal costs and disbursements for witnesses called, or given leave to appear, at a hearing for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse; and
(b) to provide funding for the provision of legal advice services to people engaging with the Royal Commission

 
4  After item 405.011 of Schedule 1AA
Insert:
 
405.012
Digital Productivity—Development and Use of Industry Specific eKITs with Industry Peak Bodies

 
Objective: To develop and promote the use of tailored “how‑to” guides to assist businesses to build skills and knowledge to engage in the digital economy and take advantage of National Broadband Network opportunities Australia‑wide

405.013
Digital Productivity—Digital Careers program with National ICT Australia (NICTA)

 
Objective: To foster and promote broadband and information communications technology skills, education and careers and improve the number and quality of ICT graduates Australia‑wide

405.014
Digital Productivity—NBN Demonstrators—includes projects with major national research organisations and major performing arts organisation

 
Objective: To develop new digital economy business models for major performing arts organisations, and online education centres by establishing internet portals to provide 3D learning experiences for students

405.015
Digital Productivity—Telehealth trial with Townsville Mackay Medicare Local

 
Objective: To assess the benefits and costs of a National Broadband Network‑enabled telehealth service to the home and develop a delivery model with a view to being adopted Australia‑wide

 
5  After item 407.071 of Schedule 1AA
Insert:
 
407.072
Early Childhood Development Population Measure

 
Objective: To collect, compile, analyse and disseminate statistics and related information about early childhood development, and to raise public awareness of the Measure

407.073
Priority Employment Area Initiative

 
Objective: To support employment and prevent unemployment in priority areas of social and economic disadvantage, including through the provision of Local Employment Coordinators and Jobs and Skills Expos, and the funding of projects and activities to achieve this objective

407.074
Parliament and Civics Education Rebate

 
Objective: To provide benefits to students in the form of a travel subsidy, paid to schools on a per student basis, for those students to undertake excursions to visit national institutions in Canberra

407.075
Creative Young Stars

 
Objective: To encourage, support and celebrate creative, cultural, academic and community achievement by students and young people throughout Australia, including by providing benefits to students in the form of financial assistance to individual students and groups of students

407.076
Education services and compliance activities

 
Objective: To educate employers, employees, employee and employer organisations and contractors about the national workplace relations system, and to encourage compliance with workplace relations laws of the Commonwealth (for example, the Fair Work Act 2009)

407.077
Labour Mobility and Relocation Assistance Initiative

 
Objective: To provide benefits to unemployed persons in the form of financial assistance for such persons to relocate to take up employment or an apprenticeship

407.078
Philanthropic Fund

 
Objective: To provide grants of financial assistance to a State or a Territory for the purpose of supporting a fund to encourage, provide for and/or support philanthropic engagement with school education

407.079
Youth Connections

 
Objective: To provide benefits to students and young unemployed persons who are at risk of disengaging from education or face significant disadvantage, by funding service providers to identify and provide assistance to such persons to address their barriers and re‑engage with education and training

407.080
National Career Development Strategy

 
Objective: To provide benefits to students and young unemployed persons, including through the provision of the myfuture website, the Job Guide, assistance to better understand education, training and employment options that are available, mentoring opportunities for students and increasing students’ exposure to meaningful work experience opportunities and the work environment

407.081
School Business Community Partnership Brokers

 
Objective: To provide benefits to students and unemployed youth, by funding partnership brokers to establish partnerships between schools, business and the broader community that will assist young people to complete school and transition to further education, training and employment

407.082
Experience + Work Ready

 
Objective: To provide tailored services to mature age job seekers, to the extent that such services involve, or are concerned with, the provision of unemployment benefits within the meaning of paragraph 51(xxiiiA) of the Constitution or are consistent with Australia’s international obligations

 
6  After item 410.026 of Schedule 1AA
Insert:
 
410.027
External Merits Review—support component

 
Objective: To assist individuals with making applications to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for the review of decisions made under the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013, including by providing funding to National Disability Advocacy Program providers

410.028
Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse—community‑based support services

 
Objective: To support people who require assistance with participation in, or as a result of, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, including:
(a) support before, during or after the Royal Commission; and
(b) support for victims of child sexual abuse (including by providing treatment and follow up for victims of sexual abuse, whether or not they participate in the Royal Commission); and
(c) support for families and others supporting victims; and
(d) support for staff of institutions or organisations in which sexual abuse took place; and
(e) therapeutic support (including by way of the provision of sickness and hospital benefits or medical services) and telephone counselling; and
(f) training and guidance to organisations involved in supporting those engaged with the Royal Commission

 
7  Item 415.028 of Schedule 1AA
After “cancer”, insert “, including by providing support for their families and carers”.
8  Item 415.031 of Schedule 1AA
After “issues”, insert “, and to promote and advance Australia’s health policies through supporting conferences, forums and other events in Australia and overseas”.
9  Item 418.043 of Schedule 1AA
Repeal the item, substitute:
 
418.043
Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope

 
Objective: To support the promotion and diplomatic efforts, development of a site and negotiation with stakeholders for the bid to host, and the implementation of, the Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope, including Australian construction and hosting of the Telescope

 
10  After item 418.077 of Schedule 1AA
Insert:
 
418.078
Latrobe Valley Economic Diversification Program

 
Objective: To support:
(a) corporations within the meaning of paragraph 51(xx) of the Constitution; and
(b) consistent with Australia’s international obligations—other persons;
by assisting them to transition from brown coal briquettes to an alternative fuel source and thereby contribute to a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions

 
11  After item 425.018 of Schedule 1AA
Insert:
 
425.019
Destruction of ozone depleting substances and synthetic greenhouse gases

 
Objective: To fund an incentive program for the destruction of ozone depleting substances and synthetic greenhouse gases in order to assist in meeting Australia’s obligations under the following international agreements:
(a) the Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer;
(b) the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer;
(c) the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change;
(d) the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

 
Schedule 2—Amendments commencing on 1 August 2013
  
Financial Management and Accountability Regulations 1997
1  After item 101 of Schedule 1
Insert:
 
101A
Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency, comprising:
(a) the Chief Executive Officer appointed under section 15 of the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Act 2013; and
(b) the staff of the Agency; and
(c) members of any committee mentioned in section 24 of that Act; and
(d) consultants engaged under section 26 of that Act; and
(e) persons assisting the Agency under section 27 of that Act; and
(f) members of any committee, mentioned in section 30A of that Act, established to assist the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Council; and
(g) members of the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Council mentioned in section 31 of that Act
See Note B
Chief Executive Officer