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Aliases
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORT, REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT, COMMUNICATIONS AND THE ARTS
THE DEPARTMENT OF INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORT, REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT, COMMUNICATIONS AND THE ARTS

Lead Body
Yes
Employment Arrangements
Enabling legislation

Annual report prepared under section 46 of the PGPA Act.
Additional annual report requirement
No

Section 35 of the PGPA Act applies
Yes
Section 35(3) of the PGPA Act applies
Yes

Outcome #1: Improved infrastructure across Australia through investment in and coordination of transport and other infrastructure.
# Program Body Contribution
1.1 Infrastructure Investment Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

The infrastructure investment program supports economic growth, makes travel safer, increases transport access and supports regional development. It increases the efficiency, productivity, sustainability and safety of Australia's land transport infrastructure through programs and policy to improve connectivity for communities and freight

1.1.1 Infrastructure Investment Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
1.2 Program Support for Outcome 1 Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
# Program Body Contribution
1.1 Parks and Reserves Director of National Parks

The Director of National Parks is working with the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts to secure the future of Jabiru by supporting the township's transition from a reliance on mining to a tourism-based economy that leverages its proximity to the Kakadu National Park. Funding of $70 million for roads within Kakadu National Park under the Infrastructure Investment Program will complement an investment of more than $100 million by the Australian Government to improve tourism infrastructure across the park and to bolster the local economy and support Indigenous businesses and employment. The Treasury

Outcome #1: Promote an innovative and competitive communications sector, through policy development, advice and program delivery, so all Australians can realise the full potential of digital technologies and communications services.
# Program Body Contribution
1.1 Communications regulation, planning and licensing Australian Communications and Media Authority

As the regulator of the media and communications sector, the ACMA is responsible for enforcing compliance with the Universal Service Obligation (USO) and emergency call services requirements under the Telecommunications (Industry Levy) Act 2012, recouping costs of the Consumer Representation Grants Program allocated to the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) under section 593 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 and costs related to the management of Australia's membership and engagement with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), from licence carriers under the Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Charges) Act 1997. The ACMA is also responsible for administering the Regional Broadband Scheme under the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999. The Treasury

1.2 Consumer safeguards, education and information Australian Communications and Media Authority

As the regulator of the media and communications sector, the ACMA is responsible for enforcing compliance with the Universal Service Obligation (USO) and emergency call services requirements under the Telecommunications (Industry Levy) Act 2012, recouping costs of the Consumer Representation Grants Program allocated to the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (ACCAN) under section 593 of the Telecommunications Act 1997 and costs related to the management of Australia's membership and engagement with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), from licence carriers under the Telecommunications (Carrier Licence Charges) Act 1997. The ACMA is also responsible for administering the Regional Broadband Scheme under the Telecommunications (Consumer Protection and Service Standards) Act 1999. The Treasury

Outcome #2: An efficient, sustainable, competitive, safe and secure transport system for all transport users through regulation, financial assistance and safety investigations.
# Program Body Contribution
2.1 Surface Transport Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
2.2 Road Safety Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
2.2 Surface Transport Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

The surface transport program supports economic growth, makes travel safer and increases transport access through delivering programs, policies and regulation for efficient, sustainable, safer and better-connected road, rail and maritime sectors

2.3 Air Transport Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
2.3 Road Safety Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

The road safety program makes travel safer through coordinating a national strategic approach to improving road safety and working to make vehicles safer for all road users

2.4 Program Support for Outcome 2 Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
2.4 Air Transport Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

The air transport program facilitates investment in aviation infrastructure, ensures the aviation industry operates within a clear and robust regulatory framework, and ensures Australian businesses and consumers have access to competitive international and domestic air services, and access to regional and remote areas

# Program Body Contribution
1.2 Programs to promote Australia's exports and other international economic interests Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)

The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts works closely with the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) to support tourism demand-driving infrastructure in Australia's regions through regional grants programs.

1.1 Program 1.1 - Services to the Community - Social Security and Welfare Services Australia

The above linkage relates to payments made by Services Australia on behalf of the Department for the Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme and the Bass Strait Passenger Vehicle Equalisation Scheme.

Outcome #3: Strengthening the sustainability, capacity and diversity of Australia's cities and regions including northern Australia, including through facilitating local partnerships between all levels of government and local communities; through investment in infrastructure and measures that stimulate economic growth; and providing grants and financial assistance
# Program Body Contribution
3.1 Regional development Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
3.1 Regional development Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Regional Development The regional development program supports regional development and local communities through regionally focused stakeholder consultation and engagement, research, policy development and program delivery activities to create jobs, drive regional economic growth and build stronger regional communities

3.2 Local government Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
3.2 Local government Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
3.3 Cities Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
3.3 Cities Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
3.4 Growing a Stronger Northern Australian Economy Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Our North, Our Future: 2021-2026 - Targeted Growth is the Government's next five-year strategic plan for developing Northern Australia. From 2021-2026 the Government will invest in transformational and enabling projects through a whole-of-government approach, in partnership with state and territory governments

3.4 Growing a Stronger Northern Australian Economy Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
3.5 Program Support for Outcome 3 Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts
# Program Body Contribution
1.11 Drought Programs Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

The above linkage relates to work undertaken by the Regional Investment Corporation to support state and territory investment in water infrastructure that will provide secure and affordable water to support the growth of regional economies.

1.1 Reducing Australia's greenhouse gas emissions Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts supports environmental, climate change and recyclables market initiatives through the delivery of commitments under City and Regional Deals.

1.6 Management of Hazardous Wastes, Substances and Pollutants Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts supports environmental, climate change and recyclables market initiatives through the delivery of commitments under City and Regional Deals.

2.3 Higher Education Support Department of Education

The Department of Education is funding the construction of a new university campus in Launceston, the centrepiece of the Launceston City Deal. The Treasury