Appendix B - Services delivered on behalf of our partners

Appendix B to the Department of Humna Service 2014-15 Annual Rreport

Table 79: Payments on behalf of other departments
Department 2014–15
Attorney-General’s Department $112.3 million
Department of Agriculture $54.1 million
Department of Education and Training $953.3 million
Department of Health $36.9 billion
Department of Industry and Science $1.2 million
Department of Immigration and Border Protection $231.6 million
Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development $149.8 million
Department of Social Services $122.1 billion
Department of Veterans’ Affairs $3.8 billion

Australian government agencies

In 2014-15 the department provided the following payments and services on behalf of the Australian Government agencies listed below.

Attorney-General’s Department

  • Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payments
  • Australian Victim of Terrorism Overseas Payments
  • Disaster Recovery Allowance
  • National Security Hotline service

Australian Taxation Office

  • Provision of tax information to customers through service centres
  • Small Business Superannuation Clearing House services
  • Tax File Number application form lodgement services

Department of Agriculture

  • Drought Coordinator services
  • Farm Household Allowance

Department of Education and Training

  • Adult Migrant English Programme—provision of information to customers
  • Assessment Subsidy for Overseas Trained Professionals Programme—referrals
  • Child Care Benefit
  • Child Care Rebate
  • Jobs, Education and Training Child Care fee assistance
  • Skills for Education and Employment Programme—referrals
  • Youth Connections services—referrals

Department of Employment

  • Employment services—referrals

Department of the Environment

  • Green Army Programme—provision of information to customers

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

  • Australian Passport Information Service
  • Social work support for people affected by the MH17 flight disaster
  • Social work support for vulnerable Australians voluntarily repatriated from overseas

Department of Health

  • eHealth programmes
    • Operation of the Personally Controlled eHealth Record System
  • Indemnity Insurance Fund
    • Medical Indemnity
  • Medicare and related programmes
    • Adverse events assistance activity
    • Dental Benefits Scheme
    • Medicare Benefits Scheme
  • National registers
    • Australian Childhood Immunisation Register
    • Australian Organ Donor Register
    • Midwife Professional Indemnity
    • National Bowel Cancer Screening Register
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
  • Provider programmes
    • General Practice Rural Incentives Program
    • Higher Education Contribution Reimbursement Scheme
    • Mental Health Nurse Incentive Programme
    • Office of Hearing Services—claim payment
    • Office of Hearing Services—Centrelink Confirmation eService
    • Practice Incentives Programme
    • Practice Nurse Incentive Programme
    • Rural Procedural Grants Program and the Rural Locum Education Assistance Program
  • Public programmes
    • Medicare Compensation Recovery
    • External Breast Prostheses Reimbursement Program
    • Private Health Insurance Rebate
    • Support Leave for Living Organ Donors
  • Support services
    • Internet gateway—Therapeutic Goods Administration
    • National Emergency Call Centre Surge Capability

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

  • Citizenship testing in regional offices
  • Status Resolution Support Services Payment

Department of Industry and Science

  • Adult Migrant English Programme—provision of information to customers
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Vehicle Reimbursement Scheme
  • Skills for Education and Employment Programme—referrals

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

  • Tasmanian transport schemes

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

  • Remote Jobs and Communities Programme—referrals
  • School Enrolment and Attendance Measure—provision of social work services

Department of Social Services

  • ABSTUDY payments
  • Aged Care Education Training Incentive
  • Aged Care Provider Supplement
  • Age Pension
  • Approved Programme of Work Supplement
  • Assistance for Isolated Children Scheme Payments
  • Assurance of Support Scheme
  • Austudy
  • Baby Bonus
  • Bali Lifetime Rehabilitation Assistance Package
  • Bereavement Allowance
  • Bereavement Payment
  • Carer Adjustment Payment
  • Carer Allowance
  • Carer Payment
  • Carer Supplement
  • Centrelink Compensation Recovery
  • Child Care Benefit
  • Child Care Rebate
  • Child Disability Assistance Payment
  • Child Support services
  • Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
  • Community Development Employment Project Participation Supplement
  • Continence Aids Payment Scheme
  • Crisis Payment
  • Dad and Partner Pay
  • Disability Employment Services—referrals
  • Disability Support Pension
  • Double Orphan Pension
  • Education Entry payment
  • Energy Supplement
  • Employment Services Assessments
  • Essential Medical Equipment Payment
  • Ex-Carer Allowance (child) Health Care Card
  • Family Tax Benefit Part A
  • Family Tax Benefit Part B
  • Fares Allowance
  • Financial Hardship for Residential Aged Care and Home Care
  • Financial Information Service
  • Foster Child Health Care Card
  • Grandparent Child Care Benefit
  • Health Care Card
  • Health Care Card (Family Tax Benefit)
  • Household Organisational Management Expenses (HOME) Advice
  • Incentive Allowance
  • Income Management/BasicsCard
  • Income Management Matched Savings Scheme Payment
  • Income Support Bonus
  • Job Capacity Assessments
  • Job Commitment Bonus
  • Jobs, Education and Training Child Care Fee Assistance
  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy Supplement
  • Large Family Supplement
  • Low Income Family Supplement
  • Low Income Health Care Card
  • Low Income Supplement
  • Medical assessments for foreign pensions
  • Mobility Allowance
  • Multiple Birth Allowance
  • Newborn Supplement
  • Newborn Upfront Payment
  • Newstart Allowance
  • Parental Leave Pay
  • Parenting Payment Partnered
  • Parenting Payment Single
  • Partner Allowance
  • Payments under Special Circumstances (ex-gratia)
  • Pension Bonus Bereavement Payment
  • Pension Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Bonus Top-up
  • Pension Loans Scheme
  • Pension Supplement
  • Pensioner Concession Card
  • Pensioner Education Supplement
  • Pharmaceutical Allowance
  • Reimbursement to Great Southern Rail for Concessional Fares
  • Relocation Scholarship
  • Remote Area Allowance
  • Rent Assistance
  • Seniors Supplement
  • Schoolkids Bonus
  • Sickness Allowance
  • Single Income Family Supplement
  • Special Benefit
  • Special Child Care Benefit
  • Special Disability Trusts
  • Stillborn Baby Payment
  • Student Start-up Scholarship
  • Telephone Allowance
  • Transition to Independent Living Allowance
  • Utilities Allowance
  • Voluntary Incentive Payment
  • Widow Allowance
  • Widow B Pension
  • Wife Pension
  • Youth Allowance Apprentice
  • Youth Allowance Jobseeker
  • Youth Allowance Student
  • Youth Disability Supplement

Department of the Treasury

  • Early Release of Superannuation Benefits

Department of Veterans’ Affairs

  • Carer Supplement
  • Community support services
  • Concession cards for veterans
  • Income Management
  • Processing of payments to health and hospital providers
  • Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
  • Veterans’ Agent services
  • Veterans’ Information Kiosks
  • Veterans’ Information services

State and territory govenments and other organisations

National E-Health Transition Authority

  • Healthcare Identifiers Service
  • National Authentication Service for Health

Foreign governments

  • Reciprocal service arrangements with a number of countries

National Emergency Call Centre Surge Capability

  • The National Emergency Call Centre Surge Capability is a call overflow service the department provides to all states and territories, as well as some Australian Government agencies. See Emergency call centre surge assistance on page 84.

Page last updated: 5 February 2016

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