Appendix 1: Government research priorities (dollar and percentage values)
The following table summarises the expected total expenditure allocated against the Australian Government's National Research Priorities and priorities for rural R&D within the 2005-06 financial year. The allocation of funds is shown in both dollar and percentage terms for each output group.
|National Research Priorities||An environmentally sustainable Australia||Promoting and maintaining good health||Frontier technologies for building and transformingAustralian industries||Safeguarding Australia|
|Ministerial priorities for rural R&D corporations and companies||Sustainable natural resource management||Improving competitiveness through a whole-of-industry approach||Maintaining and improving confidence in the integrity of Australian agricultural, food, fish and forestry products||Improved trade and market access||Use of frontier technologies||Creating an innovative culture||Protecting Australia from invasive diseases and pests|
|GRDC expenditure on government research priorities||Grand total|
|Output group expenditure on government research priorities|
CCS = Communication and Customer Services
Note: Grand total does not include investments in the Global Crop Diversity Trust, Single Vision Grains Australia and emerging issues