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Annual Report 2003/2004 Department of Business Industry and Resource Development



Annual Report 2003/2004 Department of Business Industry and Resource Development

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OUTPUT 5 - ANIMAL AND PLANT INDUSTRY PROTECTION Animal and Plant Industry Protection Services provides services for animal and plant regulatory control and agricultural resource protection. The services include policy development, licensing of meat industry premises, plant disease controls, animal disease controls and quarantine. Table 13: Output 5 Performance Report Performance Measures 200243 2003-04 Revised Estimate 2003-04 Actual 2004-05 Estimate Quantity Administration of the commonwealths Australian Quarantine Inspection Service program in accordance with the MOU $2.67M $1.33M $1.30M SOM Monitoring programs implemented for plant pests and diseases 13 14 14 13 Capacity to identify, assess and plan the management of an emergency or endemic animal disease outbreak including surveillance $2.04M $3.27M $2.85M $1.23M Quality Customer satisfaction 82% 82% 68% 82% Timeliness Customer satisfaction with timeliness of service 92% 92% 91% 92% Average cost of monitoring programs $260 000 S300 000 $321 000 S190 000 Output Cost $8.11M $8.83M $8.38M $3.74M Note: Major variations between 2003-04 and 2004-05 relate to: transfer of AQIS function back to the Commonwealth; estimates for externally funded projects and one off funding for litigation and settlement costs. PRIMARY INDUSTRY GROUP SERVICES The Primary Industry Group delivers services through the Horticulture Division, Pastoral Division, Resource Protection Division and Primary Industry Services Division. Figure 17: Primary Industry Supporting Output 5 Department of Business, Industry & Resource Development

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