QUESTION NUMBER 255 - ADDITIONAL BUDGET ESTIMATES HEARING FEBRUARY 2011
Senator Hanson-Young asked:
For the past three and next three financial years how much in total has Australia spent/planned on immigration detention facilities?
1) Capital expenditure in respect of immigration detention facilities over the last three financial years is summarised as follows:
Immigration Detention Facilities
Financial Year Capital Expenditure
2007-08 million 328.291*
2008-09 million 12.104
2009-10 million 46.155
2010-11 to 31/1/2011 million 85.655
* Includes $317.069 million transfer of the Christmas Island Detention Centre from the Department of Finance and Deregulation to DIAC, on completion of construction.
2)The projected capital costs for the next three financial years will be included in the 2011-12 Budget process.