Appendix 1 - Resources

Appendix 1—Resources

This section details the department's resources and expenses in 2013–14.

This information is required by the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet Requirements for annual reports for departments, executive agencies and FMA Act bodies, 29 May 2014.

The tables in this appendix correspond to tables in the department's portfolio budget statements for 2013–14:

  • the resources statement, which provides information about the various funding sources on which the department was able to draw during the year
  • the expenses and resources for outcome 1 table, which shows the detail of the resourcing for the department's outcome.

Resource statement, 2013–14

  Actual available appropriation for 2013–14
$'000
(a)
Payments made in 2013–14
$'000
(b)
Balance remaining
$'000
(a – b)
Ordinary annual services 1
Departmental appropriation
Prior year departmental appropriation 13,079    
Less appropriations reduced 2 (851)    
Annual appropriation3 21,852    
Less appropriations reduced 2 (285)    
Section 31 relevant agency receipts 4 461    
Total 34,256 21,840 12,416
Total ordinary annual services 34,256 21,840  
Other services
Total other services - -  
Special Accounts
Opening balance -    
Appropriation receipts -    
Appropriation receipts—other agencies -    
Non-appropriation receipts to Special Accounts -    
Payments made - -  
Closing balance     -
Total resourcing and payments 34,256 21,840  
  1. Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No.1) 2013–14.
  2. Appropriations reduced under Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No.1) 2013–14: section 11. This reflects the agreed capital appropriation reduction associated with the transfer of ICT service responsibilities to the Department of Parliamentary Services.
  3. Excludes an amount of $53,000 relating to the volume sourcing arrangements, quarantined by the Department of Finance and unavailable for use by the department.
  4. Figures net of 'Section 31 receipts transferred to OPA' ($1.583m).

Expenses and resources for outcome 1

Outcome 1: Advisory and administrative support services to enable the Senate and senators to fulfil their representative and legislative duties. Budget1
2013–14
$'000
(a)
Actual expenses
2013–14
$'000
(b)
Variation
2013–14
$'000
(a – b)
Program: Department of the Senate
Clerk's Office 2,233 1,979 254
Table Office 2,680 2,489 191
Procedure Office 6,253 5,567 686
Committee Office 8,487 7,703 784
Black Rod's Office 2,680 2,427 253
Total expenses for Outcome 1 22,333 20,165 2,168
  2012–13 2013–14  
Average staffing level (number) 146 141  
  1. Full-year budget, including any subsequent adjustment made to the 2013–14 Budget.

This table excludes resources received free of charge as reported in the Financial Statements.

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