Appendix 1—Resources

The section details the department's resources and expenses in 2015–16, as required by section 17AF(1)(b) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014.

The following tables in this appendix correspond to tables in the department's portfolio budget statements for 2015–16:

  • the resource statement, which provides information about the various funding sources that the department was able to draw on 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, 2015–16
  Actual available appropriation for
2015–16
$'000
(a)
Payments made in 2015–16
$'000
(b)
Balance remaining
$'000
(a – b)
Appropriations 1
Prior year departmental appropriation 11,290    
Annual appropriation 2 21,503    
Section 74 receipts (net) 512    
Total 33,305 23,222 10,083
Total available annual appropriations and payments 33,305 23,222 10,083
Total net resourcing and payments 33,305 23,222 10,083
  1. Appropriation (Parliamentary Departments) Act (No.1) 2015–16.
  2. Includes an amount of $0.367m in 2015–16 for the departmental capital budget.
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. Budget 1
2015–16
$'000
(a)
Actual expenses
Expenses 2015–16
$'000
(b)
Variation 2
2015–16
$'000
(a – b)
Program: Department of the Senate
Clerk's Office 2,125 2,245 -119
Table Office 2,669 2,695 -26
Procedure Office 5,510 5,701 -192
Committee Office 8,879 10,657 -1,777
Black Rod's Office 2,552 2,603 -51
Total expenses for Outcome 1 21,736 23,901 -2,165
  2014–15 2015–16  
Average staffing level (number) 150 158

Note: This table excludes resources received free of charge.

  1. As published in the department's portfolio budget statement for 2015–16
  2. Variations include internal budget reallocations and allocation of corporate overheads across offices.
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