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Tabled documents, 27 & 28 May 2015

Tabled by:

Date tabled

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Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann 27 May 2015 Australian Standard: Project performance measurement using Earned Value, AS 4817-2006 (PDF 13KB)
Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann 27 May 2015 Budget Treatment of Future Fund costs in the Australian Government Budget and Financial Documents (PDF 1311KB)
Department of Finance 28 May 2015 Personal Classifications as at 1 May 2015
Establishment Variances - Government, 1 February to 1 May 2015
Personal Positions as at 1 May 2015
(PDF 1488KB)
Senator the Hon Michael Ronaldson 28 May 2015 Article entitled 'Conroy and Wong lead the charge as Labor goes to war with itself', The Australian, 28 May 2015, p. 12 (PDF 541KB)

Additional information

Correspondence from Mr Carl Murphy, First Assistant Secretary, Chief Operating Officer Group, Department of Finance, which corrects evidence given at the hearing  on 27 May 2015 (PDF 728KB)

Questions on notice

Index to questions on notice (PDF 649KB)

Answers to Questions on Notice (due date 10 July 2015)

QoN No.

Agency

Outcome/
Program

Senator

Broad Topic

Hansard p. & Hearing Date or Written

View

Date answer received

1

Finance

2/2.1

Xenophon, Wong

Air Warfare Destroyer Project - Equivalent Air Warfare Destroyers

pp 20 & 73, 27 May 2015

(PDF 12KB) 20/7/15

2

Finance

2/2.1

Wong

Air Warfare Destroyer Project - Provision of advice from the Finance

pp 36-37, 27 May 2015

 

Answered p. 58

3

Finance

2/2.1

Xenophon

Air Warfare Destroyer Project - Size of the forensic audit

pp 40-41, 27 May 2015

(PDF  7KB)

24/6/15

4

Finance

2/2.1

Xenophon

Air Warfare Destroyer Project - Timing of the forensic audit

p. 42, 27 May 2015

(PDF 17KB)

24/6/15

5

Finance

2/2.1

Xenophon

Air Warfare Destroyer Project - Comparison of costs

pp 45-46, 56-57 & 73, 27 May 2015

(PDF 11KB)

24/6/15

6

Finance

2/2.1

Conroy

Air Warfare Destroyer Project - Timing of German delegation

pp 48-49, 27 May 2015

(PDF 18KB)

24/6/15

7

Finance

2/2.1

Conroy

Air Warfare Destroyer Project - Copy of delegation program

pp 50-51, 27 May 2015

(PDF 7KB)

24/6/15

8

Finance

2/2.1

Conroy

ASC General Manager’s access to information

pp 51-52, 27 May 2015

(PDF 9KB)

26/6/15

9

Finance

2/2.1

Conroy

ASC Code of Conduct

p. 52, 27 May 2015

(PDF 12KB)

24/6/15

10

Finance

2/2.1

Conroy

Air Warfare Destroyer Project – contingency spending

p. 54, 27 May 2015

(PDF 19KB)

24/6/15

11

Finance

2/2.1

Wong

Air Warfare Destroyer Project – briefing information

p. 59, 27 May 2015

 

Answered pp 59/60

12

Finance

2/2.1

Wong

Air Warfare Destroyer Project- steering committee minutes

p. 62, 27 May 2015

(PDF 17KB)

24/6/15

13

Finance

2/2.1

Wong

Air Warfare Destroyer Project – request for copy of forensic audit

p. 65, 27 May 2015

(PDF 20KB)

24/6/15

14

Finance

2/2.1

Wong

Air Warfare Destroyer Project – workforce numbers

p. 66, 27 May 2015

(PDF 18KB)

24/6/15

15

Finance

2/2.1

Wong

Air Warfare Destroyer Project – media release of 22 May 2015

p. 68, 27 May 2015

(PDF 18KB)

24/6/15

16

Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation

2/2.6

Ludwig

Numbers of complaints

p. 75, 27 May 2015

(PDF 13KB)

24/6/15

17

Finance

2/2.5

Wong

Air Warfare Destroyer Project - Numbers of external contracts

p. 82, 27 May 2015

(PDF 10KB)

24/6/15

18

Finance

2/2.5

Wong

Value of Ashurst contract

p. 83, 27 May 2015

(PDF 17KB)

24/6/15

19

Finance

2/2.3

Wong

Determination of net loss position

pp 83-84, 27 May 2015

(PDF 17KB)

24/6/15

20

Finance

1/1.1

Wong

Budget measures including second-round effects

p. 86, 27 May 2015

(PDF 7KB)

24/6/15

21

Finance

1/1.1

Ludwig

Finance’s input into the 2015-16 ‘Budget Overview’ document

pp 94-95, 27 May 2015

(PDF 9KB)

24/6/15

22

Finance

1/1.1

Ludwig

Impact of non-passage of 2014-15 budget savings measures

p. 98, 27 May 2015

(PDF 10KB)

24/6/15

23

Finance

1/1.1

Ludwig

Combining the CCR and the CCB payments

p. 102, 27 May 2015

(PDF 29KB)

24/6/15

24

Finance

1/1.1

Gallagher

Impact of reversing the CPI measure

p. 107, 27 May 2015

 

Answered p. 107

25

Finance

1/1.1

Ludwig

Breakdown of Health program measure

p. 112, 27 May 2015

(PDF 32KB)

26/6/15

26

Finance

1/1.1

Ludwig

Breakdown of Attorney-General’s Department funding and efficiencies

pp 112-113, 27 May 2015

(PDF 18KB)

24/6/15

27

Finance

1/1.1

Gallagher

Breakdown of Department of Education and Training and Human Services’ funding and efficiencies

p. 114, 27 May 2015

(PDF 28KB) 22/7/15

28

Finance

1/1.1

Gallagher

Breakdown of paid parental leave elements

p. 115, 27 May 2015

(PDF 21KB)

24/6/15

29

Finance

1/1.1

Gallagher

Indexation pauses

p. 115, 27 May 2015

(PDF 688KB)

24/6/15

30

Finance

1/1.1

Ludwig

Breakdown of natural disaster recovery payments

p. 116, 27 May 2015

(PDF 18KB)

24/6/15

31

Finance

1/1.1

Ludwig

Profiles of research and development payments

p. 117, 27 May 2015

(PDF 117KB)

24/6/15

32

Finance

1/1.1

Ludwig

Differences between the 2014-15 MYEFO and 2015-16 Budget

p. 119, 27 May 2015

(PDF 15KB)

24/6/15

33

Finance

1/1.1

Gallagher

Top 20 fastest-spending programs in the Budget

p. 121, 27 May 2015

(PDF 56KB)

26/6/15

34

Finance

2/2.1

Ludwig

Gateway reviews

pp 5-6, 28 May 2015

(PDF 45KB)

24/6/15

35

Finance

2/2.1

Ludwig

Gateway reviews – responses to surveys

p. 6, 28 May 2015

(PDF 20KB)

24/6/15

36

Finance

2/2.1

Ludwig

Gateway reviews – report recommendations

p. 6, 28 May 2015

(PDF 17KB)

24/6/15

37

Finance

2/2.1

Ludwig

Indigenous procurement targets by Portfolio

p. 19, 28 May 2015

(PDF 12KB)

24/6/15

38

Finance

2/2.3

Gallagher

Vacant office space across Government

p. 28, 28 May 2015

(PDF 23KB)

26/6/15

39

Finance

2/2.3

Seselja

Car park adjacent to the Department of Immigration

p. 29, 28 May 2015

(PDF 23KB)

24/6/15

40

Finance

2/2.3

Ketter

Malabar Headland – transfer of ownership

p. 33, 28 May 2015

(PDF 17KB)

26/6/15

41

Finance

2/2.3

Ketter

Malabar Headland -– cost of Nation Partners to Government

p. 34, 28 May 2015

(PDF 17KB) 15/7/15

42

Finance

2/2.3

Ketter

Malabar Headland - Engagement of Coffey Projects Australia and Nation Partners

p. 34, 28 May 2015

(PDF 18KB)

24/6/15

43

Finance

2/2.3

Ketter, Wong

Malabar Headland –expenditure to upgrade lot 301

pp 35-36, 28 May 2015

(PDF 9KB)

26/6/15

44

Finance

2/2.3

Wong

Malabar Headland – New Policy Proposal from the Department of the Environment

p. 36, 28 May 2015

(PDF 17KB)

26/6/15

45

Finance

2/2.3

Gallagher

The Lodge – breakdown of works undertaken

pp 37-38, 28 May 2015

(PDF 69KB)

24/6/15

46

Finance

2/2.3

Gallagher

Australian Rail Track Corporation – expiry of leases

p. 42, 28 May 2015

(PDF 11KB)

24/6/15

47

Minister for Finance

2/2.3

Gallagher

Australian Rail Track Corporation – discussions about leases with the Deputy Prime Minister

pp 42-43, 28 May 2015

(PDF 18KB)

24/6/15

48

Finance

2/2.2

Gallagher

Australia Post – analysis of efficiencies including labour costs

p. 43, 28 May 2015

(PDF 61KB)

24/6/15

49

Finance

1/1.1

Ludwig

Breakdown of savings from the functional reviews of the Departments of Health, Education and Attorney-General

pp 44-46, 28 May 2015

(PDF 20KB) 22/7/15

50

Finance

2/2.2

Gallagher

Revenue from the ASIC registry service

p. 49, 28 May 2015

 

Answered p. 51

51

Finance

2/2.2

Ludwig

Telepresence – cost to date

p. 56, 28 May 2015

(PDF 31KB)

26/6/15

52

Finance

2/2.2

Ludwig

Telepresence – cost per desktop

p. 56, 28 May 2015

(PDF 6KB)

24/6/15

53

Finance

2/2.2

Ludwig

Whole-of-government travel exhibition - costs

p. 61, 28 May 2015

(PDF 9KB) 24/6/15

54

Finance

1/1.1

Gallagher

Medical Research Future Fund – list of savings

pp 61-62, 28 May 2015

(PDF 9KB)

26/6/15

55

Finance

2/2.7

Gallagher

Asset Recycling Fund – projects for the ACT and NSW

p. 63, 28 May 2015

(PDF 27KB)

24/6/15

56

Finance

2/2.5

Ludwig

Independent Communications Committee appointments- Mr Greg Williams

pp 65-66, 28 May 2015

(PDF 17KB)

10/7/15

57

Finance

2/2.5

Ludwig

Independent Communications Committee - arrangements

p. 66, 28 May 2015

(PDF 17KB)

10/7/15

58

Finance

2/2.5

Ludwig

Independent Communications Committee – approval date

p. 68, 28 May 2015

(PDF 17KB)

10/7/15

59

Finance

2/2.5

Ludwig

Short-term Interim Guidelines on Information and Advertising Campaigns

p. 69, 28 May 2015

(PDF 28KB)

10/7/15

60

Finance

2/2.5

Ludwig

Advertising campaigns currently in the media

p. 69, 28 May 2015

(PDF 16KB)

10/7/15

61

Finance

2/2.5

Ludwig

Arrangements for guidelines before the establishment of the Independent Communications Committee

p. 70, 28 May 2015

(PDF 8KB)

10/7/15

62

Finance

3/3.1

Gallagher

Coalition Advisory Service – change to positions

p. 73, 28 May 2015

(PDF 7KB)

10/7/15

63

Finance

3/3.1

Dastyari

Additional staffing allocated to Hon Philip Ruddock MP

pp 74 & 78, 28 May 2015

(PDF 12KB)

10/7/15

64

Finance

3/3.1

Dastyari

Staff assigned to the ‘Tax White Paper’ unit

pp 74-75 & 78, 28 May 2015

(PDF 5KB) 16/10/15

65

Finance

3/3.1

Gallagher

Changes to Communications Allowance budgets following increase to the price of stamps

pp 76-77, 28 May 2015

 

Answered p. 77

66

Finance

3/3.1

Gallagher

Extensions to settling out period following ministerial changes

p. 77, 28 May 2015

(PDF 66KB) 16/10/15

67

Finance

3/3.1

Gallagher

‘Tax White Paper’ unit - corresponding ratio to Opposition staffing

p. 78, 28 May 2015

(PDF 8KB) 16/10/15

68

Finance

3/3.1

Ludwig

Cost of COMCAR services for recent visits by the Netherlands and New Zealand

p. 79, 28 May 2015

(PDF 6KB) 16/10/15

69

AEC

General

Dastyari

Costs of the party funding component of Elections

p. 83, 28 May 2015

(PDF 7KB) 16/10/15

70

AEC

General

Dastyari

Dates of Senate voting reforms

pp 84-85, 28 May 2015

(PDF 11KB)

10/7/15

71

AEC

General

Gallagher

AEC’s staffing numbers

p. 87, 28 May 2015

(PDF 11KB)

10/7/15

72

AEC

General

Gallagher

AEC’s graduate staffing numbers

p. 88, 28 May 2015

(PDF 20KB)

10/7/15

73

AEC

General

Gallagher

AEC’s staffing numbers - redundancies

p. 88, 28 May 2015

(PDF 7KB)

10/7/15

74

AEC

General

Ludwig

Senate counting software language

p. 93, 28 May 2015

(PDF 7KB)

10/7/15

75

Finance

2/2.2

Cameron

Scoping study – Australian Hearing Services

Written

(PDF 23KB) 15/7/15

76

AEC

General

Rhiannon

Discrepancies between party and donor returns

Written

(PDF 101KB) 16/10/15

77

Finance

General

Waters

Divestment from coal

Written

(PDF 6KB) 15/7/15

78

Finance

2/2.1

Carr

Procurement Connected Policies

Written

(PDF 17KB)

26/6/15

79

Finance

1/1.1

McLucas

Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility

Written

(PDF 6KB)

24/6/15

80

All

General

Ludwig

Departmental Dispute Resolution

Written

(PDF 39KB) 15/7/15

81

All

General

Ludwig

Non-Australian Citizens Employed by the Department/Agency

Written

(PDF 90KB) 15/7/15

82

AEC

General

Ludwig

AEC – Portfolio efficiencies

Written

(PDF 27KB)

10/7/15

83

AEC

General

Ludwig

AEC – Sen Cormann LP Campaign Fund

Written

(PDF 8KB) 16/10/15

84

AEC

General

Ludwig

AEC – Incomplete return – WA Division of the Liberal Party of Australia.

Written

(PDF 11KB) 16/10/15

85

AEC

General

Ludwig

Enquiry Into Electoral Matters

Written

(PDF 20KB) 16/10/15

86

Finance

2/2.2

Ludwig

Scoping Studies - general

Written

(PDF 19KB) 15/7/15

87

Finance

2/2.2

Ludwig

Scoping Studies – Defence Housing Australia

Written

(PDF 34KB) 15/7/15

88

Finance

2/2.2

Ludwig

Scoping Studies – Australian Hearing Services

Written

(PDF 34KB) 15/7/15

89

Finance

2/2.2

Ludwig

Scoping Studies – ASIC

Written

(PDF 26KB) 15/7/15

90

Finance

2/2.2

Ludwig

Scoping Studies – The Mint

Written

(PDF 22KB) 15/7/15

91

Finance

2/2.2

Ludwig

Deregulation Report 2014

Written

(PDF 24KB) 15/7/15

92

Finance

2/2.5

Ludwig

Campaigns Reviewed by the ICC

Written

(PDF 14KB)

10/7/15

93

Finance

3/3.1

Ludwig

MOPS Act (Cth) entitlements – Office of the Treasurer

Written

(PDF 37KB) 16/10/15

94

Finance

3/3.1

Ludwig

MOPS Act (Cth) entitlements – Office of the Prime Minister

Written

(PDF 24KB) 16/10/15

95

Finance

3/3.1

Ludwig

Overseas travel entitlements – Office of the Prime Minister

Written

(PDF 14KB) 16/10/15

96

Finance

3/3.1

Ludwig

MOPS Act (Cth) entitlements – All ministerial offices

Written

(PDF 48KB) 16/10/15

97

Finance

3/3.1

Ludwig

MOPS Act (Cth) entitlements – Office of the Attorney General and Minister for the Arts

Written

(PDF 35KB) 16/10/15

98

Finance

3/3.1

Ludwig

Overseas travel entitlements – Office of the Attorney General and Minister for the Arts

Written

(PDF 11KB) 16/10/15

99

Finance

1/1.1

Wong

Future Fund earnings presentation in the medium term projections

Written

(PDF 23KB) 15/7/15

100

Finance

1/1.1

Wong

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme reforms

Written

(PDF 15KB) 15/7/15

101

Finance

2/2.3

Wong

Staff to conduct process of selling buildings in the Parliamentary triangle

Written

(PDF 6KB) 15/7/15

102

Finance

2/2.3

Wong

List of properties for divestment

Written

(PDF 6KB) 15/7/15

103

Finance

2/2.3

Wong

Streamlining and Improving the Sustainability of Courts

Written

(PDF 21KB) 15/7/15

104

Finance

2/2.3

Wong

Sale of Mount Macedon Property used by the AEMI

Written

(PDF 15KB) 20/7/15

105

Finance

2/2.3

Wong

Commonwealth Property Density

Written

(PDF 12KB) 20/7/15

106

Finance

2/2.3

Wong

Kirribilli House

Written

(PDF 25KB) 11/9/15

107

Finance

2/2.5

Wong

Whole of Government procurement arrangements – ICT products and services

Written

(PDF 14KB) 20/7/15

108

Finance

2/2.2

Wong

Digital Transformation Office

Written

(PDF 22KB) 20/7/15

109

Finance

1/1.1

Wong

Measures with “funding for this measure has already been provided for by the Government” or “savings for this measure have already been provided for by the Government”

Written

(PDF 148KB) 16/9/15

110

Finance

1/1.1

Wong

Former efficiencies in Attorney-General’s portfolio programs

Written

(PDF 27KB) 20/7/15

111

Finance

2/2.2

Wong

Functional Reviews

Written

(PDF 22KB)

26/6/15

112

Finance

2/2.2

Wong

ASIC Registry Function

Written

(PDF 9KB) 20/7/15

113

Finance

1/1.1

Wong

Welfare Payment Infrastructure Transformation – Tranche One

Written

(PDF 23KB) 20/7/15

114

Finance

1/1.1

Wong

Parliamentary Departments – additional funding

Written

(PDF 10KB) 20/7/15

115

Finance

1/1.1

Wong

Washington Chancery

Written

(PDF 20KB) 20/7/15

116

Finance

2/2.3

Wong

Proceeds of sale of surplus land/properties

Written

(PDF 9KB) 22/7/15

117

Finance

1/1.1

Wong

Family Tax Benefit Part B costings

Written

(PDF 10KB) 20/7/15

118

Finance

1/1.1

Wong

Digital Transformation Agenda – portfolio contributions

Written

(PDF 26KB) 20/7/15

119

Finance

1/1.1

Wong

Central Budget Management System – further redevelopment

Written

(PDF 20KB) 20/7/15

120

Finance

1/1.1

Wong

Accelerated depreciation for primary producers

Written

(PDF 27KB) 20/7/15

121

Finance

1/1.1

Wong

Administered Program Indexation Pause – two year extension

Written

(PDF 27KB) 20/7/15

122

Finance

General

Wong

Enterprise Resource Planning Systems

Written

(PDF 29KB) 22/7/15

123

Finance

3/3.1

Wong

Tax White Paper Unit

Written

(PDF 5KB) 16/10/15

124

Finance

General

Gallagher

Parking – ballots for reserved car parking spaces

Written

(PDF 15KB) 20/7/15

For further information, contact:

Estimates Officer
Senate Standing Committees on Finance and Public Administration
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3534
Fax: +61 2 6277 5809
Email: fpa.sen@aph.gov.au

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