Appendixes/ references

Appendix A: Resources

This appendix provides details of the AEC’s resources and expenses in 2015–16, as required by the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit Requirements for annual reports for departments, executive agencies and other noncorporate Commonwealth entities, 25 June 2015.

The tables in this appendix correspond to tables in the Portfolio Budget Statements 2015–16 and staff statistics, namely:

Table 31: Agency Resource Statement 2015–16
  Column a:
Actual appropriation for 2015–16
$’000
Column b:
Payments made for 2015–16
$’000
Balance remaining
2015–16 (a – b)
$’000
Ordinary annual servicesa
Prior Year Departmental appropriation   52 630 52 630 0
Departmental appropriationb   233 970 159 940 74 030
Section 74 relevant agency receipts   22 119 22 119 0
Total   308 719 234 689 74 030
Total ordinary annual services A 308 719 234 689 74 030
Other servicesc
Departmental non-operating        
Prior year equity injections   3 989 3 989 0
Total   3 989 3 989 0
Total other services B 3 989 3 989 0
Total available annual appropriations and payments   312 708 238 678 74 030
Special appropriations
Special appropriations limited by criteria/entitlement
Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (Administered)   357 357  
Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 – s77 Repayments   34 34  
Special appropriations limited by amount        
Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (Departmental)   9 000 9 000 0
Total special appropriations C 9 391 9 391 0
Special accountsd
Opening balance   1 0  
Non-appropriation receipts to special accounts   2 295 0  
Payments made   0 28  
Total special accounts D 2 296 28  
Total resourcing (A + B + C + D)   324 395 248 097  
Total net resourcing for agency   324 395 248 097  
  1. Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2015–16, Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2015–16 and Advance to the Finance Minister 2015–16. This also includes Prior Year departmental appropriation and section 74 relevant agency receipts.
  2. Includes an amount of $11.012 million in 2015–16 for the Department Capital Budget. For accounting purposes this amount has been designated as ‘contributions by owners’.
  3. Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2015–16.
  4. Does not include ‘Special Public Money’ held in accounts like Other Trust Monies accounts (OTM), Services for other Government and Nonagency Bodies accounts (SOG) or Services for Other Entities and Trust Moneys Special accounts (SOETM).
Table 32: Expenses and resources for Outcome 1
  Column a:
Budgeta 2015–16
$’000
Column b:
Actual expenses 2015–16
$’000
Variation (a – b)
$’000
Program 1.1
Administered expenses
Special appropriations 664 391 273
Departmental expenses
Departmental appropriationb 132 647 255 116 (122 469)
Special appropriations 9 000 9 000 0
Expenses not requiring appropriation in the Budget year 7 995 9 326 (1 331)
Total for Program 1.1 150 306 273 833 (123 527)
Total expenses for Outcome 1 150 306 273 833 (123 527)
  1. Full-year budget, including any subsequent adjustment made to the 2015–16 Budget at Additional Estimates.
  2. Departmental appropriation combines ‘Ordinary annual services (Appropriation Bill No. 1)’ and ‘Revenue from independent sources (section 74)’.
Table 33: Average staffing levels 2013–14 to 2015–16
  2013–14 2014–15 2015–16
Average staffing level (number) 1 007 759 819