Contents

Year in review

AEC overview

Report on performance: Outcome 1

Report on performance: Outcome 2

Report on performance: Outcome 3

Management and accountability

Appendices

References

Financial statements

Appendix A – Resources

Updated: 25 November 2010

This appendix provides details of the AEC's resources and expenses in 2009–10, as required by the Requirements for annual reports for departments, executive agencies and FMA Act bodies, June 2010.

The tables in this appendix correspond to tables in the Portfolio Budget Statements or Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements for 2009–10:

  • the Agency Resource Statement, which provides information about the various funding sources that the AEC was able to draw on during the year (Table 42)
  • tables showing the detail of Budget appropriations and total resourcing for each of the AEC's outcomes (Table 43, Table 44 and Table 45).
Table 42 Agency resource statement, 2009–10
  Actual available
appropriations
for 2009–10
$'000
(a)
Payments made
2009–10
$'000
(b)
Balance remaining
2009–10
$'000
(a – b)
Ordinary annual services1      
Departmental appropriation      
Prior year Departmental appropriation 19 558 19 558 0
Departmental appropriation 99 997 83 824 16 173
Section 31 relevant agency receipts 17 356 17 356 0
Total 136 911 120 738 16 173
Total ordinary annual services 136 911 120 738  
Other services2      
Departmental non-operating      
  Prior year Departmental non-operating appropriation 6 382 1 345  
  Equity injections 1 916 0  
Total 8 298 1 345  
Total other services 8 298 1 345  
Total available annual appropriations 145 209 122 083  
Special appropriations      
  Special appropriations limited by criteria/entitlement      
  Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (A)   260  
  Special appropriations limited by amount      
  Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (D)   9 000  
Total special appropriations   9 260  
Special Accounts      
  Opening balance 0    
  Non-appropriation receipts to Special Accounts 16    
  Repayments from the special account   2  
  Cash – transferred to Official Public Account   14  
  Closing balance     0
Total resourcing and payments 145 225 131 359  

1 Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2009–10 and Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2009–10.

2 Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2009–10 and Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2009–10.

Table 43 Resources for Outcome 1, 2009–10
  Budget1
2009–10
$'000
(a)
Actual expenses
2009–10
$'000
(b)
Variation
$'000
(a – b)
Special Appropriations      
  Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 9 000 9 000 0
Departmental Outputs      
  Program 1.1: Electoral roll management 38 169 47 405 -9 236
  Program 1.2: Support services for electoral redistributions 4 000 2 060 1 940
Revenues from other sources (s.31) for      
  Program 1.1: Electoral roll management 10 389 10 773 -384
  Program 1.2: Support services for electoral redistributions 0 0
Total for Outcome 1 61 558 69 238 -7 680
Average staffing level (number)   400  

1 Full-year budget, including any subsequent adjustment made to the 2009–10 Budget.

Table 44 Resources for Outcome 2, 2009–10
  Budget1
2009–10
$'000
(a)
Actual expenses
2009–10
$'000
(b)
Variation
$'000
(a – b)
Administered Items      
Special Appropriations      
  Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 373 260 113
Departmental Outputs      
  Program 2.1: Federal elections, by-elections and referendums 30 076 26 762 3 314
  Program 2.2: Party registrations 517 0 517
  Program 2.3: Funding and disclosure services 2 465 1 935 530
  Program 2.4: Fee-for-service elections 0 2 180 -2 180
  Program 2.5: Industrial and Torres Strait Regional Authority elections 5 584 4 376 1 208
  Program 2.6: Advice and assistance in overseas elections 842 3 634 -2 792
Revenue from other sources (s.31) for      
  Program 2.1: Federal elections, by-elections and referendums 0 0 0
  Program 2.2: Party registrations 2 0 2
  Program 2.3: Funding and disclosure services 0 0 0
  Program 2.4: Fee-for-service elections 736 916 -180
  Program 2.5: Industrial and Torres Strait Regional Authority elections 139 1 190 -1 051
  Program 2.6: Advice and assistance in overseas elections 1 990 1 305 685
Total for Outcome 2 42 724 42 558 166
  Departmental 42 351 42 298 53
  Administered 373 260 113
Average staffing level (number)   321  

1 Full-year budget, including any subsequent adjustment made to the 2009–10 Budget.

Table 45 Resources for Outcome 3, 2009–10
  Budget1
2009–10
$'000
(a)
Actual expenses
2009–10
$'000
(b)
Variation
$'000
(a – b)
Departmental Outputs      
  Program 3.1: Electoral education 2 082 1 469 613
  Program 3.2: School and community programs 7 525 5 997 1 528
  Program 3.3: Communication strategies and services 8 822 8 727 95
Revenues from other sources (s.31) for      
  Program 3.1: Electoral education 58 0 58
  Program 3.2: School and community programs 0 1 -1
  Program 3.3: Communication strategies and services 0 3 -3
Total for Outcome 3 18 487 16 197 2 290
Average staffing level (number)   132  

1 Full-year budget, including any subsequent adjustment made to the 2009–10 Budget.