Contents

Year in review

AEC overview

Report on performance: Program 1.1 Electoral roll management

Report on performance: Program 1.2 Election management and support services

Report on performance: Program 1.3 Education and communication

Management and accountability

Financial statements

Appendices

References

Appendix A - Resources

Updated: 19 October 2011

This appendix provides details of the AEC's resources and expenses in 2010–11, as required by the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit Requirements for annual reports for departments, executive agencies and FMA Act bodies, June 2011.

The tables in this appendix correspond to tables in the Portfolio Budget Statements for 2010–11:

  • the Agency Resource Statement, which provides information about the various funding sources that the AEC was able to draw on during the year (Table 39)
  • the Expenses by Outcome table showing the detail of Budget appropriations and total resourcing for Outcome 1 (Table 40).
Table 39 Agency Resource Statement, 2010–11
    Actual
appropriation
or 2010–11
$'000
(a)
  Payments
made
2010–11
$'000
(b)
  Balance
remaining
2010–11
$'000
(a – b)
Ordinary Annual Services1            
    Prior Year Departmental appropriation   16 173   15 670   503
    Departmental appropriation2   182 463   179 588   2 875
    Section 31 relevant agency receipts   14 437   14 437   -
    Total   213 073   209 695   3 378
Total ordinary annual services A 213 073   209 695    
             
Other services3            
Departmental non-operating            
    Equity injections   2 241   586   1 655
    Departmental appropriation2   5 379   3 486   1 893
    Previous years' outputs   6 953   2 619   4 334
    Total   14 573   6 691   7 882
Total other services B 14 573   6 691    
             
Total Available Annual Appropriations and payments   227 646   216 386    
             
Special appropriations            
    Special appropriations limited by criteria/entitlement            
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (A)       53 163    
    Special appropriations limited by amount            
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (D)       9 000    
Total special appropriations C     62 163    
             
Special Accounts4            
    Opening balance   -        
    Non-appropriation receipts to Special Accounts   779        
    Payments made       779    
Total Special Account D         -
             
Total resourcing
(A + B + C + D)
  228 425   279 328    
Total net resourcing for agency   228 425   279 328    

1 Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2010–11 and Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2010–11. This may also include Prior Year departmental appropriation and s.31 relevant agency receipts.

2 Includes an amount of $5m in 2010–11 for the Department Capital Budget. For accounting purposes this amount has been designated as 'contributions by owners'.

3 Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2010–11 and Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2010–11.

4 Does not include 'Special Public Money' held in accounts like Other Trust Monies accounts (OTM), Services for other Government and Non-agency Bodies accounts (SOG), or Services for Other Entities and Trust Moneys Special accounts (SOETM).

Table 40 Expenses and resources for Outcome 1
  Budget1
2010–11
$'000
(a)
Actual expenses 2010–11
$'000
(b)
Variation
$'000
(a – b)
Outcome 1: Maintain an impartial and independent electoral system for eligible voters through active electoral roll management, efficient delivery of polling services and targeted education and public awareness programs.      
Program 1.1: Electoral roll management      
Departmental expenses      
    Ordinary Annual Services (Appropriation Bill No. 1) 54 420 24 639 29 781
    Revenues from independent sources (Section 31) 11 016 11 056 (40)
    Special appropriations 9 000 9 000 -
    Expenses not requiring appropriation in the Budget year 2 280 2 379 (99)
Total for Program 1.1 76 716 47 074 29 642
       
Program 1.2: Election management and support services      
Administered expenses      
    Special Appropriations 53 163 53 163 -
Departmental expenses      
    Ordinary Annual Services (Appropriation Bill No. 1) 105 720 153 121 (47 401)
    Revenues from independent sources (Section 31) 2 442 4 503 (2 061)
    Expenses not requiring appropriation in the Budget year 3 314 3 224 90
Total for Program 1.2 164 639 214 011 (49 372)
       
Program 1.3: Education and communication      
Departmental expenses      
    Ordinary Annual Services (Appropriation Bill No. 1) 36 397 15 587 20 810
    Revenues from independent sources (Section 31) - 1 (1)
    Expenses not requiring appropriation in the Budget year 1 115 758 357
Total for Program 1.3 37 512 16 346 21 166
       
Outcome 1 totals by appropriation type      
Administered Expenses      
    Special Appropriations 53 163 53 163 -
Departmental expenses      
    Ordinary annual services (Appropriation Bill No. 1) 196 537 193 347 3 190
    Revenues from independent sources (Section 31) 13 458 15 560 (2 102)
    Special appropriations 9 000 9 000 -
    Expenses not requiring appropriation in the Budget year 6 709 6 361 348
       
Total expenses for Outcome 1 278 867 277 431 1 436
       
  2009–10 2010–11  
Average staffing level (number) 853 858  

1 Full-year budget, including any subsequent adjustment made to the 2010–11 Budget.