The Agency Resource Statement provides details of the AEC’s resources and expenses in 2011–12, as required by the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit Requirements for annual reports for departments, executive agencies and FMA Act bodies, June 2012.

Table 48 and 49 corresponds to tables in the Portfolio Budget Statements for 2011–12:

  • the Agency Resource Statement, which provides information about the various funding sources that the AEC was able to draw on during the year (Table 48)
  • the Expenses by Outcome table (Table 49) showing the detail of Budget appropriations and total resourcing for Outcome 1.
Table 48: Agency Resource Statement, 2011–12
Actual appropriation for 2011–12 $’000 (a) Payments made 2011–12 $’000 (b) Balance remaining 2011–12 $’000 (a–b)
Ordinary Annual Services1
Prior Year Departmental appropriation 3 378 3 378
Departmental appropriation2 104 417 97 358 7 059
Section 31 relevant agency receipts 19 749 19 749
Total 127 544 117 107 10 437
Total ordinary annual services A 127 544 117 107
Other services3
Departmental non-operating
Equity injections 370 370
Total 370 370
Total other services B 370
Total Available Annual Appropriations and payments 127 914 117 107
Special appropriations
Special appropriations limited by criteria/entitlement
Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (A)
Special appropriations limited by amount
Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (D) 9 000
Total special appropriations C 9 000
Special Accounts4
Opening balance
Non-appropriation receipts to Special Accounts
Payments made  
Total Special Account D
Total resourcing (A + B + C + D) 127 914 126 107
Total net resourcing for agency 127 914 126 107
  1. Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2011–12 and Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2011–12. This also includes Prior Year departmental appropriation and s.31 relevant agency receipts.
  2. Includes an amount of $7.217m in 2011–12 for the Department Capital Budget. For accounting purposes this amount has been designated as ‘contributions by owners’.
  3. Appropriation Bill (No. 2) 2011–12 and Appropriation Bill (No.4) 2011–12.
  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 Monies Special accounts (SOETM).
Table 49: Expenses and resources for Outcome 1
Budget1 2011–12 $’000 (a) Actual expenses 2011–12 $’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
Departmental appropriation2 41 210 49 125 (7 915)
Special appropriations 9 000 9 000
Expenses not requiring appropriation in the Budget year 3 794 2 896 898
Total for Program 1.1 54 004 61 021 (7 017)
Program 1.2: Election management and support services
Administered expenses
Special Appropriations
Departmental expenses
Departmental appropriation2 56 149 50 915 5 234
Expenses not requiring appropriation in the Budget year 4 244 2 601 1 643
Total for Program 1.2 60 393 53 516 6 877
Program 1.3: Education and communication
Departmental expenses
Departmental appropriation2 16 048 17 634 (1 586)
Expenses not requiring appropriation in the Budget year 1 213 742 471
Total for Program 1.3 17 261 18 376 (1 115)
Outcome 1 totals by appropriation type
Administered Expenses
Special Appropriations
Departmental expenses
Departmental appropriation2 113 407 117 674 (4 267)
Special appropriations 9 000 9 000
Expenses not requiring appropriation in the Budget year 9 251 6 239 3 012
Total expenses for Outcome 1 131 658 132 913 (1 255)
Average staffing level (number) 858 844
  1. Full-year budget, including any subsequent adjustment made to the 2011–12 Budget.
  2. Departmental Appropriation combines ‘Ordinary annual services (Appropriation Bill No. 1)’ and ‘Revenue from independent sources (s 31)’.
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