Annual Report 2013–14

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Appendix A: Resources

This appendix provides details of the AEC’s resources and expenses in 2013–14, as required by the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit Requirements for annual reports for departments, executive agencies and FMA Act bodies, June 2014.

The tables in this appendix correspond to tables in the Portfolio Budget Statements for 2013–14:

  • the Agency Resource Statement, which provides information about the various funding sources that the AEC was able to draw on during the year
  • the Expenses by Outcome table showing the detail of Budget appropriations and total resourcing for Outcome 1.
Table 29: Agency Resource Statement, 2013–14
    Column a:
Actual appropriation for 2013–14
$’000
Column b:
Payments made 2013–14
$’000
Balance remaining 2013–14
(a minus b)
$’000
Ordinary Annual Servicesa        
Prior Year Departmental appropriation   13 113 8 357 4 756
Departmental appropriationb   275 365 237 948 37 417
Section 31 relevant agency receipts   19 542 19 542
Total   308 020 265 847 42 173
Total ordinary annual services A 308 020 265 847  
Other servicesc        
Departmental non-operating        
Prior Year Equity injections   1 254 1 254
Equity injections   3 992 3 992
Total   5 246 1 254 3 992
Total other services B 5 246 1 254  
Total Available Annual Appropriations and payments   313 266 267 101  
Special appropriations        
Special appropriations limited by criteria/entitlement        
Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (Administered)     60 957  
Special appropriations limited by amount        
Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (Departmental)     9 000  
Total special appropriations C   69 957  
Special Accountsd        
Opening balance      
Non-appropriation receipts to Special Accounts   2 424    
Payments made     920  
Total Special Account D 2 424 920 1 504
Total resourcing (A + B + C + D)   315 690 337 978  
Total net resourcing for agency   315 690 337 978  
  1. Appropriation Bill (No 1) 2013–14 and Appropriation Bill (No 3) 2013–14. This also includes Prior Year departmental appropriation and section 31 relevant agency receipts.
  2. Includes an amount of $4.181 million in 2013–14 for the Department Capital Budget. For accounting purposes this amount has been designated as ‘contributions by owners’.
  3. Appropriation Bill (No 2) 2013–14 and Appropriation Bill (No 4) 2013–14.
  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).

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 programmes.

Table 30: Expenses and resources for Outcome 1
  Column a:
Budgeta 2013–14
$’000
Column b:
Actual expenses 2013–14
$’000
Variation
(a minus b)
$’000
Programme 1.1 Electoral Roll Management      
Departmental expenses      
Departmental appropriationa 50 919 38 062 12 857
Special appropriations 9 000 9 000
Expenses not requiring appropriation in the Budget year 2 906 3 579 (673)
Total for Programme 1.1 62 825 50 641 12 184
Programme 1.2 Election Management and Support Services      
Administered expenses      
Special appropriations 68 000 60 984 7 016
Departmental expenses      
Departmental appropriationb 192 513 206 426 (13 913)
Expenses not requiring appropriation in the Budget year 3 963 4 870 (907)
Total for Programme 1.2 264 476 272 280 (7 804)
Programme 1.3 Education and Communication      
Departmental expenses      
Departmental appropriationb 16 512 20 719 (4 207)
Expenses not requiring appropriation in the Budget year 750 940 (190)
Total for Programme 1.3 17 262 21 659 (4 397)
Outcome 1 totals by appropriation type      
Administered expenses      
Special appropriations 68 000 60 984 7 016
Departmental expenses      
Departmental appropriationb 259 944 265 207 (5 263)
Special appropriations 9 000 9 000
Expenses not requiring appropriation in the Budget year 7 619 9 389 (1 770)
Total expenses for Outcome 1 344 563 344 580 (17)
  1. Full-year budget, including any subsequent adjustment made to the 2013–14 Budget.
  2. Departmental Appropriation combines ‘Ordinary annual services (Appropriation Bill No 1)’ and ‘Revenue from independent sources (section 31)’.
Average staffing level (number)
2012–13 2013–14
894 1 007