12   House of Assembly

Agency Outline

The Office of the Clerk of the House of Assembly provides services through the provision of advisory, procedural, research and administrative support to the House of Assembly, its committees, the Speaker of the House and Members generally.

This chapter provides financial information about the Outputs to be delivered by the House of Assembly in 2016‑17 and over the Forward Estimates period (2017‑18 to 2019‑20). Further information about the House of Assembly is provided at www.parliament.tas.gov.au.

Key Deliverables

The major focus for the House of Assembly in 2016‑17 is the continuation of service delivery in an efficient and timely manner to the House and its Committees in their constitutional roles.

 


Output Information

Outputs of the House of Assembly are provided under the following Output Groups:

·       Output Group 1 ‑ House of Assembly Support Services; and

·       Output Group 2 ‑ Payments Administered by the House of Assembly.

Table 12.1 provides an Output Group Expense Summary for the House of Assembly.

Table 12.1:        Output Group Expense Summary

 

2015-16

 

Budget

2016-17

 

Budget

2017-18

Forward

Estimate

2018-19

Forward

Estimate

2019-20

Forward

Estimate

 

$'000)

$'000)

$'000)

$'000)

$'000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Output Group 1 - House of Assembly Support Services

 

 

 

 

 

1.1  House of Assembly Support Services

 2 326

 2 376

 2 426

 2 475

 2 509

1.2  Select Committee Support Services

  6

  6

  6

  6

  6

1.3  Investigatory Committee Support Services

  108

  110

  112

  114

  116

 

 2 440

 2 492

 2 544

 2 595

 2 631

Output Group 2 - Payments Administered by the House of Assembly

 

 

 

 

 

2.1  Payments Administered by the House of Assembly

 5 424

 5 532

 5 643

 5 738

 5 795

 

 5 424

 5 532

 5 643

 5 738

 5 795

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

 7 864

 8 024

 8 187

 8 333

 8 426

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Output Group 1:   House of Assembly Support Services

1.1 House of Assembly Support Services

This Output provides for the effective and lawful operation of the House and its committees, the fulfilment of statutory requirements, the promotion of the role of the Parliament and the provision of written and oral advice.

1.2 Select Committee Support Services

This Output relates to Select Committees appointed by resolution of the House and provides resources to enable the committees to address the terms of reference specified in their appointment.

1.3 Investigatory Committee Support Services

This Output provides a Committee Secretariat and resources for Investigatory Committees to enable Committees to address the terms of reference of matters referred by the House.

Output Group 2:  Payments Administered by the House of Assembly

2.1 Payments Administered by the House of Assembly

This Output relates to the payment of salaries and allowances as prescribed by legislation.


Detailed Budget Statements

Table 12.2:        Statement of Comprehensive Income

 

2015-16

 

Budget

2016-17

 

Budget

2017-18

Forward

Estimate

2018-19

Forward

Estimate

2019-20

Forward

Estimate

 

$'000

$'000

$'000

$'000

$'000

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue and other income from transactions

 

 

 

 

 

Appropriation revenue - recurrent

 7 882

 7 989

 8 161

 8 307

 8 400

Total revenue and other income from transactions

 7 882

 7 989

 8 161

 8 307

 8 400

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expenses from transactions

 

 

 

 

 

Employee benefits1

 7 343

 7 560

 7 712

 7 846

 7 927

Depreciation and amortisation

  37

  37

  37

  37

  37

Supplies and consumables2

  484

  427

  438

  450

  462

Total expenses from transactions

 7 864

 8 024

 8 187

 8 333

 8 426

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net result from transactions (net operating balance)

  18

(35)

(26)

(26)

(26)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net result

  18

(35)

(26)

(26)

(26)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comprehensive result

  18

(35)

(26)

(26)

(26)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notes:

1.   Growth in salary expenditure has been based on the Government's Wages Policy of 2 per cent per annum across the Budget and Forward Estimates period.

2.   The decrease in Supplies and consumables in 2016‑17 reflects revised estimates based on 30 June 2015 actuals.

 


 

Table 12.3:        Revenue from Appropriation by Output

 

2015-16

 

Budget

2016-17

 

Budget

2017-18

Forward

Estimate

2018-19

Forward

Estimate

2019-20

Forward

Estimate

 

$'000

$'000

$'000

$'000

$'000

 

 

 

 

 

 

House of Assembly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Output Group 1 - House of Assembly Support Services

 

 

 

 

 

1.1  House of Assembly Support Services

 2 344

 2 341

 2 400

 2 449

 2 483

1.2  Select Committee Support Services

  6

  6

  6

  6

  6

1.3  Investigatory Committee Support Services

  108

  110

  112

  114

  116

 

 2 458

 2 457

 2 518

 2 569

 2 605

Output Group 2 - Payments Administered by the House of Assembly

 

 

 

 

 

2.1  Payments Administered by the House of Assembly1

....)

  658

  658

  658

  658

 

....)

  658

  658

  658

  658

 

 

 

 

 

 

House of Assembly

 

 

 

 

 

Total Recurrent Services

 2 458

 3 115

 3 176

 3 227

 3 263

 

 2 458

 3 115

 3 176

 3 227

 3 263

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reserved by Law

 

 

 

 

 

Members' Committee Fees and Allowances (Parliamentary Salaries, Superannuation and Allowances Act 2012)

  31

  31

  31

  31

  31

Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances (Parliamentary Salaries, Superannuation and Allowances Act 2012)1

 4 704

 4 735

 4 846

 4 941

 4 998

Travelling Allowances (Parliamentary Salaries, Superannuation and Allowances Act 2012)1

  689

  108

  108

  108

  108

 

 5 424

 4 874

 4 985

 5 080

 5 137

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Revenue from Appropriation

 7 882

 7 989

 8 161

 8 307

 8 400

 

 

 

 

 

 

Controlled Revenue from Appropriation

 7 882

 7 989

 8 161

 8 307

 8 400

 

 7 882

 7 989

 8 161

 8 307

 8 400

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note:

1.   Variations include the impact of a Budget neutral reallocation of $658 000 between Reserved by Law and general Consolidated Fund funding. Further information on this change is provided in chapter 1 of this Budget Paper.


 

Table 12.4:        Statement of Financial Position as at 30 June

 

2016

 

Budget

2017

 

Budget

2018

Forward

Estimate

2019

Forward

Estimate

2020

Forward

Estimate

 

$'000

$'000

$'000

$'000

$'000

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assets

 

 

 

 

 

Financial assets

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and deposits

  4

  4

  4

  4

  4

Receivables

  3

  4

  4

  4

  4

 

  7

  8

  8

  8

  8

Non-financial assets

 

 

 

 

 

Property, plant and equipment1

  61

  121

  124

  127

  130

Heritage and cultural assets2

 1 795

 2 062

 2 062

 2 062

 2 062

Other assets1

  20

  16

  16

  16

  16

 

 1 876

 2 199

 2 202

 2 205

 2 208

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total assets

 1 883

 2 207

 2 210

 2 213

 2 216

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liabilities

 

 

 

 

 

Payables1

  47

  56

  56

  56

  56

Employee benefits1

  638

  563

  592

  621

  650

Total liabilities

  685

  619

  648

  677

  706

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net assets (liabilities)

 1 198

 1 588

 1 562

 1 536

 1 510

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equity

 

 

 

 

 

Reserves2

  885

 1 151

 1 151

 1 151

 1 151

Accumulated funds

  313

  437

  411

  385

  359

Total equity

 1 198

 1 588

 1 562

 1 536

 1 510

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notes:

1.   The variations in Property, plant and equipment, Other assets, Payables and Employee benefits in 2017 reflect revised estimates based on 30 June 2015 actuals.

2.   The increases in Heritage and cultural assets and Reserves in 2017 reflect a revaluation of artworks and artefacts as at 30 June 2015.

 

 

 


 

Table 12.5:        Statement of Cash Flows

 

2015-16

 

Budget

2016-17

 

Budget

2017-18

Forward

Estimate

2018-19

Forward

Estimate

2019-20

Forward

Estimate

 

$'000

$'000

$'000

$'000

$'000

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash flows from operating activities

 

 

 

 

 

Cash inflows

 

 

 

 

 

Appropriation receipts - recurrent

 7 882

 7 989

 8 161

 8 307

 8 400

GST receipts

  94

  94

  94

  94

  94

 Total cash inflows

 7 976

 8 083

 8 255

 8 401

 8 494

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash outflows

 

 

 

 

 

Employee benefits1,2

(6 888)

(6 953)

(7 102)

(7 226)

(7 301)

Superannuation1

(490)

(569)

(581)

(591)

(597)

GST payments

(94)

(94)

(94)

(94)

(94)

Supplies and consumables1

(484)

(427)

(438)

(450)

(462)

Total cash outflows

(7 956)

(8 043)

(8 215)

(8 361)

(8 454)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net cash from (used by) operating activities

  20

  40

  40

  40

  40

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash flows from investing activities

 

 

 

 

 

Payments for acquisition of non-financial assets1

(20)

(40)

(40)

(40)

(40)

Net cash from (used by) investing activities

(20)

(40)

(40)

(40)

(40)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents held

....

....

....

....

....

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and deposits at the beginning of the reporting period

  4

  4

  4

  4

  4

Cash and deposits at the end of the reporting period

  4

  4

  4

  4

  4

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notes:

1.   The variations in Employee benefits, Superannuation, Supplies and consumables and Payments for acquisition of non-financial assets in 2016‑17 reflect revised estimates based on 30 June 2015 actuals.

2.   Growth in salary expenditure has been based on the Government's Wages Policy of 2 per cent per annum across the Budget and Forward Estimates period.