13 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 2018‑19 and over the Forward Estimates period (2019-20 to 2021-22). 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 2018-19 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 13.1 provides an Output Group Expense Summary for the House of Assembly.

Table 13.1: Output Group Expense Summary1

 

2017-18 

2018-19 

2019-20 

2020-21 

2021-22 

 

 

 

Forward 

Forward 

Forward 

 

Budget 

Budget 

Estimate 

Estimate 

Estimate 

 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Output Group 1 - House of Assembly Support

Services

 

 

 

 

 

1.1 House of Assembly Support Services

2 550 

2 598 

2 631 

2 688 

2 752 

1.2 Select Committee Support Services

1.3 Investigatory Committee Support Services

112 

114 

116 

119 

122 

 

2 668 

2 718 

2 753 

2 813 

2 880 

Output Group 2 - Payments Administered by the

House of Assembly

 

 

 

 

 

2.1 Payments Administered by the House of Assembly2

5 643 

6 687 

6 755 

6 896 

7 050 

 

5 643 

6 687 

6 755 

6 896 

7 050 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

8 311 

9 405 

9 508 

9 709 

9 930 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notes:

1. Agency estimates do not include the indexation impact of any variations to agency expenditure that have been made since the finalisation of the Revised Estimates Report 2017-18 (including December Quarterly Report). For further information see chapter 1 of this Budget Paper.

2. The increase in Payments Administered by the House of Assembly in 2018‑19 reflects the permanent transfer of $930 000 per annum from Ministerial and Parliamentary Support to House of Assembly for certain Ministerial Allowances.

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. It includes the operation of the House of Assembly Education Office.

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 13.2: Statement of Comprehensive Income

 

2017-18 

2018-19 

2019-20 

2020-21 

2021-22 

 

 

 

Forward 

Forward 

Forward 

 

Budget 

Budget 

Estimate 

Estimate 

Estimate 

 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue and other income from transactions

 

 

 

 

 

Appropriation revenue - recurrent1

8 285 

9 379 

9 482 

9 683 

9 904 

Total revenue and other income from transactions

8 285 

9 379 

9 482 

9 683 

9 904 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expenses from transactions

 

 

 

 

 

Employee benefits1

7 795 

8 878 

8 970 

9 160 

9 368 

Depreciation and amortisation

37 

37 

37 

37 

37 

Supplies and consumables

479 

490 

501 

512 

525 

Total expenses from transactions

8 311 

9 405 

9 508 

9 709 

9 930 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net result from transactions (net operating balance)

(26)

(26)

(26)

(26)

(26)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net result

(26)

(26)

(26)

(26)

(26)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comprehensive result

(26)

(26)

(26)

(26)

(26)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note:

1. The increases in Appropriation revenue - recurrent and Employee benefits, from 2018‑19, reflect the permanent transfer of $930 000 per annum from Ministerial and Parliamentary Support to House of Assembly for certain Ministerial Allowances.

 


 

Table 13.3: Revenue from Appropriation by Output

 

2017-18 

2018-19 

2019-20 

2020-21 

2021-22 

 

 

 

Forward 

Forward 

Forward 

 

Budget 

Budget 

Estimate 

Estimate 

Estimate 

 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

 

 

 

 

 

 

House of Assembly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Output Group 1 - House of Assembly Support

Services

 

 

 

 

 

1.1 House of Assembly Support Services

2 524 

2 572 

2 605 

2 662 

2 726 

1.2 Select Committee Support Services

1.3 Investigatory Committee Support Services

112 

114 

116 

119 

122 

 

2 642 

2 692 

2 727 

2 787 

2 854 

Output Group 2 - Payments Administered by the

House of Assembly

 

 

 

 

 

2.1 Payments Administered by the House of Assembly

658 

658 

658 

658 

658 

 

658 

658 

658 

658 

658 

 

 

 

 

 

 

House of Assembly

 

 

 

 

 

Total Recurrent Services

3 300 

3 350 

3 385 

3 445 

3 512 

 

3 300 

3 350 

3 385 

3 445 

3 512 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

4 846 

5 890 

5 958 

6 099 

6 253 

Travelling Allowances (Parliamentary Salaries,

Superannuation and Allowances Act 2012)

108 

108 

108 

108 

108 

 

4 985 

6 029 

6 097 

6 238 

6 392 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Revenue from Appropriation

8 285 

9 379 

9 482 

9 683 

9 904 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Controlled Revenue from Appropriation

8 285 

9 379 

9 482 

9 683 

9 904 

 

8 285 

9 379 

9 482 

9 683 

9 904 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note:

1. The increase in Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances in 2018-19 reflects the permanent transfer of $930 000 per annum from Ministerial and Parliamentary Support to House of Assembly for certain Ministerial Allowances.


Table 13.4: Statement of Financial Position as at 30 June

 

2018 

2019 

2020 

2021 

2022 

 

 

 

Forward 

Forward 

Forward 

 

Budget 

Budget 

Estimate 

Estimate 

Estimate 

 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assets

 

 

 

 

 

Financial assets

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and deposits

Receivables

.... 

.... 

.... 

.... 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-financial assets

 

 

 

 

 

Property, plant and equipment1

112 

228 

231 

234 

237 

Heritage and cultural assets

2 045 

2 045 

2 045 

2 045 

2 045 

Other assets1

14 

36 

36 

36 

36 

 

2 171 

2 309 

2 312 

2 315 

2 318 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total assets

2 177 

2 313 

2 316 

2 319 

2 322 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liabilities

 

 

 

 

 

Payables

39 

39 

39 

39 

39 

Employee benefits1

623 

506 

535 

564 

593 

Total liabilities

662 

545 

574 

603 

632 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net assets (liabilities)

1 515 

1 768 

1 742 

1 716 

1 690 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equity

 

 

 

 

 

Reserves

1 112 

1 112 

1 112 

1 112 

1 112 

Accumulated funds

403 

656 

630 

604 

578 

Total equity

1 515 

1 768 

1 742 

1 716 

1 690 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note:

1.    The variation in this item reflects revised estimates based on 30 June 2017 actuals.


 

Table 13.5: Statement of Cash Flows

 

2017-18 

2018-19 

2019-20 

2020-21 

2021-22 

 

 

 

Forward 

Forward 

Forward 

 

Budget 

Budget 

Estimate 

Estimate 

Estimate 

 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash flows from operating activities

 

 

 

 

 

Cash inflows

 

 

 

 

 

Appropriation receipts - recurrent1

8 285 

9 379 

9 482 

9 683 

9 904 

GST receipts

94 

94 

94 

94 

94 

Total cash inflows

8 379 

9 473 

9 576 

9 777 

9 998 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash outflows

 

 

 

 

 

Employee benefits1

(7 174)

(8 247)

(8 333)

(8 511)

(8 706)

Superannuation

(592)

(602)

(608)

(620)

(633)

GST payments

(94)

(94)

(94)

(94)

(94)

Supplies and consumables

(479)

(490)

(501)

(512)

(525)

Total cash outflows

(8 339)

(9 433)

(9 536)

(9 737)

(9 958)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net cash from (used by) operating activities

40 

40 

40 

40 

40 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash flows from investing activities

 

 

 

 

 

Payments for acquisition of non-financial assets

(40)

(40)

(40)

(40)

(40)

Net cash from (used by) investing activities

(40)

(40)

(40)

(40)

(40)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents

held

.... 

.... 

.... 

.... 

.... 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and deposits at the beginning of the reporting

period

Cash and deposits at the end of the reporting period

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note:

1. The increases in Appropriation receipts - recurrent and Employee benefits in 2018‑19 reflect the permanent transfer of $930 000 per annum from Ministerial and Parliamentary Support to House of Assembly for certain Ministerial Allowances.