7 Ministerial and Parliamentary Support

Agency Outline

Ministerial and Parliamentary Support provides funding to support Ministers and certain Parliamentary Office Holders and all members of the House of Assembly. The funding provided covers Ministerial allowances, staffing support and office facilities for Ministers and staffing support and office facilities for all Members of the House of Assembly. Certain office facilities and staffing are also provided to some Members of the Legislative Council.

This chapter provides financial information for Ministerial and Parliamentary Support for 2019-20 and over the Forward Estimates period (2020-21 to 2022-23).

Output Information

The Outputs of Ministerial and Parliamentary Support are provided under:

       Output Group 1 - Support for Members of Parliament.

Table 7.1 provides an Output Group Expense Summary for Ministerial and Parliamentary Support.

Table 7.1: Output Group Expense Summary

 

2018-19 

2019-20 

2020-21 

2021-22 

2022-23 

 

 

 

Forward 

Forward 

Forward 

 

Budget 

Budget 

Estimate 

Estimate 

Estimate 

 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Premier

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Output Group 1 - Support for Members of Parliament

 

 

 

 

 

1.1 Support for Ministers and certain Parliamentary Office Holders

18 223 

18 513 

18 895 

19 214 

19 550 

1.2 Support for Members of the House of Assembly

5 095 

5 200 

5 291 

5 356 

5 447 

 

23 318 

23 713 

24 186 

24 570 

24 997 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

23 318 

23 713 

24 186 

24 570 

24 997 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Output Group 1: Support for Members of Parliament

1.1 Support for Ministers and certain Parliamentary Office Holders

This Output provides funding to support the functions of the following offices:

       Premier;

       Ministers (including the Deputy Premier and the Treasurer);

       Speaker of the House of Assembly; and

       Leader and Deputy Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council.

This Output provides funding for allowances payable in accordance with the provisions of the Parliamentary Salaries, Superannuation and Allowances Act 2012.

This Output also provides funding for a transport service that is available to the Premier, Ministers and other office holders including the Speaker of the House of Assembly, the President of the Legislative Council and the Leader(s) of non-government parties in the House of Assembly.

1.2 Support for Members of the House of Assembly

This Output provides funding to all elected members of the House of Assembly to support them in their electorates. The support covers applicable allowances, staffing costs, travel and office facilities that includes accommodation, supplies and consumables, fit-out, communications and other equipment.

This Output also provides funding to support the functions of offices for the Leader(s) of non-government parties in the House of Assembly.

Detailed Budget Statements

Table 7.2: Statement of Comprehensive Income

 

2018-19 

2019-20 

2020-21 

2021-22 

2022-23 

 

 

 

Forward 

Forward 

Forward 

 

Budget 

Budget 

Estimate 

Estimate 

Estimate 

 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue and other income from transactions

 

 

 

 

 

Appropriation revenue - operating

22 486 

22 818 

23 293 

23 690 

24 125 

Other revenue

831 

848 

865 

865 

865 

Total revenue and other income from transactions

23 317 

23 666 

24 158 

24 555 

24 990 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expenses from transactions

 

 

 

 

 

Employee benefits

17 344 

17 527 

17 886 

18 120 

18 403 

Depreciation and amortisation

.... 

578 

499 

407 

300 

Supplies and consumables

5 911 

5 488 

5 692 

5 942 

6 200 

Borrowing costs

.... 

57 

46 

38 

31 

Other expenses

63 

63 

63 

63 

63 

Total expenses from transactions

23 318 

23 713 

24 186 

24 570 

24 997 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net result from transactions (net operating balance)

(1)

(47)

(28)

(15)

(7)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net result

(1)

(47)

(28)

(15)

(7)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comprehensive result

(1)

(47)

(28)

(15)

(7)

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Table 7.3: Revenue from Appropriation by Output

 

2018-19 

2019-20 

2020-21 

2021-22 

2022-23 

 

 

 

Forward 

Forward 

Forward 

 

Budget 

Budget 

Estimate 

Estimate 

Estimate 

 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Premier

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Output Group 1 - Support for Members of Parliament

 

 

 

 

 

1.1 Support for Ministers and certain Parliamentary Office Holders

17 181 

17 451 

17 821 

18 139 

18 474 

1.2 Support for Members of the House of Assembly

5 095 

5 157 

5 262 

5 341 

5 441 

 

22 276 

22 608 

23 083 

23 480 

23 915 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ministerial and Parliamentary Support

 

 

 

 

 

Total Operating Services Expenditure

22 276 

22 608 

23 083 

23 480 

23 915 

 

22 276 

22 608 

23 083 

23 480 

23 915 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reserved by Law

 

 

 

 

 

Allowances of Ministers (Parliamentary Salaries, Superannuation and Allowances Act 2012)

210 

210 

210 

210 

210 

 

210 

210 

210 

210 

210 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Revenue from Appropriation

22 486 

22 818 

23 293 

23 690 

24 125 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Controlled Revenue from Appropriation

22 486 

22 818 

23 293 

23 690 

24 125 

 

22 486 

22 818 

23 293 

23 690 

24 125 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Table 7.4: Statement of Financial Position as at 30 June

 

2019 

2020 

2021 

2022 

2023 

 

 

 

Forward 

Forward 

Forward 

 

Budget 

Budget 

Estimate 

Estimate 

Estimate 

 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assets

 

 

 

 

 

Financial assets

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and deposits

185 

379 

379 

379 

379 

Receivables

38 

33 

33 

33 

33 

 

223 

412 

412 

412 

412 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-financial assets

 

 

 

 

 

Property, plant and equipment1

28 

95 

95 

95 

95 

Heritage and cultural assets

30 

30 

30 

30 

30 

Other assets

199 

2 538 

2 039 

1 632 

1 332 

 

257 

2 663 

2 164 

1 757 

1 457 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total assets

480 

3 075 

2 576 

2 169 

1 869 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liabilities

 

 

 

 

 

Payables1

147 

267 

267 

267 

267 

Interest bearing liabilities

.... 

2 435 

1 963 

1 570 

1 276 

Provisions1

256 

181 

181 

181 

181 

Employee benefits

3 154 

3 240 

3 241 

3 242 

3 243 

Total liabilities

3 557 

6 123 

5 652 

5 260 

4 967 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net assets (liabilities)

(3 077)

(3 048)

(3 076)

(3 091)

(3 098)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equity

 

 

 

 

 

Reserves1

136 

10 

10 

10 

10 

Accumulated funds

(3 213)

(3 058)

(3 086)

(3 101)

(3 108)

Total equity

(3 077)

(3 048)

(3 076)

(3 091)

(3 098)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note:

1.    The variation in this item reflects revised estimates based on 30 June 2018 actuals.


 

Table 7.5: Statement of Cash Flows

 

2018-19 

2019-20 

2020-21 

2021-22 

2022-23 

 

 

 

Forward 

Forward 

Forward 

 

Budget 

Budget 

Estimate 

Estimate 

Estimate 

 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash flows from operating activities

 

 

 

 

 

Cash inflows

 

 

 

 

 

Appropriation receipts - operating

22 486 

22 818 

23 293 

23 690 

24 125 

GST receipts

330 

330 

330 

330 

330 

Other cash receipts

831 

848 

865 

865 

865 

Total cash inflows

23 647 

23 996 

24 488 

24 885 

25 320 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash outflows

 

 

 

 

 

Employee benefits

(15 652)

(15 817)

(16 140)

(16 353)

(16 609)

Superannuation

(1 691)

(1 709)

(1 745)

(1 766)

(1 793)

Borrowing costs

.... 

(57)

(46)

(38)

(31)

GST payments

(330)

(330)

(330)

(330)

(330)

Supplies and consumables

(5 911)

(5 488)

(5 692)

(5 942)

(6 200)

Other cash payments

(63)

(63)

(63)

(63)

(63)

Total cash outflows

(23 647)

(23 464)

(24 016)

(24 492)

(25 026)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net cash from (used by) operating activities

.... 

532 

472 

393 

294 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash flows from financing activities

 

 

 

 

 

Net borrowings

.... 

(532)

(472)

(393)

(294)

Net cash from (used by) financing activities

.... 

(532)

(472)

(393)

(294)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents held

.... 

.... 

.... 

.... 

.... 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and deposits at the beginning of the reporting period

185 

379 

379 

379 

379 

Cash and deposits at the end of the reporting period

185 

379 

379 

379 

379