14††† House Of Assembly

Agency Outline

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

This chapter provides financial information about the Outputs to be delivered by the House of Assembly in 2021‑22 and over the Forward Estimates (2022‑23 to 2024‑25). 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 2021‑22 is the efficient and timely delivery of services to the House and its committees, to assist them to effectively undertake their constitutional role.

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

Table 14.1:†††††† Output Group Expense Summary

 

2020‑21 

2021‑22 

2022‑23 

2023‑24 

2024‑25 

 

 

 

Forward 

Forward 

Forward 

 

Budget 

Budget 

Estimate 

Estimate 

Estimate 

 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker of the House of Assembly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Output Group 1 ‑ House of Assembly Support Services

 

 

 

 

 

1.1 House of Assembly Support Services

2 698 

2 781 

2 848 

2 925 

2 984 

1.2 Select Committee Support Services

1.3 Investigatory Committee Support Services

119 

122 

124 

126 

129 

 

2 823 

2 909 

2 978 

3 057 

3 119 

Output Group 2 ‑ Payments Administered by the House of Assembly

 

 

 

 

 

2.1 Payments Administered by the House of Assembly1

7 440 

7 642 

7 826 

8 019 

8 181 

 

7 440 

7 642 

7 826 

8 019 

8 181 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

10 263 

10 551 

10 804 

11 076 

11 300 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note:

1.    The increase in Payments Administered by the House of Assembly reflects an increase in costs associated with Reserved by Law Membersí Salaries.


 

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 committees to address their terms of reference.

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 14.2:†††††† Statement of Comprehensive Income

 

2020‑21 

2021‑22 

2022‑23 

2023‑24 

2024‑25 

 

 

 

Forward 

Forward 

Forward 

 

Budget 

Budget 

Estimate 

Estimate 

Estimate 

 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue and other income

 

 

 

 

 

Appropriation revenue ‑ operating

10 237 

10 525 

10 778 

11 050 

11 274 

Total revenue

10 237 

10 525 

10 778 

11 050 

11 274 

Total income

10 237 

10 525 

10 778 

11 050 

11 274 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expenses

 

 

 

 

 

Employee benefits

9 491 

9 756 

9 997 

10 256 

10 466 

Depreciation and amortisation

37 

37 

37 

37 

37 

Supplies and consumables

735 

758 

770 

783 

797 

Total expenses

10 263 

10 551 

10 804 

11 076 

11 300 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net result

(26)

(26)

(26)

(26)

(26)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comprehensive result

(26)

(26)

(26)

(26)

(26)

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Table 14.3:†††††† Revenue from Appropriation by Output

 

2020‑21 

2021‑22 

2022‑23 

2023‑24 

2024‑25 

 

 

 

Forward 

Forward 

Forward 

 

Budget 

Budget 

Estimate 

Estimate 

Estimate 

 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker of the House of Assembly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Output Group 1 ‑ House of Assembly Support Services

 

 

 

 

 

1.1 House of Assembly Support Services

2 672 

2 755 

2 822 

2 899 

2 958 

1.2 Select Committee Support Services

1.3 Investigatory Committee Support Services

119 

122 

124 

126 

129 

 

2 797 

2 883 

2 952 

3 031 

3 093 

Output Group 2 ‑ Payments Administered by the House of Assembly

 

 

 

 

 

2.1 Payments Administered by the House of Assembly

581 

586 

591 

595 

619 

 

581 

586 

591 

595 

619 

 

 

 

 

 

 

House of Assembly

 

 

 

 

 

Total Operating Services

3 378 

3 469 

3 543 

3 626 

3 712 

 

3 378 

3 469 

3 543 

3 626 

3 712 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

6 720 

6 917 

7 096 

7 285 

7 423 

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

108 

108 

108 

108 

108 

 

6 859 

7 056 

7 235 

7 424 

7 562 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Revenue from Appropriation

10 237 

10 525 

10 778 

11 050 

11 274 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Controlled Revenue from Appropriation

10 237 

10 525 

10 778 

11 050 

11 274 

 

10 237 

10 525 

10 778 

11 050 

11 274 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note:

1.    The increase in Parliamentary Salaries and Allowances reflects the increase in costs associated with Reserved by Law Membersí Salaries.

Table 14.4:†††††† Statement of Financial Position as at 30 June

 

2021 

2022 

2023 

2024 

2025 

 

 

 

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 equipment

472 

537 

540 

543 

546 

Heritage and cultural assets

2 045 

2 129 

2 129 

2 129 

2 129 

Other assets

47 

45 

45 

45 

45 

 

2 564 

2 711 

2 714 

2 717 

2 720 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total assets

2 570 

2 715 

2 718 

2 721 

2 724 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liabilities

 

 

 

 

 

Payables

50 

35 

35 

35 

35 

Employee benefits

570 

667 

696 

725 

754 

Total liabilities

620 

702 

731 

760 

789 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net assets (liabilities)

1 950 

2 013 

1 987 

1 961 

1 935 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equity

 

 

 

 

 

Reserves

1 112 

1 196 

1 196 

1 196 

1 196 

Accumulated funds

838 

817 

791 

765 

739 

Total equity

1 950 

2 013 

1 987 

1 961 

1 935 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Table 14.5:†††††† Statement of Cash Flows

 

2020‑21 

2021‑22 

2022‑23 

2023‑24 

2024‑25 

 

 

 

Forward 

Forward 

Forward 

 

Budget 

Budget 

Estimate 

Estimate 

Estimate 

 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash flows from operating activities

 

 

 

 

 

Cash inflows

 

 

 

 

 

Appropriation receipts ‑ operating

10 237 

10 525 

10 778 

11 050 

11 274 

GST receipts

94 

94 

94 

94 

94 

Total cash inflows

10 331 

10 619 

10 872 

11 144 

11 368 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash outflows

 

 

 

 

 

Employee benefits

(8 794)

(9 007)

(9 199)

(9 408)

(9 570)

Superannuation

(668)

(720)

(769)

(819)

(867)

GST payments

(94)

(94)

(94)

(94)

(94)

Supplies and consumables

(735)

(758)

(770)

(783)

(797)

Total cash outflows

(10 291)

(10 579)

(10 832)

(11 104)

(11 328)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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