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 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 2021‑22 and over the Forward Estimates (2022‑23 to 2024‑25).

Output Information

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

 

2020‑21 

2021‑22 

2022‑23 

2023‑24 

2024‑25 

 

 

 

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

19 041 

19 413 

19 786 

20 200 

20 525 

1.2 Support for Members of the House of Assembly

5 312 

5 400 

5 499 

5 618 

5 708 

 

24 353 

24 813 

25 285 

25 818 

26 233 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

24 353 

24 813 

25 285 

25 818 

26 233 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 transport services for 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 such as 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

 

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

23 474 

23 956 

24 438 

24 978 

25 399 

Other revenue

865 

865 

865 

865 

865 

Total revenue

24 339 

24 821 

25 303 

25 843 

26 264 

Total income

24 339 

24 821 

25 303 

25 843 

26 264 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expenses

 

 

 

 

 

Employee benefits

18 074 

18 419 

18 784 

19 198 

19 497 

Depreciation and amortisation

385 

381 

300 

300 

300 

Supplies and consumables

5 787 

5 912 

6 107 

6 226 

6 342 

Borrowing costs

44 

38 

31 

31 

31 

Other expenses

63 

63 

63 

63 

63 

Total expenses

24 353 

24 813 

25 285 

25 818 

26 233 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net result

(14)

18 

25 

31 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comprehensive result

(14)

18 

25 

31 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Table 7.3: 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 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Premier

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Output Group 1 ‑ Support for Members of Parliament

 

 

 

 

 

1.1 Support for Ministers and certain Parliamentary Office Holders

17 895 

18 267 

18 640 

19 053 

19 378 

1.2 Support for Members of the House of Assembly

5 299 

5 409 

5 518 

5 644 

5 740 

 

23 194 

23 676 

24 158 

24 697 

25 118 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ministerial and Parliamentary Support

 

 

 

 

 

Total Operating Services

23 194 

23 676 

24 158 

24 697 

25 118 

 

23 194 

23 676 

24 158 

24 697 

25 118 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reserved by Law

 

 

 

 

 

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

280 

280 

280 

281 

281 

 

280 

280 

280 

281 

281 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Revenue from Appropriation

23 474 

23 956 

24 438 

24 978 

25 399 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Controlled Revenue from Appropriation

23 474 

23 956 

24 438 

24 978 

25 399 

 

23 474 

23 956 

24 438 

24 978 

25 399 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Table 7.4: 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 deposits1

290 

38 

38 

38 

38 

Receivables

667 

539 

539 

539 

539 

 

957 

577 

577 

577 

577 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non‑financial assets

 

 

 

 

 

Property, plant and equipment

67 

131 

131 

131 

131 

Infrastructure1

98 

.... 

.... 

.... 

.... 

Heritage and cultural assets1

30 

.... 

.... 

.... 

.... 

Other assets2

2 350 

1 555 

1 255 

955 

655 

 

2 545 

1 686 

1 386 

1 086 

786 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total assets

3 502 

2 263 

1 963 

1 663 

1 363 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liabilities

 

 

 

 

 

Payables

165 

203 

203 

203 

203 

Interest bearing liabilities2

1 911 

1 524 

1 205 

879 

547 

Provisions1

228 

.... 

.... 

.... 

.... 

Employee benefits

4 015 

4 649 

4 650 

4 651 

4 652 

Other liabilities1

.... 

.... 

.... 

.... 

Total liabilities

6 321 

6 376 

6 058 

5 733 

5 402 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net assets (liabilities)

(2 819)

(4 113)

(4 095)

(4 070)

(4 039)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equity

 

 

 

 

 

Accumulated funds

(2 819)

(4 113)

(4 095)

(4 070)

(4 039)

Total equity

(2 819)

(4 113)

(4 095)

(4 070)

(4 039)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notes:

1.    The variation in these items reflects revised estimates based on 30 June 2020 actuals.

2.    The decrease in Other assets and Interest bearing liabilities from 2022 reflects depreciation and payment of financial commitments for office leases in accordance with AASB 16 Leases.


 

Table 7.5: 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

23 474 

23 956 

24 438 

24 978 

25 399 

GST receipts

330 

330 

330 

330 

330 

Other cash receipts

865 

865 

865 

865 

865 

Total cash inflows

24 669 

25 151 

25 633 

26 173 

26 594 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash outflows

 

 

 

 

 

Employee benefits

(16 317)

(16 575)

(16 850)

(17 167)

(17 380)

Superannuation

(1 756)

(1 843)

(1 933)

(2 030)

(2 116)

Borrowing costs

(44)

(38)

(31)

(31)

(31)

GST payments

(330)

(330)

(330)

(330)

(330)

Supplies and consumables

(5 787)

(5 912)

(6 107)

(6 226)

(6 342)

Other cash payments

(63)

(63)

(63)

(63)

(63)

Total cash outflows

(24 297)

(24 761)

(25 314)

(25 847)

(26 262)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net cash from (used by) operating activities

372 

390 

319 

326 

332 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash flows from financing activities

 

 

 

 

 

Net borrowings

(372)

(390)

(319)

(326)

(332)

Net cash from (used by) financing activities

(372)

(390)

(319)

(326)

(332)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents held

.... 

.... 

.... 

.... 

.... 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and deposits at the beginning of the reporting period

290 

38 

38 

38 

38 

Cash and deposits at the end of the reporting period

290 

38 

38 

38 

38