15 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 2022‑23 and over the Forward Estimates (2023‑24 to 2025‑26). 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 2022‑23 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 15.1 provides an Output Group Expense Summary for the House of Assembly.

Table 15.1: Output Group Expense Summary

 

2021‑22

2022‑23

2023‑24

2024‑25

2025‑26

 

Budget

Budget

Forward Estimate

Forward Estimate

Forward 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

2 781 

2 860 

2 951 

3 023 

3 107 

1.2 Select Committee Support Services

1.3 Investigatory Committee Support Services

122 

125 

128 

132 

134 

 

2 909 

2 991 

3 085 

3 161 

3 248 

Output Group 2 Payments Administered by the House of Assembly

 

 

 

 

 

2.1 Payments Administered by the House of Assembly

7 642 

7 847 

8 079 

8 278 

8 486 

 

7 642 

7 847 

8 079 

8 278 

8 486 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

10 551 

10 838 

11 164 

11 439 

11 734 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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 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 15.2: Statement of Comprehensive Income

 

2021‑22 

2022‑23 

2023‑24 

2024‑25 

2025‑26 

 

 

 

Forward 

Forward 

Forward 

 

Budget 

Budget 

Estimate 

Estimate 

Estimate 

 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue and other income

 

 

 

 

 

Appropriation revenue - operating

10 525 

10 812 

11 138 

11 413 

11 708 

Total revenue

10 525 

10 812 

11 138 

11 413 

11 708 

Total income

10 525 

10 812 

11 138 

11 413 

11 708 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Expenses

 

 

 

 

 

Employee benefits

9 756 

10 026 

10 333 

10 594 

10 873 

Depreciation and amortisation

37 

37 

37 

37 

37 

Supplies and consumables

758 

775 

794 

808 

824 

Total expenses

10 551 

10 838 

11 164 

11 439 

11 734 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net result

(26)

(26)

(26)

(26)

(26)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Comprehensive result

(26)

(26)

(26)

(26)

(26)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Table 15.3: Revenue from Appropriation by Output

 

2021‑22 

2022‑23 

2023‑24 

2024‑25 

2025‑26 

 

 

 

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

2 755 

2 834 

2 925 

2 997 

3 081 

1.2 Select Committee Support Services

1.3 Investigatory Committee Support Services

122 

125 

128 

132 

134 

 

2 883 

2 965 

3 059 

3 135 

3 222 

Output Group 2 ‑ Payments Administered by the House of Assembly

 

 

 

 

 

2.1 Payments Administered by the House of Assembly

586 

592 

598 

622 

622 

 

586 

592 

598 

622 

622 

 

 

 

 

 

 

House of Assembly

 

 

 

 

 

Total Operating Services

3 469 

3 557 

3 657 

3 757 

3 844 

 

3 469 

3 557 

3 657 

3 757 

3 844 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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)

6 917 

7 116 

7 342 

7 517 

7 725 

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

108 

108 

108 

108 

108 

 

7 056 

7 255 

7 481 

7 656 

7 864 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Revenue from Appropriation

10 525 

10 812 

11 138 

11 413 

11 708 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Controlled Revenue from Appropriation

10 525 

10 812 

11 138 

11 413 

11 708 

 

10 525 

10 812 

11 138 

11 413 

11 708 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Table 15.4: Statement of Financial Position as at 30 June

 

2022 

2023 

2024 

2025 

2026 

 

 

 

Forward 

Forward 

Forward 

 

Budget 

Budget 

Estimate 

Estimate 

Estimate 

 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assets

 

 

 

 

 

Financial assets

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and deposits

Receivables1

.... 

23 

23 

23 

23 

 

27 

27 

27 

27 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non‑financial assets

 

 

 

 

 

Property, plant and equipment1

537 

627 

630 

633 

636 

Heritage and cultural assets

2 129 

2 160 

2 160 

2 160 

2 160 

Other assets

45 

33 

33 

33 

33 

 

2 711 

2 820 

2 823 

2 826 

2 829 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total assets

2 715 

2 847 

2 850 

2 853 

2 856 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liabilities

 

 

 

 

 

Payables1

35 

Employee benefits

667 

654 

683 

712 

741 

Total liabilities

702 

660 

689 

718 

747 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net assets (liabilities)

2 013 

2 187 

2 161 

2 135 

2 109 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Equity

 

 

 

 

 

Reserves

1 196 

1 227 

1 227 

1 227 

1 227 

Accumulated funds

817 

960 

934 

908 

882 

Total equity

2 013 

2 187 

2 161 

2 135 

2 109 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note:

1.    The variation in Receivables, Property, plant and equipment, and Payables in 2023 reflects revised estimates based on 30 June 2021 actuals.

 

 

 

Table 15.5: Statement of Cash Flows

 

2021‑22 

2022‑23 

2023‑24 

2024‑25 

2025‑26 

 

 

 

Forward 

Forward 

Forward 

 

Budget 

Budget 

Estimate 

Estimate 

Estimate 

 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

$'000 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash flows from operating activities

 

 

 

 

 

Cash inflows

 

 

 

 

 

Appropriation receipts ‑ operating

10 525 

10 812 

11 138 

11 413 

11 708 

GST receipts

94 

94 

94 

94 

94 

Total cash inflows

10 619 

10 906 

11 232 

11 507 

11 802 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash outflows

 

 

 

 

 

Employee benefits

(9 007)

(9 225)

(9 478)

(9 686)

(9 910)

Superannuation

(720)

(772)

(826)

(879)

(934)

GST payments

(94)

(94)

(94)

(94)

(94)

Supplies and consumables

(758)

(775)

(794)

(808)

(824)

Total cash outflows

(10 579)

(10 866)

(11 192)

(11 467)

(11 762)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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