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Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade - Annual Report 2000-2001
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Appendix 2: Resources summary

Table 10. Financial and staffing resources summary

2000–2001 Actual ($’000)

2000–2001 Budget and 1999–2000 Estimates ($’000)

Additional Actual ($’000)

Administered items
Administered expenses 186,551 166,341 205,040
Departmental outputs
Revenue from Government (appropriation) 636,911 618,818 631,092
Revenue from other sources 40,760 46,656 56,131
Total price of departmental outputs [Note 1] 677,671 665,474 687,223
Total resourcing of outputs
(Administered expenses and total price of departmental outputs) 864,222 831,815 892,263

1 This figure is for total operating revenue (before abnormal items) as reported in the 1999–2000 financial statements, plus an opening balance adjustment of $1,567m additional revenue from external sources. The figure of $649,631 million reported in the 1999–2000 annual report was for total operating expenses.

1999–2000 Actual

2000–2001 Actual

Average staffing level (number)* 3,485.3 3,388.5

* Includes overseas locally engaged staff, but not staff on leave - who are, however, counted for the purposes of the financial statements (Note 17 on p.251).

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Table 11. Price of departmental outputs by outcome

Description

[Note 1]
1999–2000 Actual ($’000)

2000–2001 Actual ($’000)

Outcome 1 Australia’s national interests protected and advanced through contributions to international security, national economic and trade performance and global cooperation 472,404 486,760
Outcome 2 Australians informed about and provided access to consular and passport services in Australia and overseas 139,194 133,734
Outcome 3 Public understanding in Australia and overseas of Australia’s foreign and trade policy and a positive image of Australia internationally 66,073 66,729

1 The total of the three outcomes is $677.671 million as per the ‘Total price of departmental outputs’ reflected at Table 10 above.

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Table 12. Reconciliation of outcomes and appropriation and revenue elements for 2000–01

Outcome 1 ($’000)

Outcome 2 ($’000)

Outcome 3 ($’000)

[Note 1] Total ($’000)

Appropriation Bills Nos. 1 & 3 560,243 120,622 64,384 745,249
Appropriation Bills Nos. 2 & 4 24 7 3 34
Special appropriations 0 0 0 0
Advance from the Minister for Finance 33,750 0 0 33,750
Revenue from other sources 39,758 10,923 5,450 56,131

1 The total appropriations shown in this table represent appropriations as per the 2000–01 Budget Bills.

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Table 13. Financial and staffing resources summary for outcome 1

Australia’s national interests protected and advanced through contributions to international security, national economic and trade performance and global cooperation

[Note 1] Budget 2000–2001 ($’000)

[Note 5] Actual expenses 2000–2001 ($’000)

Variation (expenses less budget) ($’000)

Current budget 2000–2001 ($’000)

Administered Expenses
Contributions to international organisations 129,937 [Note 2] 132,710 2,773 95,431
Export Finance and Insurance Corporation 31,853 65,713 33,860 26,244
Compensation for detriment caused by defective administration 54 0 (54) 54
Rates for foreign government missions 0 0 0 250
Pension payments under the North American Pension Scheme 0 0 0 [Note 3] 37,293
Total Administered Expenses 161,844 198,423 36,579 159,272
Price of Departmental Outputs
Output 1.1—Protection and advancement of Australia’s international interests through the diplomatic network and Canberra-based activity; and
Output 1.2—Provision of policy advice and analysis to portfolio ministers [Note 4]
273,201 278,626 5,425 291,630
Output 1.3—Secure government communications and security of overseas missions 92,382 92,897 515 102,723
Output 1.4—International services to other agencies in Australia and overseas (including Parliament, state representatives, business and other organisations) 70,328 72,008 1,680 74,763
Output 1.5—Services to diplomatic and consular representatives in Australia 3,450 3,471 21 3,385
Revenue from Government (appropriation) for departmental outputs 439,361 447,002 7,641 472,501
Revenue from other sources 41,991 39,758 (2,233) 59,510
Total Price of departmental outputs 481,352 486,760 5,408 532,011
Total resourcing for outcome 1 (Price of departmental outputs plus administered expenses) 643,196 685,183 41,987 691,283

1 These figures have been updated since the 1999–2000 Annual Report in accordance with Commonwealth estimate update cycles and represent the latest published budgeted figures.

2 This figure is the accrual expenses figure for 2000–2001 as reported in the financial statements. The figures shown for payments to international organisations at Appendix 11 have been prepared on a cash basis.

3 This figure includes a one-off expense of approximately $35 million related to the first-time recognition of the North American Pension Scheme in DFAT’s administered financial statements. It represents the estimated total Commonwealth liability transferred from agency departmental balance sheets with effect 1 July 2001.

4 See page 20 (re combining outputs 1.1 and 1.2).

5 Actual expenses represents total price of departmental outputs reflected in Table 10.

2000–2001 (Actual)

2001–2002 (Estimate)

Average Staffing Level (number) * 2,400.1 2,365.9

* Includes overseas locally engaged staff

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Table 14. Financial and staffing resources summary for outcome 2

Australians informed about and provided access to consular and passport services in Australia and overseas

[Note 1] Budget 2000–2001 ($’000)

Actual expenses 2000–2001 ($’000)

Variation (expenses less budget) ($’000)

Current budget 2001–2002 ($’000)

Administered expenses
Emergency advances to Australian travellers 200 283 (83) 200
Total administered expenses 200 283 (83) 200
Price of departmental outputs
Output 2.1—Consular and passport services 123,764 122,811 (953) 133,099
Revenue from Government (appropriation) for departmental outputs 123,764 122,811 (953) 133,099
Revenue from other sources 2,799 10,923 8,124 3,967
Total price of departmental outputs 126,563 133,734 7,171 137,066
Total resourcing for outcome 2 (Price of departmental outputs plus administered expenses) 126,763 134,017 7,088 137,266

1 These figures have been updated since the 1999–2000 Annual Report in accordance with Commonwealth estimate update cycles and represent the latest published budgeted figures.

2000–2001 (Actual)

2001–2002 (Estimate)

Average staffing level (number) * 659.4 652.8

* Includes overseas locally engaged staff

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Table 15. Financial and staffing resources summary for outcome 3

Public understanding in Australia and overseas of Australia’s foreign and trade policy and a positive image of Australia internationally

[Note 1] Budget 2000–2001 ($’000)

Actual expenses 2000–2001 ($’000)

Variation (expenses less budget) ($’000)

Current budget 2001–2002 ($’000)

Administered expenses
Grants and Contributions 3,547 [Note 2] 5,584 2,037 4,297
Participation at Expo 2000, Germany 750 750 0 0
Total administered expenses 4,297 6,334 2,037 4,297
Price of departmental outputs
Output 3.1—Public information services and public diplomacy 55,693 61,279 5,586 59,895
Revenue from Government (appropriation) for Departmental Outputs 55,693 61,279 5,586 59,895
Revenue from other sources 1,866 5,450 3,584 2,645
Total Price of departmental outputs 57,559 66,729 9,170 62,540
Total resourcing for outcome 3 (Price of departmental outputs plus administered expenses) 61,856 73,063 11,207 66,837

1 These figures have been updated since the 1999–2000 Annual Report in accordance with Commonwealth estimate update cycles and represent the latest published budgeted figures.

2 This figure is the accrual expenses figure for 2000–2001 as reported in the financial statements. The figures shown for grants payments at Appendix 11 have been prepared on a cash basis.

2000–2001 (Actual)

2001–2002 (Estimate)

Average staffing level (number)* 329.0 303.3

* Includes overseas locally engaged staff

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