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Appendix 3

Agency resource statement and outcome resource summaries

Table 18. Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade agency resource statement 2008–09

   

Actual
available
appropriation
for 2008–09
$’000

 

Payments made

2008–09
$’000

 

Balance
remaining


$’000

Ordinary annual services
Departmental appropriation
           
Prior year departmental appropriation1   234,916   0   234,916
Departmental appropriation2   839,311   817,301   22,010
s.31 Relevant agency receipts   72,216   57,901   14,315
Other3   95,117   95,117   0
Total  

1,241,560

 

970,319

 

271,241

Administered expenses            
Outcome 1   295,584   279,595    
Outcome 2   500   459    
Outcome 3   63,838   63,631    
Payments to CAC Act bodies4   9,700   8,257    
Total  

369,622

 

351,942

   
Total ordinary annual services  

1,611,182

 

1,322,261

   
Other services5            
Departmental non-operating            
Equity injections   75,476   21,463    
Previous years’ outputs   44,056   44,056    
Total  

119,532

 

65,519

   
Administered non-operating            
Administered assets and liabilities   0   0    
Total  

0

 

0

   
Total other services  

119,532

 

65,519

   
Total available annual appropriations  

1,730,714

 

1,387,780

   
Special appropriations            
Special appropriations limited by amount            
Special appropriation FMA Act, 1997 s28       584    
Total special appropriations      

584

   
             
Special accounts            
Opening balance   215,585        
Appropriation receipts6   136,143        
Appropriation receipts            
– other agencies7   40,656        
Non-appropriation receipts to            
Special accounts   18,634        
Payments made       148,183    
Closing balance          

262,835

             
Total resourcing & payments   1,730,714   1,388,364    

1 Balance carried from previous year for Annual Appropriations.
2 Appropriation Act (No.1) 2008–09 and Appropriation Act (No.3) 2008–09.
3 Appropriation Act (No.1) s 16 and FMA Act s 30.
4 Amounts under the item ‘Payments to CAC Act bodies’ disclose the gross cash payments reported by DFAT for transactions on the EFIC National Interest Account. DFAT receives appropriation under Outcome 1 to make payments to EFIC for certain transactions on the NIA.
5 Appropriation Act (No.2) 2008–09 and Appropriation Act (No.4) 2008–09.
6 Appropriation receipts from DFAT’s annual and special appropriations for 2008–09.
7 Appropriation receipts from other agencies credited to DFAT’s special accounts.

Reader note: All figures are GST exclusive.

TABLE 19. TOTAL RESOURCES AVAILABLE FOR OUTCOME 1

Outcome 1: Australia’s national interests protected and advanced through contributions to international security, national economic and trade performance and global cooperation      
  Budget*

2008–09
$’000
Actual
Expenses
2008–09
$’000
Variation


$’000
Departmental Outputs: Outcome 1      
Output 1.1: Protection and advocacy of Australia’s international interests through the provision of policy advice to ministers and overseas diplomatic activity      
Departmental Outputs      
Revenues from Government 366,986 326,611 40,375
Revenues from other sources (s.31) 21,171 34,980 –13,809
Subtotal for Output 1.1 388,157 361,591 26,566
       
Output 1.2: Secure government communications and security of overseas missions      
Departmental Outputs      
Revenues from Government 97,197 111,588 –14,391
Revenues from other sources (s.31) 10,951 11,951 –1,000
Subtotal for Output 1.2 108,148 123,539 –15,391
       
Output 1.3: Services to other agencies in Australia and overseas (including Parliament, state representatives, business and other organisations)      
Departmental Outputs      
Revenues from Government 70,677 83,379 –12,702
Revenues from other sources (s.31) 15,725 8,930 6,795
Subtotal for Output 1.3 86,402 92,309 –5,907
       
Output 1.4: Services to diplomatic and consular representatives in Australia      
Departmental Outputs      
Revenues from Government 3,290 3,893 –603
Revenues from other sources (s.31) 180 417 –237
Subtotal for Output 1.4 3,470 4,310 –840
       
Total Departmental Resources—Outcome 1 586,177 581,749 4,428
       
Administered Items—Outcome 1      
Payments to International Organisations 292,600 290,130 2,470
Export Finance and Insurance Corporation * 9,300 13,611 –4,311
Other** 3,336 11,545 –8,209
Special Accounts      
Australia–France Endowment Special Account—FMA Act 1997 s20      
Appropriation receipts 53 49 4
Non-Appropriation receipts to Special Accounts 0 0 0
Total for Administered Items—Outcome 1 305,289 315,335 –10,046
       
Total Resources—Outcome 1 891,466 897,084 –5,618
       
  Budget
2008–09
Actual
2008–09
 
Average staffing level (number) 2,059 2,150  
Australia-based staff 1,135 1,156  
Locally engaged employees overseas 924 994  

* Full-year budget, including any subsequent adjustment made to the 2008–09 Budget
^ Expenses recognised against the item Export Finance and Insurance Corporation include non-cash expense items such as unrealised foreign exchange losses which are not included in the Budget forecasts.
** Expenses recognised against the item Administered Outcome 1 Other include expense items such as unrealised foreign exchange loss and non-cash actuarial expenses arising from revaluation of foreign pension scheme liabilities which are not included in the Budget forecasts.

TABLE 20. TOTAL RESOURCES AVAILABLE FOR OUTCOME 2

Outcome 2: Australians informed about and provided access to consular and passport services in Australia and overseas      
  Budget*

2008–09
$’000
Actual
Expenses
2008–09
$’000
Variation


$’000
Departmental Outputs: Outcome 2      
Output 2.1: Consular and passport services      
Departmental Outputs      
Revenues from Government 245,188 173,639 71,549
Revenues from other sources (s.31) 0 0 0
Total Departmental Resources—Outcome 2 245,188 173,639 71,549
       
Administered Items—Outcome 2      
Output 2.1: Consular and passport services      
Consular Services 500 501 –1
Special Appropriations:      
Special Appropriation FMA Act, 1997 s28 (A) 500 571 –71
Total for Administered Items—Outcome 2 1,000 1,072 –72
       
Subtotal for Output 2.1 246,188 174,711 71,477
       
Total resources for Outcome 2 246,188 174,711 71,477
       
  Budget
2008–09
Actual
2008–09
 
Average staffing level (number) 954 994  
Australia-based staff 611 626  
Locally engaged employees overseas 343 368  

* Full-year budget, including any subsequent adjustment made to the 2008–09 Budget.

TABLE 21. TOTAL RESOURCES AVAILABLE FOR OUTCOME 3

Outcome 3: Public understanding in Australia and overseas of Australia’s foreign and trade policy and a positive image of Australia internationally      
  Budget*

2008–09
$’000
Actual
Expenses
2008–09
$’000
Variation


$’000
Departmental Outputs: Outcome 3      
Output 3.1: Public information services and public diplomacy      
Departmental Outputs      
Revenues from Government 55,973 56,972 –999
Revenues from other sources (s.31) 731 934 –203
Total Departmental Resources—Outcome 3 56,704 57,906 –1,202
       
Administered Items: Outcome 3      
Output 3.1: Public information services and public diplomacy      
Australia Network 18,831 18,823 8
Shanghai World Expo 2010—Australian participation      
Expositions Special Accounts—FMA Act 1997 s20      
Revenues from Government ** 40,266 42,841 –2,575
Revenues from other sources 10,000 0 10,000
Subtotal for Shanghai World Expo 2010—Australian participation 50,266 42,841 7,425
       
Grants 4,741 4,722 19
       
Total for Administered Items—Outcome 3 73,838 66,386 7,452
       
Total resources for Outcome 3 130,542 124,292 6,250
       
  Budget
2008–09
Actual
2008–09
 
Average staffing level (number) 466 487  
Australia-based staff 266 272  
Locally engaged employees overseas 200 215  

* Full-year budget, including any subsequent adjustment made to the 2008–09 Budget
** Expenses reported against the item Administered Outcome 3 Expositions special account include expenses accrued and which did not require cash appropriation in 2008–09.

TABLE 22. TOTAL RESOURCES AVAILABLE FOR OUTCOME 4

Outcome 4: Efficient management of the Commonwealth overseas owned estate      
  Budget*

2008–09
$’000
Actual
Expenses
2008–09
$’000
Variation


$’000
Output 4.1: Property Management      
Special Accounts      
Special Account Overseas Property Account—Finance determination 2002-01 (D)      
Revenues from other sources ** 65,704 65,163 541
Subtotal for Output 4.1 65,704 65,163 541
       
Output 4.2: Contract Management      
Special Accounts      
Special Account Overseas Property Account—Finance determination 2002-01 (D)      
Revenues from Government 0 0 0
Revenues from other sources 0 0 0
Subtotal for Output 4.2 0 0 0
       
Total resources for Outcome 4 65,704 65,163 541
       
  Budget
2008–09
Actual
2008–09
 
Average staffing level (number) 28 24  
Australia-based staff 28 24  
Locally engaged employees overseas 0 0  

* Full-year budget, including any subsequent adjustment made to the 2008–09 Budget
** Represents budgeted and actual expenses associated with the Overseas Property Special Account, for full details of the Overseas Property Special Account see Note 27 of the Financial Statements.

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