Australian Government - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Advancing the interests of Australia and Australians internationally

Australian Government - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Advancing the interests of Australia and Australians internationally



Note 15: Expenses Administered on Behalf of Government

  2011
$'000
2010
$'000
EXPENSES    
     
Note 15A: Employee Benefits    
Wages and salaries    
Superannuation: 750 1,119
      Defined contribution plans 4 4
      Defined benefit plans 103 154
Leave and other entitlements 81 141
North American Pension Scheme - transfers and payments 3,719 4,649
Other 556 526
Total employee benefits expense 5,213 6,593
     
Note 15B: Suppliers    
Goods and services    
Professional Services 1,553 33,145
Australia Network 19,348 19,251
Other Suppliers 971 2,007
Total goods and services 21,872 54,403
     
Goods and services are made up of:    
Rendering of services – related entities 19,348 19,251
Rendering of services - external parties 2,524 35,152
Total goods and services 21,872 54,403
     
Other supplier expenses    
Operating lease rentals  – external parties    
      Minimum lease payments 57 192
Total other supplier expenses 57 192
Total suppliers expenses 21,929 54,595
     
Note 15C: Grants and Contributions    
Private sector:    
      Non-profit organisations - external 4,488 4,778
      Overseas - International Organisations 92,997 97,391
      Overseas - UN peacekeeping 146,548 162,511
      Other 42 12
Total grants and contributions 244,075 264,692
     
Note 15D: Write-Down and Impairment of Assets    
Asset write-downs and impairments from:    
Financial assets - NIA loans - 9,652
Financial assets - receivables 48 228
Total write-down and impairment of assets 48 9,880
     
Note 15E: Other    
NIA - Interest 4,954 7,006
NIA - Debt forgiveness 7,391 -
NIA - Other financial costs 60 341
EFIC - Administration costs 1,507 2,521
Passport and consular fee refunds 781 735
Total other expenses 14,693 10,603

 

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