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3. Funding

This section identifies the DTA’s funding structure.

3.1 Appropriations

Note 3.1A: Annual Appropriations (‘Recoverable GST exclusive’).

Annual

appropriations

for 2018

Appropriation

Act

PGPA Act

Annual appropriation

Section 74 receipts

Section 75 Transfers

Total appropriation

Appropriation applied in 2018 (current and prior years)1

Variance2

$'000

$'000

$'000

$'000

$'000

$'000

Departmental Ordinary annual services

71,431

12,439

714

84,394

-65,088

19,306

Total departmental

71,431

12,249

714

84,394

-65,088

19,306

  1. The Department of Employment (until 31 August 2017) spent money from the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) on behalf of DTA.

2. The variance in departmental ordinary annual services is mainly attributable to underspend on the Public Service Modernisation Fund.

Annual appropriations for 2017

Appropriation Act

PGPA Act

Annual Appropriation

Section 74 receipts

Section 75 Transfers

Total appropriation

Appropriation applied in 2018 (current and prior years)1

Variance2

$’000

$’000

$’000

$’000

$’000

$’000

Departmental

Ordinary annual services

45,217

15,414

3,075

63,706

-57,393

6313

Total departmental

45,217

15,414

3,075

63,706

-57,393

6313

Note 3.1B: Unspent Annual Appropriations (‘Recoverable GST exclusive’)

2018

$’000

2017

$’000

Departmental

Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2016–17

-

8,406

Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2016–17—cash held by the department

-

557

Appropriation Act (No. 3) 2016–17

-

6,761

Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2017–18

34,236

-

Appropriation Act (No. 1) 2017–18—cash held by the department

794

-

Total departmental

35,030

15,724

Note 3.2A: Special Accounts

ICT Coordinated Procurement Special Account1

2018

$’000

2017

$’000

Balance brought forward from previous period

-

-

Balance Transfer from Department of Finance

Increases

Total increases2

223,251

-

Available for payments

223,251

-

Departmental Decreases

Total departmental

-163,987

-

Total decreases

-163,987

-

Total balance carried to the next period

59,264

-

Balance represented by:

Cash held in entity bank accounts

2,124

-

Cash held in the Official Public Account

57,140

-

Total balance carried to the next period

59,264

-

1. Appropriation: Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act) section 78.

Establishing Instrument: PGPA Act Determination (Establishment of ICT Coordinated Procurement Special Account 2017).

Purpose: The ICT Coordinated Procurement Special Account has been established for the purpose of administering the operations of centralised ICT procurement for the Australian Government.

Increases in the special account includes $96.1 million transferred from Department of Finance, refer note 6.1A Restructuring.