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Departmental Financial Performance

1. Departmental Financial Performance

This section analyses the financial performance of the NCA for the year ended 2019.

Notes to and forming part of the Financial Statements

1.1 Expenses

2019

2018

$'000

$'000

1.1A: Employee Benefits

Wages and salaries

4,770

3,801

Superannuation:

Defined contribution plans

615

545

Defined benefit plans

289

305

Leave and other entitlements

566

490

615

545

Total employee benefits

6,240

5,141

Accounting Policy

Accounting policies for employee related expenses are contained in the People and Relationships section.

1.1B: Suppliers

Goods and services supplied or rendered

Contractors

6,838

10,972

Property operating costs

279

285

Utilities

2,124

2,192

ICT services

1,671

1,633

Consultants

999

470

Associated employee costs

261

365

Legal services

130

144

Communications

234

142

Travel

103

33

Other

130

141

Total goods and services supplied or rendered

12,769

16,377

Goods supplied

99

99

Services rendered

12,670

16,278

Total goods and services supplied or rendered

12,769

16,377

Other suppliers

Operating lease rentals

330

346

Workers' compensation premiums

319

222

Total other suppliers

649

568

Total suppliers

13,418

16,945

Leasing Commitments

The NCA, in its capacity as lessee of an office tenancy, is committed to lease rental payments of a fixed amount subject to CPI review annually. The original term of the lease is from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2021 with two options to renew for 5 years. The NCA is also committed to a number of minor building and vehicle leases.

Commitments for minimum lease payments in relation to non-cancellable operating leases are payable as follows:

Within 1 year

377

336

Between 1 to 5 years

391

702

Total operating lease commitments

1

768

1,038

Notes:

1. Includes office lease commitments calculated to 30 June 2021 and motor vehicle leases.

Accounting Policy

Operating lease payments are expensed on a straight-line basis which is representative of the pattern of benefits derived from the leased assets. The NCA is only committed to operating leases.