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Other statutory provisions

requirement

Section 516a of the Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the EPBC Act) page 49

Schedule 2, Part 4 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 page 50

Section 311a of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 page 93

Compliance with finance law

There were no instances known by the Gallery of significant non-compliance with finance law in 2019-20 requiring reporting to the Minister for Communications and the Arts under section 19(1) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.

Transactions with other Commonwealth entities

Section 17be of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014, Divisions 3a Subdivision b, requires the reporting of goods or services from another Commonwealth entity over $10,000 (gst inclusive) and the decision-making process undertaken.

total value of number of

entity

transactions

transactions

rationale

National Museum of Australia

$47,858

13

Services provided through the Cultural and Corporate Shared Services Centre

Museum of Australian Democracy

$46,962

2

Temporary office accommodation

Comcare

$19,455

1

Compulsory workers’ compensation insurance premiums

Department of Finance (Comcover)

$96,782

1

Compulsory general insurance premiums

Department of Finance

$29,800

1

ICON annual member contribution

Australian National Audit Office

$75,900

2

Compulsory audit services

Advertising

Section 311a of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 requires annual reporting of advertising above $13,500 (gst inclusive). The Gallery’s advertising includes the promotion of its exhibitions and programs; this was below the reporting threshold of $13,500 (gst inclusive) in each instance.

Legal services

This is a statement of legal services expenditure by the National Portrait Gallery of Australia for the 2019-20 financial year, published in compliance with paragraph 11.1(ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2017. All figures are gst exclusive.


Total external legal services expenditure $2,358

Total internal legal services expenditure $0

Total legal services expenditure $2,358