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Note 4: Expenses

Consolidated

2020

2019

Notes

$

$

Note 4A: Consulting expenditure

Consultancy fees

97,404

115,621

Legal fees

300,576

79,782

Total consulting expenditure

397,980

195,403

Note 4B: Depreciation and amortisation

Amortisation on intangibles

26,613

57,689

Depreciation of property, plant and equipment

562,354

561,231

7A

588,967

618,920

Depreciation on right-of-use assets

7B

172,195

-

Total depreciation and amortisation

761,162

618,920

Note 4C: Employee benefits expense

Wages and salaries

11,456,852

11,139,340

Travel and other allowances

106,384

124,680

Superannuation contributions - defined contribution plans

1,008,731

981,396

Staff incentive provision

12,041

11,832

Leave and other entitlements

263,246

99,348

Total employee benefit

12,847,254

12,356,596

Note 4D: Rental expenses

Operating lease rentals 1

22,080

249,303

Total rental expenses

22,080

249,303

1 - The Group has applied AASB 16 using the modified retrospective approach and therefore the comparative information has not been restated and continues to be reported under AASB 117.

Consolidated

2020

2019

$

$

Note 4E: Store grant expenditure (underpinning)

Barunga - Barunga Community Store Indigenous Corporation

-

101,515

Bardi Ardyaloon Store

60,000

15,793

Beagle Bay - Ngarlan Store Indigenous Corporation

-

73,738

Jigalong - Jigalong Community Unit Trust

32,032

243,749

Canteen Creek - Canteen Creek Store Charitable Trust

13,980

-

Engawala - Ntjaminya General Store Aboriginal Corporation

34,407

72,258

Epenarra - Wetengerr Aboriginal Corporation

108,411

74,668

lmanpa - lmanpa General Store Anangu Aboriginal Corporation

98,372

222,779

Jilkminggan - Dungalan Aboriginal Corporation

2,116

266,035

Lagulalya - Lagulalya Aboriginal Corporation

150,378

88,625

Mulan - Pinanyi Store Aboriginal Corporation

213,337

235,692

Nyirripi Community Store

14,936

64,004

Oak Valley - Oak Valley (Maralinga) Incorporated

50,000

50,000

Pigeon Hole - Nitjpurru Aboriginal Corporation

294

195,785

Ringer Soak - Kundat Djaru Community Store Aboriginal Corporation

71,876

289,281

Titjikala - Titjikala Community Store Aboriginal Corporation

89,780

160,606

Ti Tree - Anmatjere Community Store Aboriginal Corporation

87,289

218,568

Timber Creek - Wirib Pty Ltd T/as Wirib Store and Tourism Park

45,000

106,177

Tjuntjuntjara Community Store

25,899

88,325

Yiyili - Yiyili Store Indigenous Corporation

51,339

141,684

Urapunga Community Store

7,006

-

Total store grant expenditure (underpinning)

1,156,452

2,709,282

Store grants represent non-recoverable cash advances and other underpinning to assist unviable remote community stores.

Consolidated

2020

2019

$

$

Note 4F: Administrative expenditure

Travel and accommodation

340,257

446,578

Bad debts

940

6,327

Information technology

290,451

268,168

Recruitment costs

29,308

24,145

Insurance

398,692

511,642

Accountancy fees

43,013

40,845

Audit fees

51,000

48,100

Management fees

50,694

-

Motor vehicle

242,465

244,584

Fringe benefit and payroll tax

721,835

782,367

Training

147,231

188,028

Communication

60,931

82,771

Change in fair value of Bardi Ardyaloon loan

-

20,658

Other expenses

914,635

604,434

Total administrative expenditure

3,291,452

3,268,647

Consolidated

2020

2019

$

$

Note 4G: Other grant expenditure

Expenditure of grants received from Australian Government entities:

Department of Social Services - Food security

1,650

1,600

National Indigenous Australians Agency - Nutrition grant

151,490

-

Department of The Prime Minister and Cabinet - Nutrition grant

-

121,747

Total other grant expenditure

153.140

123,347

Note 4H: Finance costs

Interest on lease liabilities

83,426

-

Total finance costs

83,426

-

Note 4I: Fair value loss on financial instruments at fair value through profit and loss

354,973

-

Total fair value loss on financial instruments at fair value through profit and loss

354,973

-

Note 4J: Loss on sale of investments

Loss on sale of investments

1,039

-

Total loss on sale of investments

1,039

-

Note 4K: Auditors’ remuneration

Amounts paid or payable in respect of the audit or review of the financial statements of the Group to:

Australian National Audit Office

51,000

48,100

RSM Australia Ply Ltd - non audit service

-

3,200

Total auditors’ remuneration

51,000

51,300