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Australia-India Council Trust Account Financial Statements 1997-98

Program expenditure
($)

Australian studies
Prof Bruce Bennett: Australian studies conferences and workshops; New Delhi, Jaipur, Mumbai, November 1997
2 200
Dr Paul Sharrad: Australian studies visit; India, December 1997-January 1998
1 100
Dr Satendra Nandan: Australian studies lecture tour; New Delhi, Mysore, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, June-July 1998
3 652
Purchase of materials for Australian studies centre, Kerala
46
Subtotal
6 998

Commerce
Australia-India Business Council: Australia-India Business Exchange Program; 1997-98
33 000
Opportunity International Australia: Australia-India board governance seminars for microenterprises; November 1998
47 055
Subtotal
80 055

Education
Asia Education Foundation: Accessing India teacher professional development program; 1997-98
24 900
Subtotal
24 900

Indian studies
National Centre for South Asian Studies: honours and postgraduate workshop; 1997
10 000
National Centre for South Asian Studies: honours and postgraduate workshop; 1998
10 000
NSW Writers' Centre: participation of Mr Kiran Nagarkar in writers' festivals; Sydney and Brisbane, 3-14 September 1997
2 880
Adelaide Festival: participation of Arundhati Roy in Writers' Festival; March 1998
2 700
Subtotal
25 580

Institutional and professional links
Griffith University Faculty of Law: legal training workshop; Bangalore, 5-12 October 1997
26 630
Lawyers Engaged in Alternative Dispute Resolution: training courses in legal mediation practices; New Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta, January 1998
56 500
Subtotal
83 130

International relations
Indian Ocean Centre, Curtin University: workshop on Australia-India economic linkages, the Indian Ocean and APEC; New Delhi, 24-29 November 1997
3 390
Subtotal
3 390

Performing and visual arts
Ms Louise Paramor: exhibition of works on paper by young contemporary Indian artists; Melbourne, May 1998
3 805
Victorian College of the Arts: participation of Mr Peter Matthews in arts management workshop; India (Note: project did not proceed and grant was refunded)
2 500
Subtotal
6 305

Print and electronic media and film
ABC Radio National: ‘Inside India with Late Night Live' radio program; March-April 1998
13 451
Ms Kay Rasool: ‘Temple on the Hill' documentary to 5th Mumbai International Film Festival; March 1998
2 130
Subtotal
15 581

 Public awareness
Australian Government Publishing Service: production and distribution costs of 1995-96 AIC Annual Report
4 503
Elect Printing: production and distribution costs of 1996-97 AIC Annual Report
3 867
Australia-India Business Council: costs associated with production of Australia-India Focus joint newsletter with Australia-India Business Council and Austrade
15 000
Ms SA Stephenson: coordination of mailing list for Australia-India Focus newsletter
600
Gamalla Pty Ltd: photography for use in AIC publications
995
Subtotal
24 965

Science and technology
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research: participation of Dr Anders, Professor Saul and Dr Cheng in malaria conference and workshop; Hyderabad and Mumbai, August 1997
10 000
Environment Protection Authority of Victoria: environmental training feasibility study; India, November 1997-April 1998
19 822
AusHeritage: cultural heritage conservation promotion; New Delhi and Mumbai, 4-12 December 1998
48 100
Fifth Asian DNA Transcription Conference: participation of Professor Padmanabhan; Lorne, Vic, February 1998
2 500
Australian Academy of Science: short-term research exchanges with Indian National Science Academy; March-December 1998
23 060
CSIRO Australia: feasibility study on Australia-India collaboration in agribusiness and food technology; India, May 1998
47 300
Queensland Institute of Medical Research: Australia-India collaborative research in rheumatic fever; Brisbane, June-July 1998
3 500
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute: collaborative malaria vaccine research by Dr Ashima Bharadwaj; Melbourne, May-July 1998
5 250
Subtotal
159 532

Sport
Women's Cricket Australia: participation in Women's Cricket World Cup; India, December 1997
5 000
Subtotal
5 000

New Delhi
Australian High Commission New Delhi: salary and associated costs for locally engaged staff; July 1997-June 1998
13 400
Australian High Commission New Delhi: discretionary funding for support in India of AIC activities; July 1997-June 1998
9 538
Subtotal
22 938
Total program expenditure
458 374

Meetings and administration expenditure
($)

Meeting costs and general services
Fares
27 061
Travel allowance
5 777
Sitting fees
11 176
Meeting expenses
4 298
Reimbursement of accommodation costs
1 792
Cabcharge
3 030
Printing and stationery
1 937
Freight charges
1 672
Hospitality
225
Subscriptions
215
Subtotal
57 183

Total expenditure
515 557

Summary of Trust Account receipts and expenditure 1997-98

Balance in Trust Account as at 1 July 1997
162 826
RECEIPTS  
1997-98 appropriation
750 000
Refunds of expenditure
36 935
Total receipts
786 935
EXPENDITURE  
Projects and grants
458 374
Administration
57 183
Total expenditure
515 557
Balance in Trust Account as at 30 June 1998
434 204

The AIC Trust Account was reconciled by the Programs, Coordination and Management Section, South and South East Asia Division, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, on a monthly and annual basis, in addition to periodic reviews by the Department's Evaluation and Audit Section and the Australian National Audit Office.

Salaries expenditure

Secretariat salaries - (see note below)
150 000
Total salaries
150 000
Note: Salary funds ($150 000) were transferred from Public Affairs and Consular Division into the running cost budget of the South and South East Asia Division from 1 July 1997. Salary funds are separate to program appropriation.

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