Annual Report 2006-2007
 

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Administered items for Outcome 1

Contributions to international organisations

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The department made payments totalling $201 090 000. The payments consisted of $98 282 000 to 27 international organisations, including the United Nations, and $102 808 000 to 14 United Nations peacekeeping operations.

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In 2006–07, the department paid Australia’s contributions to 27 international organisations and 14 individual United Nations peacekeeping operations. A complete listing of these international organisations is at Appendix 10.

Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (EFIC) National Interest Account

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The department managed, in accordance with the national interest provisions of the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation Act 1991, whole of government coordination of National Interest Account transactions. This process involves assessing the risks and benefits of proposed transactions in consultation with other departments and EFIC. The value of exports supported on the National Interest Account in 2006–07 increased compared with the previous year, primarily due to an increase in the volume of signings on the National Interest Account. Further information may be obtained from EFIC’s own annual report. The department managed efficiently national interest payments and receipts involving EFIC and the Commonwealth.

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Value of exports supported on EFIC's National Interest Account $46 200 000
Value of claims paid on National Interest Account business $14 700 000

Compensation for detriment caused by defective administration

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Four cases were lodged under the compensation scheme for detriment caused by defective administration. Two cases, one from the previous financial year, were resolved, resulting in two payments made from administered funds. Four cases, one from the previous financial year, remained in progress at the end of the financial year. See also Section 3: Corporate Management and Accountability on page 263.

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