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Australian Government - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Advancing the interests of Australia and Australians internationally

Australian Government - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Advancing the interests of Australia and Australians internationally

Note 15: Administered - Expenses

EXPENSES
2012
2011
$'000
$'000
Note 15A: Employee Benefits
Wages and salaries
678
750
Superannuation:
Defined contribution plans
-
4
Defined benefit plans
109
103
Leave and other entitlements
103
81
North American Pension Scheme - transfers and payments
3,661
3,719
Other
928
556
Total employee benefits expense
5,479
5,213
Note 15B: Suppliers
Goods and services
Professional services
7,138
1,553
Australia Network
19,766
19,348
Other suppliers
2,064
971
Total goods and services
28,968
21,872
Goods and services are made up of:
Rendering of services – related entities
19,766
19,348
Rendering of services – external parties
9,202
2,524
Total goods and services
28,968
21,872
Other supplier expenses
Operating lease rentals - external parties:
Minimum lease payments
-
57
Total other supplier expenses
-
57
Total suppliers expenses
28,968
21,929
Note 15C: Grants and Contributions
Private sector:
Non-profit organisations - external
8,057
4,488
Overseas - International Organisations
83,227
92,997
Overseas - UN peacekeeping
139,634
146,548
Other
93
42
Total grants and contributions
231,011
244,075
Note 15D: Write-Down and Impairment of Assets
Asset write-downs and impairments from:
Financial assets - receivables
4
48
Total write-down and impairment of assets
4
48
Note 15E: Foreign Exchange Losses
Non-speculative - NIA
305
-
Non-speculative - other
1,541
-
Total foreign exchange losses
1,846
-
Note 15F: Other
NIA - Interest
1,809
4,954
NIA - Debt forgiveness
8,085
7,391
NIA - Other financial costs
17
60
EFIC - Administration costs
1,446
1,507
Passport and consular fee refunds
885
781
Total other expenses
12,242
14,693

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