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Note 3: Expenses

Notes to and Forming Part of the Financial Statements

Page last updated: 17 July 2019

 
2014
$'000
2013
$'000
Note 3A: Employee benefits
Wages and salaries
345,777
418,784
Superannuation:
Defined contribution plans
21,849
28,200
Defined benefit plans
40,094
48,183
Leave and other entitlements
61,659
72,803
Separation and redundancies
9,778
5,928
Other employee benefits
2,103
4,025
Total employee benefits
481,260
577,923
 
Note 3B: Suppliers
Goods and services supplied or rendered
Consultants
21,697
20,142
Property
16,983
16,441
Travel
7,006
10,643
Information technology costs
37,748
25,195
Other
29,910
41,109
Total goods and services supplied or rendered
113,344
113,530
 
Goods supplied in connection with
Related parties
158
163
External parties
4,233
5,821
Total goods supplied
4,391
5,984
 
Services rendered in connection with
Related parties
16,874
17,717
External parties
92,079
89,829
Total services rendered
108,953
107,546
Total goods and services supplied or rendered
113,344
113,530
 
Other suppliers
External parties
Minimum lease payments
73,070
66,555
Contingent rentals
5,572
6,539
Workers compensation premiums
8,473
9,602
Total other suppliers
87,115
82,696
Total suppliers
200,459
196,226
 
Note 3C: Depreciation and amortisation
Depreciation
Property, plant and equipment
6,356
6,543
Buildings - leasehold improvements
11,610
12,489
Total depreciation
17,966
19,032
 
Amortisation
Computer software - internally developed
24,558
28,088
Computer software - purchased
569
500
Total amortisation
25,127
28,588
Total depreciation and amortisation
43,093
47,620
     
Note 3D: Write-down and impairment of assets 
Impairment on financial instruments
2,522
905
Impairment of property, plant and equipment
2,204
384
Impairment on intangibles
2,116
391
Total write-down and impairment of assets
6,842
1,680
 
Note 3E: Other expenses
Payments made on behalf of Portfolio agencies 1
1,352
15,475
Payments made on behalf of Other agencies 2
42,021
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Act of Grace payments
50
5
Other
12
32
Total other expenses
43,435
15,512
  1. Payments made on behalf of Portfolio agencies are recovered, refer Note 4B.
  2. Payments made on behalf of Other agencies are recovered from DSS. These payments were made on behalf of DSS due to AAO changes and have been funded through appropriation revenue.

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