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Key departmental publications, e.g. annual reports, budget papers and program guidelines are available in our online archive.

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Environment Australia Annual Report 2000-01

Environment Australia, 2001
ISSN 1441-9335

Financial performance

Environment Australia's total operating revenues in 2000-01 of $505 million exceeded operating expenses of $473 million, producing a net surplus of $32 million. Operating revenue in 2000-01 was boosted significantly by funding of $46.9 million provided for national parks operations. Operating expenses increased by a commensurate amount, as a result of the national parks undertakings.

Total administered revenue for 2000-01 amounted to $486 million. Administered expenses incurred totalled $1.209 billion. Administered revenue increased by $267 million and administered expenses increased by $888 million as a result of a Commonwealth-wide change in revenue recognition policy. Details of the change in accounting policy are set out in note 2.2 of the notes to the financial statements.