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Department of the Environment and Water Resources annual report 2006–07

Volume one
Department of the Environment and Water Resources, 2007
ISSN 1441-9335

Executive summary (continued)

Financial summary

In 2006—07 the department administered a total expense budget of $1.035 billion. The department performed well against this budget with minor variances in the departmental accounts due to the removal of obsolete assets, and variances in the administered accounts due to moving the budgets of some programmes to 2007—08.

The department's appropriations increased in the 2007—08 Budget to deliver the Australian Government's ongoing environment programmes and new initiatives.

  Budget 2006—07*   Budget 2007—08**
    Budget $ million   Actual $ million   Variation $ million   Budget $ million
Departmental 415.268 421.101 (5.833) 570.217
Administered 619.301 594.280 25.021 965.746
Total 1,034.569 1,015.381 19.188 1,535.963
outcome 1 906.303 886.311 19.992 1138.304
outcome 2 128.266 129.070 (0.804) 130.689
outcome 3*** 0.00 0.00 0.00 266.970
Notes:
* After additional estimates
** Before additional estimates
*** The new water resources outcome

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