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Portfolio Budget Statements 2003-2004

Environment and Heritage Portfolio
Budget Initiatives and Explanations of Appropriations 2003-2004
Budget Related Paper No. 1.7
Commonwealth of Australia 2003
ISSN 1448 - 1219 (Online), 1448 - 1200 (Print)

Part C - Agency Budget Statements (continued)
Director of National Parks

Section 1 - Overview, Appropriations and Budget Measures

OVERVIEW

To assist the Minister and Environment Australia in the conservation and appreciation of Australia's biological diversity and associated cultural heritage, through leadership and cooperation in the management of the Commonwealth's protected areas.

The Director of National Parks will administer his statutory responsibilities under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

The Director of National Parks is assisted by branches of the Parks Australia Division and through delegated functions to the Marine and Water Division and the Australian Antarctic Division:

APPROPRIATIONS AND RESOURCING

There is no direct appropriation from Government to the Director of National Parks. Funds of $34.267 million will be appropriated directly to the Department of the Environment and Heritage and transferred to the Director of National Parks.

Table 1.1 on the following page shows the total price of statutory outputs for the Director of National Parks, sub-outcome - conservation and appreciation of Commonwealth reserves which contributes to Outcome 1 - the environment, especially those aspects that are matters of national environmental significance, is protected and conserved.

TABLE 1.1 - APPROPRIATIONS AND OTHER REVENUE FOR 2003-2004 ($'000)
     
  DEPARTMENTAL PRICE OF OUTPUTS  
  Revenue from
Government
(Appropriations)
Revenue Price of    
    Special   from other Total
  Bill 1 Approps Total Sources (1) Outputs Approp
  A B C D E=C+D F=C
Outcome 1            
Conservation and appreciation            
of Commonwealth reserves       50,015 50,015  
TOTAL 0 0 0 50,015 50,015 0
1. Refer to Budgeted Departmental Statement of Financial Performance for application of agency revenue (refer Table 3.1). Revenue from other sources includes other revenue from Government (resources free of charge) revenue from sales of goods and services and interest revenue (refer Table 1.3).

TABLE 1.2 - SUMMARY OF MEASURES DISCLOSED IN THE 2003-04 BUDGET
There are no measures for the Director of National Parks in the 2003-04 Budget.

TABLE 1.3 - RECEIPTS FROM INDEPENDENT SOURCES
  2002-2003 2003-2004
  Estimated Estimated
  Revenue Revenue
  $'000 $'000
DEPARTMENTAL REVENUE    
     
Revenues from Sales of Goods and Services 10,275 11,420
Interest 800 750
Other 3,578 3,578
     
TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUE 14,653 15,748

TABLE 1.4 - ESTIMATES OF EXPENSES FROM SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS
There are no special appropriations for the Director of National Parks in the 2003-04 Budget.

TABLE 1.5 - ESTIMATES OF SPECIAL ACCOUNT FLOWS AND BALANCES
There are no special accounts for the Director of National Parks in the 2003-04 Budget.

ADMINISTERED CAPITAL AND DEPARTMENTAL EQUITY INJECTIONS AND LOANS

The Director of National Parks has not been appropriated any administered capital for 2003-04 and will not receive any departmental equity injection or loans in 2003-04.