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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 (continued)

Section 4 - Purchaser/Provider and Cost Recovery Arrangements


PURCHASER/PROVIDER ARRANGEMENTS

DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL PARKS
DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT AND HERITAGE

CROSS AGENCY OVERVIEW

The Director of National Parks has a purchaser/provider arrangement for the provision of corporate services under a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of the Environment and Heritage.

The Secretary of the Department of the Environment and Heritage allocates funds to the Director of National Parks for the sub-outcome conservation and appreciation of Commonwealth reserves.

RESPONSIBILITY

The Director of National Parks is responsible to the Minister for the Environment and Heritage.

CONTROL ARRANGEMENTS

The Director of National Parks is a statutory authority and is subject to the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997.

RESOURCING

The Director of National Parks will receive funding of $34.267 million from the Department of the Environment and Heritage in 2003-04.

PERFORMANCE AGAINST OUTCOMES AND OUTPUTS

Refer to Table 2.2 - Performance Information and Level of Achievement for 2003-04.

COST RECOVERY ARRANGEMENTS

SUMMARY OF COST RECOVERY IMPACT STATEMENT

The Director National Parks is committed to implementing the Commonwealth's formal cost recovery policy. In accordance with this policy the Director National Parks will adhere to the Commonwealth's cost recovery guidelines when: