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Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements 2004–2005

Environment and Heritage Portfolio
Explanation of Additional Estimates 2004–2005
Commonwealth of Australia 2005
ISSN 1448 – 9058 (Online)

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

Section 1 – Agency Overview

There have been no changes to the role or structure of the Director of National Parks since the 2004-05 Portfolio Budget Statements.

ADDITIONAL ESTIMATES AND VARIATIONS TO SUB-OUTCOME

The Department of the Environment and Heritage is seeking an increase of $4.120m in departmental outputs appropriation in 2004 2005 for payment to the Director of National Parks. This increase relates primarily to funding provided for the abolition of entry fees to Kakadu National Park.

The Director of National Parks does not receive any direct appropriation from Government. The additional funding will be appropriated to the Department of the Environment and Heritage in 2004-05 through Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2004-05 and transferred to the Director of National Parks (refer Table 1.1).

MEASURES SINCE THE 2004-05 BUDGET
Director of National Parks – Additional funding
  2004–05
$' 000
2005–06
$' 000
2006–07
$' 000
2007–08
$' 000
Department of the Environment and Heritage  *
4,120 3,750 4,091 4,432

* Funding for this measure will be directly appropriated to the Department of the Environment and Heritage (Outcome 1 Environment)

ADDITIONAL ESTIMATES VARIATIONS
Additional Estimates and Variations – Measures
  2004–05
($'000)
2005–06
($'000)
2006–07
($'000)
2007–08
($'000)
Sub–outcome
       
Variations in departmental appropriations
       
Director of National Parks – additional funding
4,120 3,750 4,091 4,432
TOTAL VARIATIONS MEASURES (a)
4,120 3,750 4,091 4,432
OTHER VARIATIONS TO APPROPRIATIONS
Additional Estimates and Variations – Other Variations to Appropriations
  2004–05
($'000)
2005–06
($'000)
2006–07
($'000)
2007–08
($'000)
Sub–outcome
       
Variations in departmental appropriations
       
Indexation
0 306 471 624
TOTAL OTHER VARIATIONS (b)
0 306 471 624
TOTAL VARIATIONS (a + b)
4,120 4,056 4,562 5,056
SUB-OUTCOME AND OUTPUT GROUPS FOR THE AGENCY
Sub-outcome and output groups for the agency
 
DEPARTMENTAL OUTPUTS
Revised Total Price of Outputs
$'000
Variation to Total Price of Outputs *
$'000
DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL PARKS
55,860 (775)
Outcome 1  –  Sub-Outcome Conservation and appreciation of Commonwealth reserves
   
1.1
Parks and Reserves
55,860 (775)

* The variation primarily relates to an overall reduction in revenue from independent sources following the revision of estimated revenue for park entry fees following the abolition of entry fees at Kakadu National Park on 19 December 2004.

Table 1.1   Summary of measures since the 2004–05 budget
Measure
Outcome Output
Groups
Affected
Departmental Appropriations
2004–05
$'000
2005–06
$'000
2006–07
$'000
2007–08
$'000
Director of National Parks – additional funding
1 1.1 4,120 3,750 4,091 4,432

Table 1.2 Appropriation Bill (No. 3) 2004-05
The Director of National Parks does not receive direct appropriation from Government.

Table 1.3 Appropriation Bill (No. 4) 2004-05
The Director of National Parks does not receive direct appropriation from Government.

Table 1.4   Staff years – Average Staffing Level (ASL)
  2004–05
Budget
sy
2004–05
Revised
sy
Variation
sy
Outcome 1  –  Sub-Outcome
     
Conservation and appreciation of Commonwealth reserves
275.0 275.0 0.0
TOTAL
275.0 275.0 0.0

SUMMARY OF AGENCY SAVINGS 2004-05

There are no savings for the Director of National Parks in 2004-05.

Table 1.5 Changes to net annotated appropriations (Section 31) receipts
There are no net annotated appropriations (Section 31) receipts for the Director of National Parks in 2004-05.

Table 1.6   Revenue from independent sources
  2004–2005
Budget
Estimate
$'000
2004–2005
Revised
Estimate
$'000
Revenue from Sales of Goods and Services
16,220 10,925
Interest
450 450
Other
4,000 4,400
TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUE
20,670 15,775

Table 1.7 Estimates of expenses from special appropriations
There are no special appropriations for the Director of National Parks in 2004-05.

Table 1.8 Estimates of special account flows and balances
There are no special accounts for the Director of National Parks in 2004-05.

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