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Vote Parliamentary Service

MINISTER(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR APPROPRIATIONS: Speaker of the House of Representatives (M78)

ADMINISTERING DEPARTMENT: Parliamentary Service

MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR PARLIAMENTARY SERVICE: Speaker of the House of Representatives

Overview of the Vote

The Speaker is responsible for appropriations in Vote Parliamentary Service for the 2012/13 financial year covering the following:

  • a total of $67.900 million for purchasing support and administrative services from the Parliamentary Service
  • a total of $43.700 million for other expenditure to support members
  • a total of $20 million for payment of members' salaries and allowances
  • a total of $16 million for multi-year capital investment in the parliamentary precincts
  • a total of $4.900 million for departmental capital expenditure.

Details of these appropriations are set out in Parts 2-6 for Vote Parliamentary Service in the Information Supporting the Estimates of Appropriations.

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