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APPROPRIATION MINISTER(S): Speaker of the House of Representatives (M78)

APPROPRIATION ADMINISTRATOR: Controller and Auditor-General

RESPONSIBLE MINISTER FOR CONTROLLER AND AUDITOR-GENERAL: Speaker of the House of Representatives

Overview of the Vote

The Speaker of the House of Representatives is responsible for appropriations in the Vote for the 2016/17 financial year covering the following:

  • A total of $9.857 million for the Controller and Auditor-General supporting Parliament in ensuring accountability for the use of public resources. This includes providing advice to select committees and other stakeholders, carrying out the Controller function, and carrying out and reporting on performance audits and inquiries relating to public entities.
  • A total of $77.095 million for providing audit services to public entities, and other audit-related assurance services. This is largely funded by fee revenue, but includes $150,000 funded by revenue from the Crown for audits of smaller entities such as cemetery trusts and reserve boards.
  • A total of $958,000 for remuneration expenses for both the Auditor-General and the Deputy Auditor-General.
  • A total of $785,000 for the purchase or development of assets for the use of the Controller and Auditor-General.

Details of these appropriations are set out in Parts 2-4.

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