The Treasury

Global Navigation

Personal tools

Vote Ombudsmen

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

APPROPRIATION ADMINISTRATOR: Office of the Ombudsman

RESPONSIBLE MINISTER FOR OFFICE OF THE OMBUDSMAN: Speaker of the House of Representatives

Overview of the Vote

The Speaker of the House of Representatives is responsible for appropriations in Vote Ombudsmen in 2016/17 totalling $15.129 million (GST exclusive). This comprises:

  • $13.712 million annual appropriation for the Office of the Ombudsmen
  • $668,000 permanent legislative authority of Ombudsmen remuneration, and
  • $749,000 permanent legislative authority for capital expenditure.

The whole of the Vote is committed to the investigation, resolution of complaints and the provision of advice relating to central and local government administrative actions, and monitoring compliance with international conventions.

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

Page top