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Chart 1.2: Historical Trend Defence's Assets and Liabilities

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The bar graph above represents Defence's actual movement in billions of dollars of major categories of assets and liabilities since 1999-2000, including the 2002-03 result. Figures are given in the table below.

  $b
1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03
Cash and Receivables 0.5 0.6 1.4 1.3
Land and building 7.6 8.7 9.1 9.3
Specialist military equipment 29.2 31.0 30.7 31.4
Other infrastructure, plant and equipment 3.8 4.5 4.5 4.7
Inventory 2.9 3.2 3.6 3.8
Other Assets 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7
Employee entitlements -2.5 -2.7 -3.0 -3.7
Payables and Finance leases -0.7 -1.2 -1.4 -1.6