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2002-03 Financial Statements

Department of Defence
Notes To And Forming Part Of The Financial Statements
for the year ended 30 June 2003
2002-03 2001-02
$'000 $'000
Note 20: Expenses Administered on Behalf of Government
Employees
Other - retention benefits expense 21,162 30,560
Superannuation 2,477,497 2,240,395
Subsidies
Defence Home Owner Subsidy 7,394 6,411
Net foreign exchange losses -
Non-speculative 2,045 12,269
Write down of assets
United Nations* 88,855 -
Intercompany Recievable 5,384
Other
Other Expenses 2,320 -
Total expenses administered on behalf of Government 2,594,657 2,289,635
* During 2002-03, Defence undertook a review of the United Nations receivable. As a result of the review, the amount was adjusted to correctly reflect the amount due from the United Nations under agreed arrangement.