Employee expenses

APS employees

The actual result for employee expenses in 2007-08 was $459.0m.

Table 4.2 Explanation of Variations in Employees Expenses
APS 2007-08
Budget
estimate[1]
($'000)
2007-08
Revised
estimate[2]
($'000)
2007-08
Actual
result
($'000)
Variation[3]


($'000)
Variation


%
Salaries, Allowances, Superannuation and Leave Liability 436,124 444,701 458,992 14,291 3.21
Total Employee Expenses 436,124 444,701 458,992 14,291 3.21

Notes

  1. The budget estimate for 2007-08 was published in the Portfolio Budget Statements 2007-08.
  2. The revised estimate for 2007-08 was published in the Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements 2007-08.
  3. The variation is between the actual result as disclosed in the 2007-08 financial statements and the revised estimate.

Permanent military staff

Permanent military members allocated to the DMO are provided on a fee-for-service basis, with Defence being the principal employer. The fee for service is reflected in the price agreed with Defence, and those expenses are funded from suppliers' expenses.

Reserve staff

The Services provide the DMO with a number of reserve days under a free-of-charge understanding, with any requirement above the agreed level being purchased from suppliers' expenses under contractual arrangements.

Professional service providers

The DMO spent $49.2m on Professional Service Providers, which was funded from suppliers' expenses under contractual arrangements.