Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2002 Week 13 Hansard (21 November) . . Page.. 4039..
2. The cost to the ACT Government for Floriade for 1999-2001 was as follows.
(a) 1999 - $1.193 million
(b) 2000 - $1.393 million
(c) 2001 - $1.843 million
Explanatory Note: The irregular surplus (profit) returned from Floriade is due to the reduction and then abolition of entry fees and the fluctuation in sponsorships for the years 1999-2001.
To compensate for the reduction in the entry fee for 2000 and the abolition of the entry fee in 2001 the Government increased the funding for Floriade by $200,000 in 2000 and $650,000 in 2001.
(Question No 310)
Mr Cornwell asked the Minister for Urban Services, upon notice:
(1) In relation to Canberra Cemeteries Annual Report 2001-2002 and in particular the Expenses (page 9) listed as Other Administrative Expenses $127,482 which ranks fourth highest in the expenses set out in the 2001-2002 Financial Statements, can you provide a more detailed breakdown of this item.
Mr Wood: The answer to the member's questions is as follows:
Break down of EXPENSES FROM ORDINARY ACTIVITIES
- Other administrative expenses
Audit fees 13,400
MV expenses 16,335
New burial sites(survey) 13,816