ACT Legislative Assembly Hansard


Advanced search

Next page . . Previous page . . . . Speeches . . . . Contents . . . . Sittings . . . . Search

Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2009 Week 9 Hansard (18 August) . . Page.. 3225..


Financial Management Act—instruments

Papers and statement by minister

MS GALLAGHER (Molonglo—Treasurer, Minister for Health, Minister for Community Services and Minister for Women): For the information of members, I present the following papers:

Financial Management Act, pursuant to section 18A—

Nine authorisations of Expenditure from the Treasurer's Advance, including statements of reasons; and

Financial Management Act, pursuant to section 18A—

Authorisations of expenditure from the Treasurer's Advance, including statements of reasons, to:

ACT Planning and Land Authority, dated 23 June 2009.

Chief Minister's Department, dated 23 June 2009.

Department of Disability, Housing and Community Services, dated 23 June 2009.

Department of Education and Training, dated 23 June 2009.

Department of Justice and Community Safety, dated 23 June 2009.

Department of Territory and Municipal Services, dated 23 June 2009.

Department of Treasury, dated 23 June 2009.

Exhibition Park Corporation, dated 23 June 2009.

Legislative Assembly Secretariat, dated 23 June 2009.

I seek leave to make a statement in relation to the papers.

Leave granted.

MS GALLAGHER: As required by the Financial Management Act, I table copies of expenditure, authorisations and final charge against the 2008-09 Treasurer's advance. Section 18 of the act allows the Treasurer to authorise expenditure from the Treasurer's advance. Section 18A of the act requires that, within three sitting days after the daily authorisation is given, the Treasurer present to the Legislative Assembly a copy of the authorisation, a statement of the reasons for giving it and a summary of the total expenditure authorised under section 18 for the financial year.

Section 18A of the Financial Management Act also requires that, where a Treasurer has authorised expenditure under section 18 within three sitting days after the end of the financial year, the Treasurer must present to the Assembly a summary of the total expenditure authorised for that financial year.

Before I do this, I would like to mention that the unspent balance of the Treasurer's advance is $9.4 million. This underscores the government's ability to control costs and our strong track record on financial management.

This package includes nine instruments signed under section 18 of the act, which comprise $7.668 million for the Department of Territory and Municipal Services for


Next page . . Previous page. . . . Speeches . . . . Contents . . . . Sittings . . . . Search


If you have special accessibility requirements in accessing information on this website,
please contact the Assembly on (02) 6205 0439 or send an email toOLA@parliament.act.gov.au
Accessibility | Copyright and Disclaimer Notice | Privacy Policy
© Legislative Assembly for the ACT