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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 10 Hansard (23 September) . . Page.. 4532..


ACTION

Loan 1: Commonwealth Borrowings

Loan 2: The Central Financing Unit, ACT Treasury, Loan

Finance—government programs (Question No 1130)

Mr Seselja asked the Minister for Planning, upon notice, on 26 August 2010:

(1) In relation to each portfolio area, what were the top ten underspending programs in the 2009-10 financial year.

(2) What was the cause of each underspend.

(3) Will any funding be rolled over into the 2010-11 financial year as a result of the underspend.

(4) What were the top ten program overspending programs in the 2009-10 financial year.

(5) Where was funding allocated from to accommodate the overspend.

(6) What adjustments have been made to the 2010-11 budget as a result of the overspend and by how much and in what areas have adjustments been made.

Mr Barr: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

Details of appropriation rollover instruments prepared under the Financial Management Act 1996 are tabled by the Treasurer from time to time, together with information on funds allocated from the Treasurer's advance in accordance with Financial Management Act 1996.

Details of programs requiring additional funding are disclosed in the Budget Papers in the event that additional funding is provided (as occurred in the 2010-11 Budget). In addition agency annual financial statements and management, discussion and analysis explain significant variances between budgeted appropriation and appropriation drawn, budgeted expenditure and actual expenditure.

Agency statements of performance include actual GPO and cost by output together with variance explanations where there is a material variance from budget. Annual reports for 2009 10, which include agency financial statements, management, discussion and analysis and statement of performance, will be tabled shortly in accordance with established procedures.

Finance—government programs (Question No 1136)

Mr Seselja asked the Treasurer, upon notice, on 26 August 2010:

(1) In relation to each portfolio area, what were the top ten underspending programs in the 2009-10 financial year.


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