Payroll, travel and other administrative costs

A comparison of MOP(S) Act employee payroll, travel and other administrative costs over the 2011‑2012 and 2012‑2013 financial years is provided below. It does not represent the total Electorate and Ministerial Support Costs appropriation and these figures are based on accrual financial data, not payroll management data.

Table 19: Payroll, travel and other administrative costs

Table information depicted in Graph 10

 

Actual $'000
1 July 2011 - 30 June 2012

Actual $'000
1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013

Difference $'000

Payroll related costs

Salaries

113,874

123,623

9,749

Leave

16,078

14,891

-1,187

Severance Benefits

3,149

3,446

297

Allowances35

23,338

27,234

3,896

Employer Superannuation Contribution

22,796

25,709

2,913

Security Checks

201

232

31

Learning and Development

489

939

450

Other employee and payroll related costs36

312

318

6

Sub Total

180,237

196,392

16,155

Travel related costs37

Fares

12,166

13,162

996

Travelling Allowance

11,661

12,374

713

Taxis, Parking, Tolls and Public Transport

2,441

2,521

80

Motor Vehicle Allowance (MVA)

917

1,014

97

Private-Plated Vehicle (PPV)

505

441

-64

Private-Plated Vehicle Allowance (PPVA)

1,811

2,086

275

Other employee travel related costs38

5

0

-5

Sub Total

29,506

31,598

2,092

Other Administrative costs

Consultants

0

0

0

Advertising of Staff Vacancies

638

241

-397

Comcare Premiums

1,080

1,979

899

Sub Total

1,718

2,220

502

 

TOTAL

211,461

230,210

18,749


Graph 10: Payroll, travel and other administrative costs for 2011-2012 and 2012-2013

Graphical representation of the data contained in Table 19

Graph 10: Payroll, travel and other administrative costs for 2011-2012 and 2012-2013

Text Description of Graph 10: Payroll, travel and support costs for 2010-2012 and 2012-2013


35 Allowances include ESA and PSA, and other allowances as provided in the employment framework for MOP(S) Act employees except travel related allowances.

36 Other employee and payroll related costs can include discretionary payments, relocation costs, case management costs, medical examination expenses, and miscellaneous claims.

37 See Common Terms, Explanations and Descriptions for an explanation of MVA, PVA and PPVA.

38 Includes passport costs and airline lounge memberships.

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Last updated: 20 February 2014