Online version of the 2013-14 Department of Health Annual Report

Note 29: Special Accounts

Notes to and Forming Part of the Financial Statements

Page last updated: 17 July 2019

Note 29: Special Accounts ('Recoverable GST exclusive')
 
Services for Other
Entities and Trust Moneys Account1
Australian Childhood
Immunisation Register Account2
Human Pituitary
Hormones Account3
Sport and Recreation
Account4
2014
$'000
2013
$'000
2014
$'000
2013
$'000
2014
$'000
2013
$'000
2014
$'000
2013
$'000
Balance brought forward from previous period
26,581
18,893
2,517
5,064
2,987
3,137
-
-
Increases
Appropriation credited to special account
14,151
27,313
5,747
3,047
-
-
219
-
Receipts from State Governments
8,465
12,773
3,469
3,580
-
-
3,579
-
Industry contributions
973
2,144
-
-
-
-
-
-
Transfer of balance from DRALGAS subject to AAO changes
-
-
-
-
-
-
2,013
-
Other receipts 
-
-
-
-
-
-
219
-
Cash to the Official Public Account
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Total increases
23,589
42,230
9,216
6,627
-
-
6,030
-
Available for payments
50,170
61,123
11,733
11,691
2,987
3,137
6,030
-
Decreases
Departmental
Employee benefits
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Suppliers
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Purchase of property, plant and equipment
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Other expenses
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Total departmental
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Administered
Suppliers
-
-
-
-
-
-
624
-
Subsidies
-
-
9,291
9,174
-
-
-
-
Grants
-
-
-
-
130
150
-
-
Total administered
-
-
9,291
9,174
130
150
624
-
Special Public Money
Suppliers
8,177
20,511
-
-
-
-
-
-
Grants
19,696
11,571
-
-
-
-
-
-
Return of funds to contributors
704
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Other expenses
2,040
2,460
-
-
-
-
-
-
Transfer of balance to DSS subject to AAO changes
3,307
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Total special public money
33,924
34,542
-
-
-
-
-
-
Total decreases
33,924
34,542
9,291
9,174
130
150
624
-
Total balance carried to the next period
16,246
26,581
2,442
2,517
2,857
2,987
5,406
-

1 Establishing Instrument: Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997; section 20
Appropriation: Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997; section 20
Purpose: to disburse amounts held on trust or otherwise for the benefit of a person other than the Commonwealth; disburse amounts in connection with services performed on behalf of other government bodies that are not FMA Act agencies; to repay amounts where an Act or other law requires or permits the repayment of an amount received; to reduce the balance of the special account (and, therefore the available appropriation for the special account) without making a real or notional payment.

2 Establishing Instrument: Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997; section 20
Appropriation: Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997; section 20
Purpose: for expenditure relating to the operations of the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register, including payments to providers for the provision of information.

3 Establishing Instrument: Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997; section 20
Appropriation: Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997; section 20
Purpose: for expenditure through grants and other payments for:

  • counselling and support services to recipients of pituitary-derived hormones and their families; and
  • medical and other care to people treated with pituitary-derived hormones should they contract Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease as a result of the treatment; and
  • one-off payments for recipients of pituitary-serviced hormones who can demonstrate that they have suffered a psychiatric illness prior to 1 January 1998 due to their having been informed that they are at a greater risk of contracting Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease; and
  • one-off payments for the children of recipients of pituitary-derived hormones who can demonstrate that they have suffered a psychiatric illness as a consequence of the death of their parent from Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

4 Establishing Instrument: Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997; section 20
Appropriation: Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997; section 20
Purpose: to undertake sport and recreation related projects of common interest to the Sport and Recreation Ministers' Council, its successor or subordinate bodies, and that benefit all or a majority of members.

The Sport and Recreation Special Account was transferred from DRALGAS to the Department during 2013-14 as a result of AAO changes on 18 September 2013.

 
Therapeutic Goods
Administration Account5
Office of the Gene
Technology Regulator Account6
National Industrial
Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme Account7
Health and Hospitals
Fund  Account8
Local Hospitals
Network Account9
2014
$'000
2013
$'000
2014
$'000
2013
$'000
2014
$'000
2013
$'000
2014
$'000
2013
$'000
2014
$'000
2013
$'000
Balance brought forward from previous period
58,341
56,509
6,828
6,606
10,319
7,129
-
-
1,261
-
Increases
Appropriation credited to special account
4,748
3,634
7,976
7,840
436
380
-
-
-
107,000
Receipts from State Governments
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Industry contributions
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Other receipts 
130,574
117,741
199
230
13,201
15,996
625,015
729,274
-
-
Cash to the Official Public Account
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Total increases
135,322
121,375
8,175
8,070
13,637
16,376
625,015
729,274
-
107,000
Available for payments
193,663
177,884
15,003
14,676
23,956
23,505
625,015
729,274
1,261
107,000
Decreases
Departmental
Employee benefits
85,044
79,609
6,135
5,885
8,437
7,187
-
-
-
-
Suppliers
40,406
36,123
1,826
1,960
4,450
5,847
-
-
-
-
Purchase of property, plant and equipment
4,885
3,811
-
3
-
152
-
-
-
-
Other expenses
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Total departmental
130,334
119,543
7,961
7,848
12,887
13,186
-
-
-
-
Administered
Suppliers
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Subsidies
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Grants
-
-
-
-
-
-
625,015
729,274
-
105,739
Total administered
-
-
-
-
-
-
625,015
729,274
-
105,739
Total decreases
130,334
119,543
7,961
7,848
12,887
13,186
625,015
729,274
-
105,739
Total balance carried to the next period
63,329
58,341
7,042
6,828
11,069
10,319
-
-
1,261
1,261

5 Establishing Instrument: Therapeutic Goods Act 1989
Appropriation: Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997; section 21
Purpose: for the receipt of all moneys and payment of all expenditures and disbursements related to all operations of the Therapeutic Goods Administration.

6 Establishing Instrument: Gene Technology Act 2000
Appropriation: Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997; section 21
Purpose: for the receipt of all moneys and payment of all expenditures and disbursements related to all operations of the Gene Technology Regulator.

7 Establishing Instrument: Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989
Appropriation: Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997; section 21
Purpose: for the receipt of all moneys and payment of all expenditures and disbursements related to all operations of the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme.

8 Establishing Instrument: Nation Building Funds Act 2008
Appropriation: Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997; section 21
Purpose: the main purpose of the Health and Hospitals Fund Special Account is to make payments in relation to the creation or development of health and infrastructure.

9 Establishing Instrument: Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997; section 20
Appropriation: Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997; section 20
Purpose: to make grants of financial assistance to Local Hospital Networks, in accordance with agreements entered into between them and the Commonwealth, for the provision of hospital and pharmaceutical benefits, and medical and dental services.

The Local Hospitals Network Special Account ceases from 1 July 2014. Remaining funds will be returned to contributors.

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