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

Note 3: Expenses

Notes to and Forming Part of the Financial Statements

Page last updated: 31 October 2014

 
2014
$'000
2013
$'000
Note 3A: Employee Benefits
Wages and salaries
63,107
58,193
Superannuation
Defined contribution plans
4,537
3,738
Defined benefit plans
7,497
7,536
Leave and other entitlements
11,512
10,656
Separation and redundancies
176
-
Other employee benefits
182
272
Total employee benefits
87,011
80,395
 
Note 3B: Suppliers
Goods and services supplied or rendered
Consultants
6,093
6,038
Property (excluding lease payments)
5,054
4,982
Information technology
3,153
4,380
Travel
2,213
2,127
Committee expenses
1,004
906
Other
11,145
9,207
Total goods and services supplied or rendered
28,662
27,640
 
Goods supplied in connection with
Related parties
136
132
External parties
2,378
2,535
Total goods supplied
2,514
2,667
 
Services rendered in connection with
Related parties
2,806
3,044
External parties
23,342
21,929
Total services rendered
26,148
24,973
Total goods and services supplied or rendered
28,662
27,640
     
Other suppliers
     
Operating lease rentals in connection with
Related parties
Minimum lease payments
207
30
External parties
Minimum lease payments
6,268
6,311
Contingent rentals
2,872
2,687
Workers compensation expenses
1,430
940
Total other supplier expenses
10,777
9,968
Total supplier expenses
39,439
37,608
 
The TGA has co-located with the Department of Health in several state offices and makes lease payments to the department.
 
Note 3C: Depreciation and Amortisation
Depreciation
Property, plant and equipment
1,487
1,655
Buildings - leasehold improvements
1,362
1,079
Total depreciation
2,849
2,734
 
Amortisation
Intangibles
Computer software - internally developed
1,706
1,428
Computer software - purchased
231
222
Total amortisation
1,937
1,650
Total depreciation and amortisation
4,786
4,384
 
Note 3D: Write-Down and Impairment of Assets
Impairment on receivables
1,782
592
Impairment of property, plant and equipment
13
75
Total write-down and impairment of assets
1,795
667