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Appropriation Act 1911-12

Authoritative Version
Act No. 29 of 1911 as made
An Act to grant and apply a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to the service of the year ending the thirtieth day of June One thousand nine hundred and twelve and to appropriate the Supplies granted for such year in this and the last proceeding session of the Parliament.
Date of Assent 22 Dec 1911
Date of repeal 06 Aug 1934
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1934

THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA.

 

 

_________

 

 

APPROPRIATION.

 

_______

 

No. 29 of 1911.

 

An Act to grant and apply a sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to the service of the year ending the thirtieth day of June One thousand nine hundred and twelve and to appropriate the Supplies granted for such year in this and the last preceding session of the Parliament.

[Assented to 22nd December, 1911.]

Preamble.

BE it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, the Senate, and the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Australia, for the purpose of appropriating the grant originated in the House of Representatives, as follows:

Short title.

1. This Act may be cited as the Appropriation Act 1911–12.

Issue and application of £4,170,012.

2. The Treasurer may issue out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund, and apply towards making good the supply hereby granted to His Majesty for the service of the year ending the thirtieth day of June One thousand nine hundred and twelve the sum of Four million one hundred and seventy thousand and twelve pounds.

Appropriation of supplies, £8,495,364.

3. All sums granted by this Act and the other Acts mentioned in the First Schedule to this Act out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund towards making good the supply granted to His Majesty, amounting as appears by the said Schedule in the aggregate to

the

F.18855.


 

the sum of Eight million four hundred and ninety-five thousand three hundred and sixty-four pounds, are appropriated, and shall be deemed to have been appropriated as from the date of the passing of the Act No. 40 of 1910 for the purposes and services expressed in the Second Schedule.

 

 

 

FIRST SCHEDULE.

_____

 

Grants out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund.

Under Act No. 40 of 1910...........................

£1,315,976

Under Act No. 1 of 1911.............................

1,038,016

Under Act No. 2 of 1911.............................

1,409,534

Under Act No. 10 of 1911...........................

561,826

Under this Act..............................................

4,170,012

 

£8,495,364

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SECOND


 

 

SECOND SCHEDULE.

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ABSTRACT.

_____

Total.

Ordinary Services.

£

I.—The Parliament..............................................................................................

33,990

II.—The Department of Prime Minister...............................................................

24,457

III.—The Department of the Treasury.................................................................

860,495

IV.—The Attorney-General’s Department..........................................................

44,926

V.—The Department of External Affairs............................................................

529,414

VI.—The Department of Defence.......................................................................

1,827,615

VII.—The Department of Trade and Customs....................................................

355,881

VIII.—The Department of Home Affairs............................................................

386,457

IX.—The Postmaster-General’s Department.......................................................

3,827,160

 

7,890,395

Australian Note Issue Branch..............................................................................

2,520

Stamp Printing.....................................................................................................

2,449

Refunds of Revenue...........................................................................................

200,000

Advance to the Treasurer....................................................................................

400,000

Total Ordinary Services................................................................................

8,495,364

 

A 2


 

I.—THE PARLIAMENT.

 

£

THE SENATE.....................................................................................................

7,160

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES..............................................................

9,718

PARLIAMENTARY REPORTING STAFF..........................................................

7,197

THE LIBRARY...................................................................................................

4,942

REFRESHMENT ROOMS...................................................................................

1,172

WATER POWER FOR PARLIAMENT HOUSE..................................................

200

ELECTRIC LIGHTING, REPAIRS, ETC.............................................................

1,411

QUEEN’S HALL.................................................................................................

475

PARLIAMENT GARDENS.................................................................................

507

MISCELLANEOUS.............................................................................................

1,208

Total..........................................................................................

33,990


 

I.—THE PARLIAMENT.

Number of Persons.

 

£

Division No. 1.

 

 

THE SENATE.

 

 

 

Maxim-um.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

 

£

 

1

The President.........................................................................

...

1,100

1

The Chairman of Committees................................................

...

500

1

Clerk of the Senate................................................................

...

900

1

Clerk Assistant and Paying Officer........................................

750

750

1

Clerk of Select Committees, Usher of the Black Rod, and Secretary of the Joint House Committee...........................

550

550

1

Clerk of the Papers and Accountant......................................

420

360

1

Clerk and Shorthand Writer...................................................

...

200

1

Housekeeper and Doorkeeper*.............................................

...

250

1

President’s Messenger............................................................

...

204

1

Special Messenger, in charge of Stores and Stamping Correspondence................................................................

...

204

2

Senior Messengers, at £188...................................................

...

376

4

Junior Messengers, at £156....................................................

...

624

16

 

6,018

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Office Cleaners.........................................................................................

140

2. Select Committees—Expenses, including allowances to witnesses, and travelling expenses of clerks and shorthand writers................................

100

3. Postage and telegrams................................................................................

27

4. Office requisites, exclusive of writing-paper and envelopes......................

60

5. Writing-paper and envelopes, including cost of printing and embossing thereon

40

6. Account, record, and other books, including cost of material, printing, and binding....................................................................................................

30

7. Travelling expenses, including cost of conveyance of Senators’ luggage...

100

8. Bank exchange..........................................................................................

20

9. Incidental and petty cash expenditure........................................................

100

10. Maintenance, repairs, and furniture.........................................................

75

11. Temporary assistance...............................................................................

50

 

742

Subdivision No. 3.Postage and Telegrams.............................................

400

Total Division No. 1........................................................

7,160

 

* With quarters, fuel, light, and water.


 

I.The Parliament.

Number of Persons.

 

 

Division No. 2.

£

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

1

The Speaker*......................................................................................

1,100

1

The Chairman of Committees.............................................................

500

1

Clerk of the House of Representatives...............................................

900

1

Clerk Assistant....................................................................................

750

1

Serjeant-at-Arms, Clerk of Committees, and Paying Officer for the House and the Library...........................................................................................

600

1

Clerk of the Papers and Accountant...................................................

500

1

Clerk of the Records...........................................................................

400

1

Assistant Clerk of Committees and Reading Clerk..............................

400

1

Assistant Reading Clerk......................................................................

285

 

Serjeant-at-Arms Staff.

 

1

Housekeeper†.....................................................................................

250

1

Speaker’s Messenger..........................................................................

204

1

Special Messenger, performing duty of stamping Members’ correspondence 

204

2

Senior Messengers, at £188................................................................

376

4

Junior Messengers, at £156.................................................................

624

18

 

7,093

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Office Cleaners, including service for Hansard Department......................

600

2. Select Committees—Expenses, including allowances to witnesses, and travelling expenses of clerks and shorthand writers.................................................

115

3. Postage and telegrams.................................................................................

20

4. Office requisites, exclusive of writing-paper and envelopes.......................

100

5. Writing-paper and envelopes, including cost of printing and embossing thereon         

100

6. Account, record, and other books, including cost of material, printing, and binding    

15

7. Travelling expenses, including cost of conveyance of Members’ luggage..

100

8. Temporary assistance..................................................................................

20

9. Supply of newspapers.................................................................................

45

10. Bank exchange.........................................................................................

35

11. Incidental and petty cash expenditure.......................................................

100

12. Maintenance, repairs, and furniture..........................................................

100

 

1,350

Subdivision No 3.Postage and Telegrams...............................................

775

Carried forward...................................................

9,218

 

* If returned again to Parliament salary to continue, notwithstanding any dissolution, until the meeting of the new Parliament.—† With quarters, fuel, light, and water.


 

I.The Parliament.

Division No. 2.

£

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

 

Brought forward....................................................

9,218

Subdivision No. 4.Miscellaneous.

 

No. 1. Historic Memorial of Representative Men...................................................

500

Total Division No. 2............................................

9,718

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Number of Persons.

SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

 

Division No. 3.

 

PARLIAMENTARY REPORTING STAFF.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

1

Principal Parliamentary Reporter..........................................................

750

1

Second Parliamentary Reporter............................................................

625

8

Parliamentary Reporters, at £525.........................................................

4,200

1

Clerk and Accountant..........................................................................

260

6

Typists.................................................................................................

960

1

Messenger and Reader.........................................................................

204

18

 

6,999

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Emergency shorthand writing, and typewriting and attendance...................

75

2. Postage and telegrams.................................................................................

10

3. Office requisites, exclusive of writing-paper and envelopes.......................

30

4. Writing-paper and envelopes, including cost of printing and embossing thereon         

5

5. Account, record, and other books, including cost of material, printing, and binding    

3

6. Travelling expenses.....................................................................................

25

7. Incidental and petty cash expenditure.........................................................

50

 

198

Total Division No. 3.........................................................

7,197


 

I.The Parliament.

 

£

SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

 

 

 

Number of Persons.

Division No. 4.

 

THE LIBRARY.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

1

The Librarian........................................................................................

600

1

Archivist...............................................................................................

500

1

Clerk....................................................................................................

260

1

Cataloguer............................................................................................

250

4

One Temporary Clerk and Three Temporary Messengers.....................

552

8

 

2,162

 

 

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

 

 

No. 1. Books, maps, plates, and documents, bookbinding and insurance..............

1,800

2. Subscriptions to newspapers, periodicals, and annuals, and purchase of books not permanently retained in the Library....................................................

200

3. Postage and telegrams..................................................................................

15

4. Office cleaning............................................................................................

110

5. Office requisites, exclusive of writing-paper and envelopes.......................

30

6. Writing-paper and envelopes, including cost of printing and embossing thereon.................................................................................................................

20

7. Account, record, and other books, including cost of material, printing, and binding.....................................................................................................

5

8. Incidental and petty cash expenditure.........................................................

100

9. Fittings and furniture...................................................................................

50

10. Temporary assistance..................................................................................

...

11. Collection of Australian historical records..................................................

450

 

2,780

Total Division No. 4..................

4,942


 

I.The Parliament.

Number of Persons.

SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

£

JOINT HOUSE COMMITTEE.

 

 

Division No. 5.

 

 

REFRESHMENT ROOMS.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

1

Steward.................................................................................................

200

1

Assistant Steward..................................................................................

170

1

Principal Cook......................................................................................

182

3

Sessional Waiters..................................................................................

170

6

 

722

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Grant in aid.................................................................................................

450

Total Division No. 5.........

1,172

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Division No. 6.

 

Water Power for Parliament House, required for the following purposes:—The protection of the Parliament Buildings from fire; working the Senate lift, the lift to the Library corridors, and the kitchen lift..........................................

200

________

 

Division No. 7.

ELECTRIC LIGHTING, REPAIRS, ETC.

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

No. 1. Supply of electric current for lighting and working ventilation motors.......

520

2. Annual charge for interest and up-keep of plant for supplying electric light................................................................................................................

421

3. Electric light globes.....................................................................................

100

4. Maintenance, repairs, painting, furniture, &c..............................................

370

 

1,411


 

I.The Parliament.

Number of Persons.

SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

£

Division No. 8.

 

 

QUEEN’S HALL.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

1

Senior Messenger...............................................................................

188

1

Junior Messenger...............................................................................

156

1

Cleaner..............................................................................................

131

3

________

475

 

________

 

 

Division No. 9.

 

 

PARLIAMENT GARDENS.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

1

Foreman Gardener.............................................................................

168

2

Gardeners..........................................................................................

264

3

 

432

 

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Incidental expenses....................................................................................

75

Total Division No. 9..........................................

507

Number of Persons.

________

 

Division No. 10.

 

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

1

Engineer.............................................................................................

250

1

Assistant Engineer..............................................................................

188

1

Lift Attendant....................................................................................

110

3

 

548

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Telephone service.......................................................................................

200

2. Fuel and gas................................................................................................

300

3. Incidental expenses.....................................................................................

160

 

660

Total Division No. 10.......................................................

1,208

Total Parliament..............................................

33,990


 

II.—THE DEPARTMENT OF PRIME MINISTER.

 

£

PRIME MINISTER..............................................................................

4,150

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL.....................................................................

195

AUDIT OFFICE..................................................................................

20,112

 

24,457


 

II.The Department of Prime Minister.

Number of
Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

 

£

Division No. 11.

 

 

 

PRIME MINISTER.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

1

1

Secretary to Prime Minister............................................................

520

1

3

Senior Clerk...................................................................................

310

2

4

Clerks.............................................................................................

433

2

5

Clerks.............................................................................................

340

 

 

To provide for amendments in rates of pay to officers of Clerical Division.....................................................................................

20

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

Senior Messenger...........................................................................

126

1

...

Typist.............................................................................................

126

8

 

 

1,875

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Telegrams (beyond Commonwealth)...........................................................

400

2. Postage and telegrams..................................................................................

175

3. Office requisites, exclusive of writing-paper and envelopes........................

50

4. Writing-paper and envelopes, including cost of printing and embossing thereon..

50

5. Account, record, and other books, including cost of material, printing, and binding.....................................................................................................

50

6. Other printing..............................................................................................

50

7. Travelling expenses.....................................................................................

200

8. Incidental and petty cash expenditure..........................................................

175

 

1,150

Subdivision No. 3.Miscellaneous.

 

No. 1. Secretary to Leader of Opposition...............................................................

400

2 Official expenses of Honorary Ministers......................................................

200

3. Painting Picture of Landing of Duke of York in May, 1901........................

525

 

1,125

Total Division No. 11.......................

4,150

 

With travelling expenses not to exceed £50.


 

II.The Department of Prime Minister.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

£

Division No. 12.

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

 

 

Salaries.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

 

 

Secretary to Federal Executive Council

 

1

5

Clerk..............................................................................................

95

 

 

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

 

 

No. 1. Postage and telegrams.................................................................................

10

2. Office requisites, exclusive of writing-paper and envelopes.......................

15

3. Writing-paper and envelopes, including cost of printing and embossing thereon..

25

4. Account, record, and other books, including cost of material, printing, and binding.....................................................................................................

35

5. Incidental and petty cash expenditure.........................................................

15

 

100

Total Division No. 12................

195

 

Paid £600 as Official Secretary to the Governor-General under Division 18, Subdivision No. 1.


 

II.The Department of Prime Minister.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

£

Division No. 13.

 

AUDIT OFFICE.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

Central Staff.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

Chief Clerk....................................................................................

539

1

2

Examiner.......................................................................................

420

8

3

Examiners.....................................................................................

2,802

5

4

Examiners.....................................................................................

1,150

1

2

Inspector of Stores........................................................................

420

2

3

Examiners.....................................................................................

703

1

3

Senior Clerk (2 months)................................................................

60

2

4

Clerks............................................................................................

402

23

5

Clerks............................................................................................

2,865

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

Assistant........................................................................................

126

2

...

Pension Receipt Sorters.................................................................

202

1

...

Messenger.....................................................................................

60

48

 

 

9,749

 

 

Local Staffs.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

 

 

New South Wales.

 

1

2

Examiner in charge........................................................................

460

3

3

Examiners.....................................................................................

980

6

4

Examiners.....................................................................................

1,335

5

5

Clerks............................................................................................

497

15

 

 

3,272

 

 

Queensland.

 

1

3

Inspector in charge*......................................................................

380

1

3

Inspector........................................................................................

310

3

4

Inspectors......................................................................................

620

2

5

Clerks............................................................................................

247

7

 

 

1,557

 

 

South Australia.

 

1

3

Examiner in charge........................................................................

380

3

4

Examiners......................................................................................

730

2

5

Clerks............................................................................................

288

6

 

 

1,398

76

 

Carried forward.....................................................

15,976

 

* Also receives £100 allowance as Deputy Commissioner of Pensions.


 

II.The Department of Prime Minister.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 13.

£

AUDIT OFFICE.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

76

 

Brought forward....................................................

15,976

 

 

Western Australia.

 

1

3

Examiner in charge........................................................................

380

2

4

Examiners......................................................................................

485

2

5

Clerks............................................................................................

300

5

 

Tasmania.

1,165

1

3

Examiner in charge........................................................................

335

1

4

Examiner.......................................................................................

285

2

5

Clerks............................................................................................

319

4

 

 

939

 

 

To provide for amendments in rates of pay to Officers of Clerical Division..................................................................................................

280

85

 

Total Salaries..........................................

18,360

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Office cleaning...........................................................................................

102

2. Postage and telegrams.................................................................................

120

3. Office requisites, exclusive of writing paper and envelopes.......................

150

4. Writing paper and envelopes, including cost of printing and embossing thereon..

80

5. Account, record, and other books, including cost of material, printing, and binding................................................................................................................

60

6. Other printing..............................................................................................

100

7. Travelling expenses....................................................................................

700

8. Temporary assistance..................................................................................

150

9. Bank exchange...........................................................................................

...

10. Incidental and petty cash expenditure.........................................................

230

11. Audit of Northern Territory accounts.........................................................

...

12. Allowance of 5 per cent. to meet increased cost of living in Western Australia..

60

 

1,752

Total Division No. 13..............

20,112

Total Department of Prime Minister...........

24,457


 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

 

£

£

THE TREASURY...................................................................................

17,047

 

Less AUSTRALIAN NOTE ISSUE BRANCH (Shown Below).......

2,520

 

 

 

14,527

INVALID AND OLD-AGE PENSIONS OFFICE...................................................

41,927

LAND TAX OFFICE.............................................................................................

70,194

GOVERNMENT PRINTER...................................................................................

20,397

GOVERNOR-GENERAL’S OFFICE.....................................................................

4,150

COINAGE.............................................................................................................

27,000

MISCELLANEOUS...............................................................................................

681,050

UNFORESEEN EXPENDITURE...........................................................................

1,250

 

860,495

AUSTRALIAN NOTE ISSUE BRANCH...............................................................

2,520

STAMP PRINTING...............................................................................................

2,449

REFUNDS OF REVENUE.....................................................................................

200,000

ADVANCE TO THE TREASURER......................................................................

400,000

 

1,465,464


 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 14.

£

THE TREASURY.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

Administrative Division.

 

1

...

Secretary.......................................................................................

900*

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

Assistant Secretary........................................................................

700

 

 

Accountant’s Branch.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

Accountant...................................................................................

520

1

2

Sub-Accountant............................................................................

440

3

3

Clerks...........................................................................................

1,030

8

4

Clerks...........................................................................................

1,530

10

5

Clerks...........................................................................................

1,167

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

Messenger.....................................................................................

61

24

 

 

4,748

 

 

Correspondence Branch.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

Chief Clerk...................................................................................

480

3

4

Clerks...........................................................................................

540

7

5

Clerks...........................................................................................

826

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

Ministerial Messenger...................................................................

168

2

...

Messengers...................................................................................

105

2

...

Typists..........................................................................................

198

16

 

 

2,317

 

 

Australian Note Issue Branch.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

Clerk.............................................................................................

420

4

4

Clerks...........................................................................................

600

 

 

Additional Clerical and General Division Officers........................

1,500

5

 

 

2,520

 

 

To provide for amendments in rates of pay to Officers of Clerical Division.....................................................................................

160

47

 

Total Salaries (carried forward).......................................

11,345

 

* Also receives £150 allowance as Commissioner of Pensions.—† Also receives £100 allowance as Assistant Commissioner of Pensions.—‡ Payable out of Trust Fund Australian Notes Account.


 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

 

£

Division No. 14.

 

THE TREASURY.

 

Brought forward............................................................................

11,345

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Allowances to State officers acting as officers of Commonwealth Sub-Treasuries

1,160

2. Office cleaning...........................................................................................

300

3. Postage and telegrams.................................................................................

400

4. Office requisites, exclusive of writing-paper and envelopes.......................

200

5. Writing paper and envelopes, including cost of printing and embossing thereon          

120

6. Account, record, and other books, including cost of material, printing, and binding    

200

7. Other printing..............................................................................................

122

8. Travelling expenses....................................................................................

200

9. Bank exchange...........................................................................................

800

10. Incidental and petty cash expenditure.......................................................

300

11. Temporary assistance................................................................................

300

12. Exchange on London drafts, also London Bill stamps, discount, and interest on advances..................................................................................................

1,500

13. Gratuity to Mr. J. R. Collins, Assistant Secretary, being difference between salary voted in 1910-11 and amount paid....................................................................

100

 

5,702

Total Division No. 14.....................................

17,047


 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 15.

 

INVALID AND OLD-AGE PENSIONS OFFICE.

£

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

Central Staff.

 

 

 

Commissioner *.............................................................................

150

 

 

Assistant Commissioner †..............................................................

100

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

3

Clerk..............................................................................................

301

3

4

Clerks............................................................................................

630

2

5

Clerks............................................................................................

135

 

 

General Division.

 

3

...

Typists...........................................................................................

262

9

 

Local Staffs.

1,578

 

 

New South Wales.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

Deputy Commissioner...................................................................

454

6

4

Clerks............................................................................................

1,585

12

5

Clerks............................................................................................

1,487

 

 

General Division.

 

5

...

Assistants.......................................................................................

558

1

...

Caretaker.......................................................................................

138

2

...

Messengers....................................................................................

171

27

 

Victoria.

4,393

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

D

Special Magistrate..........................................................................

400

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

Deputy Commissioner...................................................................

420

6

4

Clerks............................................................................................

1,285

7

5

Clerks............................................................................................

828

 

 

General Division.

 

9

...

Assistants.......................................................................................

1,048

1

...

Messenger......................................................................................

59

1

...

Typist............................................................................................

119

26

 

Queensland.

4,159

 

 

Deputy Commissioner ‡................................................................

100

2

4

Clerks............................................................................................

470

3

5

Clerks............................................................................................

330

 

 

General Division.

 

3

...

Assistants.......................................................................................

176

1

...

Messenger......................................................................................

60

9

 

 

1,136

71

 

Carried forward.....................................................

11,266

 

* Receives also £900 as Secretary to the Treasury. † Receives also £700 as Assistant Secretary to the Treasury. ‡ Receives also £380 as Inspector in Charge Audit Office.

III.The Department of the Treasury.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

£

Division No. 15.

 

 

 

INVALID AND OLD-AGE PENSIONS OFFICE.

 

71

 

Brought forward....................................................

11,266

 

 

South Australia.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

...

...

Deputy Commissioner*.................................................................

50

1

4

Clerk.............................................................................................

217

4

5

Clerks............................................................................................

531

 

 

General Division.

 

2

...

Assistants......................................................................................

152

1

...

Typist............................................................................................

72

8

 

Western Australia.

1,022

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

...

...

Deputy Commissioner*.................................................................

100

1

4

Clerk.............................................................................................

235

2

5

Clerks............................................................................................

340

 

 

General Division.

 

2

...

Assistants......................................................................................

252

5

 

Tasmania.

927

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

 

 

Deputy Commissioner †................................................................

...

2

4

Clerks............................................................................................

470

1

5

Clerk.............................................................................................

60

 

 

General Division.

 

2

...

Assistants......................................................................................

226

1

...

Typist............................................................................................

126

6

 

 

882

 

 

To provide for amendments in rates of pay to Officers of Clerical Division  

240

90

 

Total Salaries...........................................

14,337

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Office cleaning...........................................................................................

150

2. Postage and telegrams.................................................................................

2,500

3. Office requisites, exclusive of writing paper and envelopes.......................

400

4. Writing paper and envelopes, including cost of printing and embossing thereon          

300

5. Account, record, and other books, including cost of material, printing, and binding    

150

6. Other printing..............................................................................................

800

7. Travelling expenses....................................................................................

250

8. Incidental and petty cash expenditure.........................................................

450

Carried forward....................

 

5,000

14,337

 

* Paid also £700 as Public Service Inspector.

Paid £550 as Deputy Commissioner of Land Tax and Deputy Commissioner of Pensions under Div. No. 16/1.


 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

 

£

Division No. 15.

 

INVALID AND OLD-AGE PENSIONS OFFICE.

 

Brought forward........................................................

14,337

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

Brought forward........................................................

5,000

No. 9. Temporary assistance......................................................................................

1,000

10. Medical Examinations....................................................................................

1,500

11. Services of Magistrates, Registrars, Police, and officers of Postmaster-General’s Department....................................................................................................................

20,000

12. Allowance of 5 per cent. to meet increased cost of living in Western Australia          

40

 

27,540

Subdivision No. 3.Miscellaneous.

 

No. 1. Law Costs under Invalid and Old-age Pensions Act........................................

50

Total Division No. 15...............................................

41,927


 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

£

Division No. 16.

 

 

 

 

 

LAND TAX OFFICE.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

 

 

Central Office.Salaries.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

Secretary............................................................................................

520

4

4

Clerks................................................................................................

865

12

5

Clerks................................................................................................

1,130

 

 

General Division.

 

2

...

Typists...............................................................................................

198

2

...

Messengers........................................................................................

95

21

 

 

2,808

 

 

Local Staffs.

 

 

 

New South Wales.Salaries.

 

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

A

Deputy Commissioner.......................................................................

750

1

D

Valuer................................................................................................

360

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

3

Senior Clerk.......................................................................................

310

5

4

Clerks................................................................................................

1,200

8

5

Clerks................................................................................................

1,190

 

 

General Division.

 

3

...

Assistants...........................................................................................

378

2

...

Typists...............................................................................................

198

2

...

Messengers........................................................................................

91

23

 

 

4,477

44

 

Carried forward.................................

7,285


 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

£

Division No. 16.

 

 

 

 

LAND TAX OFFICE.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

44

 

Brought forward.......................................................

7,285

 

 

Victoria.Salaries.

 

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

D

Valuer...............................................................................................

380

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

3

Senior Clerk.....................................................................................

310

4

4

Clerks...............................................................................................

915

11

5

Clerks...............................................................................................

1,062

 

 

General Division.

 

2

...

Typists..............................................................................................

162

1

...

Messenger........................................................................................

57

20

 

 

2,886

 

 

Queensland.Salaries.

 

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

A

Deputy Commissioner......................................................................

700

1

D

Valuer..............................................................................................

310

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

3

Senior Clerk.....................................................................................

310

3

4

Clerks...............................................................................................

555

5

5

Clerks...............................................................................................

678

 

 

General Division.

 

2

...

Typists..............................................................................................

252

1

...

Messenger........................................................................................

39

14

 

 

2,844

78

 

Carried forward............................................

13,015


 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 16.

£

 

 

 

 

LAND TAX OFFICE.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

78

 

Brought forward......................................................

13,015

 

 

South Australia.Salaries.

 

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

B

Deputy Commissioner......................................................................

600

1

D

Valuer..............................................................................................

360

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

3

Senior Clerk.....................................................................................

310

2

4

Clerks...............................................................................................

370

3

5

Clerks...............................................................................................

465

 

 

General Division.

 

2

...

Assistants.........................................................................................

252

2

...

Typists..............................................................................................

252

1

...

Messenger........................................................................................

39

13

 

 

2,648

 

 

Western Australia.—Salaries.

 

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

B

Deputy Commissioner......................................................................

600

1

D

Valuer..............................................................................................

310

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

2

4

Clerks...............................................................................................

420

1

5

Clerk................................................................................................

160

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

Typist...............................................................................................

126

1

...

Messenger........................................................................................

52

7

 

 

1,668

98

 

Carried forward............................................

17,331


 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

 

Division No. 16.

£

LAND TAX OFFICE.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

98

 

Brought forward........................................................

17,331

 

 

Tasmania.Salaries.

 

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

B

Deputy Commissioner*.....................................................................

550

1

D

Valuer................................................................................................

310

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

2

4

Clerks................................................................................................

445

1

5

Clerk..................................................................................................

160

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

Typist.................................................................................................

126

1

...

Messenger..........................................................................................

72

7

 

 

1,663

 

 

To provide for amendments in rate of pay to Officers of Clerical division

370

105

 

Total Salaries...................................

19,364

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Office cleaning...............................................................................................

300

2. Postage and telegrams......................................................................................

1,500

3. Office requisites, exclusive of writing paper and envelopes............................

1,500

4. Writing paper and envelopes, including cost of printing and embossing thereon          

1,100

5. Account, record, and other books, including cost of material, printing, and binding    

130

6. Other printing..................................................................................................

2,000

7. Travelling expenses, other than for valuations.................................................

1,300

8. Temporary assistance......................................................................................

7,100

9. Incidental and petty cash expenditure..............................................................

1,100

10. Law costs........................................................................................................

4,000

11. Valuation fees and other expenses, not including travelling............................

21,000

12. Travelling expenses in connexion with valuations..........................................

9,700

13. Allowance of 5 per cent. to meet increased cost of living in Western Australia           

100

 

50,830

Total Division No. 16................................................

70,194

 

* Receives £550 salary as Deputy Commissioner of Land Tax and Deputy Commissioner of Pensions.


 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 17.

 

GOVERNMENT PRINTER.

£

Subdivision No. 1.

 

 

 

Salaries.

 

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

D

Engineer in charge..............................................................................

360

 

 

_______

 

 

 

Allowance to Government Printer, Melbourne, for services rendered in connexion with printing for Parliament...........................................

150

 

 

Wages and overtime:

 

 

 

Compositors....................................................................

£5,000

 

 

 

Proportion of salaries of the State classified staff of the Government Printing Office, Melbourne.......................

2,100

 

 

 

Gratuities to State officers engaged in excess of office hours........................................................................................

500

 

 

 

Bookbinders, machinemen, warehouse assistants, labourers, and others.....................................................................

3,000

 

1

 

 

10,600

 

 

11,110

Subdivision No. 2.

 

Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Paper and parchment.......................................................................................

5,650

2. Repairs to machinery, also lubricants, cotton waste, roller cleanser, and other necessaries...................................................................................................

150

3. Type................................................................................................................

50

4. Bookbinders’ materials, stores, and printing ink..............................................

300

5. Motive power, fuel, and light...........................................................................

660

6. Cartage.............................................................................................................

209

7. Distribution of Hansard and Parliamentary papers..........................................

1,800

8. Postage and telegrams......................................................................................

50

9. Office requisites, exclusive of writing paper and envelopes............................

10

10. Writing paper and envelopes, including cost of printing and embossing thereon          

15

11. Account, record, and other books, including cost of material, printing, and binding    

15

12. Other printing..................................................................................................

75

13. Incidental and petty cash expenditure..............................................................

30

14. Insurance of plant, machinery, and stock........................................................

223

15. Statutes supplied to new Members of Parliament.............................................

50

 

9,287

Total Division No. 17..............................

20,397


 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

Division No. 18.

£

GOVERNOR-GENERAL’S OFFICE.

 

 

 

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

 

 

Salaries.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

Official Secretary to the Governor-General†......................................

600

 

 

General Division.

 

3

...

Messengers.........................................................................................

150

4

 

 

750

Subdivision No. 2.

 

Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Official printing and stationery, including account, record, and other books...

300

2. Official telegrams and postage.........................................................................

800

3. Travelling incidental, and petty cash expenditure............................................

300

4. Services rendered by State Railway Departments.............................................

2,000

 

3,400

Total Division No. 18................................................

4,150

_________

 

Division No. 19.

 

COINAGE.

 

No. 1. Coinage of silver, including freight, insurance, distribution, and other expenses, and not including cost of bullion............................................................................

18,500

2. Coinage of bronze, including freight, insurance, distribution, and other expenses, and not including cost of bullion......................................................................

8,500

 

27,000

 

Also acts as Secretary to the Federal Executive Council.


 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

Division No. 20.

£

MISCELLANEOUS.

 

No. 1. Maintenance of persons admitted to charitable institutions, in accordance with provisions of Invalid and Old-age Pensions Acts.......................................

4,000

2. Royal Commission on Tasmanian Customs Leakage.......................................

450

3. To recoup the Postmaster-General’s Department rebate of 75 per cent. allowed to Fire Brigades throughout the Commonwealth on regulation rates for “Telephone and Fire Alarm Services”..................................................................................

3,000

4. Interest at three per cent. and Sinking Fund at one-half per cent. on the value of properties transferred from the States to the Commonwealth (2 years):—

 

Defence Department.............................................................

£190,523

 

Trade and Customs Department............................................

46,283

 

Home Affairs Department.....................................................

822

 

Postmaster-General’s Department..........................................

435,972

 

 

 

673,600

Total Division No. 20................................................

681,050

_________

 

Division No. 21.

 

UNFORESEEN EXPENDITURE...............................................................................

1,250

_________

 

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 22.

 

STAMP PRINTING.

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

 

 

Salaries.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

Stamp Printer......................................................................................

420

1

4

Clerk..................................................................................................

185

 

 

To provide for amendments in rates of pay to Officers of Clerical Division........................................................................................

20

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

Overseer.............................................................................................

300

1

...

Senior Machinist.................................................................................

165

3

...

Machinists..........................................................................................

463

1

...

Female Supervisor..............................................................................

126

7

...

Female Assistants...............................................................................

770

15

 

 

2,449*

 

* Payable out of Trust Fund Stamp Printing Account.


 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

 

£

Division No. 23.

 

REFUNDS OF REVENUE‡......................................................................................

200,000

_________

 

Division No. 24.

 

ADVANCE TO THE TREASURER.

 

To enable the Treasurer to make advances to Public Officers and to meet expenditure, particulars of which will afterwards be included in a Parliamentary Appropriation........................................................................................................

400,000

Total Department of the Treasury..........................................

1,465,464

Required to enable refunds to be made of amounts which have been collected, but which do not properly belong to Revenue, such as—

(a) Proportion of cable receipts due to the Eastern Extension Australasia and China Telegraph Co. and to the Pacific Cable Board.

(b) Value of postage stamps repurchased by the Postmaster-General’s Department.

(c) Value of postage stamps affixed to postal notes.

(d) Moneys paid to Revenue in error.


 

IV.—THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT.

 

£

SECRETARY’S OFFICE....................................................................

5,119

CROWN SOLICITOR’S OFFICE.......................................................

4,701

THE HIGH COURT...........................................................................

8,052

COURT OF CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION........................

3,260

PATENTS, TRADE MARKS, COPYRIGHTS AND DESIGNS..........

23,794

 

44,926


 

IV.—THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 25.

£

SECRETARY’S OFFICE.

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

Administrative Division.

 

1

...

Secretary and Parliamentary Draftsman............................................

1,000

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

A

Chief Clerk and Assistant Parliamentary Draftsman.........................

600

2

E

Clerks...............................................................................................

383

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

3

Senior Clerk.....................................................................................

310

1

4

Clerk................................................................................................

185

2

5

Clerks...............................................................................................

180

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

Ministerial Messenger.......................................................................

132

1

...

Messenger........................................................................................

60

 

 

Accounts Branch.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

4

Accountant.......................................................................................

260

1

5

Clerk................................................................................................

170

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

Messenger........................................................................................

52

 

 

Office of the Representatives of the Government in the Senate.

 

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

D

Secretary to the Representatives of the Government in the Senate...

329

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

Ministerial Messenger.......................................................................

168

 

 

To provide for amendments in rates of pay to Officers of Professional and Clerical Divisions.........................................................................

30

15

 

 

3,859

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Books for departmental library......................................................................

250

2. Postage and telegrams....................................................................................

70

3. Office requisites, exclusive of writing-paper and envelopes..........................

100

4. Writing-paper and envelopes, including cost of printing and embossing thereon..........................................................................................................................

50

5. Account, record, and other books, including cost of material, printing, and binding

30

6. Other printing.................................................................................................

90

7. Travelling expenses.......................................................................................

200

8. Temporary assistance.....................................................................................

350

9. Defence of prisoners.....................................................................................

20

10. Incidental and petty cash expenditure............................................................

100

 

1,260

Total Division No. 25...................

5,119


 

IV.The Attorney-General’s Department.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

 

Division No. 26.

£

 

 

 

 

CROWN SOLICITOR’S OFFICE.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

A

Crown Solicitor.................................................................................

1,000

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

Clerk in Charge (Sydney Office).......................................................

500

1

2

Chief Clerk.......................................................................................

420

2

4

Clerks................................................................................................

470

5

5

Clerks................................................................................................

542

1

4

Clerk (Sydney Office).......................................................................

210

1

5

Clerk (Sydney Office).......................................................................

114

 

 

To provide for amendments in rates of pay to Officers of Clerical Division

35

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

Messenger.........................................................................................

110

1

...

Messenger (Sydney Office)...............................................................

60

14

 

 

3,461

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Law books......................................................................................................

125

2. Postage and telegrams.....................................................................................

150

3. Office requisites, exclusive of writing-paper and envelopes...........................

75

4. Writing-paper and envelopes, including cost of material, printing and embossing thereon.......................................................................................................

60

5. Account, record, and other books, including cost of material, printing, and binding

20

6. Other printing.................................................................................................

25

7. Travelling expenses........................................................................................

200

8. Temporary assistance.....................................................................................

500

9. Office cleaning, fires, and light......................................................................

10

10. Incidental and petty cash expenditure............................................................

75

 

1,240

Total Division No. 26....................

4,701


 

IV.The Attorney-General’s Department.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

£

Division No. 27.

 

 

 

THE HIGH COURT.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

Exempt.

 

5

...

Associates to Justices—at £300.........................................................

1,500

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

Clerk and Industrial Registrar............................................................

420

1

5

Clerk in Principal Registry.................................................................

150

 

 

General Division.

 

5

...

Tipstaffs............................................................................................

882

12

 

 

2,952

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Law books......................................................................................................

300

2. Postage and telegrams.....................................................................................

35

3. Office requisites, exclusive of writing-paper and envelopes...........................

35

4. Writing-paper and envelopes, including cost of printing and embossing thereon...................................................................................................................

35

5. Account, record, and other books, including cost of printing, material, and binding

40

6. Other printing.................................................................................................

25

7. Travelling expenses........................................................................................

3,500

8. Cleaning courts and offices............................................................................

50

9. Incidental and petty cash expenditure.............................................................

120

10. Compensation for services of Commonwealth and State officers..................

800

11. Jurors’ fees.....................................................................................................

20

12. Temporary assistance.....................................................................................

140

 

5,100

Total Division No. 27....................

8,052

 

F.18855.

B


 

IV.The Attorney-General’s Department.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

£

 

 

 

 

Division No. 28.

 

 

 

COURT OF CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

Industrial Registrar...........................................................................

600

Subdivision No. 2.

 

 

 

Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Postage and telegrams....................................................................................

30

2. Office requisites, exclusive of writing-paper and envelopes..........................

20

3. Writing-paper and envelopes, including cost of printing and embossing thereon..................................................................................................................

20

4. Account, record, and other books, including cost of printing, material, and binding

20

5. Other printing................................................................................................

30

6. Travelling expenses.......................................................................................

250

7. Temporary assistance....................................................................................

20

8. Cleaning courts and offices...........................................................................

20

9. Incidental and petty cash expenditure (including expenses of representatives of organizations)............................................................................................

250

10. Shorthand notes of court proceedings...........................................................

700

11. Advertising....................................................................................................

50

12. Compensation to State officers executing duties of officers of the court......

150

13. Reports of cases............................................................................................

100

14. Law costs......................................................................................................

1,000

 

2,660

Total Division No. 28............................

3,260


 

IV.The Attorney-General’s Department.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

 

Division No. 29.

£

PATENTS, TRADE MARKS, COPYRIGHTS, AND DESIGNS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

A

Commissioner..................................................................................

850

1

C

Deputy Commissioner and Chief Examiner.....................................

460

1

C

Deputy Registrar of Trade Marks and Examiner and Deputy Commissioner of Patents......................................................................................

420

3

D

Examiners........................................................................................

1,200

1

D

Classification Officer.......................................................................

400

8

E

Deputy Examiners............................................................................

1,955

5

F

Assistant Examiners.........................................................................

785

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

3

Unattached Officer..........................................................................

380

7

4

Clerks...............................................................................................

1,745

21

5

Clerks...............................................................................................

2,650

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

Supervisor of Publications...............................................................

252

1

...

Assistant Supervisor of Publications................................................

210

4

...

Typists.............................................................................................

408

3

...

Assistants.........................................................................................

378

3

...

Messengers.......................................................................................

196

 

 

To provide for amendments in rates of pay to officers of Clerical and Professional Divisions..................................................................

90

61

 

 

12,379

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Postage and telegrams....................................................................................

450

2. Office requisites, exclusive of writing-paper and envelopes..........................

75

3. Writing-paper and envelopes, including cost of printing and embossing thereon..................................................................................................................

100

4. Account, record, and other books, including cost of material, printing, and binding

375

5. Other printing................................................................................................

9,450

6. Travelling expenses.......................................................................................

75

7. Other stores, fuel, and light............................................................................

40

8. Temporary assistance....................................................................................

400

9. Miscellaneous and incidental expenditure.....................................................

450

 

11,415

Total Division No. 29.............................................

23,794

Total Attorney-General’s Department......................................

44,926

 

B 2


 

V—THE DEPARTMENT OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS.

 

£

ADMINISTRATIVE.........................................................................

14,239

HIGH COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE.................................................

14,455

PAPUA............................................................................................

34,000

NORTHERN TERRITORY..............................................................

262,921

PORT AUGUSTA RAILWAY.........................................................

145,610

MAIL SERVICE TO PACIFIC ISLANDS.........................................

19,850

MISCELLANEOUS..........................................................................

38,339

 

529,414


 

V.—THE DEPARTMENT OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS.

Number of Persons

Class or Grade.

Division No. 30.

£

ADMINISTRATIVE.

 

 

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

Administrative Division.

 

1

...

Secretary..........................................................................................

900

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

D

Lands Officer...................................................................................

310

 

 

Correspondence Branch.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

Chief Clerk......................................................................................

439

2

3

Clerks...............................................................................................

780

1

3

Accountant.......................................................................................

335

6

4

Clerks...............................................................................................

890

17

5

Clerks...............................................................................................

1,765

 

 

To provide for amendments in rates of pay to Officers of Clerical Division.....................................................................................................

100

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

Ministerial Messenger.......................................................................

180

3

...

Messengers.......................................................................................

274

1

...

Typist...............................................................................................

116

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