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Appropriation Act 1912-13

Authoritative Version
Act No. 43 of 1912 as made
An Act to grant and apply out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund a sum for the service of the year ending the thirtieth day of June One thousand nine hundred and thirteen and to appropriate the Supplies granted for such year in this session of the Parliament.
Date of Assent 24 Dec 1912
Date of repeal 06 Aug 1934
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1934

THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA.

_______________

APPROPRIATION 1912-13.

___________

No. 43 of 1912.

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

[Assented to 24th December, 1912.]

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 1912-13.

Issue and application of £4,977,653.

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 thirteen the sum of Four million nine hundred and seventy-seven thousand six hundred and fifty-three pounds.

Appropriation of supplies £9,616,656.

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

F.17946.


 

the sum of Nine million six hundred and sixteen thousand six hundred and fifty-six pounds, are appropriated, and shall be deemed to have been appropriated as from the date of the passing of the Act No. 1 of 1912 for the purposes and services expressed in the Second Schedule.

 


FIRST SCHEDULE.

____

Grants out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund.

Under Act No. 1 of 1912 ...............................................

£882,768

Under Act No. 2 of 1912 ...............................................

1,503,574

Under Act No. 11 of 1912 .............................................

2,252,661

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

4,977,653

 

£9,616,656

 


SECOND SCHEDULE.

_____

ABSTRACT.

Total.

Ordinary Services.

£

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

34,154

II.—The Prime Minister's Department......................................

50,200

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

644,296

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

48,794

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

527,810

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

2,512,400

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

395,445

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

443,669

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

4,253,410

 

8,910,178

Australian Notes Branch..........................................................

4,226

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

2,252

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

200,000

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

500,000

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

9,616,656

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I.—THE PARLIAMENT.

 

£

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

7,053

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

9,463

PARLIAMENTARY REPORTING STAFF

7,277

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

5,378

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

1,172

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

200

ELECTRIC LIGHTING, REPAIRS, ETC.

1,411

QUEEN'S HALL........................................................................

485

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

507

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

1,208

 

34,154

 


 

 

I.—THE PARLIAMENT.

 

 

Number of Persons.

 

 

 

Division No. 1.

 

£

                                    THE SENATE.      

Maximum

 

 

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

1

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

...

550

1

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

420

385

1

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

...

210

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

 

 

6,053

 

 

 

 

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..................................................................................

20

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

60

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

50

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............................................................................................

25

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

100

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

75

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

50

 

750

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

250

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

7,053

* 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*....................................................................................

l,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....................................................................

300

 

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

 

7,108

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

630

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         

300

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

 

1,580

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

775

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

9,463

* 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.

 

 

£

SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

 

 

Division No. 3.

 

Number of Persons.

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

4

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

680

1

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

204

16

 

6,719

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

435

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

 

558

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

7,277

 


 

 

I.The Parliament.

 

 

 

£

Number of Persons.

SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

 

 

Division No. 4.

 

 

THE LIBRARY.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

1

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

600

1

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

500

1

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

260

1

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

275

4

One temporary clerk and three temporary messengers .................

608

8

 

2,243

 

 

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

320

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

15

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

145

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

650

 

3,135

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

5,378

 


 

 

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

4

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

170

7

 

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 .......................................................................................

141

3

________

485

 

Division No. 9.

 

 

PARLIAMENT GARDENS.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

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 ........

34,154

 


 

II.—PRIME MINISTER'S DEPARTMENT.

 

 

 

£

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

11,795

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

166

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

22,551

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONER................................

15,688

 

50,200


 

 

 

II.—Prime Minister's Department.

 

Number of Persons

Class or Grade.

Division No. 11.

£

 

 

PRIME MINISTER.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

Administrative Division.

 

1

...

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

600

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

3

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

310

2

4

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

433

4

5

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

576

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

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

136

1

...

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

75

1

...

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

126

1

...

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

39

12

 

 

2,295

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

400

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

175

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

150

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

100

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

25

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

50

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

200

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

200

9. Printing and distribution (including postage) of Commonwealth Gazette....

2,200

10. Printing and distribution (including postage) of Commonwealth Statutes to State Governments and others ...........................................................................................

1,000

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

200

 

4,700

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

6.995

 


 

 

 

 

 

II.Prime Minister's Department.

 

£

Division No. 11.

 

PRIME MINISTER.

 

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

6,995

Subdivision No. 3.Miscellaneous.

 

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

400*

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

150

3. Travelling expenses of Ministers ................................................................

250

4. Historic memorials of representative men ..................................................

2,000

5. Imperial Trade Commission .......................................................................

2,000

 

4,800

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

11,795

________

 

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 ....................................................................................

111

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

5

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

10

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

10

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

15

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

15

 

55

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

166

*With travelling expenses not to exceed £50.

†Paid £650 as Official Secretary to the Governor-General under Division No. 19.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

II.Prime Minister's Department.

 

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 13.

 

AUDIT OFFICE.

£

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

Central Staff.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

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

559

1

2

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

437

10

3

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

3,600

6

4

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

1,400

1

2

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

440

2

4

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

470

27

5

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

3,443

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

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

126

5

...

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

550

1

...

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

55

55

 

 

11,080

 

 

Local Staffs.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

 

 

New South Wales.

 

1

2

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

480

3

3

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

1,000

6

4

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

1,450

8

5

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

907

18

 

 

3,837

 

 

Queensland.

 

1

3

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

400

1

3

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

335

3

4

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

680

2

5

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

286

7

 

 

1,701

 

 

South Australia.

 

1

3

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

400

3

4

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

770

2

5

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

290

6

 

 

1,460

86

 

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

18,078

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


 

 

 

 

 

II.Prime Minister's Department.

 

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 13.

£

AUDIT OFFICE.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

86

 

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

18,078

 

 

Western Australia.

 

1

3

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

380

2

4

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

510

2

5

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

309

5

 

 

1,199

 

 

Tasmania.

1

3

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

335

1

4

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

235

2

5

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

346

4

 

 

916

 

 

Northern Territory.

1

2

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

420

96

 

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

20,613

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

102

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

160

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

150

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

70

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

60

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

100

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

750

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

150

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

250

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

60

11. District allowance to Examiner, Northern Territory .................................

86

 

1,938

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

22,551

 


 

 

 

II. Prime Minister's Department.

 

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 14.

£

 

 

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONER.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

Central Staff.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

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

520

1

2

Registrar ..................................................................................

420

1

2

Officer in charge, examinations ..............................................

420

1

3

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

360

6

4

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

1,473

10

5

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

1,259

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

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

128

2

...

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

133

3

...

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

301

26

 

 

5,014

 

 

Inspectors' Staffs.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

4

3

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

1,388

3

4

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

805

6

5

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

779

 

 

General Division.

 

4

...

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

304

6

...

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

597

23

 

 

3,873

49

 

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

8,887

 


 

II.Prime Minister's Department.

 

 

 

 

£

Division No. 14.

 

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONER.

 

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

8,887

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

1,040

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

225

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

200

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

75

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

1,500

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

600

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

600

8. Expenses of holding examinations, including advertising .........................

1,800

9. Other advertising .......................................................................................

75

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

200

11. Expenses—Election Divisional Representatives ........................................

25

12. Fuel, light, and water ................................................................................

50

13. Office cleaners .........................................................................................

136

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

75

15. Expenses in connexion with Arbitration Court proceedings ......................

200

 

6,801

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

15,688

Total Prime Minister's Department

50,200

 


 

III.—THE DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY.

£

£

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

20,305

 

Less AUSTRALIAN NOTES BRANCH (Shown Below)        

4,226

 

 

16,079

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

43,875

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

80,376

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

19,690

GOVERNOR-GENERAL'S OFFICE .....................................

4,900

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

17,500

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

460,626

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

1,250

 

644,296

AUSTRALIAN NOTES BRANCH ........................................

4,226

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

2,252

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

200,000

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

500,000

 

1,350,774

 


 

 

 

III.—THE DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 15.

£

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 ...........................................................................

540

1

2

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

460

3

3

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

1,075

9

4

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

2,158

11

5

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

1,264

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

Telephonist ...........................................................................

110

26

 

 

5,607

 

 

Correspondence Branch.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

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

500

3

4

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

630

7

5

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

945

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

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

177

2

...

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

252

2

...

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

123

16

 

 

2,627

 

 

Australian Notes Branch.

 

1

...

Note Printer ...........................................................................

800

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

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

420

1

4

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

260

5

5

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

950

 

 

General Division.

 

4

...

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

496

5

...

Note Sorters ..........................................................................

550

 

 

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

750

17

 

 

4,226‡

61

 

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

14,060

* 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. 15.

 

THE TREASURY.

 

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

14,060

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

1,165

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

60

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

500

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

300

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

150

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

200

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

1,500

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

350

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

200

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

1,500

 

6,245

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

20,305

 


 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 16.

 

INVALID AND OLD-AGE PENSIONS OFFICE.

£

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

Central Staff.

 

 

 

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

150

 

 

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

100

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

3

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

333

3

4

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

680

2

5

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

188

 

 

General Division.

 

3

...

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

322

9

 

Local Staffs.

1,773

 

 

NEW SOUTH WALES.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

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

474

6

4

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

1,640

11

5

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

1,593

 

 

General Division.

 

7

...

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

869

1

...

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

144

1

...

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

83

27

 

Victoria.

4,803

 

 

Professional Division.

1

D

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

310

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

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

440

6

4

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

1,385

6

5

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

773

 

 

General Division.

 

9

...

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

1,117

1

...

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

126

1

...

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

70

25

 

QUEENSLAND.

4,221

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

 

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

100

2

4

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

510

3

5

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

383

 

 

General Division.

 

3

...

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

188

8

 

 

1,181

69

 

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

11,978

* Receives also £900 as Secretary to the Treasury.—† Receives also £700 as Assistant Secretary to the Treasury ‡ Receives also £400 as Examiner in Charge Audit Office.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

 

 

£

Division No. 16.

 

INVALID AND OLD-AGE PENSIONS OFFICE.

 

69

 

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

11,978

 

 

SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

...

...

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

50

1

4

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

242

4

5

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

588

 

 

General Division.

 

2

...

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

176

1

...

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

126

8

 

WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

1,182

 

Clerical Division.

...

...

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

100

1

4

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

260

2

5

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

360

 

 

General Division.

 

2

...

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

227

5

 

TASMANIA.

947

 

Clerical Division.

 

 

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

...

2

4

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

490

1

5

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

84

 

 

General Division.

 

2

...

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

228

1

...

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

126

6

 

 

928

88

 

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

15,035

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

160

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

2,000

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

300

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 ........................................................................................

640

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

200

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

450

Carried forward ................................................... {

4,200

15,035

* Receives also £700 as Public Service Inspector.

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


 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

 

 

£

Division No. 16.

 

INVALID AND OLD-AGE PENSIONS OFFICE.

 

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

15,035

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

4,200

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

1,340

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

3,200

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           

50

 

28,790

Subdivision No. 3.Miscellaneous.

 

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

50

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

43,875

 


 

 

 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

 

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 17.

£

 

 

 

LAND TAX OFFICE.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

 

 

Central Office.Salaries.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

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

540

4

4

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

981

13

5

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

1,230

 

 

General Division.

 

2

...

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

252

1

...

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

48

21

 

...

3,051

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local Staffs.

 

 

 

New South Wales.Salaries.

 

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

A

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

750

1

D

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

400

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

3

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

335

8

4

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

1,940

14

5

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

1,887

 

 

General Division.

 

2

...

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

252

1

...

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

58

28

 

...

5,622

49

 

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

8,672

 


 

 

 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

 

Division No. 17.

£

 

 

LAND TAX OFFICE.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

49

 

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

8,673

 

 

 

 

 

 

Victoria . Salaries.

 

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

C

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

420

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

3

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

335

6

4

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

1,431

14

5

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

1,721

 

 

General Division.

 

3

...

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

361

1

...

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

70

26

 

 

4,338

 

 

 

 

 

 

Queensland.Salaries.

 

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

A

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

700

1

D

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

335

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

3

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

310

3

4

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

656

12

5

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

1,195

 

 

General Division.

 

2

...

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

252

1

...

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

55

21

 

 

3,503

96

 

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

16,514

 


 

 

 

 

 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

 

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

£

Division No. 17.

 

 

 

LAND TAX OFFICE.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

96

 

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

16,514

 

 

South Australia.Salaries.

 

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

B

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

600

1

D

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

360

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

3

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

335

2

4

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

446

9

5

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

1,036

 

 

General Division.

 

2

...

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

252

1

...

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

54

17

 

 

3,083

 

 

 

 

 

 

Western Australia.— Salaries.

 

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

B

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

600

1

D

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

335

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

2

4

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

458

2

5

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

328

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

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

126

1

...

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

55

8

 

 

1,902

121

 

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

21,499

 


 

 

 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

£

Division No. 17.

 

 

 

LAND TAX OFFICE.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

121

 

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

21,499

 

 

Tasmania.Salaries.

 

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

B

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

550

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

2

4

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

495

1

5

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

110

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

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

126

1

...

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

96

6

 

 

1,377

127

 

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

22,876

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

400

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

400

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

2,200

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

550

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

12,500

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

3,600

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

4,150

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

19,500

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

10,800

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

100

 

57,500

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

80,376

* Is also Deputy Commissioner of Pensions without additional pay.


 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 18.

£

GOVERNMENT PRINTER.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

 

 

Salaries.

 

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

D

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

360

 

 

Gratuity to Mr. J. Kemp, late Government Printer, for services rendered in connexion with printing for Parliament.......................

250

 

 

Wages and overtime :

 

 

 

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

£5,000

 

 

 

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

1,900

 

 

 

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

500

 

 

 

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

4,000

 

 

 

 

11,400

1

 

 

12,010

Subdivision No. 2.

 

Contingencies.

 

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

3,900

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

300

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

50

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

500

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

660

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

250

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

1,500

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 ................................................

250

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

75

 

7,680

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

19,690


 

 

 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

£

Division No. 19.

 

 

 

GOVERNOR-GENERAL'S OFFICE.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

 

 

Salaries.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

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

650

 

 

General Division.

 

2

...

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

100

3

 

 

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, temporary messengers, incidental, and petty cash expenditure

400

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

2,650

 

4,150

Total Division No. 19...................................

4,900

_________

 

 

 

Division No. 20.

 

COINAGE.

 

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

15,000

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

2,500

 

17,500

Is also Secretary to the Federal Executive Council without additional pay.

.

III.The Department of the Treasury.

Division No. 21.

£

MISCELLANEOUS.

 

No. 1. Interest at three and one-half per cent, on the value of properties transferred from the States to the Commonwealth:

 

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

£121,599

436,126

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

29,637

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

530

Postmaster-General's Department...................................

284,360

2. Maintenance of persons admitted to charitable institutions, in accordance with provisions of Invalid and Old-age Pensions Acts .....................................................

9,000

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. Remission of Fines under Land Tax Assessment Act ..............................

3,000

5. Royal Commission on Sugar Industry ......................................................

3,000

6. Royal Commission on Fruit Industry .......................................................

1,000

7. Royal Commission on Pearl Shelling Industry .........................................

500

8. Maternity Allowance—Administrative expenses ......................................

5,000

Total Division No. 21 ...................................

460,626

_________

 

Division No. 22.

 

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

1,250

_________

 

Number of Persons

Class or Grade.

Division No. 23.

 

STAMP PRINTING.

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

Salaries.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

9

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

440

1

4

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

210

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

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

288

1

...

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

168

3

...

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

468

1

...

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

128

5

...

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

550

13

 

 

2,252*

* Payable out of Trust Fund Stamp Printing Account.


 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

 

Division No. 24.

£

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

200,000

__________

 

Division No. 25.

 

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 .........

500,000

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

1,350,774

 

 

‡ 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....................................................

5,562

CROWN SOLICITOR'S OFFICE.......................................

5,676

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

8,100

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

5,115

PATENTS, TRADE MARKS, COPYRIGHTS AND DESIGNS  

24,341

 

48,794


 

 

 

 

IV.—THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 26.

 

 

£

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 .............

650

2

E

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

433

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

3

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

310

1

4

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

210

2

5

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

200

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

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

144

1

...

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

126

1

...

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

55

 

 

Accounts Branch.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

4

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

280

1

5

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

190

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

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

72

 

 

Office of the Representatives of the Government in the Senate.

 

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

D

Secretary to the Representatives of the Government in the Senate   

348

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

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

174

16

 

 

4,192

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 ..........................................................................................

100

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

200

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

350

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

20

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

200

 

1,370

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

5,562

F.17946.                                                                  b


 

 

 

 

IV.The Attorney-General's Department.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

 

Division No. 27.

£

 

 

 

 

 

CROWN SOLICITOR'S OFFICE.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

A

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

1,250

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

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

500

1

2

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

440

2

4

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

510

6

5

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

680

1

3

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

310

1

4

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

210

1

5

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

131

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

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

128

1

...

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

110

1

...

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

72

17

 

 

4,341

 

 

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

125

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

200

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

75

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

75

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

25

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 .....................................................

100

 

1,335

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

5,676


 

 

 

 

 

IV.The Attorney-General's Department.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

 

Division No. 28.

 

 

£

 

 

THE HIGH COURT.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

Exempt.

 

5

...

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

1,500

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

C

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

420

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

5

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

162

 

 

General Division.

 

5

...

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

893

12

 

 

2,975

 

 

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

300

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

25

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 .....................................................................

75

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

120

10. Compensation for services of Commonwealth and State officers

800

11. Jurors' fees ..............................................................................................

20

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

150

 

5,125

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

8,100

b 2


 

IV.The Attorney-General's Department.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

£

 

 

Division No. 29.

 

 

 

COURT OF CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

5

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

160

 

 

Subdivision No. 2.

 

Contingencies.

 

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

75

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 ..........................................................................................

100

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

500

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

250

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

20

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

600

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

2,000

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

50

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

150

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

150

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

1,000

 

4,955

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

5,115


 

IV.The Attorney-General's Department.

Number of Persons.