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Appropriation Act 1916-17

Authoritative Version
Act No. 12 of 1917 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 seventeen and to appropriate the Supplies granted by the Parliament for such year.
Date of Assent 27 Jul 1917
Date of repeal 06 Aug 1934
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1934

THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA.

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APPROPRIATION 1916–17.

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No. 12 of 1917.

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 seventeen and to appropriate the Supplies granted by the Parliament for such year.

[Assented to 27th July, 1917.]

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 1916–17.

Issue and application of £161,565.

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 seventeen the sum of One hundred and sixty-one thousand five hundred and sixty-five pounds.

Appropriation of supplies £15,142,905.

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 sum of Fifteen million one hundred and forty-two thousand nine hundred and five pounds, are appropriated, and shall be deemed to have been appropriated as from the date of the passing of the Act No. 18 of 1916 for the purposes and services expressed in the Second Schedule.

 

 

 

F.8488.                                                                                                                                                                        FIRST


FIRST SCHEDULE.

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GRANTS OUT OF THE CONSOLIDATED REVENUE FUND.

 

£

Under Act No. 18 of 1916 ........................................................................

2,752,388

Under Act No. 26 of 1916 ........................................................................

5,023,580

Under Act No. 34 of 1916 ........................................................................

2,195,527

Under Act No. 1 of 1917 ..........................................................................

1,211,012

Under Act No. 2 of 1917 ..........................................................................

3,798,652

Under Act No. 9 of 1917 ..........................................................................

181

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

161,565

 

£15,142,905


 

SECOND SCHEDULE.

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ABSTRACT.

Total.

 

£

THE PARLIAMENT....................................................................................

43,393

PRIME MINISTER'S DEPARTMENT ..........................................................

153,935

THE DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY.................................................

765,032

THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT.........................................

72,370

THE HOME AND TERRITORIES DEPARTMENT......................................

656,049

THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE—MILITARY...................................... .

1,849,201

THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY..........................................................

1,533,762

THE DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND CUSTOMS.....................................

578,220

THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKS AND RAILWAYS..................................

1,026,951

THE POSTMASTER-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT.....................................

5,141,047

WAR SERVICES.........................................................................................

1,941,330

 

13,761,340

ACCOUNTANT (AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS' REPATRIATION FUND).....

320

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

9,608

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

1,360

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

470,000

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

750,000

NORTHERN TERRITORY HOTELS ..........................................................

2,400

ASSISTANT TO NAVAL REPRESENTATIVE ...........................................

525

KALGOORLIE-PORT AUGUSTA RAILWAY ...........................................

17,052

UNIVERSAL MILITARY TRAINING (CITIZEN FORCES)—PAY. ............

60,000

PERMANENT FORCE (SEA-GOING)—PAY .............................................

25,000

CITIZEN NAVAL FORCES (ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVAL RESERVE)—PAY     

45,300

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

15,142,905


 

 

 

I.—THE PARLIAMENT.

 

£

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

8,071

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

10,135

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

9,589

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

6,702

PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS ....

1,861

JOINT COMMITTEE OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS ........................................

1,750

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

1,246

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

50

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

1,095

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

520

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

688

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

1,686

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

43,393


 

 

I.—THE PARLIAMENT.

Number of Persons.

Division No. 1.

 

 

THE SENATE

Maxi-mum.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

£

£

1

The President* ........................................................................

1,100

1

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

500

1

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

1,000

1

Clerk Assistant, and Secretary of the Joint House Committee

775

725†

1

Clerk of Select Committees, Usher of the Black Rod, and Accountant .............................................................................

600

525†

1

Clerk of the Papers .................................................................

420

335†

1

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

210

1

Housekeeper and Doorkeeper‡ ..............................................

265

1

President's Messenger .............................................................

216

1

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

216

2

Senior Messengers, at £200 ....................................................

400

4

Junior Messengers, at £168 ....................................................

672

 

Salary of Officer granted leave of absence or furlough prior to retirement

417

16

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

6,581

Subdivision No. 2.—Contingencies.

 

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

160

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 .........

225

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

100

9, Maintenance, repairs, and furniture .................................................................

75

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

50

Total Contingencies ......................................................

870

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

620

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

8,071

* If again returned to Parliament salary to continue, notwithstanding any dissolution, until the meeting of the new Parliament.——†With annual increments of £25 each, subject to the recommendation of the President.——‡With quarters, fuel, light, and water.


 

 

I.—The Parliament.

Number of Persons.

 

 

 

Division No. 2.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

Subdivision No. 1.—Salaries.

Maximum per annum.

£

 

 

£

 

1

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

1,100

1

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

500

1

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

1,000

1

Clerk Assistant** ..................................................................

775

765

1

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

600

580

1

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

292

1

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

440

1

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

420

1

Reading Clerk** ...................................................................

420

315

1

Junior Clerk ..........................................................................

94

 

Serjeant-at-Arms Staff.

 

1

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

265

1

Speaker's Messenger ..............................................................................

216

1

Special Messenger, performing duty of stamping Members' correspondence

216

2

Senior Messengers—at £200 ..................................................................

400

4

Junior Messengers—at £168 ..................................................................

672

 

 

7,275

 

Less Salary of Officer absent with Expeditionary Forces.......................

420

19

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

6,855

Subdivision No 2.—Contingencies.

 

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

760

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

75

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

150

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

15

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

260

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

50

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

60

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

175

11. Maintenance, repairs, and furniture ................................................................

200

Total Contingencies..........................................

1,880

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

1,400

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

10,135

* If returned again to Parliament salary to continue, notwithstanding any dissolution, until the meeting of the new Parliament.–† With quarters, fuel, light, and water.—** With annual increments of £25 each, subject to the recommendation of the Speaker.


 

I.—The Parliament.

Number of Persons.

 

£

 

SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

 

 

Division No. 3.

 

 

PARLIAMENTARY REPORTING STAFF.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.–Salaries.

 

1

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

800

1

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

650

7

Parliamentary Reporters, at £550 ...........................................

3,850

4

Parliamentary Reporters, at £500 ...........................................

2,000

1

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

280

1

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

216

15

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

7,796

Subdivision No. 2.–Contingencies.

 

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

1,540

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

10

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

35

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

100

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

100

Total Contingencies ..........................

1,793

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

9,589


 

I.—The Parliament.

Number of Persons.

 

£

 

Division No. 4.

 

 

THE LIBRARY.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.—Salaries.

 

1

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

600

1

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

500

1

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

375

1

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

280

4

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

700

8

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

2,455

Subdivision No. 2.—Contingencies.

 

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

1,000

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

300

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

20

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

152

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

50

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

150

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

50

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

2,500

Total Contingencies ......................................

4,247

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

6,702


 

I.—The Parliament.

Number of Persons.

 

£

 

Division No. 5.

 

 

PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.—Salaries.

 

1

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

450

1

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

210

1

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

156

3

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

816

Subdivision No. 2.—Contingencies.

 

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

20

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. Other printing .................................................................................

10

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

450

7. Witnesses' fees and travelling expenses ..........................................

150

8. Assessors' fees and travelling expenses ..........................................

115

9. Rent and office cleaning .................................................................

170

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

40

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

30

12. Telephone services, including installation, rent, calls, extension, repair and maintenance ...........................................................................

25

Total Contingencies ....................................

1,045

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

1,861


 

I.— The Parliament.

Number of Persons.

 

£

 

Division No. 6.

 

 

JOINT COMMITTEE OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

1

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

400

1

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

400

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 material, printing and binding ..................................................................................

10

5. Travelling expenses and expenses of members ..............................

1,200

6. Incidental and petty cash expenditure ............................................

50

7. Fittings and furniture ......................................................................

20

Total Contingencies ....................................

1,350

Total Division No. 6 .....................................

1,750


 

I.—The Parliament.

Number of Persons.

SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

£

 

JOINT HOUSE COMMITTEE.

 

 

Division No. 7.

 

 

REFRESHMENT ROOMS.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.—Salaries.

 

1

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

220

1

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

182

1

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

194

4

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

200

7

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

796

Subdivision No. 2.—Contingencies.

 

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

450

Total Division No. 7 ......................................

1,246

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Division No. 8.

 

WATER POWER.

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

No. 1. Water Power for Parliament House, required for the following purposes:—The protection of the Parliament Buildings from fire; working the kitchen lift ....................................................................................

50

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Division No. 9.

 

ELECTRIC LIGHTING, REPAIRS, ETC.

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

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

650

2. Electric light globes ........................................................................

75

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

370

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

1,095


 

 

I.—The Parliament.

Number of Persons.

SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

£

Division No. 10.

 

 

QUEEN'S HALL.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.—Salaries.

 

1

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

200

1

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

168

1

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

152

3

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

520

 

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Division No. 11.

 

 

PARLIAMENT GARDENS.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.— Salaries.

 

1

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

168

3

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

445

4

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

613

Subdivision No. 2.—Contingencies.

 

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

75

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

688

Number of Persons.

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Division No. 12.

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.—Salaries.

 

1

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

260

1

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

200

1

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

125

1

Night Watchman .....................................................................

156

4

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

741

Subdivision No. 2.—Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Telephone services .........................................................................

275

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

300

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

174

4. Attendance, Members' Room, Sydney ............................................

196

Total Contingencies ......................................

945

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

1,686

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

43,393


 

II.—PRIME MINISTER'S DEPARTMENT.

(Not including War Services.)

 

£

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

40,527

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

173

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

36,043

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

18,910

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

9,560

HIGH COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE ...........................................................

25,922

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

22,850

 

153,985


 

II.—Prime Minister's Department.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 13.

£

PRIME MINISTER.

 

 

 Subdivision No. 1.—Salaries.

 

 

 

Administrative Division.

 

1

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

600

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

D

Private Secretary .........................................................

320

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

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

390

1

3

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

400

1

3

Accountant (Australian Soldiers’ Repatriation Fund) ..

320*

7

4

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

1,794

6

5

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

830

 

 

Allowance to Officer performing duties of a higher class       

40

 

 

General Division.

 

1

Senior Assistant ...........................................................

180

1

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

180

4

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

540

3

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

309

2

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

140

 

 

 

6,043

 

 

Deduct Salaries of Officers absent with the Expeditionary Forces      

397

 

 

 

5,646

 

 

Deduct salary of Accountant—Australian Soldiers' Repatriation Fund, payable from Loan Fund

320

29

 

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

5,326

Subdivision No. 2.—Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Cablegrams (beyond Commonwealth) ............................................

2,000

2. Postage and telegrams  

500

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

200

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

200

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

25

6. Other printing   

50

7. Travelling expenses     

500

8. Incidental and petty cash expenditure  

700

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

4,175

5,326

* Salary at rate of £320 per annum provided from Loan Fund.


 

II.—Prime Minister's Department.

Division No. 13.

£

PRIME MINISTER.

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

5,326

Subdivision No. 2.—Contingencies—continued.

 

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

4,175

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

4,500

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

2,500

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

600

12. Purchase of Commonwealth Manual of Emergency Legislation for free distribution ..............................................................................

150

13. Telephone services, including installation, rent, calls, extension, repair, and maintenance .............................................................................

125

Total Contingencies .......................................................

12,050

Subdivision No. 3.—Miscellaneous.

 

No. 1. Allowances to Officers acting as Secretaries to Prime Minister and Leaders of Opposition in Senate and House of Representatives ................

50

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

50

3. Maintenance of motor cars, including wages and expenses of chauffeurs

1,000

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

325

5. Dominions Royal Commission ........................................................

100

6. Expert to report on possibilities of cotton growing in Australia—contribution towards expenses .....................................................

500

7. Retaining and special fees for Commonwealth Medical Officers ...

225

8. Royal Commission on Pearl Shelling Industry ................................

140†

9. Royal Commission on Gilchrist charges in connexion with Kalgoorlie-Port Augusta Railway ..........................................................................

900†

10. Expenses of Advisory Council appointed to carry out scientific research (including grant of £5,000) ............................................................

6,700

11. Royal Commission on Northern Territory Administration ...............

500†

12. Expenses in connexion with Compulsory Conference on the Coal Industry dispute ...........................................................................................

1,100

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

11,590

17,376

Does not include cost of printing.


 

II.Prime Minister's Department.

 

£

Division No. 13.

PRIME MINISTER.

 

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

17,376

Subdivision No. 3.—Miscellaneous—continued.

 

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

11,590

No. 13. Inter-Parliamentary Union—Grant.................................................

50

14. Royal Commission on Federal Capital, Administration of .............

2,000†

15. Salary and travelling expenses of Temporary Officer acting as Secretary to Leader of the Opposition........................................

500

16. Gratuities on retirement under Public Service Act and Regulations ...................................................................................................

820

17. Allowance to Prime Minister in connexion with his visit to England...................................................................................................

100

18. New Hebrides, including grant of £3,600 for special services .......

3,900

19. Annual payment to International Agricultural Institute at Rome, including translations .................................................................

500

20. Contribution to funds of Imperial Institute ....................................

500

21. International Bureau of Public Health—Grant ...............................

125

22. Press cable service subsidy ...........................................................

2,000

23. International Congress on Entomology—Subscription to...............

6

24. National Association for Labour Legislation—Grant......................

100

25. Tropical Diseases—Contribution to Imperial Fund for Investigation of

200

26. Investigation in connexion with Noxious Insects— Grant .............

200

27. Allowance to Secretary to Acting Prime Minister...........................

25

28. Purchase of Motor Car for official purposes .................................

535

Total Miscellaneous .................................................

23,151

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

40,527

Does not include cost of printing.


 

II.—Prime Minister's Department.

 

£

Division No. 14.

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL.

 

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

1

5

Clerical Division.

 

Secretary to Federal Executive Council*.......................

 

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

143

 

143

Subdivision No. 2.—Contingencies.

 

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

5

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

5

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

5

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

5

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

10

 

30

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

173

* Paid £650 as Official Secretary to the Governor-General under Division 17.

 


 

II.Prime Minister's Department.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 15.

£

AUDIT OFFICE.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.—salaries.

 

 

 

Central Staff.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

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

600

1

1

Director of Naval and Military Audit ...........................

700

1

2

Assistant Director of Naval and Military Audit.............

500

1

2

Senior Examiner ..........................................................

434

14

3

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

4,945

12

4

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

3,288

1

2

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

500

3

4

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

725

32

5

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

4,300

 

 

General Division.

 

1

Senior Assistant ...........................................................

160

3

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

405

2

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

166

72

 

 

16,723

 

 

Local Staffs.

 

 

 

New South Wales.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

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

580

3

3

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

1,120

8

4

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

2,082

12

5

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

1,769

 

 

General Division.

 

1

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

98

25

 

Queensland.

5,649

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

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

420

1

3

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

320

4

4

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

1,080

3

5

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

544

9

 

 

2,364

106

 

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

24,736

 


 

II.Prime Minister's Department.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 15.

£

 

 

AUDIT OFFICE.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

106

 

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

24,736

 

 

Local Staffs—continued.

 

 

 

South Australia.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

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

440

1

3

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

340

3

4

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

725

3

5

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

328

8

 

 

1,833

 

 

Western Australia.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

3

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

400

3

4

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

746

3

5

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

478

7

 

 

1,624

 

 

Tasmania.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

3

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

380

1

4

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

310

3

5

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

343

5

 

 

1,033

 

 

Allowances to Adult Officers of Clerical Division

145

 

 

Allowances to Junior Officers of Clerical Division appointed or transferred away from home ................

49

 

 

Allowance to Officers performing duties of a higher class

60

 

 

 

29,480

 

 

Less salaries of officers absent with the Expeditionary Forces .......................................................................

2,367

 

 

 

27,113

 

 

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of the year .....................................................................

1,500

126

 

Total Salaries (carried forward)

25,613


 

II.—Prime Minister's Department.

 

£

Division No. 15.

AUDIT OFFICE.

 

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

25,613

Subdivision No. 2.—Contingencies.

 

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

150

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

250

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

350

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

200

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

120

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

100

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

700

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

7,000

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

550

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

82

11. Audit of Commonwealth Bank accounts in London ........................

105

12. Telephone services, including installation, rents, calls, extension, repair and maintenance ..................................................................................

250

Total Contingencies...............................

9,857

Subdivision No. 3.—Miscellaneous.

 

No. 1. Gratuities on retirement under the Public Service Act .....................

363

2. Compassionate allowance to widow of J. L. Cantwell, clerk

210

 

573

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

36,043


 

II.—Prime Minister's Department.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 16.

£

 

 

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONER.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.—Salaries.

 

 

 

Central Staff.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

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

648

1

1

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

520

1

2

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

480

1

3

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

400

10

4

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

2,575

12

5

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

1,901

 

 

Allowances to Adult Officers of the Clerical Division

44

 

 

General Division.

 

1

   …

Senior Assistant ...........................................................

162

1

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

162

2

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

164

2

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

223

1

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

138

33

 

 

7,417

 

 

Inspectors' Staffs.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

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

460

4

3

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

1,437

3

4

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

800

11

5

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

1,706

 

 

General Division.

 

2

   …

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

282

4

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

370

5

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

697

30

 

 

5,752

 

 

 

13,169

 

 

Less salaries of officers absent with Expeditionary Forces.....................................................................................

1,723

63

 

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

11,446


 

II.—Prime Minister's Department.

 

£

Division No. 16.

 

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONER.

 

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

11,446

Subdivision No. 2.—Contingencies.

 

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

1,000

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

275

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

400

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

75

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

1,200

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

400

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

400

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

2,450

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

100

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

300

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

25

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

85

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

260

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

91

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

200

16. Telephone services, including installation, rent, calls, extension, repair and maintenance ............................................................................

203

 

7,464

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

18,910

 


 

II.—Prime Minister's Department.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 17.

£

 

 

GOVERNOR-GENERAL'S OFFICE.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.—Salaries.

 

 

 

Administrative Division.

 

1

1

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

650

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

4

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

235

 

 

General Division.

 

1

 

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

105

3

 

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

190

5

 

 

530

6

 

Total Salaries

1,180

Subdivision No. 2.—Contingencies.

 

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

280

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

6,250

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

1,250

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

600

Total Contingencies.............................................

8,380

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

9,560

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


 

II.—Prime Minister's Department.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 18.

 

 

 

HIGH COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE.

£

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.—Salaries.

 

1

..

Official Secretary of the Commonwealth of Australia in Great Britain........................................................................

1,000

1

1

Assistant Secretary and Accountant..............................

700

1

..

Medical Officer............................................................

800

1

2

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

480

1

2

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

435

1

3

Private Secretary to High Commissioner.......................

321

1

..

Officer in Charge—Publicity Branch............................

550

1

..

Journalist......................................................................

312

2

3

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

670

15

..

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

2,715

2

..

Storemen and Packers...................................................

300

2

..

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

168

1

..

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

162

5

..

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

344

 

 

 

8,957

 

 

Less salaries of Officers absent with the Expeditionary Forces...................................................................

404

35

 

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

8,553

Subdivision No. 2.—Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Temporary assistance and typists....................................................

1,990

2. Stationery, travelling, and incidental expenses..................................

5,000

3. Allowance to High Commissioner for expenses of official residence..........

2,000

4. Rent and furniture............................................................................

1,400

5. Cablegrams and telegrams.................................................................

4,000

6. Advertising in Great Britain and Ireland...........................................

1,500

7. Municipal and other Taxes...............................................................

800

8. Grant to British Chamber of Commerce in Paris...............................

500

9. Allowance to E. A. Box, as Private Secretary to the High Commissioner

179

Total Contingencies.......................................

17,369

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

25,922


 

II.—Prime Minister's Department.

 

£

Division No. 19.

 

MAIL SERVICE TO PACIFIC ISLANDS.

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

No. 1. Mail service to Papua, Solomon Islands, New Hebrides, Gilbert, Ellice, and Marshall Islands ............................................................................

22,850

Total Prime Minister's Department.....................................

153,985

 


 


III.—THE DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY.

(Not including War Services.)

 

£

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

35,999

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

45,537

MATERNITY ALLOWANCE OFFICE .........................................................

11,780

TAXATION OFFICE ....................................................................................

214,909

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

21,517

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

26,510

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

406,280

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

2,500

 

765,032

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

9,608

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

1,360

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

470,000

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

750,000

 

1,996,000


 

III.—THE DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 20.

£

THE TREASURY.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.—Salaries.

 

 

 

Administrative Division.

 

1

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

1,000(a)

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

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

700

 

 

Accountant's Branch.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

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

600

1

2

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

420

3

3

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

980

12

4

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

3,290

17

5

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

2,237

34

 

 

7,527

1

1

Loans Officer ....................................................................

435

 

 

Correspondence Branch.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

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

540(b)

5

4

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

1,310

7

5

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

681

 

 

General Division.

 

1

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

180

8

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

1,116

1

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

110

3

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

226

26

 

 

4,163

63

 

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

13,825

(a) Is also Commissioner (without extra remuneration) under the following Acts :—Invalid and Old-age Pensions Act, War Pensions Act, Maternity Allowance Act.

(b) Is also Assistant Commissioner (without extra remuneration) under the following Acts :—Invalid and Old-age Pensions Act, War Pensions Act, Maternity Allowance Act.


 

III.—The Department of the Treasury.

Number of Persons.

Class or grade.

Division No. 20.

£

 

 

THE TREASURY.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.—Salaries.

 

63

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

13,825

 

 

Allowances to Officers performing duties of higher grades .

66

 

 

Allowances to Junior Officers of the Clerical Division appointed or transferred away from home...........................................

12

 

 

 

13,908

 

 

Less salaries of Officers absent with Expeditionary Forces .

1,504

63

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

12,399

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

975

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

2,400

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

850

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

200

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

150

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

100

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

100

8. Bank exchange for all Departments .........................................................

9,000

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

1,000

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

2,600

11. Transactions beyond the Commonwealth — Exchange, Interest, and Bill Stamps ................................................................................................................

50

12. Telephone services, including installation, rent, calls, extension, repair and maintenance ...........................................................................................

175

Total Contingencies .........................................

17,600

Subdivision No. 3.—

 

Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Registries.

 

No. 1. Payment to Commonwealth Bank for conducting Registries of Commonwealth Inscribed Stock ......................................................................................

6,000

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

35,999


 

III.—The Department of the Treasury.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 21.

£

 

 

AUSTRALIAN NOTES BRANCH.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.—Salaries.

 

 

 

(Printing Section.)

 

1

 

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

800

2

 

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

348

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

4

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

245

 

 

(Issue and Redemption Section.)

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

Supervisor ...........................................................................

480

1

3

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

400

2

4

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

560

2

5

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

254

 

 

General Division.

 

1

 

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

360

9

 

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

1,315

46

 

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

5,170

 

 

 

9,932

 

 

Less salaries of Officers absent with Expeditionary Forces .

324

66

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

9,608(a)

(a) Payable out of Trust Fund, Australian Notes Account.


 

III.—The Department of the Treasury.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 22.

£

INVALID AND OLD-AGE PENSIONS OFFICE.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1—Salaries.

 

 

 

Central Staff.

 

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

 

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

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

2

3

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

574

2

4

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

619

2

5

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

325

 

 

General Division.

 

2

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

286

2

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

248

10

 

Local Staffs.

2,052

 

 

new south wales.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

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

467

3

3

Special Magistrates and Examiners ......................................

980

5

4

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

1,400

9

5

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

1,474

 

 

General Division.

 

1

Enquiry Officer ...................................................................

210

9

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

1,138

1

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

168

2