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Appropriation Act 1918-19

Authoritative Version
Act No. 42 of 1918 as made
An Act to grant and apply out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund a sum of the service of the year ending the thirtieth day of June One thousand nine hundred and nineteen and to appropriate the Supplies granted by the Parliament for such year.
Date of Assent 25 Dec 1918
Date of repeal 06 Aug 1934
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1934

THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA.

______________

APPROPRIATION, 1918-19.

_______

No. 42 of 1918.

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

[Assented to 25th December, 1918.]

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 1918–19.

Issue and application of £13,512,774.

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 nineteen the sum of Thirteen million five hundred and twelve thousand seven hundred and seventy-four pounds.

Appropriation of supplies £23,624,914.

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 for the services of the year ending the thirtieth day of June One thousand nine hundred and nineteen, amounting as appears by the said Schedule in the aggregate to the sum of Twenty-three million six hundred and twenty-four thousand nine hundred and fourteen pounds, are appropriated, and shall be deemed to have been appropriated as from the date of the passing of the Act No. 19 of 1918 for the purposes and services expressed in the Second Schedule.

 

FIRST

F.275.

 

 


 

FIRST SCHEDULE.

______

GRANTS OUT OF THE CONSOLIDATED REVENUE FUND.

 

£

Act No. 19 of 1918................................................................................

5,574,440

Act No. 22 of 1918................................................................................

4,537,700

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

13,512,774

 

£23,624,914

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SECOND SCHEDULE.

ABSTRACT.

 

Payable out of Revenue.

Payable out of Loan Funds, Trust Fund, and other special funds.

Total.

 

£

£

£

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

41,115

..

41,115

THE PRIME MINISTER’S DEPARTMENT—

187,177

 

 

Audit Office—Salaries...............................................................

..

5,822

 

,,                Contingencies............................................

..

19,340

 

Commonwealth Shipbuilding...................................................

..

15,590

 

Commonwealth Line of Steamers...........................................

..

13,555

 

Commonwealth Shipping Board..............................................

..

4,460

 

Port Pirie Wharf...........................................................................

..

1,239

 

 

187,177

60,006

247,183

THE DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY—

944,984

 

 

Treasury—Salaries......................................................................

..

438

 

Australian Notes, Bonds, and Stamp Printing Branch.........

..

14,886

 

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

350,000

..

 

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

1,000,000

..

 

 

2,294,984

15,324

2,310,308

THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT......................

74,582

..

74,582

THE HOME AND TERRITORIES DEPARTMENT—

542,973

 

 

Northern Territory—Hotels.......................................................

..

2,110

 

 

542,973

2,110

545,083

THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE—MILITARY—

1,605,138

 

 

Aviation Instructional Staff Central Flying School—Pay....

..

22,000

 

,,             ,,              ,,              Contingencies.......................

..

11,150

 

District Accounts and Pay Branch—Pay................................

..

14,569

 

Universal Military Training (Citizen Forces)—Pay...............

..

100,000

 

 

1,605,138

147,719

1,752,857

THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY—

1,511,771

 

 

Naval Administration—Contingencies...................................

..

4,500

 

Permanent Force (Sea Going)—Pay........................................

..

105,000

 

,,              ,,              ,,              Contingencies.......................

..

8,500

 

Maintenance of Ships and Vessels..........................................

..

470,000

 

Medical Services..........................................................................

..

7,000

 

Citizen Naval Forces (Royal Australian Naval Brigade)—

 

 

 

Pay...........................................................................................

..

266,000

 

Contingencies........................................................................

..

71,200

 

Signal Stations and Examination Services, including Stores and Hire of Steamers............................................................................

..

21,000

 

Radio Service—Pay....................................................................

..

2,500

 

,,          ,,          Contingencies.......................................................

..

1,000

 

Naval Establishments—Contingencies...................................

..

9,000

 

Naval Dockyard..........................................................................

..

25,000

 

Wireless Workshops....................................................................

..

1,364

 

Miscellaneous Services...............................................................

..

1,600

 

 

1,511,771

993,664

2,505,435

THE DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND CUSTOMS—

583,215

 

 

Central Staff—Salaries..............................................................

..

600

 

New South Wales—Salaries......................................................

..

240

 

Victoria—Salaries.......................................................................

..

750

 

Queensland—Salaries................................................................

..

200

 

South Australia—Salaries..........................................................

..

100

 

Western Australia—Salaries......................................................

..

80

 

Tasmania—Salaries...................................................................

..

30

 

 

583,215

2,000

585,215

THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKS AND RAILWAYS—

641,789

 

 

Naval Works Staff......................................................................

..

32,695

 

 

641,789

32,695

674,484

THE POSTMASTER-GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT......................

5,075,116

..

5,075,116

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

9,813,536

..

9,813,536

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

22,371,396

1,253,518

23,624,914


I.—THE PARLIAMENT.

 

£

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

8,291

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

10,541

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

9,049

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

4,171

PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS...........

1,991

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

1,750

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

1,246

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

40

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

1,070

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

536

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

581

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

1,849

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

41,115


 

I.—THE PARLIAMENT.

Number of Persons.

Division No. 1.

 

 

Maximum per annum.

 

THE SENATE.

 

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

775

1

Usher of the Black Rod, Clerk of Committees, Accountant and Paying Officer...............................................................................

600

575†

1

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

420

385†

1

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

...

270

1

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

...

265

1

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

...

216

1

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

...

216

3

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

...

600

3

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

...

504

16

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

6,406

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

250§

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         

70

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

125

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

75

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

50

11. Typists........................................................................................................

200

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

1,265

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

620

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

8,291

* If again returned to Parliament, salary to continue until the meeting of the new Parliament, notwithstanding any dissolution of the Senate.

† With annual increments of £25 each, subject to the recommendation of the President of the Senate.

‡ With quarters, fuel, light, and water.

§ Includes amount of £150 authorized in connexion with expenses of the Committee—"Supply of Intoxicants to Australian Soldiers."


 

I.The Parliament.

Number of Persons.

Division No. 2.

Maximum per annum.

£

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

£

 

1

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

...

1,100

1

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

...

500

1

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

...

1,000

1

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

...

775

1

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

600

600

1

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

...

440

1

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

...

420

1

Reading Clerk†......................................................................

420

385

1

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

...

225

1

Members’ Correspondence Clerk...........................................

...

225

 

Serjeant-at-Arms Staff.

 

1

Housekeeperǂ.....................................................................................

265

1

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

216

3

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

600

3

Junior Messengers—One at £184, two at £168..................................

520

 

 

7,271

 

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

420

18

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

6,851

 

 

Subdivision No 2Contingencies.

 

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

100

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 luggage......................

260

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

50

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

60

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

150

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

150

12. Typists...........................................................................................................

600

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

2,390

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

1,300

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

10,541

* If returned again 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 Speaker.

With quarters, fuel, light, and water.


 

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

6

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

3,300

2

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

1,050

3

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

1,500

1

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

280

1

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

216

15

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

7,796

 

 

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

1,000

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

1,253

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

9,049


 

I.The Parliament.

Number of Persons.

 

£

 

Division No. 4.

 

 

 

 

 

THE LIBRARY.

 

 

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

1

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

600

1

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

400

1

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

280

4

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

728

7

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

2,008

 

 

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Books, maps, plates, 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...................................................................................

30

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

158

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

100

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

150

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

250

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

2,163

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

4,171


 

I.The Parliament.

Number of Persons.

 

£

 

Division No. 5.

 

 

PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC WORKS.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

1

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

450

1

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

245

1

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

156

3

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

851

 

 

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

230

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

40

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

65

12. Telephone services, including rent, installation, extension, repairs and maintenance   

25

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

1,140

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

1,991


 

I.The Parliament.

Number of Persons.

 

£

 

Division No. 6.

 

 

JOINT COMMITTEE OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

1

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

400

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

15

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

10

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

15

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

80

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

3

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

596

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

450

2. Wages of Sessional Waiters........................................................................

200

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

650

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

40

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Division No. 9.

 

ELECTRIC LIGHTING, REPAIRS, ETC.

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

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

650

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

50

3. Maintenance, repairs, painting and furniture................................................

370

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

1,070


 

 

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

168

3

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

536

 

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Division No. 11.

 

 

PARLIAMENT GARDENS.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

1

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

168

2

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

313

3

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

481

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

100

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

581

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Number of Persons.

Division No. 12.

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

1

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

260

1

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

200

1

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

142

1

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

156

4

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

758

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

420

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

350

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

125

4. Attendance, Members’ Room, Sydney..................................................................

196

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

1,091

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

1,849

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

41,115


 

II.—THE PRIME MINISTER’S DEPARTMENT.

(Not including War Services.)

 

£

PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE................................................................................

32,834

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

171

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

42,367

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

22,005

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

9,750

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

46,700

SHIPPING AND MAIL SERVICE TO PACIFIC ISLANDS....................................

32,850

COUNCIL OF DEFENCE......................................................................................

500

COMMONWEALTH SHIPBUILDING..................................................................

15,590

COMMONWEALTH LINE OF STEAMERS..........................................................

13,555

COMMONWEALTH SHIPPING BOARD..............................................................

4,460

PORT PIRIE WHARF............................................................................................

1,239

DEDUCT COMMONWEALTH SHIPBUILDING, COMMONWEALTH LINE OF STEAMERS, COMMONWEALTH SHIPPING BOARD, AND PORT PIRIE

WHARF.............................................................................................................

222,021

34,844

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

187,177


 

II.—THE PRIME MINISTER’S DEPARTMENT.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

£

Division No. 13.

 

 

PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

Administrative Division.

 

1

...

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

750

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

C

Intelligence Officer................................................................................. ................................................................................................................ ................................................................................................................ ................................................................................................................

504

1

D

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

408

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

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

537

1

1

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

535

4

3

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

1,294

8

4

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

2,096

11

5

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

1,439

1

3

Clerk (unattached)................................................................

400

 

 

Portion of salaries of officers of Home and Territories Department (Electoral Office, Tasmania—Division No. 44/1).............

407

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

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

192

10

...

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

1,243

5

...

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

658

2

...

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

161

1

...

Female Sorter........................................................................

60

 

 

 

10,684

 

 

Less salaries of officers absent with the Expeditionary Forces           

416

 

 

 

10,268

 

 

Less salaries of officers loaned to other Departments...........

886

 

 

 

9,382

48

 

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

9,382


 

II.The Prime Minister’s Department.

Division No. 13.

£

PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE.

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

9,382

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

No. 1. Cablegrams beyond Commonwealth (Moneys paid by persons for cablegrams sent on their behalf may be credited to this vote)...........................................................

3,000

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

1,000

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

400

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

75

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

100

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

500

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

1,500

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

2,500

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

1,000

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

2,000

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

50

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

400

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

12,725

Subdivision No. 3.Miscellaneous.

 

No. 1. Salary and travelling allowances of Officers acting as Secretaries to Leaders of Opposition in Senate and House of Representatives............................................

800

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

1,250

3. Historic memorials of representative men.....................................................

100

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

219

5. New Hebrides, grant for special services.......................................................

1,500

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

 

3,869

22,107


 

II.The Prime Minister’s Department.

 

£

Division No 13.

 

PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE.

 

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

22,107

Subdivision No. 3.Miscellaneous—continued.

 

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

3,869

No. 6. Tropical Diseases—Contribution to Imperial Fund for Investigation of..............

100

7. Allowance—Ministerial Messenger.............................................................

30

8. Allowance to Private Secretary to Prime Minister.......................................

50

9. Investigation by Entomologist in connexion with Sugar Cane.....................

1,000

10. Entertaining Members of visiting French Delegation as guests of Commonwealth whilst in Australia...................................................................................................

2,250

11. Official expenses of Honorary Ministers....................................................

50

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

200

13. Expenses in connexion with visits of Commonwealth Ministers to London

1,000

14. Grant for relief of distress at Innisfail and Babinda, Queensland................

2,178

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

10,727

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

32,834

 


 

II.The Prime Minister’s Department.

 

£

Division No. 14.

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE COUNCIL.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Clerical Division.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Secretary to Federal Executive Council*

 

1

5

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

166

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

166

 

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

 

 

No. 1. Writing-paper and envelopes, including cost of printing and embossing thereon

5

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

5

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

171

* Paid £650 as Official Secretary to the Governor-General under Division No. 17.


 

II.The 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

1

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

520

1

2

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

500

1

2

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

474

2

2

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

840

11

3

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

3,640

12

3

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

4,460

17

4

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

4,152

1

1

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

520

3

4

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

733

56

5

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

7,310

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

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

180

2

...

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

297

3

...

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

232

4

...

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

537

117

 

Local Staffs.

25,695

 

 

New South Wales.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

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

600

1

2

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

350*

10

3

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

3,340

11

4

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

2,849

15

5

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

1,600

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

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

110*

1

...

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

110

40

 

 

8,959

 

 

Queensland.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

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

460

1

3

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

360

7

4

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

1,845

6

5

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

918

15

 

 

3,583

172

 

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

38,237

* Portion of year only.


 

II.The Prime Minister’s Department.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 15.

£

AUDIT OFFICE.

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

172

 

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

38,237

 

 

South Australia.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

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

480

1

3

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

380

4

4

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

1,061

3

5

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

429

9

 

Western Australia.

2,350

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

3

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

400

4

4

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

1,056

3

5

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

482

8

 

Tasmania.

1,938

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

3

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

400

4

4

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

936

1

5

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

112

6

 

 

1,448

 

 

Allowances to adult officers of Clerical Division.................

202

 

 

Allowances to junior officers of Clerical Division appointed or transferred away from home.............................................

102

 

 

Allowances to officers performing duties of a higher class..

181

 

 

 

44,458

 

 

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

2,464

 

 

 

41,994

 

 

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

2,770

 

 

 

39,224

 

 

Less amount to be recovered and credited to Division No. 15, Subdivision No. 1, Salaries, viz.:

 

 

 

From War Loan Fund................................  

£1,000

 

 

 

From other special funds...........................

4,822

 

 

 

 

5,822

195

 

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

33,402


 

II.The Prime Minister’s Department.

 

£

Division No. 15.

 

AUDIT OFFICE.

 

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

33,402

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

200

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

300

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

250

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

150

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

100

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

100

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

700

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

23,240

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

450

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

90

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

525

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

200

13. Audit of London Accounts.........................................................................

2,000

 

28,305

Less amount to be recovered and credited to Division No. 15, Subdivision No. 2, Contingencies, viz.:

 

From War Loan Fund...................................................

£19,000

 

From other special funds....................................................

340

 

 

19,340

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

8,965

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

42,367


 

II.The 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...............................................................................

560

1

2

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

500

1

3

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

400

2

3

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

561

9

4

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

2,575

12

5

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

1,722

 

 

Allowances to adult officers of the Clerical Division...........

33

 

 

Allowances to officers performing duties of a higher class.

410

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

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

186

1

...

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

162

2

...

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

180

3

...

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

380

2

...

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

180

36

 

 

8,497

 

 

Inspectors’ Staffs.

 

4

...

Deputy Public Service Inspectors.........................................

2,800

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

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

480

4

3

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

1,537

3

4

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

845

11

5

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

1,722

 

 

General Division.

 

3

...

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

390

4

...

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

400

5

...

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

751

35

 

 

8,925

 

 

 

17,422

 

 

Less savings caused through absence of officers with the Expeditionary Forces........................................................

818

71

 

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

16,604


II.The Prime Minister’s Department.

 

£

Division No. 16.

 

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONER.

 

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

16,604

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

650

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

250

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

175

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

50

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

600

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

300

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

300

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

1,700

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

85

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

300

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

50

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           

96

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

300

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

200

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

5,401

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

22,005


 

II.The 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

3

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

340

1

4

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

280

3

5

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

482

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

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

137

3

...

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

256

10

 

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

2,145

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

200

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

5,985

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

700

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

720

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

7,605

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

9,750

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


 

II.The 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

2

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

500

1

2

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

420

1

3

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

400

1

3

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

320

1

...

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

624

1

...

Supply Officer......................................................................

340

3

3

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

1,060

18

...

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

3,718

1

...

Controller, "Australia House," London.................................

335

1

...

Storeman Foreman................................................................

192

1

...

Storeman..............................................................................

144

2

...

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

210

1

...

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

150

1

...

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

138

5

...

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

364

1

...

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

180

 

 

Salary of officer on furlough................................................

200

 

 

Allowance to officers performing duties of a higher class....

200

 

 

 

11,195

 

 

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

545

42

 

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

10,650

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

4,500

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

4,500

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

2,000

4. Cablegrams and telegrams..........................................................................

3,250

5. Municipal and other Taxes.........................................................................

7,250

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

500

7. Upkeep of "Australia House," London.......................................................

9,500

8. War Bonus..................................................................................................

4,200

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

35,700

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

46,350

 

 

II.The Prime Minister’s Department.

 

£

Division No. 18.

 

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

46,350

Subdivision No. 3.Miscellaneous.

 

No. 1. Gratuity on retirement, under Public Service Act and Regulations......................

350

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

46,700

________________

 

 

 

Division No. 19.

 

SHIPPING AND MAIL SERVICE TO PACIFIC ISLANDS.

 

Subdivision No. 1.

 

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

32,850

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

32,850

________________

 

 

 

Division No. 20.

 

COUNCIL OF DEFENCE.

 

No. 1. General Expenses........................................................................................

500

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

500


 

II.The Prime Minister’s Department.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

£

 

 

Division No. 21.

 

 

 

COMMONWEALTH SHIPBUILDING.

 

 

 

Payable from Trust Fund, Williamstown Dockyard Account.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1Salaries.

 

1

...

Chief Executive Officer..................................................................

2,000

1

...

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

1,000

1

...

Chairman of Tribunal......................................................................

750

1

...

Manager...........................................................................................

600

1

...

Cost Clerk........................................................................................

600

1

...

Engineer and Representative on Tribunal........................................

600

1

...

Chief Draughtsman..........................................................................

520

1

...

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

440

1

...

Foreman Shipwright.........................................................................

400

1

...

Ironman...........................................................................................

400

2

...

Draughtsmen...................................................................................

800

3

...

Draughtsmen

 

 

3

...

Typists

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

720

1

...

Messenger

 

 

33

...

Williamstown Dockyard Staff.........................................................

6,760

52

 

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

15,590

 


 

II.The Prime Minister’s Department.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

£

 

 

Division No. 22.

 

 

 

COMMONWEALTH LINE OF STEAMERS.

 

 

 

Payable from Trust Fund—Commonwealth Government Ships Account.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

London Office.

 

1

...

General Manager.......................................................................

2,500

1

...

Assistant Manager.....................................................................

900

1

...

Marine Superintendent..............................................................

600

1

...

Superintending Engineer...........................................................

600

1

...

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

450

22

...

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

2,653

27

 

 

7,703

 

 

 

 

 

 

Australian Office.

 

1

...

Manager....................................................................................

850

1

...

Marine Superintendent..............................................................

550

1

...

Superintending Engineer...........................................................

500

1

...

Accountant

 

 

1

...

Chief Clerk

 

 

1

...

Assistant Marine Superintendent

 

 

1

...

Assistant Accountant

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

3,952

10

...

Clerks

 

 

5

...

Typists

 

 

1

...

Messenger

 

 

23

 

 

5,852

50

 

Total Division No. 22..................................

13,555

 


 

 

 

 

 

II.The Prime Minister’s Department.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

£

Division No. 23.

 

COMMONWEALTH SHIPPING BOARD.

 

 

 

Payable from War Loan Fund.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1Salaries.

 

1

...

Delegate Member in London........................................................

1,000

1

...

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

600

12

...

Clerks

 

 

2

...

Typists

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

2,360

1

...

Messenger

 

 

1

...

Shipping Board Representative in India........................................

500*

18

 

Total Division No. 23.........................................

4,460

 

 

_______________

 

 

 

Division No. 24.

 

 

 

PORT PIRIE WHARF.

 

 

 

Payable from Trust Fund, Barrier Wharf, Port Pirie Account.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1Salaries.

 

1

...

Manager.......................................................................................

500

1

...

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

375

1

...

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

364

3

 

Total Division No. 24.........................................

1,239

 

222,021

Deduct Salaries Commonwealth Shipbuilding, Commonwealth Line of Steamers, Commonwealth Shipping Board, and Port Pirie Wharf..............................................................................

34,844

Total Prime Minister’s Department...............................

187,177

* For portion of year only.


 

III.—THE DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY.

(Not including War Services.)

 

£

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

30,155

AUSTRALIAN NOTES, BONDS, AND STAMP PRINTING OFFICE.........

14,886

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

54,050

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

11,794

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

273,167

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

16,948

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

28,060

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

529,310

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

1,500

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

350,000

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

1,000,000

 

2,309,870

DEDUCT SALARIES, AUSTRALIAN NOTES, BONDS, AND STAMP PRINTING OFFICE, REFUNDS OF REVENUE, AND ADVANCE TO THE TREASURER.....

1,364,886

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

944,984

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

III.—THE DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

 

£

Division No. 25.

 

THE TREASURY.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

Administrative Division.

 

1

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

1,000*

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

Assistant Secretary

700

 

 

Accountant’s Branch.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

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

648

1

2

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

420

5

3

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

1,687

13

4

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

3,754

16

5

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

2,230

36

 

 

8,739

 

 

Loans Branch

 

1

1

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

534

1

5

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

140

2

 

 

674

 

 

Correspondence Branch.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

1

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

580

1

3

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

320

5

4

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

1,379

13

5

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

1,794

 

 

General Division.

 

1

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

172

11

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

1,407

1

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

126

6

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

543

39

 

 

6,321

79

 

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

17,434

 

* Is also Commissioner 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. 25.

£

THE TREASURY.

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

79

 

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

17,434

 

 

Allowances to officers performing duties of a higher class.....

217

 

 

 

17,651

 

 

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

270

 

 

Less salaries of officers temporarily transferred to Defence Department        

17,381

630

 

 

Less salaries of officers engaged in work connected with War Precautions Act, and paid out of Loan Funds........................................................................

16,751

438

 

 

 

16,313

 

 

Less amount provided under Division No. 137 (War Services payable from Revenue)          

2,500

79

 

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

13,813

Subdivision No. 2.Contingencies.

 

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

1,292

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

1,200

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

350

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

250

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

200

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

200

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

150

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

8,000

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

1,300

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

3,500

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

400

 

16,842

Less amount provided under Division No. 137 (War Services payable from Revenue)  

500

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

16,342

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

30,155

 


 

 

 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 26.

£

AUSTRALIAN NOTES, BONDS, AND STAMP PRINTING BRANCH.

 

 

Payable from Trust Funds, Australian Notes and Stamp Printing Accounts.

 

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

 

 

(Printing Section.)

 

1

...

Note, Bond and Stamp Printer................................................

850

 

 

Professional Division.

 

1

F

Junior Assistant......................................................................

96

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

2

4

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

535

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

Foreman.................................................................................

240

1

...

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

198

2

...

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

372

1

...

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

150

9

 

 

2,441

 

 

(Issue and Redemption Section.)

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

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

500

1

2

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

440

2

4

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

600

2

5

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

215

 

 

 

 

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

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

360

4

...

Escort Officers.......................................................................

840

8

...

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

1,264

68

...

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

7,968

 

 

 

12,187

 

 

Allowances to officers performing duties of a higher class....

258

87

 

 

12,445

96

 

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

14,886

 


 

 

 

 

 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 27.

£

INVALID AND OLD-AGE PENSIONS OFFICE.

 

Subdivision No. 1Salaries.

 

 

 

Central Staff.

 

 

 

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

...

1

1

Assistant Commissioner................................................................

535

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

2

3

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

720

5

4

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

1,312

4

5

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

597

 

 

General Division.

 

4

...

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

479

5

...

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

728

21

 

 

4,371

 

 

Local Staffs.

 

 

 

New South Wales.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

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

500

4

3

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

1,400

7

4

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

1,855

14

5

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

2,282

 

 

General Division.

 

1

...

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

210

12

...

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

1,617

1

...

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

180

2

 

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

173

1

...

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

135

1

...

Female Sorter................................................................................

114

44

 

Victoria.

8,466

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

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

460

4

3

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

1,440

6

4

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

1,699

20

5

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

2,193

 

 

General Division.

 

20

...

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

2,837

5

...

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

623

3

...

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

256

59

 

 

9,508

124

 

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

22,345

 

* Duties performed by Secretary to the Treasury

F.275.—2

 

 

III.The Department of the Treasury.

Number of Persons.

Class or Grade.

Division No. 27.

£

INVALID AND OLD-AGE PENSIONS OFFICE.

 

 

Subdivision No. 1.Salaries.

 

124

 

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

22,345

 

 

Queensland.

 

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

1

2

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

420

1

3

Special Magistrate and Examiner...................................................

340

3

4

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

800

2

5

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

394

 

 

General Division.

 

4

...

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

522

1

...

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

65

2

...

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

238

14

 

South Australia.

2,779

 

 

Clerical Division.

 

...

...

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

100

1

3

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

320

1

4

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

270

5

5

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

761

 

 

General Division.

 

4

...

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

571

3

...

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

336

1

...

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

39

15

 

Western Australia.