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Supplementary Appropriation Act 1939-40

Authoritative Version
Act No. 62 of 1941 as made
An Act to appropriate a further sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for the service of the year ended the thirtieth day of June, One thousand nine hundred and forty.
Date of Assent 03 Dec 1941
Date of repeal 31 Dec 1950
Repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1950

THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA.


SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION
1939-40.


No. 62 of 1941.

An Act to appropriate a further sum out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund for the service of the year ended the thirtieth day of June, One thousand nine hundred and forty.

[Assented to 3rd December, 1941.]

[Date of commencement, 31st December, 1941.]

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 Supplementary Appropriation Act 1939–40.

Appropriation of £2,239,029.

2.—(1.) Subject to sub-section (2.) of this section, the sum of Two million two hundred and thirty-nine thousand and twenty-nine pounds which has been issued from the Consolidated Revenue Fund for the service of the year ended the thirtieth day of June, One thousand nine hundred and forty, shall be deemed to have been appropriated as from the date of the commencement of the Appropriation Act 1939–40 for the purposes and services expressed in the Schedule to this Act.

(2.) The

F.7918.—Price 2s.


(2.) The amounts specified in the Schedule to this Act for the purposes and services of the Department of Defence and which have been issued and applied for the corresponding purposes and services of one or more or all of the Departments established in lieu of that Department shall be deemed to have been appropriated as from the date of the commencement of the Appropriation Act 1939–40 for those corresponding purposes and services.

 

 

 

 

 

 


THE


THE SCHEDULE.                                             Sec. 2.

ABSTRACT.

Total

PART I.—DEPARTMENTS AND SERVICES—OTHER THAN BUSINESS UNDERTAKINGS AND TERRITORIES OF THE COMMONWEALTH.

£

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

5,970

THE PRIME MINISTER’S DEPARTMENT...........................................................

54,275

THE DEPARTMENT OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS..................................................

20,150

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

16,400

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

5,698

THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR............................................................

31,541

THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE AND WAR SERVICES (1939)....................

1,714,922

THE DEPARTMENT OF SUPPLY AND DEVELOPMENT..................................

9,463

THE DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AVIATION........................................................

56,613

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

16,463

THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.......................................................................

808

THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE.................................................................

17,157

MISCELLANEOUS SERVICES............................................................................

110,562

WAR SERVICES (1914–18).................................................................................

5,348

TOTAL PART I...................................................................................

2,065,370

PART II.—BUSINESS UNDERTAKINGS.

 

COMMONWEALTH RAILWAYS........................................................................

59,346

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

61,698

TOTAL PART II..................................................................................

121,044

PART III.—TERRITORIES OF THE COMMONWEALTH.

 

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

26,696

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY...............................................................

25,919

TOTAL PART III.................................................................................

52,615

TOTAL.......................................................................................

2,239,029


1939–40.

PART I.—DEPARTMENTS AND SERVICES—OTHER THAN BUSINESS UNDERTAKINGS AND TERRITORIES OF THE COMMONWEALTH.

 

I.—THE PARLIAMENT.

 

Division No. 2.—THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

£

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

Read

£

 

Child endowment......................................................................

109

 

In lieu of

 

 

Child endowment......................................................................

97

12

2. Temporary and casual employees.........................................................

43

 

55

B.—General Expenses—

 

4. Other incidental expenses.....................................................................

13

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

68

Division No. 3.—PARLIAMENTARY REPORTING STAFF.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

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

4

2. Temporary and casual employees.........................................................

41

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

45

Division No. 4.—THE LIBRARY.

 

B.—General Expenses—

 

5. Subscriptions to newspapers, periodicals and annuals..........................

3

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

3


1939–40.

I.—The Parliament.

£

Division No. 5.—JOINT HOUSE DEPARTMENT.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

2. Temporary and casual employees.........................................................

338

3. Salaries of officers on retirement leave and payments in lieu...............

91

 

429

B.—General Expenses—

 

3. Postage, telegrams, telephone and fire services.....................................

3

9. Payments under Commonwealth Employees’ Compensation Act 1930.

1

 

4

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

433

Division No. 7.—PARLIAMENTARY PRINTING.

 

1. Printing of Hansard, including cost of distribution...............................

1,816

Division No. 8.—MISCELLANEOUS.

 

1. Conveyance of Members of Parliament and others..............................

1,715

2. Maintenance of Ministers and Members’ rooms in capital cities, including salaries of attendants......................................................................

1,570

3. Wireless installation at Parliament House..............................................

320

Total Division No. 8................................................

3,605

TOTAL PARLIAMENT..............................................

5,970


F.7918.—2


1939–40.

II.—PRIME MINISTER’S DEPARTMENT.

 

Division No. 9.—ADMINISTRATIVE.

£

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

Read

£

£

 

Private Secretaries (12) filling unclassified positions     

3,961

 

 

In lieu of

 

 

 

Private Secretaries (8) filling unclassified positions       

3,780

181

 

Officers on unattached list pending suitable vacancies—

 

 

 

Read.................................................................................................

1,757

 

 

In lieu of...........................................................................................

1,060

 

 

 

 

697

 

 

878

2. Temporary and casual employees.........................................................

887

3. Extra duty pay......................................................................................

1,472

4. Salaries of officers on retirement leave and payments in lieu...............

18

 

3,255

B.—General Expenses—

 

1. Travelling and subsistence....................................................................

1,484

2. Office requisites and equipment, stationery and printing......................

495

5. Cablegrams and radiograms (moneys paid by persons for cablegrams sent on their behalf may be credited to this vote).............................................................

7,269

6. Printing and distribution (including postage) of Commonwealth Gazettes  

1,599

8. Travelling expenses of Commonwealth Ministers and Parliamentary Secretaries   

398

11. National broadcasts by the Prime Minister and other Federal Ministers    

329

12. Loss of stamps....................................................................................

1

 

11,575

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

14,830


1939–40.

II.—Prime Ministers Department.

 

Division No. 10.—AUDIT OFFICE.

£

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

New South Wales.

 

Read

£

£

 

1 Senior Inspector............................................

650

 

 

7 Inspectors, Grade 3.......................................

4,117

 

 

21 Inspectors, Grade 1.......................................

10,559

 

 

 

15,326

 

 

In lieu of

 

1 Senior Inspector............................................

646

 

 

7 Inspectors, Grade 3.......................................

4,038

 

 

21 Inspectors, Grade 1.......................................

10,495

 

 

 

15,179

 

 

 

 

147

 

Victoria.

 

Read—

 

 

 

1 Senior Inspector............................................

648

 

 

8 Inspectors, Grade 3.......................................

4,686

 

 

23 Inspectors, Grade 1.......................................

10,869

 

 

 

16,203

 

 

In lieu of

 

1 Senior Inspector............................................

628

 

 

8 Inspectors, Grade 3.......................................

4,586

 

 

22 Inspectors, Grade 1......................................

10,978

 

 

 

16,192

 

 

 

11

 

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

158

 

F.7918.—3


1939–40.

II.—Prime Ministers Department.

 

 

£

Division No. 10.—AUDIT OFFICE—continued.

£

 

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

158

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salarycontinued.

 

1. Salaries and allowances—continued.

 

Queensland.

 

Read

£

 

 

1 Senior Inspector........................................................................

590

 

 

4 Inspectors, Grade 2...................................................................

2,212

 

 

 

2,802

 

 

In lieu of

 

 

 

1 Senior Inspector........................................................................

585

 

 

4 Inspectors, Grade 2...................................................................

2,180

 

 

 

2,765

37

 

South Australia.

 

 

Read

 

 

 

1 Senior Inspector........................................................................

592

 

 

In lieu of

 

 

 

1 Senior Inspector........................................................................

581

11

 

Western Australia.

 

 

Read

 

 

 

1 Senior Inspector........................................................................

580

 

 

In lieu of

 

 

 

1 Senior Inspector........................................................................

574

6

 

Central Staff.

 

 

Read

 

 

 

1 Inspector, Grade 2.....................................................................

 

 

1 Inspector, Grade 1.....................................................................

980

 

 

In lieu of

 

 

 

1 Senior Clerk and Inspector........................................................

610

 

 

1 Clerk (Audit), Grade 3...............................................................

364

 

 

 

974

6

 

Defence and Supply Section, Victoria.

 

 

1 Inspector, Grade 3...........................................

422

 

 

1 Inspector, Grade 1...........................................

382

 

 

2 Clerks (Audit), Grade 3.............................................................

572

 

 

2 Clerks (Audit), Grade 2.............................................................

494

 

 

1 Clerk (Audit), Grade 1...............................................................

209

 

 

1 Typist, Grade 1..........................................................................

130

 

 

 

 

2,209

 

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

2,427

 


1939–40.

 

II.—Prime Ministers Department.

 

Division No. 10.—AUDIT OFFICE—continued.

£

£

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

2,427

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salarycontinued.

 

1. Salaries and allowances—continued.

 

Temporary Positions set up under War Organization.(a)

 

 

£

 

 

1 Chief Auditor...............................................................................

502

 

 

1 Assistant Chief Inspector.............................................................

686

 

 

1 Assistant Senior Inspector............................................................

378

 

 

1 Inspector, Grade 3........................................................................

235

 

 

5 Inspectors, Grade 2......................................................................

729

 

 

16 Inspectors, Grade 1......................................................................

2,586

 

 

5 Clerks (Audit), Grade 3................................................................

555

 

 

5 Clerks (Audit), Grade 2................................................................

400

 

 

30 Temporary Clerks........................................................................

1,220

 

 

1 Assistant, Female.........................................................................

65

 

 

1 Messenger....................................................................................

11

7,367

 

 

9,794

 

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

 

 

Read.....................................................................................

11,090

 

In lieu of...............................................................................

1,296

 

 

9,794

..

2. Temporary and casual employees.........................................................

5,195

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

5,195

Division No. 11.—PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD.

 

B.—General Expenses—

 

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

120

11. Postal notes lost in transit....................................................................

3

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

123

Division No. 14.—HIGH COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE—UNITED KINGDOM.

 

B.—General Expenses—

 

3. Postage, telegrams and telephone services............................................

1,654

5. Cablegrams...........................................................................................

7,144

12. Special removal expenses.....................................................................

5,645

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

14,443

(a) Portion of year only.


1939–40.

II.—Prime Ministers Department.

 

Division No. 15.—COUNCIL FOR SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH.

£

(For payment to the credit of the Science and Industry Investigation Trust Account.)

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

Read

£

 

3 Assistants......................................................................................

360

 

In lieu of

 

 

2 Assistants......................................................................................

217

 

 

 

143

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

35

C.—Investigations—

178

4. Horticulture, including soil survey and irrigation..................................

1,534

6. Forest products.....................................................................................

4,294

13. Aeronautical research.........................................................................

4,703

14. National Standards Laboratory...........................................................

8,975

 

19,506

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

19,684

TOTAL PRIME MINISTER’S DEPARTMENT..................................

54,275



1939–40.

III.—THE DEPARTMENT OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS.

 

Division No. 17.—ADMINISTRATIVE.

£

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

Read

£

 

15 Clerks..........................................................................................

4,953

 

In lieu of

 

 

12 Clerks..........................................................................................

4,953

 

Read—

..

 

Private Secretaries (2) filling unclassified positions

573

 

In lieu of

 

 

Private Secretary (1) filling unclassified position..............................

502

 

 

71

 

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

£

 

 

Read........................................................................................

371

 

 

In lieu of..................................................................................

300

 

 

 

 

71

..

3. Extra duty pay......................................................................................

136

4. Salaries of officers on retirement leave and payments in lieu...............

32

B.—General Expenses—

168

3. Postage, telegrams and telephone services............................................

802

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

970

Division No. 17a.AUSTRALIAN LEGATION—UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.(a)

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

£

 

1 Minister........................................................................................

1,042

 

1 Second Secretary..........................................................................

144

 

House and living allowance to Minister...........................................

1,065

 

Special allowance to officers...........................................................

194

 

Exchange on salaries and allowances paid abroad...........................

1,324

3,769

2. Temporary and casual employees.........................................................

1,364

 

5,133

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

5,133

(a) Portion of year only.


1939–40.

III.—The Department of External Affairs.

 

Division No. 17a.AUSTRALIAN LEGATION—UNITED STATES OF AMERICA—continued.

£

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

5,133

B.—General Expenses—

 

1. Travelling and subsistence....................................................................

1,265

2. Office requisites and equipment, stationery and printing......................

55

3. Postage, telegrams, telephone services, and cablegrams........................

75

4. Freight and cartage................................................................................

108

5. Incidentals............................................................................................

179

6. Expenses of establishment (furniture, car, &c., and including preliminary expenditure in Australia)..................................................................

4,219

7. Rent and maintenance, office and residence........................................

888

 

6,789

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

11,922

Division No. 17b.HIGH COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE—CANADA(a).

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

£

 

1 High Commissioner........................................................................

833

 

1 Official Secretary...........................................................................

151

 

1 Assistant Secretary.........................................................................

121

 

House and living allowance to High Commissioner..........................

520

 

Special allowances to officers...........................................................

345

 

Exchange on salaries and allowances paid abroad............................

713

2,683

2. Temporary and casual employees.........................................................

254

 

2,937

B.—General Expenses—

 

1. Travelling and subsistence....................................................................

1,522

2. Postage, telegrams, telephone services, and cablegrams........................

1

4. Freight and cartage................................................................................

28

5. Incidentals............................................................................................

148

6. Expenses of establishment (furniture, car, &c., and including preliminary expenditure in Australia)..................................................................

2,356

7. Rent and maintenance, office and residence........................................

266

 

4,321

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

7,258

TOTAL DEPARTMENT OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS..........................

20,150

(a) Portion of year only.


1939–40.

 

IV.—THE DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY.

 

Division No. 18.—THE TREASURY.

£

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

Finance Branch.

£

£

 

Read

 

 

 

16 Clerks..........................................................................................

6,334

 

 

In lieu of

 

 

 

14 Clerks..........................................................................................

6,201

133

 

Correspondence Branch.

 

Read

 

 

 

3 Messengers..................................................................................

249

 

 

In lieu of

 

 

 

2 Messengers..................................................................................

205

44

 

Investigation Branch.

 

Supplementary provision for—

 

2 Investigation Officers..................................................................

1,038

 

 

1 Research Officer.........................................................................

177

 

 

2 Clerks..........................................................................................

569

 

 

 

 

1,784

 

 

1,961

 

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

 

 

Read..............................................................................................

4,255

 

 

In lieu of........................................................................................

4,000

 

 

 

 

255

 

 

1,706

2. Temporary and casual employees.........................................................

5,505

3. Extra duty pay......................................................................................

1,018

4. Salaries of officers on retirement leave and payments in lieu...............

174

Less amounts provided under Divisions Nos. 76 and 127—War Services payable from Revenue—

8,403

 

Read.............................................................................................

13,700

 

In lieu of.......................................................................................

8,500

5,200

 

3,203

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

3,203


1939–40.

IV.—The Department of the Treasury.

 

Division No. 18.—THE TREASURY—continued.

£

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

3,203

B.—General Expenses—

 

1. Travelling and subsistence....................................................................

1,373

2. Office requisites and equipment, stationery and printing......................

153

3. Postage, telegrams and telephone services............................................

1,499

4. Fuel, light and power............................................................................

16

5. Other incidental expenses.....................................................................

229

 

3,270

Less amounts provided under Divisions Nos. 76 and 127—

 

War Services payable from Revenue—

£

 

Read..........................................................................................

4,500

 

In lieu of....................................................................................

3,500

 

 

 

1,000

 

2,270

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

5,473

Division No. 20.—INVALID AND OLD-AGE PENSIONS.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

New South Wales.

 

Read

£

£

 

2 Senior Assistants and Senior Checkers

552

 

 

7 Assistants (Female).......................................................................

1,083

 

 

 

1,635

 

 

In lieu of

 

 

 

1 Senior Assistant and Senior Checker.............................................

276

 

 

6 Assistants (Female).......................................................................

1,053

 

 

 

1,329

 

 

306

 

Victoria.

 

Read

 

 

 

3 Assistants (Female)........................................................................

538

 

 

In lieu of

 

 

 

2 Assistants (Female).......................................................................

402

136

 

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

442

 


1939–40.

 

IV.—The Department of the Treasury.

 

Division No. 20.—INVALID AND OLD-AGE PENSIONS—continued.

£

 

£

 

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

442

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—continued.

 

1. Salaries and allowances—continued.

 

South Australia.

 

Supplementary provision for—

 

1 Assistant (Female)..........................................................................

40

 

Tasmania.

£

 

 

Read

 

 

 

1 Deputy Commissioner...................................................................

500

 

 

1 Senior Clerk and Examiner............................................................

134

 

 

 

634

 

 

In lieu of

 

 

 

1 Deputy Commissioner...................................................................

96

 

 

1 Senior Clerk and Examiner............................................................

538

 

 

 

634

 

 

 

 

..

 

 

 

482

 

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

 

Read........................................................................................

4,972

 

 

In lieu of..................................................................................

4,490

 

 

 

 

482

 

 

..

2. Temporary and casual employees.........................................................

1,507

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

1,507


1939–40.

IV.—The Department of the Treasury.

 

Division No. 21.—TAXATION OFFICE.

£

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

New South Wales.

 

Read

£

£

 

1 Deputy Commissioner...................................................................

989

 

 

1 Assistant Deputy Commissioner....................................................

746

 

 

 

1,735

 

 

In lieu of

 

 

 

1 Deputy Commissioner...................................................................

960

 

 

1 Assistant Deputy Commissioner....................................................

730

 

 

 

1,690

45

 

Queensland.

 

Read

 

 

 

41 Clerks..........................................................................................

16,675

 

 

In lieu of

 

 

 

40 Clerks..........................................................................................

16,675

 

 

 

 

..

 

South Australia.

 

Read

 

 

 

1 Deputy Commissioner..................................................................

930

 

 

In lieu of

 

 

 

1 Deputy Commissioner...................................................................

828

102

 

 

 

147

 

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

 

Read....................................................................................

16,921

 

In lieu of.............................................................................

16,774

 

 

 

147

 

 

..


1939–40.

 

 

 

IV.—The Department of the Treasury.

£

Division No. 21.—TAXATION OFFICE—continued.

 

B.—General Expenses—

 

5. Law costs..............................................................................................

2,638

8. Payments to States for taxation services...............................................

2,844

Less amounts estimated to be recovered from the States of—

£

£

 

New South Wales..........................................................................

Read..............................................................................................................

824

 

 

In lieu of........................................................................................................

930

106

 

Western Australia..........................................................................

Read..............................................................................................................

6,800

 

In lieu of........................................................................................................

7,000

200

 

Tasmania.......................................................................................

Read..............................................................................................................

497

 

In lieu of........................................................................................................

500

3

 

 

 

 

 

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

309

 

Read..............................................................................................

..

 

 

In lieu of........................................................................................

2,500

2,500

 

 

2,809

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

8,291

Division No. 24.—SUPERANNUATION BOARD.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

4. Salaries of officers on retirement leave and payments in lieu...............

39

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

39


1939–40.

IV.—The Department of the Treasury.

 

Division No. 25.—CENSUS AND STATISTICS.

£

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

Central Staff.

 

Read

£

£

 

2 Research Officers........................................................................

838

 

 

53 Clerks..........................................................................................

17,643

 

 

8 Typists.........................................................................................

1,313

 

 

 

19,794

 

 

In lieu of

 

 

 

1 Research Officer.........................................................................

421

 

 

51 Clerks..........................................................................................

17,107

 

 

7 Typists.........................................................................................

1,092

 

 

 

18,620

 

 

Less

 

1,174

 

Amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

 

Read.................................................................................

2,821

 

 

In lieu of...........................................................................

2,240

581

 

Salaries of officers provided under Division No. 118, Item No. 15, Youth Employment Research.........................................................................

593

 

 

1,174

 

 

..

2. Temporary and casual employees.........................................................

501

B.—General Expenses—

501

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

£

 

Read........................................................................................................

511

 

In lieu of..................................................................................................

1,100

 

 

589

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

1,090


1939–40.

IV.—The Department of the Treasury.

 

Division No. 27.—NATIONAL INSURANCE BRANCH.

£

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

4. Salaries of officers on retirement leave and payments in lieu...............

600

B.—General Expenses—

 

8. Payment as act of grace to dependant of deceased official...................

23

 

623

Deduct amount chargeable to Division No. 118, Item No. 8..............

623

 

..

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

16,400



1939–40.

V.—THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT.

 

Division No. 28.—ADMINISTRATIVE.

£

B.—General Expenses—

 

7. Administration of Law at Seat of Government.....................................

77

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

£

 

Read.........................................................................................

3

 

In lieu of...................................................................................

200

197

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

274

Division No. 29.—REPORTING BRANCH.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

2. Temporary and casual employees.........................................................

429

B.—General Expenses—

 

1. Travelling and subsistence....................................................................

138

2. Office requisites and equipment, stationery and printing......................

7

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

£

 

Read.........................................................................................

..

 

In lieu of...................................................................................

100

 

 

100

 

245

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

674

Division No. 30.—CROWN SOLICITOR’S OFFICE.

 

B.—General Expenses—

 

4. Fuel, light and power............................................................................

24

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

£

 

Read.........................................................................................

..

 

In lieu of...................................................................................

100

 

 

 

100

Total Division No. 30..............................................

124


1939–40.

V.—The Attorney-Generals Department.

 

Division No. 31.—THE HIGH COURT.

£

B.—General Expenses—

 

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

£

 

Read........................................................................................................

251

 

In lieu of..................................................................................................

400

 

Total Division No. 31..............................................

149

Division No. 33.—COURT OF CONCILIATION AND ARBITRATION.

 

B.—General Expenses—

 

1. Travelling and subsistence....................................................................

309

3. Postage, telegrams and telephone services............................................

290

6. Boards of Reference—Fees and other expenses...................................

255

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

£

 

Read..............................................................................................

..

 

In lieu of........................................................................................

350

350

Total Division No. 33..............................................

1,204

Division No. 35.—COMMONWEALTH INVESTIGATION BRANCH.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

Salaries of officers on loan from other Departments.........................

684

2. Temporary and casual employees.........................................................

667

3. Extra duty pay......................................................................................

99

 

1,450

B.—General Expenses—

 

3. Postage, telegrams and telephone services............................................

253

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

£

 

Read..............................................................................................

..

 

In lieu of........................................................................................

100

100

 

353

Total Division No. 35..............................................

1,803


1939–40.

V.—The Attorney-Generals Department.

£

Division No. 36.—PATENTS, TRADE MARKS AND DESIGNS.

 

B.—General Expenses—

 

6. Other incidental expenses.....................................................................

420

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

£

 

Read.............................................................................................

..

 

In lieu of.......................................................................................

1,050

 

 

 

1,050

Total Division No. 36..............................................

1,470

TOTAL ATTORNEY-GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT..........................

5,698



1939–40.

VI.—THE DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.

 

Division No. 37.—ADMINISTRATIVE.

£

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

Supplementary provision for—

 

Accounts Branch.

 

 

£

£

 

1 Clerk..............................................................................................

..

26

 

Canberra Services.

 

 

 

1 Motor Mechanic............................................................................

..

24

 

Property and Survey Branch.

 

1 Draftsman......................................................................................

409

 

 

1 Typist.............................................................................................

120

529

 

Works and Services Branch—Central Staff.

 

1 Assistant Director-General of Works.............................................

1,083

 

 

1 Senior Architect.............................................................................

778

 

 

1 Engineer.........................................................................................

382

 

 

 

 

2,243

 

Works and Services Branch—Victoria.

 

1 Surveyor........................................................................................

..

134

 

Works and Services Branch—Queensland.

 

1 Caretaker.......................................................................................

..

..

 

 

2,956

 

Payment of salaries in advance to officers proceeding on furlough.....

..

508

 

 

3,464

 

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

 

Read...............................................................................................

16,955

 

 

In lieu of.........................................................................................

13,491

 

 

 

 

3,464

 

2. Temporary and casual employees.........................................................

15,749

Less estimated amount to be recovered in respect of work performed for Commonwealth Bank and other Administrations—

15,749

Read...............................................................................................

16,173

 

In lieu of.........................................................................................

15,000

1,173

 

14,576

F.7918.—4


1939–40.

VI.—The Department of the Interior.

 

Division No. 37.—ADMINISTRATIVE—continued.

£

B.—General Expenses—

 

1. Travelling and subsistence....................................................................

1,973

2. Office requisites and equipment, stationery and printing......................

305

3. Postage, telegrams and telephone services............................................

1,380

9. Payments under Commonwealth Employees’ Compensation Act 1930.

1,050

10. Plan printing, papercoating and reproduction of maps.........................

435

11. Motor vehicles—purchase, upkeep and hire, including use of private vehicles for Departmental purposes.....................................................................

3,942

12. Other incidental expenses.....................................................................

2,264

13. Immigration fees refunded in error.......................................................

3

 

11,352

Less

 

Amount estimated to be recovered in respect of work performed for Commonwealth Bank and other Administrations—

£

 

Read........................................................................................

3,371

 

In lieu of..................................................................................

3,000

371

 

10,981

Amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

 

Read........................................................................................

..

 

In lieu of..................................................................................

4,000

4,000

 

14,981

Total Division No. 37..............................................

29,557


1939–40.

VI.—The Department of the Interior.

 

Division No. 40.—SOLAR OBSERVATORY.

£

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

Supplementary provision for—

£

 

1 First Assistant................................................................................

268

 

1 Assistant (Female).........................................................................

55

 

 

323

 

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

£

 

 

Read.................................................................................

460

 

 

In lieu of...........................................................................

200

 

 

 

 

260

 

 

63

2. Temporary and casual employees.........................................................

..

..

114

B.—General Expenses—

177

7. Other incidental expenses.....................................................................

..

..

20

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

 

Read..............................................................................................

..

..

 

In lieu of........................................................................................

..

150

150

 

170

Total Division No. 40

347

Division No. 41.—FORESTRY BUREAU.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

Supplementary provision for—

£

 

2. Assistant Research Officers............................................................

..

411

 

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

£

 

 

Read..................................................................................

2,629

 

 

In lieu of............................................................................

2,218

 

 

 

 

411

 

Division No. 42.—MAINTENANCE AND RENT.

B.—Rent of Buildings—

 

8. Information..........................................................................................

1,637

TOTAL DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR......................................

31,541


1939–40.

VII.—THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE.

 

Division No. 44.—CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION.

£

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries—

 

Secretariat.

 

Read

£

£

 

3 Assistant Secretaries....................................................................

1,816

 

 

In lieu of

 

 

 

2 Assistant Secretaries....................................................................

1,736

(a) 80

 

Supplementary provision for—

 

 

1 Chief Inspector of Accounts.......................................................

60

 

 

1 Inspector-General of Administration

885

(a) 945

 

Read

 

1 Director of Works.......................................................................

960

 

 

In lieu of

 

 

 

1 Director of Works.......................................................................

942

18

 

Read

 

60 Clerks.........................................................................................

18,015

 

 

In lieu of

 

57 Clerks.........................................................................................

18,015

..

 

 

 

1,043

 

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

 

 

 

Read....................................................................................

2,678

 

 

In lieu of..............................................................................

1,635

 

 

 

 

1,043

..

B.—General Expenses—

 

9. Control of medical supplies and equipment (£47,500 for payment to credit of Medical Supplies and Equipment Trust Account)

48,608

10. Expenses of visit to United States of America of special business consultant      

3,818

Total Division No. 44..............................................

52,426

Division No. 44a.GENERAL SERVICES.

 

1. Grant towards purchase of equipment for Victoria Barracks dining room 

422

Total Central Administration...................................

52,848

(a) Portion of year only.


1939–40.

 

 

 

VII.—The Department of Defence.

 

NAVAL.

£

Division No. 48.—PERMANENT NAVAL FORCES.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Active pay and allowances—

 

B.—Auxiliary Services.

 

Read

£

 

2 Deputy Inspectors of Naval Ordnance

2,746

 

1 Assistant Inspector of Naval Ordnance

 

In lieu of

 

1 Deputy Inspector of Naval Ordnance

2,746

..

2 Assistant Inspectors of Naval Ordnance

3. Deferred pay and interest on accrued deferred pay—to be paid to the credit of the Deferred Pay (Naval) Trust Account— retiring gratuities to Medical Officers under Regulations— (Amounts of Deferred Pay unclaimed, or forfeited under Regulations, may be credited to this item) 

1

4. Advances to H.M.A. ships abroad........................................................

41,374

 

41,375

B.—General Expenses—

 

1. Provisions, including freight and allowances in lieu of provisions; payments to ships’ funds—(Receipts from sale of stores may be credited to this item)...............

2

Total Division No. 48..............................................

41,377

Division No. 50.—CIVILIAN PERMANENT SERVICES.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

Supplementary provision for—

£

 

1 Secretary.....................................................................................

(a) 750

 

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

£

 

 

Read..................................................................................

2,023

 

 

In lieu of............................................................................

1,273

 

 

 

 

750

..

2. Temporary and casual employees.........................................................

1

Total Division No. 50..............................................

1

(a) Portion of year only.


1939–40.

VII.—The Department of Defence.

 

NAVAL.

£

Division No. 52.—NAVAL ESTABLISHMENTS.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

2. Temporary and casual employees.........................................................

2

B.—General Expenses—

 

6. Stores and material for general upkeep and maintenance, including contract work on yard craft..................................................................................................

2

Total Division No. 52..............................................

4

Division No. 53.—MAINTENANCE, REPAIRS AND GENERAL STORES.

 

5. Coal and oil fuel, including freight.......................................................

1

Division No. 54.—GENERAL SERVICES.

 

4. Postage, telegrams and telephone services............................................

1

Total Naval.................................................................

41,384

MILITARY.

 

Division No. 56.—PERMANENT MILITARY FORCES.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Pay and allowances—

 

Army Service Corps.

 

(d) Remount Section.

£

 

Supplementary provision for—

 

1 Temporary Quartermaster............................................................

 

Army Veterinary Corps.

 

1 Director of Veterinary Services and Army Remounts—

£

 

 

Read...................................................................................................

870

 

 

In lieu of.............................................................................................

801

69

 

Allowance to Deputy Chief of the General Staff

..

64

 

 

133

 

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

 

Read................................................................................................

62,027

 

 

In lieu of..........................................................................................

61,894

133

..


1939–40.

 

VII.—The Department of Defence.

 

MILITARY.

£

Division No. 57.—CIVILIAN PERMANENT SERVICES.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

Professional, Clerical and General Staffs.

 

Supplementary provision for—

£

 

1 Secretary.............................................................................

(a) 750

 

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

£

 

 

Read..............................................................................

20,153

 

 

In lieu of........................................................................

19,403

750

 

 

..

5. Payments as acts of grace to officers and dependants of officers transferred from the State Service of Tasmania..........................................................................................

636

Total Division No. 57..............................................

636

Division No. 58.—INSPECTION BRANCH.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

Supplementary provision for—

 

1 Assistant Chief Inspector.....................................................

280

1 Inspector of Engineering and Signal Stores..........................

1 Inspector of Armaments......................................................

1 Assistant Equipment Officer...............................................

1 Senior Examiner, A.F.V.’s...................................................

1 Overlooker..........................................................................

2. Temporary and casual employees.........................................................

61

Total Division No. 58..............................................

341

Division No. 59.—ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE.

 

B.—General Expenses—

 

13. Compensation payments to members discharged on account of invalidity          

1,494

(a) Portion of year only.


1939–40.

 

VII.—The Department of Defence.

£

MILITARY.

 

Division No. 60.—CITIZEN MILITARY FORCES AND CADETS.

 

A.—Pay and Allowances in the nature of Pay—

 

1. Pay and allowances under Regulations.................................................

73,998

B.—General Expenses—

 

11. Payments as acts of grace in respect of death or injury.......................

136

12. Deficiency in stamp account..............................................................

3

 

139

Total Division No. 60..............................................

74,137

Division No. 64.—GENERAL SERVICES.

 

18. Expenditure on behalf of the Government of the United Kingdom —to be recovered    

100

Total Military...................................................

76,708

ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE.

 

Division No. 68.—PERMANENT AIR FORCE.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

Special allowance to officer performing duties of Director of Stores Accounts     

£

 

77

 

Amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

£

 

 

Read...................................................................................

4,351

 

 

In lieu of.............................................................................

4,500

 

 

 

 

149

 

 

 

 

226


1939–40.

VII.—The Department of Defence.

 

ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE.

£

Division No. 69.—CIVILIAN PERMANENT SERVICES.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

£

 

Supplementary provision for—

 

1 Secretary........................................................................................

(a) 750

 

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

£

 

 

Read........................................................................................

750

 

 

In lieu of..................................................................................

..

750

..

Division No. 72.—GENERAL SERVICES.

 

15. Payments as acts of grace in respect of flying accidents.....................

169

16. Exhibit of war-time activities at the Royal Sydney Show....................

689

17. Payment as an act of grace in respect of damage to private property..

60

Total Division No. 72..............................................

918

Total Royal Australian Air Force...............................................

1,144

Total Department of Defence (excluding War)..................................

172,084

WAR SERVICES (1939) PAYABLE OUT OF REVENUE.

 

Division No. 74a.NAVAL.

 

5. Expenditure on behalf of the Government of the United Kingdom—to be recovered       

259,227

Division No. 75.—MILITARY.

 

5. Establishment of military canteens—to be recovered...........................

60,000

6. Advance to Defence Clothing Material Trust Account—to be recovered   

250,000

Total Division No. 75..............................................

310,000


1939–40.

VII.—The Department of Defence.

 

WAR SERVICES (1939).

£

Division No. 75a.DEPARTMENT OF SUPPLY AND DEVELOPMENT.

 

1. Maintenance of munitions factories—for payment to Munitions Factories Trust Accounts..................................................................

160,000

2. Working credit for Munitions Annexes and War Material Trust Account—to be recovered................................................................

500,000

3. Working credit for Machine Tools Trust Account—to be recovered

100,000

4. Expenditure on behalf of Indian Government—to be recovered

53,645

Total Division No. 75a................................................

813,645

Division No. 76.—DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Proportion of salaries provided under Division No. 18a—The Treasury.........................................................................................................

5,200

B.—General Expenses—

 

1. Proportion of general expenses provided under Division No. 18b— The Treasury...........................................................................................

1,000

C.—Miscellaneous—

 

3. Exchange on remittances for the payment of interest in London

29,486

D.—Commonwealth Inscribed Stock Registries—

 

1. Loans management expenses in connexion with loans for war purposes, including payments to the Commonwealth Bank

1,614

Total Division No. 76..............................................

37,300

Division No. 76a.ATTORNEY-GENERAL’S DEPARTMENT.

 

1. Distribution of emergency Statutory Rules...........................................

692

Division No. 78.—DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND CUSTOMS— MISCELLANEOUS.

 

2. Expenses of proceedings in Prize Courts, wages of prize crews of detained enemy vessels, and all other expenses in connexion with such vessels whilst under the jurisdiction of the Court— to be recovered.........................................................................................

1,918


1939–40.

VII.—The Department of Defence.

 

WAR SERVICES (1939).

£

Division No. 79.—DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE— MISCELLANEOUS.

 

2. Commonwealth Chartered Ships Trust Account—Working advance—to be repaid.........................................................................................................

50,000

3. Purchases on behalf of the Government of the United Kingdom— to be recovered.........................................................................................................

59,765

Total Division No. 79..............................................

109,765

Division No. 80.—DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and wages................................................................................

1,029

B.—General Expenses—

 

3. Postage, telegrams and telephone services............................................

2,289

7. Office furniture....................................................................................

2,063

8. Cinema and photographic services.......................................................

2,410

 

6,762

 

7,791

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

£

 

Read...............................................................................................

..

 

In lieu of........................................................................................

2,500

2,500

Total Division No. 80..............................................

10,291

TOTAL WAR SERVICES (1939) PAYABLE OUT OF REVENUE

1,542,838

TOTAL DEFENCE AND WAR (1939) SERVICES.......................................

1,714,922



1939–40.

VIII.—THE DEPARTMENT OF SUPPLY AND DEVELOPMENT.

£

Division No. 81.—ADMINISTRATIVE.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

2. Temporary and casual employees.........................................................

1,347

3. Extra duty pay......................................................................................

2,306

 

3,653

Division No. 82.—MUNITIONS FACTORIES.

 

B.—General Expenses—

 

9. Losses by fraud at Ammunition Factory, Maribyrong—for payment to the credit of the Ammunition Factory Trust Account

11

10. Motor vehicles and accessories...........................................................

3,757

 

3,768

Division No. 83.—MAINTENANCE AND RENT.

 

2. Rent......................................................................................................

2,042

Division No. 85.—INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT DIVISION.

 

B.—General Expenses—

 

Read

 

6. Technical training of munition workers—

£

 

Wages and expenses.............................................................

27,000

 

In lieu of

 

 

6. Training toolmakers..................................................................

27,000

..

TOTAL DEPARTMENT OF SUPPLY AND DEVELOPMENT

9,463



1939–40.

IX.—THE DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AVIATION.

£

Division No. 86.—ADMINISTRATIVE.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

Supplementary provision for—

£

£

 

1 Investigating Accountant................................................................

125

 

 

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

100

225

 

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

 

Read.....................................................................................

28,525

 

 

In lieu of...............................................................................

28,300

225

..

B.—General Expenses—

 

4. Postage, telegrams, telephones and fire services...................................

98

6. Maps, text-books and publications.......................................................

76

14. Other incidental expenses...................................................................

490

16. Payments under Commonwealth Employees’ Compensation Act 1930

150

17. Compensation for removal of obstructions on private property to improve approaches to aerodromes.........................................................................................................

75

Total Division No. 86..............................................

889

Division No. 87.—DEVELOPMENT OF CIVIL AVIATION.

 

Amount estimated to be recovered from Postmaster-General’s Department for conveyance of air mails—

£

 

Read........................................................................................................

30,975

 

In lieu of..................................................................................................

100,000

19,025


1939–40.

IX.—The Department of Civil Aviation.

£

Division No. 88.—EMPIRE AIR SERVICES.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—Flying Boat Bases.—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

£

 

Read

 

 

1 Assistant Inspector, Flying Boat Bases..........................................

340

 

In lieu of

 

 

1 Chief Coxswain............................................................................

340

 

Amount estimated to be recovered from the Government of the United Kingdom—

 

 

Read.......................................................................................

..

 

In lieu of.................................................................................

25,600

25,600

C.—General Expenses—Trans-Tasman Section—

 

2. Subsidy payments.................................................................................

6,849

Total Division No. 88..............................................

32,449

Division No. 89a.MAINTENANCE AND RENT—EMPIRE AIR SERVICES —SINGAPORE SECTION.

 

Amount estimated to be recovered from the Government of the United Kingdom—

£

 

Read.......................................................................................................

..

 

In lieu of.................................................................................................

4,250

4,250

 

TOTAL DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AVIATION.................................

56,613



1939–40.

X.—THE DEPARTMENT OF TRADE AND CUSTOMS.

 

Division No. 91.—ADMINISTRATIVE.

£

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

Supplementary provision for—

£

£

 

3 Investigation Officers..................................................................

634

 

 

10 Clerks..........................................................................................

1,051

1,685

 

Officers on loan and on unattached list pending suitable vacancies—

 

Read..............................................................................................

2,105

 

 

In lieu of........................................................................................

800

 

 

 

 

1,305

 

 

 

 

2,990

2. Temporary and casual employees.........................................................

2,236

3. Extra duty pay......................................................................................

868

B.—General Expenses—

6,094

1. Travelling and subsistence....................................................................

508

2. Office requisites and equipment, stationery and printing......................

119

3. Postage, telegrams and telephone services............................................

2,214

4. Fuel, light and power............................................................................

84

7. Other incidental expenses.....................................................................

296

Amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

£

 

Read....................................................................................................

..

 

In lieu of..............................................................................................

600

 

 

 

600

 

3,821

Total Division No. 91..............................................

9,915

Division No. 92.—TARIFF BOARD.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

3. Salaries of officers on retirement leave and payments in lieu...............

56

Division No. 93.—FILM CENSORSHIP.

 

B.—General Expenses—

 

Amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

£

 

Read.....................................................................................................

51

 

In lieu of...............................................................................................

100

 

 

 

49


1939–40.

X.—The Department of Trade and Customs.

£

Division No. 94.—NEW SOUTH WALES.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

Supplementary provision for—

£

£

 

2 Register Clerks..............................................................................

346

 

 

1 Uptown Examining Officer...........................................................

430

 

 

2 Excise Officers..............................................................................

358

 

 

1 Searcher and Watchman................................................................

252

1,386

 

Less amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

 

 

 

Read...................................................................................

23,186

 

 

In lieu of.............................................................................

21,800

1,386

..

3. Extra duty pay......................................................................................

1,347

B.—General Expenses—

 

1. Travelling and subsistence....................................................................

608

2. Office requisites and equipment, stationery and printing......................

536

Amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

 

Read.................................................................................................

..

 

In lieu of...........................................................................................

750

 

 

 

750

 

1,894

Total Division No. 94..............................................

3,241

Division No. 95.—VICTORIA.

 

B.—General Expenses—

 

3. Postage, telegrams and telephone services............................................

470

Amount estimated to remain unexpended at close of year—

 

Read.................................................................................................

..

 

In lieu of...........................................................................................

630

 

 

 

630

Total Division No. 95..............................................

1,100


1939–40.

X.—The Department of Trade and Customs.

£

Division No. 96.—QUEENSLAND.

 

A.—Salaries and Payments in the nature of Salary—

 

1. Salaries and allowances—

 

Supplementary provision for—

£

£

 

1 Locker...........................................................................................

..

150

 

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

 

 

 

Read....................................................................................

6,780

 

 

In lieu of..............................................................................