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Note 17: Administered - Expenses

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2015 2014
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17A: Employee benefits

Wages and salaries 29,052 21,469
Leave and other entitlements 2,138 2,166
Superannuation
Defined benefit plans 26 41
Defined contribution plans 2,892 2,208
Other employee benefits 1,403 1,709
Total employee benefits 35,511 27,593

17B: Suppliers

Goods and services supplied or rendered
Consultants and contractors 4,962 15,257
Training and equipment purchases 989 1,742
Travel 4,372 4,138
Information technology and communications 13,467 12,195
Royalty payments 21,605 21,217
Contribution to Family Court of Western Australia operations 13,278 13,319
Family Law Act payments to States and Territories 1,627 1,183
Legal fees 20,227 15,250
General office 28,901 29,517
Payments and contributions to external bodies 9,033 7,888
Total goods and services supplied or rendered 118,461 121,706
Goods supplied in connection with
Related parties 2 4
External parties 6,351 6,446
Total goods supplied 6,353 6,450
Services rendered in connection with
Related parties 24,362 14,519
External parties 87,746 100,737
Total services rendered 112,108 115,256
Total goods and services supplied or rendered 118,461 121,706
Other suppliers
Operating lease rentals
Minimum lease payments 4,532 5,130
Total other suppliers 4,532 5,130
Total suppliers 122,993 126,836

17C: Subsidies

Subsidies in connection with
External parties
Law Courts Limited 3,381 3,296
Total subsidies 3,381 3,296

17D: Personal benefits

Direct
Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payments 1 104,765 2,442
Australian Victims of Terror Overseas Payments 5,997 27,234
Payment of victims of natural disasters 1 1,965 572
High Court Justices (Long Leave Payments) Act 1979 2 973
Judges (Long Leave Payments) Act 1979 89
Former Solicitor Generals Pension - Interest cost 200 200
Former Solicitor Generals Pension paid
RCIRCSA witness expenses 468 158
Other personal benefits (4) 499
Total personal benefits 114,364 31,194

17E: Grants

Public sector
Australian Government entities (related entities) 82,182 55,163
State and Territory Governments 31,759 33,119
Local Governments 1,826 16,006
Private sector
Non-profit organisations 207,262 156,420
Other private sector 30,679 19,993
Overseas 740 1,203
Other grants
Family relationship support payments 155,441 155,353
Other grants 7,958 42,627
Total grants 517,847 479,884

17F: Depreciation and amortisation

Depreciation
Buildings 21C 6,115 3,200
Property, plant and equipment 21C 3,242 1,955
Total depreciation 9,357 5,155
Amortisation
Intangibles: Software 21E 773 414
Total amortisation 773 414
Total depreciation and amortisation 10,130 5,569

17G: Write-down and impairment of assets

Impairment of property, plant and equipment 5
Impairment on financial instruments 69 60
Impairment on personal benefit recoveries 443 (1,051)
Total write-down and impairment of assets 517 (991)

17H: Payments to corporate Commonwealth entities

Australia Council 211,764 128,786
Australian Film, Television and Radio School 24,335 18,321
Australian National Maritime Museum 24,038 12,016
National Film and Sound Archive 26,753 1,260
National Gallery of Australia 50,822 24,871
National Library of Australia 60,160 45,067
National Museum of Australia 43,554 27,853
National Portrait Gallery of Australia 11,686 7,767
Screen Australia 17,956 13,473
Total payments to corporate Commonwealth entities 471,068 279,414

1 Payments made to individuals under the Australian Government Disaster Recovery Programme (AGDRP), Disaster Income Recovery Allowance (DRA) Programme and ex-gratia payments to New Zealand residents in Australia in response to 2014-15 natural disaster events (eg Tropical Cyclones and NSW floods).

2 Long leave payments made to Justices of the High Court in 2014-15.

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