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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2004  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 27/02/2004   
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Contents >> Government finance >> Total public sector, local governments

This section sets out the Operating Statement, Cash Flow Statement and Balance Sheet for the total public sector for local governments. The Australian Capital Territory has no separate local government.

Operating Statement

Table 27.13 summarises the net operating results for the total public sector for local governments for 2001-02.

27.13 LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, Total public sector: Operating Statement - 2001-02

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT(a)
Total(b)
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m

GFS Revenue
Taxation revenue
2,260
1,640
1,329
589
707
175
48
. .
6,749
Current grants and subsidies
537
585
486
147
280
69
50
. .
2,154
Sales of goods and services
2,037
753
2,159
204
356
195
59
. .
5,762
Interest income
187
44
76
13
39
10
4
. .
372
Other
959
640
665
45
220
32
18
. .
2,579
Total
5,980
3,662
4,714
998
1,602
481
179
. .
17,617
less
GFS Expenses
Gross operating expenses
Depreciation
1,141
663
1,048
248
382
131
54
. .
3,667
Employee expenses
2,003
1,185
1,394
319
521
146
67
. .
5,636
Other operating expenses
2,173
1,675
1,576
410
547
196
144
. .
6,720
Total
5,317
3,523
4,018
977
1,450
474
265
. .
16,023
Property expenses
Other interest expenses
95
39
230
26
13
15
1
. .
419
Income tax equivalent expenses
-
-
12
-
-
-
-
. .
12
Current transfers
Grant expenses
-
-
-
6
12
-
-
. .
18
Tax expenses
7
-
16
-
5
-
-
. .
28
Other current transfers
64
-
2
-
6
9
-
. .
81
Capital transfers
Grant expenses
-
-
16
-
-
-
2
. .
17
Other capital transfers
-
-
9
-
-
-
-
. .
9
Total
5,482
3,562
4,303
1,010
1,486
498
267
. .
16,609
equals
GFS Net Operating Balance
498
100
411
-12
116
-16
-88
. .
1,009
less
Net acquisition of non-financial assets
Gross fixed capital formation
1,350
906
1,345
273
480
135
43
. .
4,532
less Depreciation
1,141
663
1,048
248
382
131
54
. .
3,667
plus Change in inventories
-4
-
-7
-
-
-
-
. .
-10
plus Other transactions in non-financial assets
111
-13
31
4
-1
-2
-
. .
130
Total
316
230
322
29
98
2
-11
. .
985
equals
GFS Net Lending(+)/Borrowing(-)
182
-130
89
-41
18
-18
-77
. .
23

(a) The ACT has no separate local government.
(b) The sums of local governments at the state level may not equal the total local figure, due to transfers between jurisdictions.
Source: Government Finance Statistics, Australia, 2001-02 (5512.0).

Cash Flow Statement

Table 27.14 summarises the cash results for 2001-02 for the total public sector for local governments.

27.14 LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, Total public sector: Cash Flow Statement - 2001-02

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT(a)
Total(b)
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m

CASH FLOW STATEMENT

Cash receipts from operating activities
Taxes received
2,228
1,676
1,319
587
709
169
45
. .
6,733
Receipts from sales of goods and services
2,100
753
2,019
236
371
218
91
. .
5,788
Grants and subsidies received
652
632
820
203
357
87
117
. .
2,866
Other receipts
851
403
559
12
156
44
5
. .
2,030
Total
5,830
3,464
4,717
1,038
1,593
518
257
. .
17,417
Cash payments for operating activities
Payments for goods and services
-4,457
-2,799
-3,149
-742
-1,114
-339
-196
. .
-12,795
Grants and subsidies paid
-
-
-
-9
-18
-
-
. .
-27
Interest paid
-94
-40
-224
-27
-14
-16
-1
. .
-415
Other payments
-71
-51
-
4
-6
-13
-
. .
-137
Total
-4,622
-2,890
-3,374
-773
-1,152
-368
-197
. .
-13,375
Net cash flows from operating activities
1,208
574
1,344
264
441
150
61
. .
4,042
Net cash flows from investments in non-financial assets
Sales of non-financial assets
300
106
78
44
56
12
2
. .
598
Purchases of new non-financial assets
-1,442
-761
-1,203
-304
-495
-135
-43
. .
-4,383
Purchases of secondhand non-financial assets
-
-
-1
-
-2
-
-
. .
-4
Total
-1,142
-656
-1,125
-260
-441
-123
-41
. .
-3,788
Net cash flows from investments in financial assets for policy purposes
1
-
-
-2
-
-
1
. .
-
Net cash flows from investments in financial assets for liquidity purposes
-19
-
-23
-
-1
9
-
. .
-33
Net cash flows from financing activities
Advances received (net)
-
3
-
4
-
9
-
. .
15
Borrowing (net)
-26
-15
-20
-16
54
4
-3
. .
-20
Deposits received (net)
-
-
-
21
-1
-
-
. .
21
Other financing (net)
232
94
-36
-8
-38
-57
-17
. .
169
Total
206
82
-56
3
15
-44
-20
. .
184
Net Increase(+)
/Decrease(-) in
Cash Held
254
-
140
5
15
-8
-
. .
405

SURPLUS(+)/DEFICIT(-)

Net cash flows from operating activities and net cash flows from investments in non-financial assets
66
-82
218
5
-
27
20
. .
254
Acquisitions of assets under finance leases and similar arrangements
-59
-
-
-1
-
-
-
. .
-60
Surplus(+)/Deficit(-)
8
-82
218
4
-
27
20
. .
194

(a) The ACT has no separate local government.
(b) The sums of local governments at the state level may not equal the total local figure, due to transfers between jurisdictions.
Note: Negative figures denote outflows.
Source: Government Finance Statistics, Australia, 2001-02 (5512.0).

Balance Sheet

Table 27.15 summarises the Balance Sheet results as at 30 June 2002 for the total public sector for local governments.

27.15 LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, Total public sector: Balance Sheet - 30 June 2002

NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT(a)
Total(b)
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m

Assets
Financial assets
Cash and deposits
232
513
1,245
18
207
43
57
. .
2,315
Advances paid
-
7
-
-
-
4
-
. .
11
Investments, loans and placements
3,660
503
265
33
443
120
48
. .
5,073
Other non-equity assets
634
600
436
76
163
45
14
. .
1,967
Equity
-
-
-
12
-
-
-
. .
12
Total
4,525
1,623
1,946
138
813
212
119
. .
9,377
Non-financial assets
Land and fixed assets
63,747
31,090
33,914
8,481
10,744
4,251
887
. .
153,115
Other non-financial assets
988
-
-
-
16
10
4
. .
1,017
Total
64,735
31,090
33,914
8,481
10,759
4,261
890
. .
154,132
Total
69,260
32,714
35,860
8,620
11,573
4,474
1,010
. .
163,509
Liabilities
Deposits held
-
62
-
79
-
3
-
. .
144
Advances received
12
2
-
14
-
-
-
. .
29
Borrowing
1,411
596
2,970
135
223
208
6
. .
5,548
Unfunded superannuation liability and other employee entitlements
738
285
391
74
85
32
9
. .
1,614
Other provisions
112
-
12
9
2
6
-
. .
142
Other non-equity liabilities
691
405
339
102
177
40
34
. .
1,788
Total
2,965
1,350
3,713
412
488
289
49
. .
9,266
Shares and other contributed capital
1
-
-
-
-
-3
-
. .
-2
GFS Net Worth
66,294
31,363
32,148
8,207
11,085
4,188
961
. .
154,246
Net debt(c)
-2,468
-363
1,460
177
-428
44
-100
. .
-1,677
Net financial worth(d)
1,559
273
-1,767
-274
325
-73
71
. .
114

(a) The ACT has no separate local government.
(b) The sums of local governments at the state level may not equal the total local figure, due to assets and liabilities held between jurisdictions.
(c) Equals deposits held, advances received and borrowing less cash and deposits, advances paid, and investments, loans and placements.
(d) Equals total financial assets less total liabilities less shares and other contributed capital.
Source: Government Finance Statistics, Australia, 2001-02 (5512.0).


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