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How to read the 2009-10 NSW State Budget papers Session Overview State Budget terms Overview of the Budget process Overview of the Budget papers Focus on where to find information on human services agencies and programs Questions and discussion Introduction

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Session Overview

  • State Budget terms
  • Overview of the Budget process
  • Overview of the Budget papers
  • Focus on where to find information on human services agencies and programs
  • Questions and discussion
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Introduction

  • Overview of the terminology and budget papers – no 2009-10 budget
  • Budget Paper 3 (BP 3) format will be slightly different
  • Assumed area of interest is service delivery or agency level activity in the budget year
  • Budget speech to be delivered Tuesday, 16 June 2009
  • In preparing to review the 2009-10 budget documents reference existing documents – past Budget papers (www.treasury.nsw.gov.au) or agency material.
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Understanding the State Budget

  • Government Finance Statistics – system used by the ABS to classify financial transactions of all governments – classifies the agencies and measures transactions that result from economic activity
  • Agencies are classified as either General Government, Public Financial Enterprises or Public Trading Enterprises (together these comprise the Total State Sector).
  • The classification is provided in an appendix at the back of BP2.
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Understanding the State Budget

  • The budget result relates to the General Government Sector only. The key result is the Net Operating Balance.
  • Net Operating Balance =

Total State Revenues less Expenses of Services

Total State Revenues – tax revenue, commonwealth grants, dividends, regulatory fees etc

  • Expenses – agency level operating expenses such as salaries, maintenance, grants etc, excludes new capital expenditure but includes depreciation.
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How the Budget is prepared

  • Fiscal Strategy and Targets – the medium to longer term
  • Formulation of the next budget (Budget Yr + Fwd Yrs) is an iterative process commencing around August each year, and reflects

State Plan priority setting

Revenue forecasts – based on economic indicators

Expenditure forecasts – no-change basis

Service improvements or maintenance - cost estimates

Election commitments

Options for re-prioritising existing services and funds

  • Broad projections and agency allocations generally agreed February
  • Agency level aggregates – March/April
  • Budget Speech - June
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The Budget Papers

Usually Five Budget Papers and a Budget Overview

No. 1 Budget Speech (BP1)

No. 2 Budget Statement (BP2)

No. 3 Budget Estimates (BP3)

No. 4 Infrastructure Statement (BP4)

No. 5 Appropriation Bills (BP5)

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Where to find Human Services Information

What is your purpose?

  • Highlights or new initiatives? Budget Speech and/or the Budget Overview
  • Fiscal Strategy and total revenues, expenditure and capital expenditure? Budget Overview, BP2 and BP4
  • Policy areas and strategic directions? BP2
  • Commonwealth Funding at State level? BP2
  • BP2 - Tax Expenditures and Concessions
  • Commonwealth Funding at Agency level? BP3
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Where to find Human Services Information continued…

  • Agency level activity, results and services? BP3
  • BP3 – Agency level detail

Agency purpose, trends, strategic directions and budget in words

Whole of agency financial Statements including operating statement, statement of financial position (balance sheet), cash flow statement and

Planned results and service groups, performance measures, employees (FTE), and capital expenditure.

  • BP4 – Capital expenditure overview and agency level details.
ongoing community support

13.1 Ongoing Community Support

Service Description: This service group covers services which assists older people and people with a disability to live in their own home environment and to participate in the community with some ongoing support.

Linkage to Results: This service group contributes to the result Sustained Community and Home Living by working towards a range of intermediate results including:

♦ People with a disability improve living skills and participate in the community and carers of frail older people with a disability are provided with respite.

♦ Basic support services assist older people and people with a disability to live in their home environment.

♦ Older people and people with a disability live in their own homes through ongoing intensive personal care.

2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2007-08 2008-09

Units Actual Actual Budget Revised Forecast

Service Measures:

People in Post School Programs no. 3,730 4,450 4,230 4,230 4,570

People receiving respite services no. 31,730 33,200 35,920 35,920 38,090

People receiving personal assistance no. 131,690 140,020 147,980 147,980 152,640

Employees: EFT 435 657 564 640 639

_______2007-08_______ 2008-09

Budget Revised Budget

$000 $000 $000

FINANCIAL INDICATORS

Total Expenses Excluding Losses 719,444 720,479 793,680

Total expenses include the following:

Grants and subsidies - Disability Services 202,141 208,381 248,915

Grants and subsidies - HACC services 422,878 417,698 443,800

Employee related costs 60,423 60,423 65,278

NET COST OF SERVICES 709,970 706,735 778,951

CAPITAL EXPENDITURE 4,840 5,373 5,754

Ongoing Community Support

13.1 Ongoing Community Support

Service Description: This service group covers services which assists older people and people with a disability to live in their own home environment and to participate in the community with some ongoing support.

Linkage to Results: This service group contributes to the result Sustained Community and Home Living by working towards a range of intermediate results including:

*People with a disability improve living skills and participate in the community and carers of frail older people with a disability are provided with respite.

*Basic support services assist older people and people with a disability to live in their home environment.

*Older people and people with a disability live in their own homes through ongoing intensive personal care.

short term interventions
Short-term Interventions

13.2 Short-Term Interventions

Service Description: This service group covers assistance to older people and people with a disability to develop skills and abilities to live in the community with minimal support.

Linkage to Results: This service group contributes to the result Sustained Community and Home Living by working towards a range of intermediate results that include:

* Children with a disability live with their parents.

* Therapies and interventions assist older people and people with a disability to maximise their independence.

* Older people and people with a disability and carers access the best mix of services and/or community support.

short term interventions13
Short-term Interventions ….

_______2007-08_______ 2008-09

Budget Revised Budget

$000 $000 $000

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Conclusion and Suggestions
  • The Budget Papers have many audiences
  • BP3 is likely to be the most relevant for your purposes
  • Use the glossary in BP2! … and each paper’s index
  • Look at last year’s papers to see if they answer your questions
  • You can also use the agency or minister’s detailed briefings/press releases for extra information on projects or specific regional/rural information