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Financial performance - Chapter 3 - Annual report 2018-19

The following is a summary of the overall financial position of the agency. The information is unaudited. 

Financial performance at a glance

The department recorded a net cost of services of $117.8 million in 2018-19, compared with a revised budgeted net cost of $122.4 million.

The favourable result includes unspFianent funding which will be carried over into 2019-20 and salary savings in 2018-19.

The detailed 2018-19 financial statements and notes to the accounts are presented on a separate page.

Actual results - Expenses $221272000, income exc appropriation 103466, Net cost of providing services $-117806000. Revised budget - Expenses 227.130, Income exc appropriation 104.-,767m=, Net cost of providing expenses $-122363000.

The decrease in expenses and income from operating activities in 2018-19 compared to 2017-18 is mainly attributable to machinery of government changes, with the SAET and Safework SA transferring from the Department in 2018-19.

Total expenses were $221.3 million in 2018‑19. A summary of expenses by category is shown in the figure below.

Employee benefits $147.2 M, supplies and services $57.9M, Grants and subsidies $7.9M, Depreciation $6.9M, Other $1.4M

Total operating income for 2018‑19, including appropriation, was $207.8 million. Revenue from state government appropriations accounted for around 50% of total income.  A summary of income by source is shown in the figure below.

Appropriate $104.3M, Fees and charges $83M, Recoveries $11.5M, Other income $4.6M, Commonwealth revenue $4.1M, Grands and subsidies 0.3M

Statement of financial position
AGD’s net assets decreased by $11.4 million during 2018-19. The decrease is mainly due to machinery of government changes, with the SAET and Safework SA transferring from the Department in 2018-19.

Total assets $60205000, total liabilities 63421000, net assets $-3216000
Account payment performance

Treasurer’s Instruction 11 requires all undisputed account to be paid within 30 days of the date of the receipt of the invoice or claim unless there is a discount or written agreement between the agency and the creditor.

19690 accounts paid within 30 days, valued at $177 210 929

Consultants disclosure

The following is a summary of external consultants that have been engaged by the agency, the nature of work undertaken, and the actual payments made for the work undertaken during the financial year.

Consultancies with a contract value below $10,000 each

Consultancies Purpose Value

BDO Advisory (SA) Pty Ltd

Law codes business analysis

$58,223

David Williams Smith QC

Review of the Serious and Organised Crime (Control) Act 2008

$13,154

Elementology

Review and evaluate Lawmaster

$185,220

Hon. Brian Martin QC

Review of major indictable reforms

$33,200

Hon. Brian Martin QC

Review of sentencing reductions

$83,800

Limebridge Australia

Business process review - FERU

$95,000

Materne Pennino Hoare

Office fitout - Chesser House

$29,750

Michael David QC

Report on the Serious and Organised Crime (Unexplained Wealth) Act 2009

$41,480

Pinnacle Workplace

Development of OHS&W program

$19,555

Swanbury Penglase

Design works - Ombudsman SA

$20,682

Swanbury Penglase

Design works for FERU

$23,876

System Solutions Engineering

Engineering services

$11,060

 

Subtotal

$615,000

Total all consultancies

$657,000

Data for previous years is available at Data SA website.

See also the Consolidated Financial Report of the Department of Treasury and Finance for total value of consultancy contracts across the South Australian Public Sector.

 Contractors disclosure

The following is a summary of external contractors that have been engaged by the agency, the nature of work undertaken, and the actual payments made for work undertaken during the financial year.

Contractors with a contract value above $10,000 each

Contractors Business unit Value

Hays Specialist Recruitment

ICT

$331,875

DFP Recruitment Services

CBS

$142,148

Hays Specialist Recruitment

CSO

$106,999

Evolve Scientific Recruitment

FSSA

$100,223

Hays Specialist Recruitment

FERU

$72,412

DFP Recruitment Services

FSSA

$64,639

Hoban Recruitment

Ombudsman SA

$47,919

Talent International (SA) Pty Ltd

ICT

$45,789

Modis Staffing Pty Ltd

ICT

$43,518

Hays Specialist Recruitment

Strategic Communications

$42,830

DFP Recruitment Services

CBS

$41,298

Hays Specialist Recruitment

FSSA

$27,330

Hays Specialist Recruitment

SACAT

$25,066

Randstad Pty Ltd

SACAT

$17,217

DFP Recruitment Services

Office of the Public Advocate

$16,101

Hays Specialist Recruitment

CBS

$14,376

Experience Matters

SACAT

$10,579

Data for previous years is available on the Data SA website.

The details of South Australian Government-awarded contracts for goods, services, and works are displayed on the SA Tenders and Contracts website. View the agency list of contracts.

The website also provides details of across government contracts.