Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Table 1.1: Australian Maritime Safety Authority resource statement—Budget estimates for 2016–17 as at Budget May 2016


Opening balance/cash reserves at 1 July 54,909 64,239
Funds from Government  
Annual appropriations—ordinary annual services (a)  
Outcome 1 58,650 65,512
Total annual appropriations 58,650 65,512
Special appropriations (Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development)    
Australian Maritime Safety Authority Act 1990 (b)(c) 116,834 120,228
Total special appropriations 116,834 120,228
Amounts received from related entities (c)    
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade 743 927
Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development 1,111 400
Torres Strait Regional Authority 1,800 -
Total amounts received from related entities 3,654 1,327
Total funds from Government 179,138 187,067
Funds from other sources  
Interest 1,716 1,485
Sale of goods and services 17,641 24,871
Total funds from other sources 19,357 26,356
Total net resourcing 253,404 277,662
2015-16 2016-17
Average staffing level (number) 390 384

Prepared on a resourcing (i.e. appropriations available) basis. All figures shown are GST exclusive—these may not match figures in the cash flow statement.

AMSA is not directly appropriated as it is a corporate Commonwealth entity. Appropriations are made to the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development, which are then paid to AMSA and are considered ‘departmental’ for all purposes.


  1. Appropriation Bill (No. 1) 2016–17.
  2. Levies collected under Marine Navigation Levy Collection Act 1989, Marine Navigation (Regulatory Function) Levy Collection Act 1991 and Protection of the Sea (Shipping Levy) Collection Act 1981 are paid to the Consolidated Revenue Fund and appropriated under section 48 of AMSA Act.
  3. Funding provided by a government entity that is not specified within the annual appropriation bills as a payment to the corporate Commonwealth entity.