Note 39. Commitments

Capital Commitments

Capital commitments contracted at reporting date include Health Centres in Belconnen, Tuggeranong and Gungahlin, the Canberra Region Cancer Centre, the Centenary Hospital for Women and Children, the University of Canberra Public Hospital, the Emergency Department Intensive Care Unit Expansion, Adult Secure Mental Health Unit, Clinical Services and Inpatient Unit Design and Infrastructure Expansion, An e-Healthy Future, Central Sterilising Service, Walk-In Centres for Belconnen and Tuggeranong, and other minor new works construction projects. These have not been recognised as liabilities.

 

Capital Commitments – Property, Plant and Equipment 2013
$’000
2012
$’000
Payable:    
Within one year 191,154 238,628
Later than one year but not later than five years 121,860 169,273
Total Capital Commitments – Property, Plant and Equipmenta 313,014 407,901
Total Capital Commitments 313,014 407,901
a) The decrease is a result of less capital works funding appropriated in 2013.    
Operating Lease Commitments    
The Directorate has several non-cancellable operating leases for buildings. The operating lease agreements give the Directorate the right to renew the leases. Renegotiations of the lease terms occur on renewal of the leases. The Directorate also has non-cancellable operating leases with Shared Services for IT equipment. Contingent rental payments have not been included in the commitments below.
Non-cancellable operating lease commitments are payable as follows: 2013
$’000
2012
$’000
Within one year 7,830 7,290
Later than one year but not later than five years 16,974 21,135
Total Operating Lease Commitments 24,804 28,425
 
Other Commitments    
Other commitments contracted at reporting date mainly relate to grants to Non-Government Organisations that have not been recognised as liabilities.
Non-cancellable other commitments are payable as follows: 2013
$’000
2012
$’000
Within one year 49,497 49,295
Later than one year but not later than five yearsb 53,060 36,855
Total Other Commitments 102,557 86,150

 

b) The increase in other commitments later than one year but not greater than five years is due to the cyclic nature of contracting with Non-Government Organisations with most contracts running for three years. Approximately 40 per cent of contracts were entered into in 2013 extending the commitment period.

Finance Lease Commitments

Finance lease commitments are disclosed in Note 33: Finance Leases.

All amounts shown in the commitment note are inclusive of GST.