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Annual Report 2018-2019 Essential Services Commission of South Australia



Annual Report 2018-2019 Essential Services Commission of South Australia

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ESCOSA Annual Report 201819 22 Table 6: Consultant projects 2018-19 Consultants Purpose Value Consultancies below $10,000 each BRM Holdich Compliance Monitoring and Reporting $2,050 Straight Lines Consultancy Pty Ltd Advice on SA Local Government rate capping scheme $2,300 Oakley Greenwood Pty Ltd Economic Assessment of Reliability Service Standard Options $2,662 Marsden Jacob Associates Pty Ltd Advice on SA Water willingness to pay research $5,500 New Focus Pty Ltd Stakeholder Survey $9,350 Grant Thornton Audit Pty Ltd Review and assessment of current licensing process and controls $9,500 Subtotal $31,362 Consultancies above $10,000 each Stillwell Management Consultants Board Effectiveness Survey $11,500 MK Insights Staff Engagement and Culture Survey $12,919 Cardno (QLD) Pty Ltd National Performance Reporting - Audit of Indicators $44,152 Subtotal $68,572 Total all consultancies $99,934 Contractual arrangements Details of the Commissions procurement contracts for 2018-19 are disclosed on the South Australian Tenders and Contracts website. Contractors Table 7 provides a summary of external contractors that have been engaged by the Commission, the nature of the work undertaken and the total cost of the work undertaken. Also, see the South Australian Tenders and Contracts website for a list of required SA Government-awarded contracts for goods, services and works. The website also provides details of across government contracts. Table 7: Contractors 2018-19 Contractor Purpose Value KPMG Financial modelling $15,435 Gus Commercial Consulting (SA) Pty Ltd Probity advice $27,622 Total all contractors $43,057 Financial performance of the Commission The following section summarises the Commissions overall financial position. Full audited financial statements for 2018-19 are in Appendix 2. Result The Commissions 2018-19 result was a deficit of $0.59 million, compared with the budgeted deficit of $1.48 million. The deficit budget reflected the intent to reduce the surplus in the electricity and gas licence funds held. Revenue The Commissions total revenue in 2018-19 was $5.23 million, down from $0.57 million in 2017-18. Revenue was sourced from the following industries: Water $3.80 million; Energy (Electricity and Gas) $0.90 million; Ports, Rail and Other Sources $0.52 million. http://www.tenders.sa.gov.au/ http://www.tenders.sa.gov.au/ https://www.tenders.sa.gov.au/tenders/index.do https://www.tenders.sa.gov.au/tenders/index.do