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Libraries Board of South Australia (Libraries Board)

Financial statistics
Net cost of providing services: $34.4 million
Revenues from SA Government: $33.1 million
Subsidies to public libraries: $11.2 million
Staff benefit expenses: $13.1 million
Research and heritage collections: $141.7 million
Property, plant and equipment: $63.2 million
Number of FTEs: 139.9

Significant events and transactions

Research and heritage collections were revalued this year resulting in an increase in their value of $29.2 million.

Financial statement opinion

Financial controls opinion
Key issues:
  • Lack of clear responsibility for reviewing manual payments and Basware financial delegations
  • Inconsistent review of bona fide reports and leave booked reports for Public Library Services