Cost of the 1998 Federal Election and Newcastle Supplementary Election

Updated: 27 January 2011

Also see Costs of Elections and Referendums 1901 – Present.

Expenditure to 15 June 1999
Project $
Advertising 8 780 782
Election Statistics & Results 94 108
Elector Leaflet 1 463 302
Public Information Materials & Support 1 300 372
Ballot Paper Production & Assoc. Printing 2 629 578
Cardboard Equipment Production 2 726 255
Certified Lists 898 885
Computer Support Services 8 924
Corporate Services Administration 40 634
Divisional Office costs (including payment of polling officials, hire of premises) 36 898 368
Election Allowances 726 744
Forms & Equipment 1 952 550
Funding & Disclosure 34 180
National Tally Room 363 165
Operational Administration 1 086 531
Overseas Voting 430 880
Payment System 26 189
Prosecution 116 142
Resources Monitoring 57 994
Scanning Centre 361 181
Senate Scrutiny 946 743
Storage & Distribution 9 413
Training of Polling Officials 784 150
SUB-TOTAL 61 737 070
Public Funding 33 920 787
TOTAL 95 657 857
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