Estimates Question to SBS at Senate Estimates on 23 May 2012
Senator Ludlam asked:
Senator LUDLAM: Can you talk us through-and take this on notice if you like-your base government funding for each year, 2011-12 and across the forward estimates, as a proportion of the total funding so that we can get a sense of effectively what your fixed transmission and distribution costs are. Is that easy enough to break down?
Mr Ebeid: Yes, that is easy enough.
Mr Torpy: I think for the out years we would need to calculate that for you but the base for
2011-12 is $137 million
The proportion of SBS's total funding which is base funding* is:
*Base funding includes depreciation.