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PGPA Rule Reference Description Page
17AB(g) Letter of transmittal iii
17AB(h) Aids to access  
17AH(a) Table of contents v
17AH(b) Alphabetical index  
17AH(c)     Glossary of abbreviations and acronyms 177
17AH(d) List of requirements 178
17AH(e) Details of contact officer ii
17AH(f) Entity's website address ii
17AH(g) Electronic address of report ii
17AB(a) Review by accountable authority 2
17AB(b) Overview of the entity  
1717AC(1)(a)(ii) Role and functions 4
17AC(1)(a)(ii) Organisational structure 6
17AC(1)(a)(iii) Outcome  and programme structure 4
17AC(1)(a)(iv) Purposes of the entity as included in corporate plan 4, 14
17AC(1)(b) Structure of the portfolio 4
17AB(c) Report on the performance of the entity 7–50
  Annual performance statements 7–50
17AB(c)(i); 16F Performance statement in accordance with paragraph 39(1)(b) of the Act and section 16F of the Rule 7–50
17AB(c)(ii) Report on financial performance 80–162
17AD(1)(a) Entity's financial performance 9–13
17AD(1)(b) Total resources and total payments 9–10
17AB(d) Management  and accountability  
  Corporate governance  
17AE(2)(a) Compliance with section 10 (fraud systems)

iii, 54

17AE(2)(b)(i) Certification by accountable authority that fraud risk assessments and fraud control plans have been prepared

iii

17AE(2)(b)(ii) Certification by accountable authority that appropriate mechanisms for preventing, detecting incidents of, investigating or otherwise dealing with, and recording or reporting fraud that meet the specific needs of the entity are in place.

iii

17AE(2)(b)(iii) Certification by accountable authority that all reasonable measures have been taken to deal appropriately with fraud relating to the entity.

iii

17AE(2)(c) Structures and processes in place for corporate governance. 52–54
  External Scrutiny  
17AE(3) Significant developments in external scrutiny 55–63
17AE(3)(a) Judicial decisions and decisions of administrative tribunals and by the Australian Information Commissioner

55–57

17AE(3)(b)              Reports on operations by the Auditor-General, a Parliamentary Committee or the Commonwealth Ombudsman 57–62
17AE(3)(c) Capability reviews 62–63
  Management of human resources  
17AE(4)(a) Managing and developing employees 64
17AE(4)b)              Statistics on APS employees 70
17AE(4)(c)              Enterprise agreements, IFAs, common law determinations, common law contracts and AWAs 67
17AE(4)(c)(i) Number of SES and non-SES employees covered by agreements etc 69
17AE(4)(c)(ii) Salary ranges for APS employees by classification 71
17AE(4)(c)(iii) Non-salary benefits provided 67
17AE(4)(d)(i) Number of employees at each classification level who received performance pay 70
17AE(4)(d)(ii) Aggregate amounts of performance pay at each classification level 69
17AE(4)(d)(iii) Average amount of performance payment, and range of such payments, at each classification level 69
17AE(4)(d)(iv)             Aggregate amount of performance payments 69
17AE(5) Assets management 74–77
17AE(6) Purchasing 74
  Consultants  
17AE(7)(a) Number of and expenditure on contracts let during the period 74–75
17AE(7)(b) A statement that 'During [reporting period], [specified number] new consultancy contracts were entered into involving total actual expenditure of $[specified million]. In addition, [specified number] ongoing consultancy contracts were active during the period, involving total actual expenditure of $[specified million].' 75
17AE(7)(c) Policies, procedures and main categories for which consultants were engaged 74–75
17AE(7)(d) A statement that 'Annual reports contain information about actual expenditure on contracts for consultancies. Information on the value of contracts and consultancies is available on the AusTender website.' 75
17AE(8) Australian National Audit Office access clauses 75
17AE(9) Exempt contracts 75
  Small business - required statements  
17AE(10)(a)                A statement that: that '[Name of entity] supports small business participation in the Commonwealth Government procurement market. Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) and Small Enterprise  participation statistics are available on the Department of Finance's website.' 74
17AE(10)(b) An outline of the ways in which the procurement practices of the entity 74 support small and medium enterprises 74
17AE(10)(c) If the entity is considered by the Department administered by the Finance Minister as material in nature – a statement that '[Name of entity] recognises the importance of ensuring that small businesses are paid on time. The results of the Survey of Australian Government Payments to Small Business are available on the Treasury's website.' 74
  Financial statements  
17AB(e) Inclusion of the annual financial statements in accordance with subsection 43(4) of the Act. 80–162
17AB(f) Other mandatory information  
17AF(1)(a)(i) If the entity conducted advertising campaigns, a statement that 'During [reporting period], the [name of entity] conducted the following advertising campaigns: [name of advertising campaigns undertaken]. Further information on those advertising campaigns is available at [address of entity's website] and in the reports on Australian Government advertising prepared by the Department of Finance. Those reports are available on the Department of Finance's website.' 75
17AF(1)(b) A statement that 'Information on grants awarded to [name of entity] during [reporting period] is available at [address of entity's website].' 76
17AF(1)(c) Mechanisms  of disability reporting, including reference to website for further information 66
17AF(1)(d) Website reference to where the entity's Information Publication Scheme statement pursuant to Part II of FOI can be found 77

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