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Part of Report
Description
Requirement
Page No.
Letter of transmittal
Mandatory
iii
Table of contents
Mandatory
iv–v
Index
Mandatory
223
Glossary
Mandatory
212
Contact officer(s)
Mandatory
ii
Internet home page address and Internet address for report
Mandatory
ii
Review by Secretary
Review by departmental secretary
Mandatory
3–7
Summary of significant issues and developments
Suggested
3–7
Overview of department's performance and financial results
Suggested
3–7, 15–22
Outlook for following year
Suggested
7
Significant issues and developments — portfolio
Portfolio departments — suggested
8–9
Departmental Overview
Role and functions
Mandatory
10–12
Organisational structure
Mandatory
11–12
Outcome and program structure
Mandatory
11–12
Where outcome and program structures differ from PB Statements/PAES or other portfolio statements accompanying any other additional appropriation bills (other portfolio statements), details of variation and reasons for change
Mandatory
11
Portfolio structure
Portfolio departments — mandatory
8–9
Report on Performance
Review of performance during the year in relation to programs and contribution to outcomes
Mandatory
15–71
Actual performance in relation to deliverables and KPIs set out in PB Statements/PAES or other portfolio statements
Mandatory
15–71
Where performance targets differ from the PBS/ PAES, details of both former and new targets, and reasons for the change

 

Mandatory
Not Applicable
Narrative discussion and analysis of performance
Mandatory
15–71
Trend information
Mandatory
15–71
Significant changes in nature of principal functions/ services
Suggested
11–12
Performance of purchaser/provider arrangements
If applicable, suggested
102
Factors, events or trends influencing departmental performance
Suggested
11–76
Contribution of risk management in achieving objectives
Suggested
90–92
Social inclusion outcomes
If applicable, mandatory
72–76
Performance against service charter customer service standards, complaints data, and the department's response to complaints
If applicable, mandatory
196–197
Discussion and analysis of the department's financial performance
Mandatory
15–19
Discussion of any significant changes from the prior year, from budget or anticipated to have a significant impact on future operations.
Mandatory
15–19
Agency resource statement and summary resource tables by outcomes
Mandatory
16–19

Management and Accountability

Corporate Governance
Agency heads are required to certify that their agency comply with the Commonwealth Fraud Control Guidelines.
Mandatory
iii
Statement of the main corporate governance practices in place
Mandatory
89–92
Names of the senior executive and their responsibilities
Suggested
12, 90
Senior management committees and their roles
Suggested
90–91
Corporate and operational planning and associated performance reporting and review
Suggested
91–92
Approach adopted to identifying areas of significant financial or operational risk
Suggested
89–92
Policy and practices on the establishment and maintenance of appropriate ethical standards
Suggested
92
How nature and amount of remuneration for SES officers is determined
Suggested
99
External Scrutiny
Significant developments in external scrutiny
Mandatory
77–85
Judicial decisions and decisions of administrative tribunals
Mandatory
77–79
Reports by the Auditor-General, a Parliamentary Committee or the Commonwealth Ombudsman
Mandatory
80–85
Management of Human Resources
Assessment of effectiveness in managing and developing human resources to achieve departmental objectives
Mandatory
95–99
Workforce planning, staff turnover and retention
Suggested
96–97
Impact and features of enterprise or collective agreements, individual flexibility arrangements (IFAs), determinations, common law contracts and AWAs
Suggested
98–99
Training and development undertaken and its impact
Suggested
95–96
Work health and safety performance
Suggested
100–102
Productivity gains
Suggested
95–99
Statistics on staffing
Mandatory
95–99, 202–203
Enterprise or collective agreements, IFAs, determinations, common law contracts and AWAs
Mandatory
98–99
Performance pay
Mandatory
99
Assets management
Assessment of effectiveness of assets management
If applicable, mandatory
103
Purchasing
Assessment of purchasing against core policies and principles
Mandatory
102
Consultants
The Annual Report must include a summary statement detailing the number of new consultancy services contracts let during the year; the total actual expenditure on all new consultancy contracts let during the year (inclusive of GST); the number of ongoing consultancy contracts that were active in the reporting year; and the total actual expenditure in the reporting year on the ongoing consultancy contracts (inclusive of GST). The Annual Report must include a statement noting that information on contracts and consultancies is available through the AusTender website.
Mandatory
103–104
Australian National Audit Office Access Clauses
Absence of provisions in contracts allowing access by the Auditor-General
Mandatory
103
Exempt contracts
Contracts exempt from the AusTender
Mandatory
102
Financial Statements
Financial Statements
Mandatory
109–192
Other Mandatory Information
Work health and safety (Schedule 2, Part 4 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011)
Mandatory
100–102
Advertising and Market Research (section 311A of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918) and statement on advertising campaigns
Mandatory
104
Ecologically sustainable development and environmental performance (section 516A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
Mandatory
107–108
Compliance with the agency's obligations under the Carer Recognition Act 2010
If applicable, mandatory
99
Grant programs
Mandatory
105
Disability reporting — explicit and transparent reference to agency-level information available through other reporting mechanisms
Mandatory
76
Information Publication Scheme statement
Mandatory
107
Spatial reporting — expenditure by program between regional and non-regional Australia
If applicable, mandatory
20–21
Correction of material errors in previous Annual Report
If applicable, mandatory
93–94
Agency Resource Statements and Resources for Outcomes
Mandatory
16–19
List of Requirements
Mandatory
219–222

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