This report requires the following identified information.

Disclosure Index: information that is required to be identified
Part of Report Description Requirement Location (relates to printed report)

Letter of transmittal

Mandatory

I

Table of contents

Mandatory

III

Index

Mandatory

100

Glossary

Mandatory

96

Contact officer(s)

Mandatory

II

Internet home page address and Internet address for report

Mandatory

II

Review by CEO

Mandatory

IV

Summary of significant issues and developments

Suggested

16-22

Overview of agency’s performance and financial results

Suggested

22, 48-85

Outlook for following year

Suggested

21-22

Significant issues and developments — portfolio

Portfolio departments — suggested

N/A

Agency Overview

Role and functions

Mandatory

2-5

Organisational structure

Mandatory

7-10

Outcome and program structure

Mandatory

22-25

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

N/A

Portfolio structure

Portfolio departments — mandatory

N/A

Report on Performance

Review of performance during the year in relation to programs and contribution to outcomes

Mandatory

22-25

Actual performance in relation to deliverables and KPIs set out in PB Statements/PAES or other portfolio statements

Mandatory

22-25

Where performance targets differ from the PBS/ PAES, details of both former and new targets, and reasons for the change

Mandatory

N/A

Narrative discussion and analysis of performance

Mandatory

16-21

Trend information

Mandatory

16-21

Significant changes in nature of principal functions/ services

Suggested

19

Performance of purchaser/provider arrangements

If applicable, suggested

N/A

Factors, events or trends influencing agency performance

Suggested

N/A

Contribution of risk management in achieving objectives

Suggested

34

Social inclusion outcomes

If applicable, mandatory

N/A

Performance against service charter customer service standards, complaints data, and the agency’s response to complaints

If applicable, mandatory

N/A

Discussion and analysis of the agency’s financial performance

Mandatory

34

Discussion of any significant changes from the prior year, from budget or anticipated to have a significant impact on future operations

Mandatory

N/A

Agency resource statement and summary resource tables by outcomes

Mandatory

40-43

Management and Accountability
Corporate Governance

Agency heads are required to certify that their agency comply with the Commonwealth Fraud Control Guidelines

Mandatory

34

Statement of the main corporate governance practices in place

Mandatory

34

Names of the senior executive and their responsibilities

Suggested

7-10

Senior management committees and their roles

Suggested

34

Corporate and operational planning and associated performance reporting and review

Suggested

N/A

Approach adopted to identifying areas of significant financial or operational risk

Suggested

34

Policy and practices on the establishment and maintenance of appropriate ethical standards

Suggested

N/A

How nature and amount of remuneration for SES officers is determined

Suggested

N/A

External Scrutiny

Significant developments in external scrutiny

Mandatory

N/A

Judicial decisions and decisions of administrative tribunals

Mandatory

N/A

Reports by the Auditor–General, a Parliamentary Committee or the Commonwealth Ombudsman

Mandatory

N/A

Management of Human Resources

Assessment of effectiveness in managing and developing human resources to achieve agency objectives

Mandatory

40-42

Workforce planning, staff turnover and retention

Suggested

40

Impact and features of enterprise or collective agreements, individual flexibility arrangements (IFAs), determinations, common law contracts and AWAs

Suggested

41-42

Training and development undertaken and its impact

Suggested

42

Work health and safety performance

Suggested

35

Productivity gains

Suggested

N/A

Statistics on staffing

Mandatory

40

Enterprise or collective agreements, IFAs, determinations, common law contracts and AWAs

Mandatory

40

Performance pay

Mandatory

42

Assets management

Assessment of effectiveness of assets management

If applicable, mandatory

N/A

Purchasing

Assessment of purchasing against core policies and principles

Mandatory

N/A

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

35

Australian National Audit Office Access Clauses

Absence of provisions in contracts allowing access by the Auditor–General

Mandatory

35

Exempt contracts

Contracts exempt from the AusTender

Mandatory

35

Financial Statements

Financial Statements

Mandatory

48-85

Other Mandatory Information

Work health and safety (Schedule 2, Part 4 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011)

Mandatory

35

Advertising and Market Research (Section 311A of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918) and statement on advertising campaigns

Mandatory

N/A

Ecologically sustainable development and environmental performance (Section 516A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999)

Mandatory

36

Compliance with the agency’s obligations under the Carer Recognition Act 2010

If applicable, mandatory

N/A

Grant programs

Mandatory

N/A

Disability reporting — explicit and transparent reference to agency–level information available through other reporting mechanisms

Mandatory

36-37

Information Publication Scheme statement

Mandatory

37

Spatial reporting — expenditure by program between regional and non regional Australia

If applicable, mandatory

N/A

Correction of material errors in previous annual report

If applicable, mandatory

N/A

List of Requirements

Mandatory

88-92

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