This report requires the following identified information.

Part of Report
Description
Requirement
Location

Letter of transmittal

Mandatory

iii

Table of contents

Mandatory

vii

Index

Mandatory

99

Glossary

Mandatory

97

Contact officer(s)

Mandatory

inside front cover

Internet home page address and Internet address for report

Mandatory

inside front cover

Review by CEO

Review by CEO

Mandatory

viii–ix

Summary of significant issues and developments

Suggested

14–20

Overview of agency’s performance and financial results

Suggested

21–23, 46–89

Outlook for following year

Suggested

12

Significant issues and developments – portfolio

Portfolio departments – suggested

N/A

agency Overview

Role and functions

Mandatory

3–5

Organisational structure

Mandatory

5–9

Outcome and programme structure

Mandatory

21–23

Where outcome and programme 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 programmes and contribution to outcomes

Mandatory

21–23

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

Mandatory

21–23

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

14–20

Trend information

Mandatory

14–20

Significant changes in nature of principal functions/ services

Suggested

N/A

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

32

Discussion and analysis of the agency’s financial performance

Mandatory

33–34

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

81

Management and Accountability

Corporate Governance

Agency heads are required to certify their agency’s actions in dealing with Fraud

Mandatory

33

Statement of the main corporate governance practices in place

Mandatory

27–29

Names of the senior executive and their responsibilities

Suggested

8–9

Senior management committees and their roles

Suggested

30–32

Corporate and operational plans and associated performance reporting and review

Suggested

N/A

Approach adopted to identifying areas of significant financial or operational risk

Suggested

32–33

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

38–43

Workforce planning, staff turnover and retention

Suggested

39

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

Suggested

40–41

Training and development undertaken and its impact

Suggested

40–41

Work health and safety performance

Suggested

41–42

Productivity gains

Suggested

41

Statistics on staffing

Mandatory

38–39

Statistics on employees who identify as Indigenous

Mandatory

39

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

Mandatory

40–41

Performance pay

Mandatory

40

Assets management

Assessment of effectiveness of assets management

If applicable, mandatory

33

Purchasing

Assessment of purchasing against core policies and principles

Mandatory

34

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

34

Australian National Audit Office Access Clauses

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

Mandatory

34

Exempt contracts

Contracts exempt from the AusTender

Mandatory

34

Purchasing

Procurement initiatives to support small business

Mandatory

34

Financial Statements

Financial Statements

Mandatory

47–89

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

Mandatory

34, 41

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

Mandatory

34

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

Mandatory

34

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

If applicable, mandatory

N/A

Grant programmes

Mandatory

35

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

Mandatory

35

Information Publication Scheme statement

Mandatory

35

Correction of material errors in previous annual report

If applicable, mandatory

N/A

Agency Resource Statements and Resources for Outcomes

Mandatory

81, 84

List of Requirements

Mandatory

92