This report requires the following identified aspects; if relevant, its inclusion within the document is indicated. Where it is not relevant the items have been identified as non–applicable (N/A).

Disclosure index
Part of Report Description Requirement Location (relates to printed report)
  Letter of transmittal Mandatory iii
  Table of contents Mandatory i
  Index Mandatory 91–97
  Glossary Mandatory 87–90
  Contact officer(s) Mandatory ii
  Internet home page address and Internet address for report Mandatory ii
Review by Secretary (CEO)
  Review by departmental secretary (CEO) Mandatory iv–v
  Summary of significant issues and developments Suggested 19–22
  Overview of department’s (agency’s) performance and financial results Suggested 44
  Outlook for following year Suggested 23
  Significant issues and developments — portfolio Portfolio departments — suggested 19–22
Departmental Overview
  Role and functions Mandatory 12–13
  Organisational structure Mandatory 15–16
  Outcome and program structure Mandatory 24, 54–55
  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 24, 54–55
Report on Performance
  Review of performance during the year in relation to programs and contribution to outcomes Mandatory 24
  Actual performance in relation to deliverables and KPIs set out in PB Statements/PAES or other portfolio statements Mandatory 24
  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 24, 44
  Trend information Mandatory N/A
  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 departmental performance Suggested N/A
  Contribution of risk management in achieving objectives Suggested 33
  Social inclusion outcomes If applicable, mandatory 35
  Performance against service charter customer service standards, complaints data, and the department’s response to complaints If applicable, mandatory N/A
  Discussion and analysis of the department’s (agency’s) financial performance Mandatory 44
  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 79
Management and Accountability
Corporate Governance
  Agency heads are required to certify that their agency comply with the Commonwealth Fraud Control Guidelines Mandatory 32
  Statement of the main corporate governance practices in place Mandatory 32
  Names of the senior executive and their responsibilities Suggested 13–14
  Senior management committees and their roles Suggested 32
  Corporate and operational planning and associated performance reporting and review Suggested 32
  Approach adopted to identifying areas of significant financial or operational risk Suggested 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 38
External Scrutiny
  Significant developments in external scrutiny Mandatory 33
  Judicial decisions and decisions of administrative tribunals Mandatory 33
  Reports by the Auditor–General, a Parliamentary Committee or the Commonwealth Ombudsman Mandatory 33
Management of Human Resources
  Assessment of effectiveness in managing and developing human resources to achieve departmental objectives Mandatory 37–40
  Workforce planning, staff turnover and retention Suggested 37–40
  Impact and features of enterprise or collective agreements, individual flexibility arrangements (IFAs), determinations, common law contracts and AWAs Suggested 37–40
  Training and development undertaken and its impact Suggested 40
  Work health and safety performance Suggested 34
  Productivity gains Suggested N/A
  Statistics on staffing Mandatory 38–39
  Enterprise or collective agreements, IFAs, determinations, common law contracts and AWAs Mandatory 38
  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 33
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 33
Australian National Audit Office Access Clauses Absence of provisions in contracts allowing access by the Auditor–General Mandatory 33
Exempt contracts Contracts exempt from the AusTender Mandatory 33
Financial Statements Financial Statements Mandatory 41–80
Other Mandatory Information
  Work health and safety (Schedule 2, Part 4 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011) Mandatory 34
  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 35
  Compliance with the agency’s obligations under the Carer Recognition Act 2010 If applicable, mandatory N/A
  Grant programs Mandatory 36
  Disability reporting — explicit and transparent reference to agency–level information available through other reporting mechanisms Mandatory 35
  Information Publication Scheme statement Mandatory 36
  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 81–86


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