Compliance index

Compliance index

Requirement

Location

General

Letter of transmittal

iii

Table of contents

v

Alphabetical index

132–140

Glossary and abbreviations list

127–128

Contact officer(s)

ii, 121–122

Internet home page address and internet address for report

ii, iv

Clerk’s review

Review by the Clerk

3–7

Departmental overview

Role and functions

8

Organisational structure

8–9

Outcome and program structure

10–11

Where outcome and program structures differ from portfolio budget statements or other portfolio statements accompanying any other additional appropriation bills (other portfolio statements), details of variation and reasons for change

N/A

Portfolio structure

N/A

Report on performance

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

15–18

Actual performance in relation to deliverables and performance indicators set out in portfolio budget statements or other portfolio statements

18, 19, 29, 32, 42, 49

Where performance targets differ from the portfolio budget statements, details of both former and new targets, and reasons for the change

N/A

Narrative discussion and analysis of performance

15–53

Trend information

15–53

Significant changes in nature of principal functions/services

None

Performance of purchaser/provider arrangements

None

Factors, events or trends influencing departmental performance

15, 24–25, 31, 41, 48, 53

Contribution of risk management in achieving objectives

60

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

16–17

Discussion and analysis of the department’s financial performance

6, 64–65

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

3–7, 15–18

Agency resource statement and summary resource tables by outcome

113–115

Management and accountability

Corporate governance

Agency head’s certification that their agency complies with the ‘Commonwealth Fraud Control Guidelines’

120, 60

Statement of the main corporate governance practices in place

57–59

Names of the senior executive and their responsibilities

9

Senior management committees and their roles

57–59

Corporate and operational plans and associated performance reporting and review

59

Internal audit arrangements including approach adopted to identifying areas of significant financial or operational risk and arrangements to manage those risks

52, 58, 60

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

60

How nature and amount of remuneration for SES officers is determined

62

External scrutiny

Significant developments in external scrutiny

60–61

Judicial decisions and decisions of administrative tribunals and by the Australian Information Commissioner

61

Reports by the Auditor-General, a parliamentary committee, the Commonwealth Ombudsman or an agency capability review

61

Management of human resources

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

61–64

Workforce planning, staff turnover and retention

62

Impact and features of enterprise or collective agreements, individual flexibility arrangements, determinations, common law contracts and Australian Workplace Agreements

63

Training and development undertaken and its impact

63

Work health and safety performance

64

Productivity gains

6–7, 24–25

Statistics on staffing

116–118

Enterprise or collective agreements, individual flexibility arrangements, determinations, common law contracts and Australian Workplace Agreements

63

Performance pay

63

Assessment of effectiveness of assets management

65

Assessment of purchasing against core policies and principles

65

Consultants

Summary statement

65

Statement that information on contracts and consultancies is available through AusTender website

65

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

None

Contracts exempted from publication in AusTender

None

Financial statements

69–109

Other information

Work health and safety (schedule 2, part 4 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011)

64, 119

Advertising and market research (section 311A of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918) and statement on advertising campaigns

119

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

N/A

Legal services expenditure (paragraph 11.1(ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2005

119

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

N/A

Grant programs

None

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

N/A

Information Publication Scheme statement

119

Correction of material errors in previous annual report

None

Agency resource statements and resources for outcomes

113–115

Compliance index (list of requirements)

129–131

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