Annual reports (No. 1 of 2021)

February 2021

© Commonwealth of Australia 2021
ISBN: 978-1-76093-185-8

View the report as a single document:

View the report as separate downloadable parts:


Acronyms and abbreviations

Chapter 1—Introduction

  Terms of reference
  Role of annual reports
  Annual reporting requirements
  Reports referred to and examined by the committee
  Additional reports referred to the committee
  Senate debate
  Non-reporting bodies
  Apparently satisfactory
  Report structure

Chapter 2—Reporting in 201920

  Bushfires and COVID-19
  General reporting observations

Chapter 3—Examination of selected annual reports

  Department of the Treasury
  Australian Taxation Office
  Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
  Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Appendix 1—Senate Standing Order 25(20)

Appendix 2—Departments' and agencies' annual report presentation dates

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senate Standing Committees on Economics
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3540