Annual reports (No. 1 of 2021)

February 2021

© Commonwealth of Australia 2021
ISBN: 978-1-76093-189-6

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Committee Membership

Chapter 1—Introduction

  Reference
  Terms of reference
  Allocated portfolios
  Role of annual report
  Reports examined
  Assessment of annual reports
  Annual reporting requirements
  Timeliness
  Senate debate
  Non–reporting bodies
  Assessment of reports
  The effects of the bushfires and COVID-19 on operations and performance

Chapter 2—Assessment of annual reports

  Availability of performance framework documents
  Performance reporting
  Compliance indexes
  Enhanced reporting requirements

Appendix 1—Dates relating to the presentation of reports between 1 May 2020 and 5 February 2021

Appendix 2 - Summary of annual reporting requirements

  Legislative authority and requirements for annual reporting
  Governance structures of Commonwealth entities and companies

Appendix 3 - Annual reporting timeframes

  Commonwealth entities
  Commonwealth companies
  Provisions of the Acts Interpretation Act 1901
  Reporting timeframes for statutory offices/office holders

Committee Secretariat contact:

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee
Department of the Senate
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3535
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818
fadt.sen@aph.gov.au