Appendix 5

Appendix 5

Treasury portfolio structure and outcomes


Portfolio Minister —Treasurer
The Hon Scott Morrison MP

Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer
The Hon Kelly O'Dwyer MP 

Assistant Minister to the Treasurer
The Hon Alex Hawke MP

Department of the Treasury
Secretary: Mr John Fraser

Informed decisions on the development and implementation of policies to improve the wellbeing of the Australian people, including by achieving strong, sustainable economic growth, through the provision of advice to government and the efficient administration of federal financial relations

Australian Bureau of Statistics
Australian Statistician: Mr David Kalisch

Informed decisions, research and discussion within governments and the community by leading the collection, analysis and provision of high quality, objective and relevant statistical information

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Chairman: Mr Rod Sims

Lawful competition, consumer protection, and regulated national infrastructure markets and services through regulation, including enforcement, education, price monitoring and determining the terms of access to infrastructure services.

Australian Office of Financial Management
Chief Executive Officer: Mr Rob Nicholl

The advancement of macroeconomic growth and stability, and the effective operation of financial markets, through issuing debt, investing in financial assets and managing debt, investments and cash for the Australian Government.

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
Chairman: Mr Wayne Byres

Enhanced public confidence in Australia's financial institutions through a framework of prudential regulation which balances financial safety and efficiency, competition, contestability and competitive neutrality.

Australian Securities and Investments Commission
Chairman: Mr Greg Medcraft

Improved confidence in Australia’s financial markets through promoting informed investors and financial consumers, facilitating fair and efficient markets and delivering efficient registry systems

Australian Taxation Office
Commissioner: Mr Chris Jordan AO

Confidence in the administration of aspects of Australia's taxation and superannuation systems through helping people understand their rights and obligations, improving ease of compliance and access to benefits, and managing non-compliance with the law

Commonwealth Grants Commission
Secretary: Mr John Spasojevic

Informed Government decisions on fiscal equalisation between the States and Territories through advice and recommendations on the distribution of GST revenue and health care grants

Inspector-General of Taxation
Inspector-General: Mr Ali Noroozi

Improved tax administration through community consultation, review and independent advice to Government

National Competition Council
President: Mr David Crawford

Competition in markets that are dependent on access to nationally significant monopoly infrastructure, through recommendations and decisions promoting the efficient operation of, use of and investment    in infrastructure

Office of the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board
Chairman: Ms Merran Kelsall

The formulation and making of auditing and assurance standards that are used by auditors of Australian entity financial reports or for other auditing and assurance engagements

Office of the Australian Accounting Standards Board
Chairman: Ms Kris Peach

The formulation and making of accounting standards that are used by Australian entities to prepare financial reports and enable users of these reports to make informed decisions

Productivity Commission
Chairman: Mr Peter Harris

Well-informed policy decision-making and public understanding on matters relating to Australia’s productivity and living standards, based on independent and transparent analysis from a community- wide perspective

Royal Australian Mint
Chief Executive Officer: Mr Ross MacDiarmid

The coinage needs of the Australian economy, collectors and foreign countries are met through the manufacture and sale of circulating coins, collector coins and other minted like products

Source: Portfolio Additional Budget Statements 2015–16, Treasury portfolio, pp. 4–5.

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