Australian Safeguards and Non-Proliferation Office: Annual Report 2012-13

List of Requirements

This list is prepared from the checklist of annual report requirements set out in Attachment F to the Requirements for Annual Reports for Departments, Executive Agencies and FMA Act Bodies as approved by the Joint Committee of Public accounts and Audit under subsections 63(2) and 70(2) of the Public Service Act 1999 on 24 June 2013.

Description
Requirement
Location
Mandatory
Page iii
Table of contents
Mandatory
Page v
Index
Mandatory
Page 123
Mandatory
Pages 117–122
Mandatory
Page ii
Mandatory
Page ii
Review by Statutory officer
Mandatory
Pages 3–13
Suggested
Pages 3–13
Overview of department's performance and financial results
Suggested
N/A
Suggested
Pages 11–13
Significant issues and developments – portfolio
Portfolio departments – suggested
N/A
Departmental Overview
Mandatory
Pages 43–48
Mandatory
Page 96
Mandatory
Page 50
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
DFAT
Report on Performance
Mandatory
Pages 55–91
Actual performance in relation to deliverables and KPIs set out in PB Statements/PAES or other portfolio statements
Mandatory
DFAT
Where performance targets differ from the PBS/ PAES, details of both former and new targets, and reasons for the change
Mandatory
N/A
Mandatory
Pages 55–91
Mandatory
Pages 55–91
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
N/A
Social inclusion outcomes
If applicable, mandatory
N/A
Performance against service charter customer service standards, complaints data, and the department's response to complaints
If applicable, mandatory
N/A
Mandatory
Page 97
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
DFAT
Management and Accountability
Corporate Governance
Agency heads are required to certify that their agency comply with the Commonwealth Fraud Control Guidelines
Mandatory
DFAT
Statement of the main corporate governance practices in place
Mandatory
DFAT
Suggested
Page 95
Senior management committees and their roles
Suggested
N/A
Corporate and operational planning and associated performance reporting and review
Suggested
DFAT
Approach adopted to identifying areas of significant financial or operational risk
Suggested
DFAT
Policy and practices on the establishment and maintenance of appropriate ethical standards
Suggested
DFAT
Suggested
Page 95
External Scrutiny
Significant developments in external scrutiny
Mandatory
DFAT
Judicial decisions and decisions of administrative tribunals
Mandatory
DFAT
Reports by the Auditor-General, a Parliamentary Committee or the Commonwealth Ombudsman
Mandatory
DFAT
Management of Human Resources
Assessment of effectiveness in managing and developing human resources to achieve departmental objectives
Mandatory
DFAT
Suggested
Page 96
Impact and features of enterprise or collective agreements, individual flexibility arrangements (IFAs), determinations, common law contracts and AWAs
Suggested
DFAT
Suggested
Page 96
Work health and safety performance
Suggested
DFAT
Productivity gains
Suggested
DFAT
Mandatory
Page 96
Enterprise or collective agreements, IFAs, determinations, common law contracts and AWAs
Mandatory
DFAT
Performance pay
Mandatory
DFAT
Assets Management
Assessment of effectiveness of assets management
If applicable, mandatory
DFAT
Purchasing
Assessment of purchasing against core policies and principles
Mandatory
DFAT
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
DFAT
Australia National Audit Office Access Clauses
Absence of provisions in contracts allowing access by the Auditor-General
Mandatory
DFAT
Exempt Contracts
Contracts exempt from the AusTender
Mandatory
DFAT
Financial Statements
Financial Statements
Mandatory
Other Mandatory Information
Work health and safety (Schedule 2, Part 4 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011)
Mandatory
DFAT
Advertising and Market Research (Section 311A of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918) and statement on advertising campaigns
Mandatory
DFAT
Ecologically sustainable development and environmental performance (Section 516A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999)
Mandatory
DFAT
Compliance with the agency's obligations under the Carer Recognition Act 2010
If applicable, mandatory
DFAT
Grant programs
Mandatory
DFAT
Disability reporting – explicit and transparent reference to agency-level information available through other reporting mechanisms
Mandatory
DFAT
Mandatory
Page 110
Spatial reporting – expenditure by program between regional and non-regional Australia
If applicable, mandatory
DFAT
Correction of material errors in previous annual report
If applicable, mandatory
N/A
Agency Resource Statements and Resources for Outcomes
Mandatory
DFAT
Mandatory
Pages 113–116