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Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade :: 2001-2002 Annual Report
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Appendix 10
Purchase-provider arrangements

Purchaser-provider arrangements

During the year in review, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade had a cross-agency arrangement, the Service Level Agreement (SLA), under which it provided common administrative services to Australian Government agencies overseas.

In 2001-02, the department provided services under the SLA to:

  • Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID)
  • Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
  • Australian Customs Service
  • Australian Federal Police
  • Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
  • Australian Security Intelligence Organisation
  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
  • Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry-Australia
  • Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts
  • Department of Defence
  • Department of Education, Science and Training
  • Department of Family and Community Services
  • Department of Health and Ageing
  • Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs
  • Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources
  • Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Department of Transport and Regional Services
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • National Library of Australia

Note: The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) is not a signatory to the SLA and has elected to purchase management (common) services from the department under a separate Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

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The main purchasers of services under the SLA were the Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs, the Department of Defence and AusAID.

The department also has purchaser-provider arrangements with Australian Government agencies that require international telecommunications and office automation services for staff at Australia's overseas missions. The department provides these services to the following agencies:

  • Attorney-General's Department
  • Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID)
  • Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
  • Australian Customs Service
  • Australian Federal Police
  • Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)
  • Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry-Australia (including the Australian Quarantine Inspection Service)
  • Department of Defence
  • Department of Education, Science and Training
  • Department of Family and Community Services
  • Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs
  • Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources
  • Department of the Treasury
  • National Library of Australia

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The department also has purchaser-provider arrangements with Australian Government agencies that require access to the department's IT services within Australia. The department provides these services to the following agencies:

  • Attorney-General's Department
  • Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID)
  • Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
  • Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)
  • Department of Defence
  • Department of Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs
  • Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • Department of the Treasury
  • Environment Australia
  • National Surveillance Centre
  • Office of National Assessments
  • Parliamentary offices for:
    • Prime Minister
    • Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs
    • Minister for Defence
    • Minister for Arts and Sports

See quality and quantity information under output 1.3 (at page 119) for further detail on the SLA; and quality and quantity information under output 1.2 (at page 107) for further detail on provision of communications and related services to client agencies.

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