Annual Report 2006-2007
 

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Appendix 8

Purchaser—provider arrangements

The department has a cross-agency arrangement, the Service Level Agreement (SLA), under which it provides common administrative services to Australian government agencies overseas. The current SLA covers the period September 2004 to August 2007. In 2006–07, the department provided services under the SLA to:

Attorney-General’s Department
AusAID
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
Australian Customs Service
Australian Federal Police
Australian Federal Police Protective Service
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
Australian Security Intelligence Organisation
Australian Taxation Office
Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Department of Defence
Department of Education, Science and Training
Department of Employment and Workplace Relations
Department of Health and Ageing (Therapeutic Goods Administration)
Department of Immigration and Citizenship
Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources
Department of Transport and Regional Services
Department of Veterans’ Affairs
Invest Australia
National Library of Australia
Office of National Assessments
The Treasury

The main purchasers of services under the SLA were the Department of Immigration and Citizenship, the Department of Defence, AusAID, the Australian Federal Police and the Department of Education, Science and Training.

The department also had arrangements to provide information and communications technology (ICT) services to Australian government agencies with staff at Australia’s overseas missions and at a number of agency sites within Australia. The department provided ICT services to the following agencies in 2006–07:

Attorney-General’s Department
AusAID
Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
Australian Customs Service (including the National Surveillance Centre)
Australian Federal Police
Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation
Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency
Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)
Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre
Bureau of Meteorology
Defence Intelligence Organisation
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (including the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service)
Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts
Department of Defence
Department of Education, Science and Training
Department of Employment and Workplace Relations
Department of the Environment and Water Resources (including the Australian Antarctic Division)
Department of Finance and Administration
Department of Health and Ageing
Department of Immigration and Citizenship
Department of Industry, Tourism and Resources
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Department of Transport and Regional Services
Department of Veterans’ Affairs
Invest Australia
National Library of Australia
Office of National Assessments
Parliamentary Relations Office
The Treasury

The department had arrangements with Australian government agencies under which it provided payroll services to staff of those agencies overseas. The department provided payroll services to the following agencies:

Attorney-General’s Department
Australian Customs Service
Australian Taxation Office
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
Department of Education, Science and Training
Department of Employment and Workplace Relations
Department of the Environment and Water Resources
Department of Transport and Regional Services
Department of Veterans’ Affairs
National Library of Australia
Office of National Assessments
Western Australian Department of the Premier and Cabinet

See output 1.2 for further information about the provision of ICT services and output 1.3 for further information about the SLA.

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