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Compliance Index

This index is prepared from the checklist of annual report requirements contained in attachment F to the Requirements for Annual Reports approved by the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit on 18 June 2008.

Description
Page
Requirement
Letter of transmittal
iii
mandatory
Table of contents
iv–vii
mandatory
Index
443–478
mandatory
Glossary
434–439
mandatory
Contact officer
ii
mandatory
Internet home page address and internet address for report
ii
mandatory
Review by the Secretary
Secretary’s review
2–11
mandatory
Summary of significant issues and developments
3–10
suggested
Overview of department’s performance and financial results
270–271
suggested
Outlook for the following year
10–11
suggested
Departmental overview
Overview description of the department
12–19
mandatory
Role and functions
12
mandatory
Organisational structure
13–17
mandatory
Outcome and output structure
16
mandatory
Where outcome and output structures differ from the PBS format,
details of variation and reasons for change
n.a.
mandatory
Portfolio structure
15
mandatory
Report on performance
Review of performance during the year in relation to outputs and contribution to outcomes
21–248
mandatory
Actual performance in relation to performance targets set out
in the PBS and PAES
21–248
mandatory
Performance of purchaser—provider arrangements
309–311
mandatory
Where performance targets differ from the PBS/PAES, details of
both the former and new targets, and reasons for the change
n.a.
mandatory
Discussion and analysis of performance
21–248
mandatory
Trend information
21–248
suggested
Factors, events or trends influencing departmental performance
21–248
suggested
Significant changes in the nature of principal functions or services
n.a.
suggested
Performance against service charter customer service standards, complaints data, and the department’s response to complaints
178–179, 186, 188–189, 191
mandatory
Social justice and equity impacts
193–194, 262–264
suggested
Discussion and analysis of the department’s financial performance
270–271
mandatory
Discussion of any significant changes from the prior year or from the budget.
270–271
suggested
Summary resource tables by outcomes
25, 169,
199, 239
mandatory
Developments since the end of the financial year that have affected or may significantly affect the department’s operations or financial results in future
271
mandatory
Management accountability
Corporate governance
Statement of the main corporate governance practices in place
252–258
mandatory
Names of the senior executive and their responsibilities
14
suggested
Senior management committees and their roles
253–255
suggested
Corporate and operational planning and associated
performance reporting and review
255–257
suggested
Approach adopted to identifying areas of significant financial or operational risk and arrangements in place to manage risks
257
suggested
Certification of compliance with the Commonwealth Fraud Control Guidelines
258
mandatory
Policy and practices on the establishment and maintenance of
appropriate ethical standards
257
suggested
How the nature and amount of remuneration for senior executive
service officers is determined
268
suggested
External scrutiny
Significant developments in external scrutiny
258–260
mandatory
Judicial decisions and decisions of administrative tribunals
303–305
mandatory
Reports by the Auditor-General, a Parliamentary Committee
or the Commonwealth Ombudsman
258–259
mandatory
Management of human resources
Assessment of effectiveness in managing and developing human resources to achieve departmental objectives
260–261
mandatory
Workforce planning, staff turnover and retention
261
suggested
Impact and features of certified agreements and AWAs
267–269
suggested
Training and development undertaken and its impact
264–267
suggested
Occupational health and safety performance
269,
287–289
suggested
Productivity gains
260–261
suggested
Statistics on staffing
280–284
mandatory
Certified agreements and AWAs
268–269, 284–286
mandatory
Performance pay
285–286
mandatory
Assets management
Assessment of effectiveness of assets management
271
mandatory
Purchasing
Assessment of purchasing against core policies and principles
272
mandatory
Consultants
Number of new consultancy services contracts let, total expenditure on all new consultancy services contracts, number of ongoing consultancy services contracts active in the reporting year, and the total expenditure on ongoing consultancy services contracts in the reporting year. Additional proforma information to be available on new consultancy services contracts let to the value of $10,000 or more. Reference to be made to information on contracts and consultancies available through the AusTender website.
272,
316–319
mandatory
Australian National Audit Office access
Absence of provisions in contracts allowing access by the
Auditor-General
272
mandatory
Exempt contracts
Contracts exempt from the AusTender process
272
mandatory
Commonwealth Disability Strategy
Report on performance in implementing the Commonwealth Disability Strategy
263–264
mandatory
Financial statements
Financial statements
333–431
mandatory
Other information
Occupational health and safety (section 74 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991)
287–289
mandatory
Freedom of information (subsection 8(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 1982)
290–299
mandatory
Advertising and market research (section 311A of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918)
312
mandatory
Ecologically sustainable development and environmental performance (section 516A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999)
306–308
mandatory
Discretionary grants
313
mandatory
Correction of material errors in the previous annual report
n.a.
mandatory

n.a. not applicable

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