List of requirements

This list 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 24 June 2013.

Description
Requirement
mandatory
mandatory
Index
mandatory
mandatory
mandatory
mandatory
Review by the Secretary
mandatory
suggested
suggested
suggested
suggested
Departmental overview
Role and functions (About us; What we do)
mandatory
mandatory
mandatory
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
n.a.
mandatory
Report on performance
mandatory
mandatory
Where performance targets differ from the PBS/PAES, details of both former and new targets, and reasons for the change
n.a.
mandatory
mandatory
Significant changes in nature of principal functions/ services
n.a.
suggested
suggested
suggested
Social inclusion outcomes
n.a.
mandatory
mandatory
mandatory
mandatory
Management and accountability
Corporate governance
mandatory
mandatory
suggested
suggested
suggested
suggested
suggested
suggested
External scrutiny
mandatory
mandatory
mandatory
Management of human resources
mandatory
suggested
suggested
suggested
suggested
suggested
mandatory
mandatory
mandatory
Assets management
mandatory
Purchasing
mandatory
Consultants
mandatory
Australian National Audit Office access
mandatory
Exempt contracts
mandatory
Financial statements
mandatory
Other mandatory information
mandatory
mandatory
mandatory
Compliance with the agency's obligations under the Carer Recognition Act 2010
n.a.
mandatory
mandatory
mandatory
Spatial reporting – expenditure by program between regional and nonregional Australia
n.a.
Correction of material errors in previous annual report
n.a.
mandatory
mandatory

n.a. not applicable—against requirements that are listed as mandatory, if applicable.