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DFAT Annual Report 1998-99






List of Tables

Table 1 Structure of the 1998–99 Annual Report (two volumes)

Table 2 The Australian Overseas Network

Table 3 Snapshot of the Department’s Staff

Table 4 Summary of the First Two Performance Management Appraisal Rounds

Table 5 Percentage of Women in Senior or Advisory Positions in the Department

Table 6 Summary of Consultants Under Engagement in 1998–99

Table 7 Financial and Staffing Resources Summary for Programs 1 to 5

Table 8 Summary of Outlays by Program

Table 9 DFAT Reconciliation of Programs and Appropriation Elements for 1998–99

Table 10 Relationship between Programs and Outcomes/Outputs

Table 11 International Relations, Trade and Business Liaison (Program 1) Financial and Staffing Resources Summary

Table 12 Interests in North Asia (1.1) Resources Summary

Table 13 Australia’s Merchandise Trade with North Asia

Table 14 Interests in South and South-East Asia (1.2) Resources Summary

Table 15 Australia’s Merchandise Trade with South and South-East Asia

Table 16 Interests in the Americas and Europe (1.3) Resources Summary

Table 17 Australia’s Merchandise Trade with the Americas and Europe

Table 18 Interests in the South Pacific, Africa and the Middle East (1.4) Resources Summary

Table 19 Australia’s Merchandise Trade with the South Pacific, Africa and the Middle East

Table 20 Multilateral Trade Policy and Negotiations (1.5) Resources Summary

Table 21 Trade Strategy Development and Business Liaison (1.6) Resources Summary

Table 22 Trend Growth in Australian Merchandise Exports (1994–95 to 1998–99)

Table 23 Trend Growth in Australian Merchandise Imports (1994–95 to 1998–99)

Table 24 Global Issues (1.7) Resources Summary

Table 25 International Legal Interests (1.8) Resources Summary

Table 26 Information and Cultural Relations (1.9) Resources Summary

Table 27 Passport and Consular Services (Program 2) Financial and Staffing Resources Summary

Table 28 Passport Services (2.1) Resources Summary

Table 29 Number of Australian Passports Issued

Table 30 Calls to the Australian Passport Information Service Compared with Passports Issued

Table 31 Estimated Number of Passport-Related Complaints for 1998–99

Table 32 Number of Staff Issuing Passports Compared with Number of Passports Issued

Table 33 Consular Services (2.2) Resources Summary

Table 34 Number of Australians Travelling Overseas Compared with Number of Australians Requiring Assistance Overseas

Table 35 Consular Services Provided to Australian Travellers

Table 36 Number of Travellers’ Emergency Loans Issued Compared with Number of Australians Travelling Overseas

Table 37 Number of Consulates Headed by Honorary Consuls

Table 38 Number of Consular Sharing Arrangements with Canada

Table 39 Services for Other Agencies (Program 3) Financial and Staffing Resources Summary

Table 40 Services to Parliament, the Media and the Public (3.1) Resources Summary

Table 41 Number of Parliamentary Overseas Visits Assisted

Table 42 Number of Registered Items of Ministerial Correspondence, Replies, Ministerial Submissions and Briefs

Table 43 Number of Cabinet Documents

Table 44 Number of Media Releases and Estimated Media Inquiries

Table 45 Number of Requests Processed under the Freedom of Information Act 1982

Table 46 Number of Requests Processed under the Archives Act 1983

Table 47 Services to Foreign Representatives in Australia (3.2) Resources Summary

Table 48 Services to Australian Government Agencies Overseas (3.2) Resources Summary

Table 49 Summary of Communications Traffic Handled by the Global Support and Communications Centre

Table 50 Secure Government Communications and Security Services (Program 4) Financial and Staffing Resources Summary

Table 51 Australian Diplomatic Communications Network, ADCNET (4.1) Resources Summary

Table 52 ADCNET Training

Table 53 Security Services (4.2) Resources Summary

Table 54 Number of Security Training Courses

Table 55 Number of Security Incidents Overseas

Table 56 Executive Direction and DFAT Corporate Services (Program 5) Financial and Staffing Resources Summary

Table 57 Executive Direction (5.1) Resources Summary

Table 58 DFAT Corporate Services (5.2) Resources Summary

Table 59 Number of Staff Vacancies Filled

Table 60 Number of Courses in Leadership, Management, Accountability and Ethics, and Number of Staff Attending

Table 61 Summary of the First Two Performance Management Appraisal Rounds

Table 62 Number of Cases Investigated by the Department

Table 63 Employees by Classification, Location and Gender (Excluding Locally Engaged Staff Overseas)

Table 64 Permanent and Temporary Employees (Excluding Locally Engaged Staff Overseas), Full-Time and Part-Time

Table 65 Employees by Categories of Employment (Defined under Section 82AA of the Public Service Act 1922)

Table 66 Senior Executive Service by Level and Location

Table 67 Senior Executive Service by Gender

Table 68 Senior Executive Service: Gains and Losses during the Year

Table 69 Senior Executive Service: Inter-agency Mobility during the Year

Table 70 Employees by Location and Gender

Table 71 Ratings Distribution for Non-SES Staff by Location (Australia and Overseas)

Table 72 Ratings Distribution for Non-SES Staff by Gender (Australia and Overseas)

Table 73 Performance Payments by Level

Table 74 Senior Executive Service Performance Ratings by Gender

Table 75 Ratings Distribution by Division and Level (includes Australia-Based Officers Overseas)

Table 76 Non-SES Performance Payment ‘Ready Reckoner’

Table 77 Summary of Centrally Funded Training

Table 78 Breakdown of Central Funding Expenditure

Table 79 Summary of Other Training Expenditure

Table 80 Summary of All Training Programs

Table 81 EEO: Representation of Groups within Salary Ranges

Table 82 EEO: Representation of Groups within Appointments

Table 83 EEO in Boards and Committees of Statutory and Non-statutory Bodies

Table 84 Occupational Health and Safety: Statistics

Table 85 Publications: Trade/Economic and Foreign Policy Issues

Table 86 Publications: East Asia Analytical Unit Reports (One-off Publications)

Table 87 Publications: Trade Statistics (Trade Development Branch)

Table 88 Publications: Country Economic Briefs (Trade and Economic Analysis Branch)

Table 89 Publications: Publications and Fact Sheets on Australia (Images of Australia Branch)

Table 90 Publications: Consular Information for Australian Travellers (Consular Branch)

Table 91 Publications: Newsletters

Table 92 Publications: Historical Documents (Parliamentary and Media Branch)

Table 93 Consultants Under Engagement in 1998–99

Table 94 Discretionary Grants

Table 95 Contributions to International Organisations and Peacekeeping Operations

Table 96 Advertising and Market Research

Table 97 Salaries, Administrative and Corporate Expenditure by Post

Table 98 State, Territory and Regional Offices in Australia

Table 99 Embassies, High Commissions, Consulates and Multilateral Missions Managed by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Table 100 Consulates Managed by Austrade

Table 101 Consulates Managed by the Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs

Table 102 Consulates Headed by Honorary Consuls

Table 103 Overseas Accreditations and Responsibilities: Countries

Table 104 Overseas Accreditations and Responsibilities: International Organisations and Regional Bodies

Table 105 Places where Canada Provides Consular Services to Australian Citizens

Table 106 Places where Australia Provides Consular Services to Canadian Citizens

List of Figures

Figure 1 Portfolio Program Structure

Figure 2 Organisation and Senior Management Structure

Figure 3 Outcomes and Output Groups

Figure 4 Interests in North Asia (1.1) Organisational Chart

Figure 5 Australia’s Merchandise Trade with Hong Kong

Figure 6 Commodity Composition of Merchandise Exports to North Asia

Figure 7 Australia’s Merchandise Trade with Japan

Figure 8 Australia’s Merchandise Trade with the Republic of Korea

Figure 9 Australia’s Merchandise Trade with China

Figure 10 Australia’s Merchandise Trade with Taiwan

Figure 11 Interests in South and South-East Asia (1.2) Organisational Chart

Figure 12 Australia’s Merchandise Trade with Indonesia

Figure 13 Australia’s Merchandise Trade with India

Figure 14 Australia’s Merchandise Trade with Thailand

Figure 15 Australia’s Merchandise Trade with the Philippines

Figure 16 Australia’s Merchandise Trade with Vietnam

Figure 17 Australia’s Merchandise Trade with Malaysia

Figure 18 Australia’s Merchandise Trade with ASEAN

Figure 19 Commodity Composition of Merchandise Exports to South and South-East Asia

Figure 20 Australia’s Merchandise Trade with Singapore

Figure 21 Interests in the Americas and Europe (1.3) Organisational Chart

Figure 22 Commodity Composition of Merchandise Exports to the Americas and Europe

Figure 23 Interests in the South Pacific, Africa and the Middle East (1.4) Organisational Chart

Figure 24 Australia’s Merchandise Trade with the Middle East

Figure 25 Australia’s Merchandise Trade with South Africa

Figure 26 Australia’s Merchandise Trade with New Zealand

Figure 27 Multilateral Trade Policy and Negotiations (1.5) Organisational Chart

Figure 28 Trade Strategy Development and Business Liaison (1.6) Organisational Chart

Figure 29 Global Issues (1.7) Organisational Chart

Figure 30 International Legal Interests (1.8) Organisational Chart

Figure 31 Information and Cultural Relations (1.9) Organisational Chart

Figure 32 Hits Recorded per Week to the Departmental Website (1998–99)

Figure 33 Passport Services (2.1) Organisational Chart

Figure 34 Consular Services (2.2) Organisational Chart

Figure 35 Services to Parliament, the Media and the Public (3.1) Organisational Chart

Figure 36 Services to Foreign Representatives in Australia (3.2) Organisational Chart

Figure 37 Services to Australian Government Agencies Overseas (3.2) Organisational Chart

Figure 38 Australian Diplomatic Communications Network, ADCNET (4.1) Organisational Chart

Figure 39 Security Services (4.2) Organisational Chart

Figure 40 Executive Direction (5.1) Organisational Chart

Figure 41 DFAT Corporate Services (5.2) Organisational Chart


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