Annual Report 2006-2007
 

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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 13 June 2007.

Description
Page
Requirement
Letter of transmittal
iii
mandatory
Table of contents
iv
mandatory
Index
502
mandatory
Glossary
492
mandatory
Contact officer
ii
mandatory
Internet home page address and internet address for report
ii
mandatory
Review by the Secretary
Secretary’s review
2
mandatory
Summary of significant issues and developments
3
suggested
Overview of department’s performance and financial results
273
suggested
Outlook for the following year
11
suggested
Departmental overview
Overview description of the department
15
mandatory
Role and functions
15
mandatory
Organisational structure
17
mandatory
Outcome and output structure
19
mandatory
Where outcome and output structures differ from the PBS format, details of variation and reasons for change
n.a.
Portfolio structure
18
mandatory
Report on performance
Review of performance during the year in relation to outputs and contribution to outcomes
25–248
mandatory
Actual performance in relation to performance targets set out in the PBS and PAES
25–248
mandatory
Performance of purchaser—provider arrangements
316–318
mandatory
Where performance targets differ from the PBS/PAES, details of both the former and new targets, and reasons for the change
n.a.
Discussion and analysis of performance
25–248
mandatory
Trend information
25–248
suggested
Factors, events or trends influencing departmental performance
25–248
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
179, 187, 189–190, 192–193
mandatory
Social justice and equity impacts
194, 265–267
suggested
Discussion and analysis of the department’s financial performance
273–274
mandatory
Discussion of any significant changes from the prior year or from the budget
273–274
suggested
Summary resource tables by outcomes
29, 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
274
mandatory
Management accountability
Corporate governance
Statement of the main corporate governance practices in place
253–260
mandatory
Names of the senior executive and their responsibilities
16
suggested
Senior management committees and their roles
242–256
suggested
Corporate and operational planning and associated performance reporting and review
256–259
suggested
Approach adopted to identifying areas of significant financial or operational risk and arrangements in place to manage risks
258
suggested
Certification of compliance with the Commonwealth Fraud Control Guidelines
259
mandatory
Policy and practices on the establishment and maintenance of appropriate ethical standards
258–259
suggested
How the nature and amount of remuneration for senior executive service officers is determined
272
suggested
External scrutiny
Significant developments in external scrutiny
260–261
mandatory
Judicial decisions and decisions of administrative tribunals
311–312
mandatory
Reports by the Auditor-General, a Parliamentary Committee or the Commonwealth Ombudsman
260–261
mandatory
Management of human resources
Assessment of effectiveness in managing and developing human resources to achieve departmental objectives
263–264
mandatory
Workforce planning, staff turnover and retention
264
suggested
Impact and features of certified agreements and AWAs
271–272
suggested
Training and development undertaken and its impact
267–271
suggested
Occupational health and safety performance
272–273, 290–292
suggested
Productivity gains
263–264
suggested
Statistics on staffing
283—287
mandatory
Certified agreements and AWAs
272, 287
mandatory
Performance pay
288–289
mandatory
Assets management
Assessment of effectiveness of assets management
274
mandatory
Purchasing
Assessment of purchasing against core policies and principles
275
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 the AusTender website.
275–276
mandatory
Competitive tendering and contracting
Absence of contractual provisions allowing access by the Auditor-General
274
mandatory
Exempt contracts
Contracts exempt from AusTender
275
mandatory
Commonwealth disability strategy
Report on performance in implementing the Commonwealth disability strategy
266–267
mandatory
Financial statements
Financial statements
341
mandatory
Other information
Occupational health and safety (section 74 of the Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991)
290–292
mandatory
Freedom of information (subsection 8(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 1982)
293–302
mandatory
Advertising and market research (section 311A of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918)
319–320
mandatory
Ecologically sustainable development and environmental performance (section 516A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999)
313–315
mandatory
Discretionary grants
321
mandatory
Correction of material errors in the previous annual report
n.a.

n.a. not applicable

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