Annual Report 2017-18

Appendix E - Compliance index

Compliance index.

PGPA Rule reference

Part of report

Description

Requirement

Page number(s) in this report

17AD(g)

Letter of transmittal

17AI

A copy of the letter of transmittal signed and dated by accountable authority on date final text approved, with statement that the report has been prepared in accordance with section 46 of the Act and any enabling legislation that specifies additional requirements in relation to the annual report.

Mandatory

2

17AD(h)

Aids to access

17AJ(a)

Contents

Table of contents.

Mandatory

iii–viii

17AJ(b)

Index

Alphabetical index.

Mandatory

333–342

17AJ(c)

Glossary

Glossary of abbreviations and acronyms.

Mandatory

327–329

17AJ(d)

Compliance index

List of requirements.

Mandatory

317–326

17AJ(e)

Preliminary information

Details of contact officer.

Mandatory

II

17AJ(f)

Preliminary information

Entity’s website address.

Mandatory

II

17AJ(g)

Preliminary information

Electronic address of report.

Mandatory

II

17AD(a)

Review by accountable authority

17AD(a)

Secretary’s review

A review by the accountable authority of the entity.

Mandatory

3–5

17AD(b)

Overview of the entity

17AE(1)(a)(i)

1.1 The department

A description of the role and functions of the entity.

Mandatory

7

17AE(1)(a)(ii)

1.2 Organisational structure

A description of the organisational structure of the entity.

Mandatory

8–9

17AE(1)(a)(iii)

2.1 Outcome and program structure

A description of the outcomes and programmes administered by the entity.

Mandatory

16

17AE(1)(a)(iv)

1.1 The department

A description of the purposes of the entity as included in corporate plan.

Mandatory

7

17AE(1)(b)

1.3 Portfolio structure

An outline of the structure of the portfolio of the entity.

Portfolio departments—mandatory

12

17AE(2)

 

Where the outcomes and programmes administered by the entity differ from any Portfolio Budget Statement, Portfolio Additional Estimates Statement or other portfolio estimates statement that was prepared for the entity for the period, include details of variation and reasons for change.

Nil to report

NA

17AD(c)

Report on the performance of the entity

 

Annual performance statements 

17AD(c)(i); 16F

5.1 Overview of the Annual performance statement for 2017–18

Annual performance statement in accordance with paragraph 39(1)(b) of the Act and section 16F of the Rule.

Mandatory

166–189

17AD(c)(ii)

Report on financial performance

17AF(1)(a)

6.1 Statement of financial performance

A discussion and analysis of the entity’s financial performance.

Mandatory

194–196

17AF(1)(b)

Appendix B: Resource statements and expenses for Outcome 1

A table summarising the total resources and total payments of the entity.

Mandatory

303–306

17AF(2)

 

If there may be significant changes in the financial results during or after the previous or current reporting period, information on those changes, including: the cause of any operating loss of the entity; how the entity has responded to the loss and the actions that have been taken in relation to the loss; and any matter or circumstances that it can reasonably be anticipated will have a significant impact on the entity’s future operation or financial results.

Nil to report

NA

17AD(d)

Management and accountability

 

Corporate governance

17AG(2)(a)

Letter of transmittal

Information on compliance with section 10 (fraud systems).

Mandatory

2

17AG(2)(b)(i)

Letter of transmittal

A certification by accountable authority that fraud risk assessments and fraud control plans have been prepared.

Mandatory

2

17AG(2)(b)(ii)

Letter of transmittal

A certification by accountable authority that appropriate mechanisms for preventing, detecting incidents of, investigating or otherwise dealing with, and recording or reporting fraud that meet the specific needs of the entity are in place.

Mandatory

2

17AG(2)(b)(iii)

Letter of transmittal

A certification by accountable authority that all reasonable measures have been taken to deal appropriately with fraud relating to the entity.

Mandatory

2

17AG(2)(c)

7.5 Corporate governance structures and processes

An outline of structures and processes in place for the entity to implement principles and objectives of corporate governance.

Mandatory

243–247

17AG(2)(d)–(e)

6.1 Statement of financial performance

A statement of significant issues reported to Minister under paragraph 19(1)(e) of the Act that relates to non-compliance with Finance law and action taken to remedy non-compliance.

Nil to report

196

 

External scrutiny

17AG(3)

7.6 External scrutiny

Information on the most significant developments in external scrutiny and the entity’s response to the scrutiny.

Mandatory

248–257

17AG(3)(a)

7.6 External scrutiny

Information on judicial decisions and decisions of administrative tribunals and by the Australian Information Commissioner that may have a significant effect on the operations of the entity.

If applicable, mandatory

252

17AG(3)(b)

7.6 External scrutiny

Information on any reports on operations of the entity by the Auditor-General (other than report under section 43 of the Act), a Parliamentary Committee, or the Commonwealth Ombudsman.

If applicable, mandatory

252–253

17AG(3)(c)

 

Information on any capability reviews on the entity that were released during the period.

Nil to report

NA

 

Management of Human Resources

17AG(4)(a)

7.7 Management of human resources

An assessment of the entity’s effectiveness in managing and developing employees to achieve entity objectives.

Mandatory

258–277

17AG(4)(b)

Part 8: Appendix A Staffing statistics and remuneration

Statistics on the entity’s APS employees on an ongoing and non-ongoing basis; including the following:

  • Statistics on staffing classification level;
  • Statistics on full-time employees;
  • Statistics on part-time employees;
  • Statistics on gender;
  • Statistics on staff location;
  • Statistics on employees who identify as Indigenous.

Mandatory

296–302

17AG(4)(c)

7.7 Management of human resources

Part 8: Appendix A Staffing statistics and remuneration

Information on any enterprise agreements, individual flexibility arrangements, Australian workplace agreements, common law contracts and determinations under subsection 24(1) of the Public Service Act 1999.

Mandatory

276–277

300–302

17AG(4)(c)(i)

7.7 Management of human resources

Part 8: Appendix A Staffing statistics and remuneration

Information on the number of SES and non-SES employees covered by agreements etc identified in paragraph 17AG(4)(c).

Mandatory

302

17AG(4)(c)(ii)

Part 8: Appendix A Staffing statistics and remuneration

The salary ranges available for APS employees by classification level.

Mandatory

300–301

302

17AG(4)(c)(iii)

Part 8: Appendix A Staffing statistics and remuneration

A description of non-salary benefits provided to employees.

Mandatory

301

17AG(4)(d)(i)

Part 8:

Appendix A

Staffing statistics and remuneration

Information on the number of employees at each classification level who received performance pay.

Nil to report

301

17AG(4)(d)(ii)

Part 8:

Appendix A

Staffing statistics and remuneration

Information on aggregate amounts of performance pay at each classification level.

Nil to report

301

17AG(4)(d)(iii)

Part 8:

Appendix A

Staffing statistics and remuneration

Information on the average amount of performance payment, and range of such payments, at each classification level.

Nil to report

301

17AG(4)(d)(iv)

Part 8:

Appendix A

Staffing statistics and remuneration

Information on aggregate amount of performance payments.

Nil to report

301

 

Assets management

17AG(5)

7.8 Asset management

An assessment of effectiveness of assets management where asset management is a significant part of the entity’s activities.

If applicable, mandatory

278–279

 

Purchasing

17AG(6)

7.9 Purchasing

An assessment of entity performance against the Commonwealth Procurement Rules.

Mandatory

280–282

 

Consultants

17AG(7)(a)

7.9 Purchasing

A summary statement detailing the number of new contracts engaging consultants entered into during the period; the total actual expenditure on all new consultancy contracts entered into during the period (inclusive of GST); the number of ongoing consultancy contracts that were entered into during a previous reporting period; and the total actual expenditure in the reporting year on the ongoing consultancy contracts (inclusive of GST).

Mandatory

280–281

17AG(7)(b)

7.9 Purchasing

A statement that “During [reporting period], [specified number] new consultancy contracts were entered into involving total actual expenditure of $[specified million]. In addition, [specified number] ongoing consultancy contracts were active during the period, involving total actual expenditure of $[specified million].”

Mandatory

280

17AG(7)(c)

7.9 Purchasing

A summary of the policies and procedures for selecting and engaging consultants and the main categories of purposes for which consultants were selected and engaged.

Mandatory

280–281

17AG(7)(d)

7.9 Purchasing

A statement that “Annual reports contain information about actual expenditure on contracts for consultancies. Information on the value of contracts and consultancies is available on the AusTender website.”

Mandatory

281

 

Australian National Audit Office access clauses

17AG(8)

7.9 Purchasing

If an entity entered into a contract with a value of more than $100,000 (inclusive of GST) and the contract did not provide the Auditor-General with access to the contractor’s premises, the report must include the name of the contractor, purpose and value of the contract, and the reason why a clause allowing access was not included in the contract.

Nil to report

281

 

Exempt contracts

17AG(9)

7.9 Purchasing

If an entity entered into a contract or there is a standing offer with a value greater than $10,000 (inclusive of GST) which has been exempted from being published in AusTender because it would disclose exempt matters under the FOI Act, the annual report must include a statement that the contract or standing offer has been exempted, and the value of the contract or standing offer, to the extent that doing so does not disclose the exempt matters.

Nil to report

281

 

Small business

17AG(10)(a)

7.9 Purchasing

A statement that “[Name of entity] supports small business participation in the Commonwealth Government procurement market. Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) and Small Enterprise participation statistics are available on the Department of Finance’s website.”

Mandatory

282

17AG(10)(b)

7.9 Purchasing

An outline of the ways in which the procurement practices of the entity support small and medium enterprises.

Mandatory

282

17AG(10)(c)

7.9 Purchasing

If the entity is considered by the Department administered by the Finance Minister as material in nature—a statement that “[Name of entity] recognises the importance of ensuring that small businesses are paid on time. The results of the Survey of Australian Government Payments to Small Business are available on the Treasury’s website.”

If applicable, mandatory

282

 

Financial statements

17AD(e)

Part 6: Financial statements

Inclusion of the annual financial statements in accordance with subsection 43(4) of the Act.

Mandatory

199–235

17AD(f)

Other mandatory information

17AH(1)(a)(i)

7.11 Other information

If the entity conducted advertising campaigns, a statement that “During [reporting period], the [name of entity] conducted the following advertising campaigns: [name of advertising campaigns undertaken]. Further information on those advertising campaigns is available at [address of entity’s website] and in the reports on Australian Government advertising prepared by the Department of Finance. Those reports are available on the Department of Finance’s website.”

Nil to report

NA

17AH(1)(a)(ii)

7.11 Other Information

If the entity did not conduct advertising campaigns, a statement to that effect.

If applicable, mandatory

290

17AH(1)(b)

7.11 Other information

A statement that “Information on grants awarded by [name of entity] during [reporting period] is available at [address of entity’s website].”

Nil to report

285

17AH(1)(c)

7.11 Other information

Outline of mechanisms of disability reporting, including reference to website for further information.

Mandatory

285

17AH(1)(d)

7.11 Other information

Website reference to where the entity’s Information Publication Scheme statement pursuant to Part II of FOI Act can be found.

Mandatory

286

17AH(1)(e)

7.11 Other information

Correction of material errors in previous annual report.

If applicable, mandatory

294

17AH(2)

Part 2: Service delivery

Part 8: Appendix D Data matching

Information required by other legislation.

Mandatory

Human Services (Medicare) Act 1973

Data-matching Program (Assistance and Tax) Act 1990

87

313–316

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