Annual Report 2015–16 5. References

Glossary and abbreviations list

APS
Australian Public Service
CEO
Chief Executive Officer
DTO
Digital Transformation Office
EPBC Act
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
ICT
information and communications technology
IPS
Information Publication Scheme
IT
information technology
KPI
key performance indicator
PGPA Act
Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013
SES
Senior Executive Service
SMEs
small and medium enterprises

List of requirements

Description

Requirement met

Letter of transmittal Yes
Table of contents Yes
Index Yes, on print version
List of abbreviations and acronyms Yes
List of reporting requirements Yes
Contact officer(s) Yes
Website and internet address for report Yes
Chief Executive Officer’s review
Review by accountable authority Yes
Significant issues and developments—portfolio Not applicable
Overview
Role and functions Yes
Organisational structure Yes
Outcome and program structure Yes
Purposes Yes
Portfolio structure Not applicable
Where outcome and program structure differs from Portfolio Budget Statements, Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements or other portfolio statements accompanying any other additional appropriation bills, details of variation and reasons for change Yes
Annual performance statements
Annual performance statements in accordance with paragraph 39(1)(b) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act) Yes
Report on financial performance
Discussion and analysis of the entity’s financial performance Yes
Tables summarising the total resources and total payments of the entity Yes
Discussion of any significant changes in financial results during or after the previous or current reporting period Yes
Management and accountability
Corporate governance
Information on compliance with section 10 of the PGPA Act (fraud systems) Yes
Certification by accountable authority that fraud risk assessments and fraud control plans have been prepared Yes
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 Yes
Certification by accountable authority that all reasonable measures have been taken to deal appropriately with fraud relating to the entity Yes
Statement of the main corporate governance practices in place Yes
A statement of significant issues reported to the minister under paragraph 19(1)(e) of the PGPA Act that relates to non-compliance with the finance law and action taken to remedy non-compliance Yes
External scrutiny
Significant developments in external scrutiny Yes
Judicial decisions and decisions of administrative tribunals and by the Australian Information Commissioner Yes
Reports by the Auditor-General, a parliamentary committee, the Commonwealth Ombudsman or an agency capability review Yes
Management of human resources
Assessment of effectiveness in managing and developing employees to achieve objectives Yes
Statistics on staffing
Enterprise or collective agreements, individual flexibility arrangements, Australian workplace agreements, common law contracts and determinations under subsection 24(1) of the Public Service Act 1999 Yes
Numbers of Senior Executive Service (SES) and non-SES employees covered by agreements Yes
Salary ranges available for Australian Public Service employees by classification Yes
Non-salary benefits provided to employees Yes
Information on the number of employees at each classification level who received performance pay Yes
Information on aggregate amounts of performance pay at each classification level Not applicable
Information on the average amount of performance payment, and range of such payments, at each classification level Not applicable
Information on aggregate amount of performance payments Not applicable
Assets management
Assessment of effectiveness of assets management Not applicable
Purchasing
Assessment of performance against the Commonwealth Procurement Rules Yes
Consultants
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) Yes
Prescribed statement on numbers and value of new and ongoing contracts Yes
A summary of policies and procedures for selecting and engaging consultants, and the main purposes for which consultants were engaged Yes
Prescribed statement noting that information on contracts and consultancies is available through the AusTender website Yes
Australian National Audit Office access clauses
Absence of provisions in contracts allowing access by the Auditor-General Yes
Exempt contracts
Contracts exempted from publication on AusTender Yes
Small business
Prescribed statement on support for small business participation Yes
Procurement practices to support small and medium enterprises Yes
Prescribed statement of recognition for small business by material entities Yes
Financial statements
Financial statements Yes
Other mandatory information
Advertising and market research (section 311A of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918) and statement on advertising campaigns Yes
Statement on grants Not applicable
Outline of the mechanisms of disability reporting Yes
Reference to web address of Information Publication Scheme statement Yes
Correction of material errors in previous annual report Not applicable
Work health and safety (Schedule 2, Part 4 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011) Yes
Ecologically sustainable development and environmental performance (section 516A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999) Yes
Compliance with obligations under the Carer Recognition Act 2010 Not applicable