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Appendix 9 — List of requirements

 

Description
Requirement
Part of report
Letter of transmittal
Mandatory
Preliminary pages
Table of contents
Mandatory
Preliminary pages
Index
Mandatory
Index
Glossary
Mandatory
Appendix 8
Contact officer(s)
Mandatory
Preliminary pages
Internet home page address and Internet address for report
Mandatory
Preliminary pages
Review by Australian Information Commissioner
Review by Australian Information Commissioner
Mandatory
Chapter 1
Summary of significant issues and developments
Suggested
Chapter 1
Overview of OAIC's performance and financial results
Suggested
Chapters 1 & 2, Appendix 1 & 2
Outlook for following year
Suggested
Chapter 1
Office of the Australian Information Commissioner overview
Role and functions
Mandatory
Chapter 2
Organisational structure
Mandatory
Chapter 2
Outcome and program structure
Mandatory
Chapter 2
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
Mandatory
Not applicable
Report on performance
Review of performance during the year in relation to programs and contribution to outcomes
Mandatory
Chapter 2, Appendix 1
Actual performance in relation to deliverables and KPIs set out in PB Statements/PAES or other portfolio statements
Mandatory
Chapter 2
Where performance targets differ from the PBS/PAES, details of both former and new targets, and reasons for the change
Mandatory
Not applicable
Narrative discussion and analysis of performance
Mandatory
Chapter 1, Appendix 1 & 2
Trend information
Mandatory
Chapters 1, and 5–9
Significant changes in nature of principal functions/ services
Suggested
Not applicable
Performance of purchaser/provider arrangements
If applicable, suggested
Not applicable
Factors, events or trends influencing OAIC performance
Suggested
Chapter 1
Contribution of risk management in achieving objectives
Suggested
Chapter 3
Social inclusion outcomes
If applicable, mandatory
Not applicable
Performance against service charter customer service standards, complaints data, and the OAIC's response to complaints
If applicable, mandatory
Chapter 1, 6 & 8
Discussion and analysis of the OAIC's financial performance
Mandatory
Chapter 1,
Discussion of any significant changes from the prior year, from budget or anticipated to have a significant impact on future operations.
Mandatory
Chapter 1
Agency resource statement and summary resource tables by outcomes
Mandatory
Appendix 1
Corporate governance
Agency heads are required to certify that their agency comply with the Commonwealth Fraud Control Guidelines
Mandatory
Letter of transmittal
Statement of the main corporate governance practices in place
Mandatory
Chapter 3
Names of the senior executive and their responsibilities
Suggested
Chapter 2
Senior management committees and their roles
Suggested
Chapter 3
Corporate and operational planning and associated performance reporting and review
Suggested
Chapter 3
Approach adopted to identifying areas of significant financial or operational risk
Suggested
Chapter 3
Policy and practices on the establishment and maintenance of appropriate ethical standards
Suggested
Chapter 3
How nature and amount of remuneration for SES officers is determined
Suggested
Chapter 3
External scrutiny
Significant developments in external scrutiny
Mandatory
Chapter 3
Judicial decisions and decisions of administrative tribunals
Mandatory
Chapter 3
Report by the Auditor-General, a Parliamentary Committee or the Commonwealth Ombudsman
Mandatory
Chapter 3
Management of human resources
Assessment of effectiveness in managing and developing human resources to achieve departmental objectives
Mandatory
Chapter 3
Workforce planning, staff turnover and retention
Suggested
Chapter 3
Impact and features of enterprise or collective agreements, individual flexibility arrangements (IFAs), determinations, common law contracts and AWAs
Suggested
Chapter 3
Training and development undertaken and its impact
Suggested
Chapter 3
Work health and safety performance
Suggested
Chapter 3
Productivity gains
Suggested
Chapter 3
Statistics on staffing
Mandatory
Chapter 3
Enterprise or collective agreements, IFAs, determinations, common law contracts and AWAs
Mandatory
Chapter 3
Performance pay
Mandatory
Chapter 3
Assets management
Assessment of effectiveness of assets management
If applicable, mandatory
Not applicable
Purchasing
Assessment of purchasing against core policies and principles
Mandatory
Chapter 3
Consultants
The annual report must include a summary statement detailing the number of new consultancy services contracts let during the year; the total actual expenditure on all new consultancy contracts let during the year (inclusive of GST); the number of ongoing consultancy contracts that were active in the reporting year; and the total actual expenditure in the reporting year on the ongoing consultancy contracts (inclusive of GST). The annual report must include a statement noting that information on contracts and consultancies is available through the AusTender website.
Mandatory
Chapter 3
Australian National Audit Office access clauses
Absence of provisions in contracts allowing access by the Auditor-General
Mandatory
Chapter 3
Exempt contracts
Contracts exempt from the AusTender
Mandatory
Chapter 3
Financial Statements
Financial statements
Mandatory
Appendix 1 & 2
Other mandatory information
Work health and safety (Schedule 2, Part 4 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011)
Mandatory
Chapter 3
Advertising and Market Research (Section 311A of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918) and statement on advertising campaigns
Mandatory
Chapter 3
Ecologically sustainable development and environmental performance (Section 516A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999)
Mandatory
Chapter 3
Compliance with the agency's obligations under the Carer Recognition Act 2010
If applicable, mandatory
Not applicable
Grant programs
Mandatory
Chapter 3
Disability reporting – explicit and transparent reference to agency-level information available through other reporting mechanisms
Mandatory
Chapter 3
Information Publication Scheme statement
Mandatory
Appendix 3
Spatial reporting – expenditure by program between regional and non-regional Australia
If applicable, mandatory
Not applicable
Correction of material errors in previous annual report
If applicable, mandatory
Not applicable
Agency Resource Statements and Resources for Outcomes
Mandatory
Appendix 1 & 2
List of requirements
Mandatory
Appendix 9