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Appendix A. List of requirements

Part of reportDescriptionRequirementLocation
Letter of transmittalMandatory Letter of transmittal
Table of contentsMandatory Table of contents
IndexMandatory Index
GlossaryMandatory Glossary
Contact officer(s)Mandatory Preliminary Information
Internet home page address and Internet address for reportMandatory Preliminary Information
Review by the Chair and Chief Executive Officer 1.4 Review by the Chair and Chief Executive Officer
Review by departmental secretaryMandatory 1.4 Review by the Chair and Chief Executive Officer
Summary of significant issues and developmentsSuggested 1.4 Review by the Chair and Chief Executive Officer
Overview of department's performance and financial resultsSuggested 1.4 Review by the Chair and Chief Executive Officer , 6.1 Summary of financial performance
Outlook for following yearSuggested 1.4 Review by the Chair and Chief Executive Officer
Significant issues and developments—portfolioPortfolio departments SuggestedNot applicable
Agency overview 2 Agency overview
Role and functionsMandatory 2.1 Role and functions
Organisational structureMandatory 2.5 Senior executives of the agency
Outcome and programme structureMandatory 1.5 Outcome and programme structure
Where outcome and programme 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 changeMandatoryNot applicable
Portfolio structurePortfolio departments Mandatory 2.3 Structure
Report on performance 3 Performance overview
Review of performance during the year in relation to programmes and contribution to outcomesMandatory 3.1 Carbon Farming/Emission Reduction Fund
Actual performance in relation to deliverables and KPIs set out in PB Statements/PAES or other portfolio statementsMandatory 3.1 Carbon Farming/Emission Reduction Fund
Where performance targets differ from the PBS/PAES, details of both former and new targets, and reasons for the changeMandatoryNot applicable
Narrative discussion and analysis of performanceMandatory 3.1 Carbon Farming/Emission Reduction Fund
Trend informationMandatory 3.1 Carbon Farming/Emission Reduction Fund
Significant changes in nature of principal functions/servicesSuggested 1.4 Review by the Chair and CEO
Performance of purchaser/provider arrangements If applicable, suggested Not applicable
Factors, events or trends influencing departmental performanceSuggested 1.4 Review by the Chair and CEO , 3.1 Carbon Farming/Emission Reduction Fund
Contribution of risk management in achieving objectivesSuggested 1.4 Review by the Chair and CEO
Performance against service charter customer service standards, complaints data, and the department's response to complaintsIf applicable, mandatoryNot applicable
Discussion and analysis of the department's financial performanceMandatory 6.1 Summary of financial performance
Discussion of any significant changes in financial results from the prior year, from budget or anticipated to have a significant impact on future operations.Mandatory 6.1 Summary of financial performance
Agency resource statement and summary resource tables by outcomesMandatory 7.5 Appendix E. Legal expenditure
Management and accountability 4 Management and accountability
Corporate governance 4.1 Corporate governance
Agency heads are required to certify their agency's actions in dealing with fraud.Mandatory Letter of Transmittal
Statement of the main corporate governance practices in placeMandatory 4.1 Corporate governance
Names of the senior executive and their responsibilitiesSuggested 2.4 Members of the Regulator
Senior management committees and their rolesSuggested 2.5 Senior executives of the agency
Corporate and operational plans and associated performance reporting and reviewSuggested 4.1 Corporate governance
Internal audit arrangements including approach adopted to identifying areas of significant financial or operational risk and arrangements to manage those risksSuggested 4.1 Corporate governance
Policy and practices on the establishment and maintenance of appropriate ethical standardsSuggested 4.1 Corporate governance, 4.7 Purchasing and procurement
How nature and amount of remuneration for SES officers is determinedSuggested 4.5 Management of human resources
External scrutiny 4.4 External scrutiny
Significant developments in external scrutinyMandatory 4.4 External scrutiny
Judicial decisions and decisions of administrative tribunals and by the Australian Information CommissionerMandatory 4.4 External scrutiny
Reports by the Auditor-General, a Parliamentary Committee, the Commonwealth Ombudsman or an agency capability reviewMandatory 4.4 External scrutiny
Management of human resources 4.5 Management of human resources
Assessment of effectiveness in managing and developing human resources to achieve departmental objectivesMandatory4.5 Management of human resources
Workforce planning, staff retention and turnoverSuggested 4.5 Management of human resources
Impact and features of enterprise or collective agreements, individual flexibility arrangements (IFAs), determinations, common law contracts and Australian Workplace Agreements (AWAs)Suggested 4.5 Management of human resources
Training and development undertaken and its impactSuggested 4.5 Management of human resources
Work health and safety performanceSuggested 5.1 Work health and safety
Statistics on staffingMandatory 7.3 Appendix C Workforce profile tables
Statistics on employees who identify as IndigenousMandatory 7.3 Appendix C Workforce profile tables
Enterprise or collective agreements, IFAs, determinations, common law contracts and AWAsMandatory 7.3 Appendix C Workforce profile tables
Performance payMandatory 7.3 Appendix C Workforce profile tables
Assets managementAssessment of effectiveness of assets management If applicable, mandatory 4.6 Assets management
PurchasingAssessment of purchasing against core policies and principlesMandatory 4.7 Purchasing and procurement
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 4.7 Purchasing and procurement
Australian National Audit Office Access ClausesAbsence of provisions in contracts allowing access by the Auditor-GeneralMandatory 4.7 Purchasing and procurement
Exempt contractsContracts exempted from publication in AusTenderMandatory 4.7 Purchasing and procurement
Small businessProcurement initiatives to support small businessMandatory 4.7 Purchasing and procurement
Financial statements Mandatory 6 Financial statements
Other mandatory information 5.1 Work health and safety
Work health and safety (Schedule 2, Part 4 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011)Mandatory 5.2 Advertising and marketing research
Advertising and Market Research (Section 311A of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918) and statement on advertising campaignsMandatory 5.2 Advertising and marketing research
Ecologically sustainable development and environmental performance (Section 516A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999)Mandatory 5.3 Ecologically sustainable development and environmental performance
Compliance with the agency's obligations under the Carer Recognition Act 2010If applicable, mandatoryNot applicable
Grant programmesMandatory 5.4 Grant programmes
Disability reporting – explicit and transparent reference to agencylevel information available through other reporting mechanismsMandatory 5.5 Disability reporting
Information Publication Scheme statementMandatory 5.6 Information Publication Scheme
Correction of material errors in previous annual reportIf applicable, mandatory 7.5 Appendix E. Legal expenditure
Agency Resource Statements and Resources for Outcomes Mandatory 7.4 Appendix D. Agency Resource Statements
List of requirementsMandatory 7.1 Appendix A. List of requirements

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