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In 2015–16 we did not undertake polling, direct mail, market research or advertising campaigns.
The agency's limited expenditure on advertising was under the reportable threshold of $12 700.
Paragraph 11.1(ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2005 requires all non-corporate Commonwealth entities regulated by the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act) to publicly report their legal services expenditure. Table 15 provides a breakdown of our agency's expenditure for 2015–16.
Note: All figures are GST exclusive.
We do not administer grant programs.
Disability reporting occurs through the National Disability Strategy 2010–2020 and through the Australian Public Service Commission's State of the Service Report and APS Statistical Bulletin. This information is available at www.apsc.gov.au.
High level two-yearly reports track progress against the strategy's six outcome areas. These reports are available at www.dss.gov.au.
Agencies subject to the Freedom of Information Act 1982 are required to make certain information available to the public as part of the Information Publication Scheme established by Part II of that Act. The Information Publication Scheme has replaced the former requirement to publish a section 8 freedom of information statement in annual reports.
In accordance with the Information Publication Scheme, we publish information on our website: www.cleanenergyregulator.gov.au.
This includes details of tour functions, information about statutory appointments, and operational information such as guidelines we use to make decisions or recommendations that affect members of the public.
We manage the environmental impact of our operations in accordance with the Australian National Audit Office better practice guide Public Sector Environmental Management.
In 2015–16, our building at 5 Farrell Place, Canberra, maintained its 6-star energy rating under the National Australian Built Environment Rating System—the highest possible rating under the system.
Other workplace initiatives include:
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Our Systems And Their Resources
Clean Energy Markets
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The Clean Energy Regulator is a Government body responsible for accelerating carbon abatement for Australia.