Online version of the 2012-13 Department of Health and Ageing Annual Report

List of Requirements

Page last updated: 29 October 2013

Part of Report Description Requirement Location
Letter of transmittal. Mandatory Page ix
Table of contents. Mandatory Page vii
Index. Mandatory Page 208, 454
Glossary. Mandatory Page 203
Contact officer(s). Mandatory v, 230
Internet home page address and Internet address for report. Mandatory v, 230
Review by Secretary Review by departmental secretary. Mandatory Page 1
Summary of significant issues and developments. Suggested Page 1
Outlook for following year. Suggested Page 1
Significant issues and developments – portfolio. Portfolio departments – suggested Page 1
Chief Financial Officer’s Report Overview of department’s performance and financial results. Suggested Page 7, 277
Departmental Overview Role and functions. Mandatory Part 1.0
Organisational structure. Mandatory Part 1.0
Outcome and program structure. Mandatory Part 1.0
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
Portfolio structure. Portfolio departments - mandatory Part 1.0
Report on Performance Review of performance during the year in relation to programs and contribution to outcomes. Mandatory Part 2.1
Actual performance in relation to deliverables and KPIs set out in PB Statements/PAES or other portfolio statements. Mandatory Part 2.1
Where performance targets differ from the PBS/ PAES, details of both former and new targets, and reasons for the change. Mandatory Part 2.1
Narrative discussion and analysis of performance. Mandatory Part 2.1
Trend information. Mandatory Part 2.1
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 departmental performance. Suggested Part 2.1
Contribution of risk management in achieving objectives. Suggested Part 3.1
Social inclusion outcomes. If applicable, mandatory Part 3.8
Performance against service charter customer service standards, complaints data, and the department’s response to complaints. If applicable, mandatory Not applicable
Discussion and analysis of the department’s financial performance. Mandatory Page 7, 277
Discussion of any significant changes from the prior year, from budget or anticipated to have a significant impact on future operations. Mandatory Part 1.0 Part 4.1
Agency resource statement and summary resource tables by outcomes. Mandatory Part 2.1 Part 2.2
Management and Accountability
Corporate Governance Agency heads are required to certify that their agency complies with the Commonwealth Fraud Control Guidelines. Mandatory Part 3.1
Statement of the main corporate governance practices in place. Mandatory Part 3.1
Names of the senior executive and their responsibilities. Suggested Part 1.0
Senior management committees and their roles. Suggested Part 3.1
Corporate and operational planning and associated performance reporting and review. Suggested Part 3.1
Approach adopted to identifying areas of significant financial or operational risk. Suggested Part 3.1
Policy and practices on the establishment and maintenance of appropriate ethical standards. Suggested Part 3.4
How nature and amount of remuneration for SES officers is determined. Suggested Part 3.4
External Scrutiny Significant developments in external scrutiny. Mandatory Part 3.2
Judicial decisions and decisions of administrative tribunals. Mandatory Part 3.2
Reports by the Auditor-General, a Parliamentary Committee or the Commonwealth Ombudsman. Mandatory Part 3.2
Management of Human Resources Assessment of effectiveness in managing and developing human resources to achieve departmental objectives. Mandatory Part 3.4
Workforce planning, staff turnover and retention. Suggested Part 3.4
Impact and features of enterprise or collective agreements, individual flexibility arrangements (IFAs), determinations, common law contracts and Australian Workplace Agreements (AWAs). Suggested Part 3.4
Training and development undertaken and its impact. Suggested Part 3.4
Work health and safety performance. Suggested Part 3.6
Productivity gains. Suggested Part 3.4
Statistics on staffing. Mandatory Part 3.5
Enterprise or collective agreements, IFAs, determinations, common law contracts and AWAs. Mandatory Part 3.4 Part 3.5
Performance pay. Mandatory Part 3.4 Part 3.5
Assets management Assessment of effectiveness of assets management. If applicable, mandatory Part 3.3
Purchasing Assessment of purchasing against core policies and principles. Mandatory Part 3.3
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 Part 3.3
Australian National Audit Office Access Clauses Absence of provisions in contracts allowing access by the Auditor-General. Mandatory Part 3.3
Exempt contracts Contracts exempt from the AusTender. Mandatory Part 3.3
Financial Statements Financial Statements. Mandatory Part 4.1 Part 4.2
Other Information Work health and safety (Schedule 2, Part 4 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011). Mandatory Part 3.6
Advertising and Market Research (Section 311A of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918) and statement on advertising campaigns. Mandatory Part 3.10
Ecologically sustainable development and environmental performance (Section 516A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999). Mandatory Part 3.9
Compliance with the agency’s obligations under the Carer Recognition Act 2010 If applicable, mandatory Part 3.7
Number, nature and action taken in response of any contraventions of the Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011 If applicable, mandatory Part 3.2
Other Grant programs. Mandatory Part 3.3
Disability reporting – explicit and transparent reference to agency level information available through other reporting mechanisms. Mandatory Part 3.7
Information Publication Scheme statement Mandatory Part 3.2
Spatial reporting – expenditure by program between regional and non-regional Australia If applicable, mandatory Part 3.3
Correction of material errors in previous annual report. If applicable, mandatory Not applicable
List of Requirements. Mandatory Page 450