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PGPA Rule Reference

Part of Report

Description

Requirement

17AD(g)

Letter of transmittal

17AI

Letter of transmittal

Letter of transmittal

Mandatory

17AD(h)

Aids to access

17AJ(a)

N/A

Table of contents

Mandatory

17AJ(b)

N/A

Alphabetical index

Mandatory

17AJ(c)

Glossary

Glossary of abbreviations and acronyms

Mandatory

17AJ(d)

List of requirements

List of requirements

Mandatory

17AJ(e)

Inside back cover

Details of contact officer

Mandatory

17AJ(f)

Inside back cover

Entity's website address

Mandatory

17AJ(g)

Inside back cover

Electronic address of report

Mandatory

17AD(a)

Review by accountable authority

17AD(a)

Review by the CEO and Director of Meteorology

Review by the accountable authority

Mandatory

17AD(b)

Overview of the entity

17AE(1)(a)(i)

Agency overview

Role and functions

Mandatory

17AE(1)(a)(ii)

Corporate governance

Organisational structure

Mandatory

17AE(1)(a)(iii)

The Bureau at a glance

Outcomes and program administered

Mandatory

17AE(1)(a)(iv)

The Bureau at a glance

Purpose

Mandatory

17AE(1)(aa)(i)

Corporate governance

Name of the accountable authority

Mandatory

17AE(1)(aa)(ii)

Corporate governance

Position of the accountable authority

Mandatory

17AE(1)(aa)(iii)

Corporate governance

Period as the accountable authority

Mandatory

17AE(1)(b)

N/A

An outline of the structure of the portfolio of the entity

Portfolio departments - mandatory

17AE(2)

N/A

Where the outcomes and programs differ from any budget statements

If applicable, Mandatory

17AD(c)

Report on the Performance of the entity

Annual performance Statements

17AD(c)(i); 16F

Section 2 - Annual Performance Statement

Annual performance statement in accordance with the PGPA Act and Rule.

Mandatory

17AD(c)(ii)

Report on Financial Performance

17AF(1)(a)

Financial resource management

A discussion and analysis of the entity’s financial performance

Mandatory

17AF(1)(b)

Financial resource management

A table summarising the total resources and total payments of the entity

Mandatory

17AF(2)

N/A

Significant changes in the financial results during or after the previous or current reporting period

If applicable, Mandatory.

17AD(d)

Management and Accountability

Corporate Governance

17AG(2)(a)

Corporate governance

Information on compliance with section 10 (fraud systems)

Mandatory

17AG(2)(b)(i)

Letter of transmittal

A certification by accountable authority that fraud risk assessments and fraud control plans have been prepared

Mandatory

17AG(2)(b)(ii)

Letter of transmittal

A 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

Mandatory

17AG(2)(b)(iii)

Letter of transmittal

A certification by accountable authority that all reasonable measures have been taken to deal appropriately with fraud relating to the entity

Mandatory

17AG(2)(c)

Corporate governance

An outline of structures and processes in place for corporate governance

Mandatory

17AG(2)(d) – (e)

Financial resource management

A statement of significant issues reported to Minister under paragraph 19(1)(e) of the Act that relates to non-compliance with Finance law

If applicable, Mandatory

Audit Committee

17AG(2A)(a)

Corporate governance

Electronic address of the audit committee charter

Mandatory

17AG(2A)(b)

Corporate governance

The name of each audit committee member

Mandatory

17AG(2A)(c)

Corporate governance

The qualifications, knowledge, skills or experience of audit committee members

Mandatory

17AG(2A)(d)

Corporate governance

Information about the attendance of each member of the audit committee at committee meetings

Mandatory

17AG(2A)(e)

Corporate governance

The remuneration of each member of the audit committee.

Mandatory

External Scrutiny

17AG(3)

Corporate governance

Information on the most significant developments in external scrutiny and the entity's response to the scrutiny

Mandatory

17AG(3)(a)

N/A

Information on judicial decisions and decisions of administrative tribunals and by the Australian Information Commissioner that may have a significant effect on the operations of the entity

If applicable, Mandatory

17AG(3)(b)

N/A

Information on any reports on operations of the entity by the Auditor-General, a Parliamentary Committee, or the Commonwealth Ombudsman

If applicable, Mandatory

17AG(3)(c)

Corporate governance

Information on any capability reviews on the entity that were released during the period

If applicable, Mandatory

Management of Human Resources

17AG(4)(a)

People management

An assessment of the entity’s effectiveness in managing and developing employees to achieve entity objectives

Mandatory

17AG(4)(aa)

People management

Statistics on the entity’s employees on an ongoing and non-ongoing basis, including the following:

(a) statistics on full time employees

(b) statistics on part time employees

(c) statistics on gender

(d) statistics on staff location

Mandatory

17AG(4)(b)

People management

Statistics on the entity’s APS employees on an ongoing and non-ongoing basis, including the following:

  Statistics on staffing classification level

  Statistics on full time employees

  Statistics on part time employees

  Statistics on gender

  Statistics on staff location

  Statistics on employees who identify as Indigenous

Mandatory

17AG(4)(c)

People management

Information on any enterprise agreements, individual flexibility arrangements, Australian workplace agreements, common law contracts and determinations under subsection 24(1) of the Public Service Act 1999

Mandatory

17AG(4)(c)(i)

People management

Information on the number of SES and non SES employees covered by agreements etc identified in paragraph 17AG(4)(c)

Mandatory

17AG(4)(c)(ii)

People management

The salary ranges available for APS employees by classification level

Mandatory

17AG(4)(c)(iii)

People management

A description of non-salary benefits provided to employees

Mandatory

17AG(4)(d)(i)

People management

Information on the number of employees at each classification level who received performance pay.

If applicable, Mandatory

17AG(4)(d)(ii)

N/A

Information on aggregate amounts of performance pay

If applicable, Mandatory

17AG(4)(d)(iii)

N/A

Information on the average amount of performance payment, and range of such payments

If applicable, Mandatory

17AG(4)(d)(iv)

N/A

Information on aggregate amount of performance payments

If applicable, Mandatory

Assets Management

17AG(5)

Financial resource management

An assessment of effectiveness of assets management where asset management is a significant part of the entity’s activities

If applicable, Mandatory

Purchasing

17AG(6)

Financial resource management

An assessment of entity performance against the Commonwealth Procurement Rules

Mandatory

Reportable consultancy contracts

17AG(7)(a)

Financial resource management

A summary statement detailing the number of new reportable consultancy contracts entered into during the period; the total actual expenditure on all such contracts (inclusive of GST); the number of ongoing reportable consultancy contracts that were entered into during a previous reporting period; and the total actual expenditure in the reporting period on those ongoing contracts (inclusive of GST)

Mandatory

17AG(7)(b)

Financial resource management

Summary statement regarding the engagement of consultants in the format specified at paragraph 17AG (7)(b) of the PGPA Rule

Mandatory

17AG(7)(c)

Financial resource management

A summary of the policies and procedures for selecting and engaging consultants and the main categories of purposes for which consultants were selected and engaged

Mandatory

17AG(7)(d)

Financial resource management

Statement regarding actual expenditure on contracts for consultancies in the format specified at paragraph 17AG (7)(d) of the PGPA Rule

Mandatory

Reportable non-consultancy contracts

17AG(7A)(a)

Financial resource management

A summary statement detailing the number of new reportable non-consultancy contracts entered into during the period; the total actual expenditure on such contracts (inclusive of GST); the number of ongoing reportable non-consultancy contracts that were entered into during a previous reporting period; and the total actual expenditure in the reporting period on those ongoing contracts (inclusive of GST)

Mandatory

17AG(7A)(b)

Financial resource management

Statement regarding actual expenditure on non-consultancy contracts in the format specified at paragraph 17AG (7A)(b) of the PGPA Rule

Mandatory

17AD(daa)

Additional information about organisations receiving amounts under reportable consultancy contracts or reportable non-consultancy contracts

17AGA

Financial resource management

Additional information, in accordance with section 17AGA, about organisations receiving amounts under reportable consultancy contracts or reportable non-consultancy contracts.

Mandatory

Australian National Audit Office Access Clauses

17AG(8)

Financial resource management

Contracts with a value of more than $100 000 (inclusive of GST) that did not provide the Auditor General with access to the contractor’s premises

If applicable, Mandatory

Exempt contracts

17AG(9)

Financial resource management

Statement regarding contracts or standing offers with a value greater than $10 000 (inclusive of GST) that have been exempted from being published in AusTender because it would disclose exempt matters under the FOI Act

If applicable, Mandatory

Small business

17AG(10)(a)

Financial resource management

Summary statement detailing procurement initiatives supporting small business using the text specified at paragraph 17AG (10)(a) of the PGPA Rule

Mandatory

17AG(10)(b)

Financial resource management

An outline of the ways in which the procurement practices of the entity support small and medium enterprises

Mandatory

17AG(10)(c)

Financial resource management

Summary statement regarding timely payments to small businesses using the text specified at paragraph 17AG (10)(c) of the PGPA Rule

If applicable, Mandatory

Financial Statements

17AD(e)

Section 5 - Financial Statements

Inclusion of the annual financial statements in accordance with subsection 43(4) of the Act

Mandatory

Executive Remuneration

17AD(da)

People management

Information about executive remuneration in accordance with Subdivision C of Division 3A of Part 2-3 of the Rule.

Mandatory

17AD(f)

Other Mandatory Information

17AH(1)(a)(i)

N/A

Statement in relation to advertising campaigns conducted as specified in the PGPA rule

If applicable, Mandatory

17AH(1)(a)(ii)

Financial resource management

If the entity did not conduct advertising campaigns, a statement to that effect

If applicable, Mandatory

17AH(1)(b)

N/A

Statement on grants awarded for the reporting period, as specified in the PGPA Rule

If applicable, Mandatory

17AH(1)(c)

Corporate responsibility

Mechanisms of disability reporting

Mandatory

17AH(1)(d)

Corporate governance

Website reference for the entity’s Information Publication Scheme statement pursuant to the FOI Act

Mandatory

17AH(1)(e)

Corporate governance

Correction of material errors in previous annual report

If applicable, mandatory

17AH(2)

Corporate governance

Information required by other legislation:

  Freedom of Information Act 1982

  Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

  Work Health and Safety Act 2011

  Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918

Mandatory