Go to top of page

Compliance index: statutory reporting requirements

PGPA Rule Reference

Part of Report

Description

Requirement

17BE

Contents of annual report

Contents of annual report

17BE(a)

Legislation and government policy

Mandatory

17BE(b)(i)

Legislation and government policy

A summary of the objects and functions of the entity as set out in legislation.

Mandatory

17BE(b)(ii)

Our purpose

The purposes of the entity as included in the entity’s corporate plan for the reporting period.

Mandatory

17BE(c)

Responsible Minister

The names of the persons holding the position of responsible Minister or responsible Ministers during the reporting period, and the titles of those responsible Ministers.

Mandatory

17BE(d)

Ministerial directions and notifications

Directions given to the entity by the Minister under an Act or instrument during the reporting period.

If applicable, mandatory

17BE(e)

Legislation and government policy

Any government policy order that applied in relation to the entity during the reporting period under section 22 of the Act.

If applicable, mandatory

17BE(f)

Responsible Minister

Particulars of non-compliance with:

(a) a direction given to the entity by the Minister under an Act or instrument during the reporting period; or

(b) a government policy order that applied in relation to the entity during the reporting period under section 22 of the Act.

If applicable, mandatory

17BE(g)

Part 3: Annual performance statements

Annual performance statements in accordance with paragraph 39(1)(b) of the Act and section 16F of the rule.

Mandatory

17BE(h),17BE(i)

Responsible Minister

A statement of significant issues reported to the Minister under paragraph 19(1)(e) of the Act that relates to non-compliance with finance law and action taken to remedy non-compliance.

If applicable, mandatory

17BE(j)

Board membership

Information on the accountable authority, or each member of the accountable authority, of the entity during the reporting period.

Mandatory

17BE(k)

Our organisational structure

Outline of the organisational structure of the entity (including any subsidiaries of the entity).

Mandatory

17BE(ka)

Appendix A: Management of human resources

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

17BE(l)

Our sites

Outline of the location (whether or not in Australia) of major activities or facilities of the entity.

Mandatory

17BE(m)

Governance

Information relating to the main corporate governance practices used by the entity during the reporting period.

Mandatory

17BE(n),17BE(o)

Disclosure of interests and related entity transactions

For transactions with a related Commonwealth entity or related company where the value of the transaction, or if there is more than one transaction, the aggregate of those transactions, is more than $10,000 (inclusive of GST):

(a) the decision making process undertaken by the accountable authority to approve the entity paying for a good or service from, or providing a grant to, the related Commonwealth entity or related company; and

(b) the value of the transaction, or if there is more than one transaction, the number of transactions and the aggregate of value of the transactions.

If applicable, mandatory

17BE(p)

Collaborating through adversity to solve challenges

Any significant activities and changes that affected the operation or structure of the entity during the reporting period.

If applicable, mandatory

17BE(q)

Judicial decisions

Particulars of judicial decisions or decisions of administrative tribunals that may have a significant effect on the operations of the entity.

If applicable, mandatory

17BE(r)

Reviews of outside bodies

Particulars of any reports on the entity given by:

(a) the Auditor-General (other than a report under section 43 of the Act); or

(b) a Parliamentary Committee; or

(c) the Commonwealth Ombudsman; or

(d) the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner.

If applicable, mandatory

17BE(s)

-

An explanation of information not obtained from a subsidiary of the entity and the effect of not having the information on the annual report.

If applicable, mandatory

17BE(t)

Policies, principles and procedures

Details of any indemnity that applied during the reporting period to the accountable authority, any member of the accountable authority or officer of the entity against a liability (including premiums paid, or agreed to be paid, for insurance against the authority, member or officer’s liability for legal costs).

If applicable, mandatory

17BE(taa)

Appendix C: CSIRO Board Audit and Risk Committee

The following information about the audit committee for the entity:

(a) a direct electronic address of the charter determining the functions of the audit committee;

(b) the name of each member of the audit committee;

(c) the qualifications, knowledge, skills or experience of each member of the audit committee;

(d) information about each member’s attendance at meetings of the audit committee;

(e) the remuneration of each member of the audit committee.

Mandatory

17BE(ta)

3.2 Key Management Personnel Information

Information about executive remuneration.

Mandatory

17BF

Disclosure requirements for government business enterprises

Disclosure requirements for government business enterprises

17BF(1)(a)(i)

-

If applicable, mandatory

17BF(1)(a)(ii)

-

An assessment of any events or risks that could cause financial information that is reported not to be indicative of future operations or financial conditions.

If applicable, mandatory

17BF(1)(b)

-

Information on dividends paid or recommended.

If applicable, mandatory

17BF(1)(c)

-

Details of any community service obligations the government business enterprise has including:

(a) an outline of actions taken to fulfil those obligations; and

(b) an assessment of the cost of fulfilling those obligations.

If applicable, mandatory

17BF(2)

-

A statement regarding the exclusion of information on the grounds that the information is commercially sensitive and would be likely to result in unreasonable commercial prejudice to the government business enterprise.

If applicable, mandatory

Science and Industry Research Act 1949

SIR Act Reference

Part of Report

Description

Act No. 84, Section 46, 51 (2a)

Legislation and government policy

Policies relating to scientific research

Act No. 84, Section 46, 51 (2b)

Legislation and government policy

Development in policies during the year

Act No. 84, Section 46, 51 (2c)

Responsible Minister

Ministerial determinations in relation to the functions of the Organisation

Act No. 84, Section 46, 51 (2d)

Responsible Minister

Ministerial directions or guidelines relating to the functions and powers of the Board

Act No. 84, Section 46, 51 (2e)

Governance

Policies of Australian Government that apply to CSIRO

Other reporting requirements

Section 516A(6)

Environmental performance

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

Section 9

Diversity and inclusion

Equal Employment Opportunity (Commonwealth Authorities) Act 1997

Section 4(1)

Health, safety and wellbeing

Work Health and Safety Act 2011

Archives, privacy and administrative decisions

Privacy Act 1988

Freedom of information

Freedom of Information Act 1982

Public Interest Disclosure

Public Interest Disclosure Act 2013

Fraud control

Fraud Control

Commercialising our intellectual property

Intellectual property management

Service charter

Service Charter