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A
abbreviations and acronyms, 282
accounts paid by due date, 78
acquisition projects, 42
ADF members and their families, support for, 26, 58, 99, 100, 132–133
administered items, 66–67
administered programs, 59
Administrative Arrangements Order, 13
advertising and market research, 75–77
advice to Government, 28
aerial surveillance, 34
aeromedical evacuation, 30
aerospace capability, 48
aerospace platform maintenance, 25
African peacekeeping operations, 24–25
AIMEE cognitive assistant, 74
air capability, 3, 19, 152
Air Force Indigenous Recruitment Pathway, 105
Air Force Plan Jericho, 74
amphibious landing and assault capability, 3, 89
ANAO access clauses, 274
annual performance statements, 22–64
Antarctic operations, 28, 30, 31
appropriation, 16
Approved Facilities and Infrastructure Project, 51
APS Executive Level employees, 118
APS review of actions scheme, 140
Arafura class patrol boats, 3, 43, 145, 151, 154
Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter, 48
artificial intelligence and autonomous systems, 74
ASEAN–Australia Informal Defence Ministers’ Meeting, 34
asset management, 51, 148
Assistant Defence Minister, 13, 15
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), 12
Attack class submarines, 3, 37, 43, 154
audit

  • external, 53, 87
  • internal, 87, 90

work health and safety, 138
Auditor-General’s reports, 93–94
AUSMIN US–Australia consultations, 35
AusTender, 94
Australia–India Comprehensive Strategic Partnership, 49
Australia–Japan fighter jet exercise, 34
Australian Defence College, 41
Australian Defence Export Office, 26, 33
Australian Defence Force Academy, 41
Australian Defence Force Cadets, 13
Australian Defence Force staffing, 110–112, 116–121, 258-261, 263, 266, 270-271
Australian Federal Police, 48
Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation, 36
Australian Industry Capability Plans, 43
Australian Maritime College Tasmania, 3
Australian National Audit Office, 53, 86, 87, 274-276
Australian Public Service workforce, 113–114, 116–120, 248-253, 262-265, 267-269, 272

  • enlistments and separations, 114–115

Australian Signals Directorate, 13, 78
awards see honours and awards
B
base COVID-19 assessment stations, 62
base service hubs, 51
biodiversity offsets, 158
Biosafety Level 4 Zoonotic Laboratory Network, 49
border control, assistance with, 24, 32
border protection operations, 30
Boxer 211 reconnaissance vehicles, 3, 154
budget deliverables, 53
Build on You program, 101
bushfire monitoring technology, 19–20
bushfires 2019–2020, 16, 18–20, 24–25, 28, 31–32
see also Operation BUSHFIRE ASSIST 2019–20
Bushido Guardian, 34
C
C-17 infrastructure project, 82
Cadets, 122–123
Campbell, General Angus J (Chief of the Defence Force), 5–8, 15
Canberra class landing helicopter docks, 89
Capability Improvement Grants, 35
capability investment and development, 12, 25–26, 33, 39–42, 86, 151–152, 154
Capability Life Cycle, 42, 86
Capability Life Cycle Manual, 38
Cape class patrol boats, 3, 43
capital projects see capability investment and development
cash result, 66
Centre for Defence Industry Capability, 35
chart of accounts, new, 54
Chester, the Hon Darren MP, 13, 15
Chief of the Defence Force, 13, 15
review 2019–20, 5–8
childcare centres, 58, 100, 133
children of ADF service members, 58
civil community and civilian agencies, assistance to, 16, 18–20, 24–25, 28, 31–32
climate adaptation, 159
Collins class submarine, 25
combat clothing, 25
Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles, 154
combat systems development, 12
Combined Maritime Forces, 29
Comcare, 57, 138
Commonwealth Budget Management System, 53
Commonwealth Ombudsman, 93
communication strategy, 55
community capacity building, ADF members, 26
Community Support Coordinator Program, 58
complaint handling and resolution, 140
compliance with financial law, 88
compulsory call out, Reserve Brigades, 18–20, 24, 40
conferences and events, 102–103
Construction Environmental Management Plan, 51
consultancy contracts, 273
consumer engagement forums, 50
contact tracing teams, 24, 64
continuous shipbuilding program, 25, 37
contracts and standing offers, 94
corporate plan see Defence Corporate Plan, 2019–20
Corporations Act 2001, 13
counselling and crisis intervention, 58, 132
Counter Improvised Threat Grand Challenge, 39
COVID-19 Operations Cell, Defence, 62
COVID-19 pandemic, 16, 25–26, 28, 31–32, 35, 49

  • assistance during, 24–25, 28, 39, 60, 62, 64
  • effect on operating environment, 24, 40
  • effect on preparedness, 25, 40, 62, 85
  • impacts of, 9, 28, 34, 37, 43, 90, 98
  • remote working, 36
  • workforce supports, 36, 62, 98, 99, 101, 133, 137
  • see also Operation COVID-19 ASSIST

COVID-19 Taskforce, 24, 60
COVID-19 Taskforce Industry Support Cell, 63
credit card acquittal improvements, 51
CSIRO, 49, 63
cultural and linguistic diversity, 107
cultural reform priorities, 55, 99, 101
culture, organisational, 4, 55, 98, 140–142
Customs Act 1901, Minister for Defence’s statement under, 88
cyber and intelligence security, 25
cyber capability, 3, 78
Cyber Gap Year Program, 78
Cyber Professional Framework, 100
D
Daesh, operation to disrupt, 30
Dassault Systemes Virtual Shipyard Training Program, 43
days of significance, participation in, 102
deaths of ADF members, inquiries into, 90
Defence 2022—Embedding One Defence, 50, 99, 80–81, 99, 101–102
Defence Act 1903, 12, 13, 54, 90
Defence Artificial Intelligence Centre, 74
Defence Assistance to the Civil Community arrangements, 24–25, 31–32, 40
Defence Audit and Risk Committee, 83–85
Defence Australian Industry Capability Program, 3
Defence Capability Assessment Program, revised, 38
Defence Childcare Program, 58, 133
Defence Committee, 83
Defence Cooperation Program, 26, 34
Defence Corporate Plan, 2019–20, 12, 22–23, 85
Defence COVID-19 Strategy, 60
Defence Enterprise Learning Strategy 2035, 100
Defence Estate Asset Management Framework, 51
Defence Estate Strategy, 2016–36, 51
Defence Export Strategy, 26, 35
Defence Family Helpline, 58
Defence Force Discipline Act 1982, 87
Defence Force Ombudsman, 93
Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits, 59
Defence Force Transition Program, 58
Defence Forces Retirement Benefits, 59
Defence Fuel Transformation Program, 41
Defence Global Competitiveness Grants program, 26, 35
Defence Graduate Program, 126
Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme, 59
Defence Housing Australia, 13
Defence Housing Australia Act 1987, 13
Defence Industry Security Program, 54
Defence Industry Skilling and STEM Strategy, 100
Defence Innovation Hub, 25, 33, 35, 96
Defence Intelligence Organisation, 36
Defence Investment Committee, 38, 39
Defence Logistics Enterprise, 41
Defence Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2018–2023, 136–137
Defence Online Academy, 101
Defence Operations Research Network, 39
Defence Planning Guidance, 33
Defence Portfolio Budget Submission, 53
Defence Public Interest Disclosure Scheme, 95
Defence Reserve Service (Protection) Act 2001, 121
Defence Risk Management Policy, 85
Defence School Mentor Program, 58, 133
Defence Science and Technology Implementing Arrangement with India, 49
Defence Science and Technology Strategy, 37
Defence Science Partnerships, 49
Defence Seaworthiness Management System, 89
Defence Single Information Environment, 148–149
Defence STEM Cadetship Program, 126
Defence STEM Council, 100
Defence STEM Workforce Strategic Vision, 49
Defence Strategic Update, 2020, 12, 25, 33, 50, 81, 98
Defence Strategic Workforce Plan 2016–2026, 50, 56, 98, 108
Defence values, 4
Defence White Paper, 2016, 12, 25, 33, 37, 40, 42, 86, 151–152
Defence White Paper People Initiatives, 98
Defence Work Experience Program, 105
Defence Work Health and Safety Strategy, 136
definitions, 286
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, 32
Department of Veterans’ Affairs, 13, 59
departmental overview, 12–20
Dependants With Special Needs Program, 58
diagnostic platform development, 24, 48, 63
dialogues, bilateral and multilateral, 34
digital workflows, 51
disability reporting, 107
disability, people with, 107
disaster relief assistance, 24, 28–30
diversity initiatives, 102–108
E
ecologically sustainable development, 159
Education Assistance Scheme, 58
education sector, engagement with, 100, 101
emergency response see natural disasters and emergencies
Emergency Response Decision Support System, 48
emergency supplies, transport of, 19
emerging hazards, 138
Emerging Threats and Response Group, 38
Employee Assistance Program, 137
energy consumption, 159
Enhanced Defence Cooperation Program—Philippines, 24, 28
enlistments and separations, 111–112
Enterprise Committee Governance Framework, 52
Enterprise Information Management, 54, 81
Enterprise Information Management Centre of Expertise, 54
enterprise performance management, 22–23, 85
Enterprise Resource Management, 4, 54, 81
Enterprise Resource Planning Program, 41, 50, 54
enterprise risk management, 85
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 referrals, 157
environmental management, 51
environmental performance, 156–163
EpiFX influenza forecast tool, 39
Estate Engineering, Governance and Integrity System, 51
Ethics Advisory Service, 87
ethics and workplace behaviours, 55, 87
evacuations, aeromedical, 30
evacuations, bushfire, 18–19, 31
Exercise TALISMAN SABRE, 158
expenses by outcomes, 68–75
explosive ordnance disposal, 30
Explosive Ordnance Logistics Reform Program, 41
F
families, ADF, see ADF members and their families, support for
family and domestic violence awareness, 100, 132
Family Sensitive Practice in Health Care, 135
Family Support Funding Program, 26, 133
financial statements, 53, 166–248
financial summary, 16, 66–78
firefighters, assistance to, 19–20, 31
First Principles Review, 12, 50, 54, 80–81, 99
Five Eyes partners, 38, 78
Five Nation Research and Development Council, 49, 63
flexible work arrangements, 109
flying hours, 45–47
Force Structure Plan, 2020, 25, 33, 38, 42, 48, 50, 81, 86, 98
fraud and corruption control, 87
freedom of information, 94–95
fuel supply chain reform and initiatives, 159–160
funded strength, workforce, 17, 108, 111
G
Gap Year program, 17, 110, 111, 120–121
geospatial intelligence, 36
Geospatial Support System for Land Force, 151
Global Supply Chain Program, 25
Good Soldiering cultural program, 55, 102
governance committees see senior enterprise committees
graduate program, 126
grants, 26, 35, 75
grey-zone challenges, response to, 2, 33, 74
Guardian class patrol boats, 34, 43, 145
H
Hawke, the Hon Alex MP, 13, 15
health and welfare services, ADF members, 26, 134–135
see also mental health initiatives and services
Health Aspects of Transition policy, 135
helicopter docks, 89
Henderson Maritime Precinct, 43
heritage management, 158
highly paid staff, 276
HMAS Sydney, 43
Hobart class destroyers, 43
honours and awards, 102, 139
humanitarian assistance, 24, 28–30
Hunter class frigates, 3, 37, 43, 145
Hydrographic Data Collection Capability, 151
HydroScheme products, 45–47
I
ICT Service Desk improvement program, 50
Indigenous ADF Pre-Recruit Program, 105
Indigenous Australians in Defence, 98, 100, 105, 107, 109, 264
Indigenous procurement, 150
industry, defence, 12, 35, 78, 82, 100, 115, 154

  • opportunities for, 26, 33,
  • priorities, 25,
  • support for, 16, 32

information and communications technology, 81, 148–149
information management, 54
Information Publication Scheme, 95
injuries and illnesses, 57, 132, 138
innovation projects and contracts, 35
Inspector-General of the Australian Defence Force report, 90
Integrated Investment Program, 37, 38, 41, 42, 86, 98, 151–152
Integrated Service Delivery, 50
Integrated Ship System enterprise, 48
Integrated Soldier System—Tranche 2, 3, 152
intelligence products, 36
Intelligence Services Act 2001, 13
international assistance, bushfires 2019–2020, 20
international engagement, 12, 26, 28–30, 34–35, 49, 51
International Maritime Security Construct, 25, 29
international trade shows and missions, 26, 35
Intranet home page improvements, 51
investment, defence, 3, 37, 38, 42
invoice payments, supplier, 35, 63
Iraqi Security Forces, capability building, 25, 30
J
Jindalee Operational Radar, 3
Job Family renewal project, 56
Joint Counter Improvised Explosive Device, 151
joint enabling elements, 41
Joint Professional Military Education, 41
Joint Strike Fighter projects, 152, 154
Joint Warfare Committee, 38
judicial and administrative tribunal decisions, 93
K
key management personnel, 129–130
L
land and water management, 156
land capability, 3, 40, 151–152
land combat vehicles, 25
land vehicle modernisation, 48
leadership development, 4, 55, 98, 99, 101
legal expenses, 77
legal services, 54, 81
legislation, 12–13
lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people, 102, 107
Local Industry Capability Plan, 51
M
M2 Pathfinder Satellite, 96
Major Projects Report, 42, 86
mapping, 36
Marine Rotational Force—Darwin, 35
Maritime Border Command, 28, 31
maritime capability, 3, 19, 151
maritime surveillance and security, 29, 31, 34
media enquiries, 55
medical assistance and supplies, 24, 32, 34, 61
medical testing, COVID-19, 32, 39, 62
mental health initiatives and services, 57, 100, 134–135, 136–137
Middle East peacekeeping operations, 24–25
military equipment, 44
military exercises, 34
military justice system, 90
military observers, Lebanon, Syria and Israel, 30
Military Police, 41, 90, 102
Military Police Reform Program 2018–2020, 102
Military Superannuation and Benefits Scheme, 59
Minister for Defence, 13, 15, 63
Minister for Defence Industry, 13, 15, 63
Minister for Defence Personnel, 12–13, 15
Minister for International Development and the Pacific, 13, 15
Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, 13, 15
ministerial and cabinet submissions, 52
ministerial responsibilities, 13
misconduct, inquiry into allegations of, 90
mobility support, ADF members, 26
More, Together: The New Defence Science and Technology Strategy 2030, 39, 49
Moriarty, Greg (Secretary), 2–4, 15, 83
Multinational Force and Observers, 29
munitions and small arms research, 25
N
National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security, 104
National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention, 90
National Naval Shipbuilding Enterprise, 37, 43, 145
National PFAS Investigation and Management Program, 160–162
National Reconciliation Week, 106
National Security Science and Technology Strategy, 48
NATO Resolute Support Mission—Afghanistan, 29
natural disasters and emergencies, 2, 3, 18–20, 31

  • see also bushfires, 2019–2020;
  • COVID-19 pandemic

Naval Shipbuilding College, 43, 101
Naval Shipbuilding Plan, 2017, 3, 37, 43
Navy and Army Indigenous Development Programs, 105
Navy Women’s Development Program 2019–2021, 103
net assets, 66
Network Stability Taskforce, 149
New Horizon cultural program, 55, 102
New Starters Program, 57
Next Generation Navy cultural program, 55, 101
Next Generation Technologies Fund, 25, 37, 39
North West Regional Hospital, Tasmania, 32, 61–62
notifiable incidents, 57, 139
O
oceanographic measurement, 39
Office of the Information Commissioner, 94
Ombudsman reports, 93
omissions and errors, 279
One Defence Leadership Behaviours, 4, 55, 99
1800 Defence contact centre, 19
online information, supplementary, 280
operating result, 66
Operation ACCORDION (Middle East region), 28
Operation ARGOS (North-East Asia), 29
Operation ASLAN (South Sudan), 29
Operation AUGURY (Philippines), 24, 28
Operation BANNISTER (worldwide), 29
Operation BUSHFIRE ASSIST 2019–20, 18–20, 24–25, 31, 37, 40, 48, 99
Operation CHARTER (Cyprus), 29
Operation COVID-19 ASSIST, 24, 25, 32, 37, 40, 48, 60–64, 98
Operation FORTITUDE (Lebanon/Syria), 29
Operation GATEWAY (North Indian Ocean / South China Sea), 29
Operation HIGHROAD (Afghanistan), 29
Operation LINESMAN (Republic of Korea), 29
Operation MANITOU (Middle East region / maritime area), 29
Operation MAZURKA (Egypt), 29
Operation OKRA (Middle East region and Iraq/Syria), 30
Operation ORENDA (Mali), 30
Operation PALADIN (Israel/Lebanon/Syria), 30
Operation RENDER SAFE (Solomon Islands), 30, 48
Operation RESOLUTE (border protection), 30, 48
Operation SOLANIA (South-West Pacific), 30
Operation SOUTHERN DISCOVERY (Antarctica), 30
Operation STEADFAST (Iraq), 30
operational briefs, 28
ordnance, exploded and unexploded, 51
organisational capability reviews, 94
organisational structure, 15
Osborne South shipyard, South Australia, 37, 43
out-of-school-hours care centres, 58, 133
outcomes, 14, 22
PBS programs contributing to, 25, 26
overseas engagement see international engagement; regional engagement
P
Pacific Islands, assistance in, 30
Pacific Maritime Security Program, 34
Pacific Step-Up, 12, 24, 34
pandemic modelling, 24, 48, 63
parliamentary committees, 86, 91–92
parliamentary questions on notice, 52
Partner Employment Assistance Program, 58, 99, 132
partnerships and collaboration, 12, 24–25, 48, 63, 78, 100, 115

  • bushfire assistance, 20
  • international, 51
  • science and technology, 49

Pathway to Change: Evolving Defence Culture 2017–2022, 4, 55, 98–99, 101–102, 140
patrol vessels, 3, 37, 43, 145, 151, 154
peacekeeping operations, 24–25, 29, 34
per- and poly-fluroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination, 160–162
performance criteria and targets, 14, 22
performance management, 22–23, 85
performance pay, 131
performance reporting, 22–23, 50

  • linkages, 27

personal protective equipment, 19, 24, 32, 48
personnel exchanges, 34
piracy, 29
Plan Galileo, 145
Plan Jericho, 74
pollution prevention program, 158
Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements, 22–23, 53
Portfolio Budget Statements, 14, 22–23, 53, 85
portfolio structure, 13
post-traumatic stress disorder treatment, 135
preparedness, 25–26, 37, 40, 89

  • effect of COVID-19 on, 25, 40, 62, 85

Price, the Hon Melissa MP, 13, 15
procurement, 150
programs, 14
Project RESTORE, 135
Project Suakin, 109
Projects of Concern, 42, 153
Prolonged Exposure treatment, 135
protected cloud environment, 50, 54
Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013, 12, 22, 84
Public Service Act 1999, 12
purchasing, 150
purpose, 12, 22
Q
quarantine compliance assistance, 24, 32, 61, 98
R
RAAF Base Amberley, telescopic docking system at, 82
radar, 3, 25, 96
radiation legislation, compliance with, 41
Reconciliation Action Plan 2019–2022, 101, 105, 106
recruitment, 98, 100, 108, 123–126

  • Indigenous, 98, 100, 105
  • women, 98, 100, 102–103

redeployments to Services Australia, 64, 98
reform, Defence, 3–4, 12, 50, 54, 80–81
Regional Contamination Investment Program 2017–2020, 51
regional engagement, 12, 24–25, 34–35
remediation programs, 158
remuneration and benefits, 84–85, 127–131, 265–272
repatriation of Australian citizens during COVID-19, 32, 61, 98
reporting framework, 22–23, 50

  • linkages, 27

Republic of Fiji Military Forces, 29
research, 25, 39, 48–49, 63, 151–152
Reserve Service protection, 121
Reserves, 24, 64, 100, 109, 113, 116–121

  • statistics, 111, 262–265
  • see also compulsory call out, Reserve Brigades

Reynolds, Senator the Hon Linda, 13, 15
Rheinmetall NIOA Munitions Plan Queensland, 3
risk management, 85
risk review, 33
Robotic and Autonomous Systems Implementation and Coordination Office, 163
Royal Australian Air Force Veterans’ Residences Act 1953, 13
Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements, 32
Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Sydney, 24–25
S
SARAH (Supply Assistance Robot — Autonomous Hardware), 74
satellites, 96
science and technology activities, 37, 39, 48–49, 151–152
Science, Technology and Research (STaR) Shots, 39
science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), 98, 100, 102–103, 123–126
Secretary, 13, 15, 83

  • review 2019–20, 2–4

security vetting services, 54, 81
Senate Estimates hearings, 52
senior enterprise committees, 83–85
Senior Executive Service employees, 118
senior leadership, 15–16
sensor and effector technologies, 39
Service Categories, 109–110, 112
Service Delivery Framework, 50
service integration, 3
Services Australia redeployments, 64, 98
Services Trust Funds Act 1947, 13
sexual misconduct prevention and response, 99, 142–144
shared service model, 55
Shoalwater Bay Training Area expansion, 51
signal processing, 25
skills requirements and development, 56, 100, 101
small and medium businesses, 33, 35, 43, 150
Smart Buyer framework, 86
SMART programs, 58
SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre, 96
South Pacific virtual musical project, 24–25
Sovereign Industrial Capability Grants and Priorities, 25, 33, 35
space capabilities, investment in, 96, 152
Space Surveillance Telescope, 96
Special Operations Capability Enhancements and Continuous Development Program, 151
star-ranked officers, statistics on, 116–117
state and territory governments, support for, 24, 31–32, 60–61
statutory redress of grievance scheme, 90
STEM Cadetships Program, 126
STEM Outreach and Engagement Plan, 49
Straits of Hormuz, freedom of navigation in, 25
strategic planning and review, 12, 25–26, 33, 50, 56, 80–81
Strategic Policy Review, 25
Strategic Risk Reviews, 33
Submarine Combat Control System, 48
submarines, 25, 39, 43, 48
submissions to Government, 28
Super Hornet cockpit ejector seat, 48
supply chains, 12
surplus, 16
surveillance and intelligence collection, 25
surveys, 26, 55, 59
sustainment products, 3, 44–47
T
tactical payments scheme, 78
Team Defence Australia, 26, 39
telescopic docking facility, 82
Temporary Employment Register, 124
terrorism and violent extremism, 28, 34
Total Workforce Model, 56, 100
Total Workforce System, 98, 100, 109–110
training, 26, 34, 41, 43, 99, 100, 101, 107, 124
transition support for ADF members, 26, 58, 99, 109, 133, 135
U
unacceptable behaviour, 140–142
unit availability days, 45–47
United Nations Disengagement Observer Force, 29
United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission, Mali, 30
United Nations operations, support for, 25, 29
United Nations sanctions, enforcement of, 25, 29, 34
United Nations Truce Supervision Organization, 30
United States, cooperation with, 48
unmanned aerial systems, 163
V
ventilator re-purposing, 24, 32, 48, 62
virus survivability research, 24, 48, 63
W
waste management, 156
water consumption, 159
water purification supplies, 19, 31
Western Sydney Airport environmental offsets, 157
white paper see Defence White Paper, 2016
women in Defence, 98, 100, 102–104, 125
Women in STEM, 125
women, peace and security, 34, 104
work health and safety, 57, 99, 136–139

  • audits, 138

workforce, 16, 17, 50, 108–114

  • flexible work arrangements, 109
  • funded strength, 17, 108, 111
  • impacts of COVID-19, 36, 62, 98, 99, 101, 133
  • Indigenous participation, 98, 100, 105, 107, 109, 264
  • key initiatives and achievements, 100
  • recruitment, 98, 100, 108, 123–126
  • reforms, 3–4, 12, 50, 54, 80–81
  • remuneration and benefits, 127–131, 265-271
  • Services Australia redeployments, 64
  • statistics, 109–114, 116–121, 249-272
  • summary, 98
  • supports for, 58
  • women, participation rate, 103–104
  • work from home arrangements, 60
  • see also Australian Defence Force staffing;
  • Australian Public Service employees

workshops, 74