Changes to performance criteria for the 2020-21 Annual Performance Statements
Defence has reviewed performance criteria for clarity, reduced duplication and ensured appropriateness to its Purpose during preparation of the 2020-24 Defence Corporate Plan. This has resulted in reducing the number of performance criteria from 28 to 21 for the 2020-21 Annual Performance Statements.
The following performance criteria will remain the same in the next reporting period: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.1a, 3.1b, 3.2a, 3.2b, 3.4b, 4.2a, 4.3b, 4.3c, 4.4a and 4.4b.
The following performance criteria have been merged to reduce duplication;
1.1 and 1.2 (consolidated Operations and national support tasks)
3.3, 3.4a and 3.4c (consolidated acquisition and sustainment activities)
3.5a and 3.5b (consolidated science and technology activities)
4.1a, 4.1b and 4.1c (consolidated integrated service delivery activities)
4.1d and 4.1e (consolidated financial management activities)
4.2b and 4.3a (consolidated workforce capability building and cultural reform activities)
Defence has also added a new performance criteria; “Appropriate support and services are provided to Defence Families.”