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Appendix 6: Corrigendum for Data Errors in the 2017-18 Annual Report

Table 40 outlines errors that were published on page 65 in the print version of the Department of Jobs and Small Business 2017–18 Annual Report. It also provides the corrected information and the reasons for correction.

Table 40. Corrections to the 2017–18 Annual Report

Incorrect wording

Amended wording

Reason for change

8,457 visa subclass 403 were issued to seasonal workers by the Department of Home Affairs, a 37 per cent increase compared to 2016–17,

8,459 visa subclass 403 were issued to seasonal workers by the Department of Home Affairs, a 37 per cent increase compared to 2016–17, and

In October 2018, the Department of Home Affairs advised an update to the figure from 8,457 to 8,459.

It conducted 111 regional monitoring site visits across Australia during 2017–18, up from 39 site visits in 2016–17.

It conducted 50 regional monitoring site visits across Australia during 2017–18, up from 39 site visits in 2016–17.

The figure of 111 regional monitoring site visits is incorrect. This figure was provided as a result of an administrative error.