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Appendix 11 - List of Corrections

The following errors appeared in DFAT Annual Report 2016–17:

  • Delivering an Innovative Aid Program – Overview and Analysis

As printed on p. 61:

We provided an estimated $512.8 million as part of global efforts to address the significant US$26 trillion infrastructure deficit in our region.

Correct text:

We provided an estimated $456.7 million as part of global efforts to address the significant US$26 trillion infrastructure deficit in our region.

  • Providing Passport, Consular and Protocol Services Table 2: Consular services provided to Australian travellers, 2016–17 column
    As printed on p. 104:
    Cases of Australians given general welfare and guidance 4,447
    Total number of cases of Australians provided with consular services 231,898
    Correct Text
    Cases of Australians given general welfare and guidance 4,477
    Total number of cases of Australians provided with consular services 231,917
  • Protecting staff information and property

Table 5: Security and ICT Statistics

As printed on p. 124:

Number of security clearances and revalidations processed 2,250

Correct Text

Number of security clearances and revalidations processed 2,327

  • Management and AccountabilityAudit and Risk Committee

As printed on p. 140:

The committee met six times during 2016–17.

Correct Text

The committee met five times during 2016–17.

  • Management and Accountability Parliamentary Committees of Inquiry

As printed on p. 145:

Departmental officers appeared as witnesses before the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties (JSCOT) in relation to 10 proposed treaty actions.

Correct text:

Departmental officers gave evidence to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties (JSCOT) in relation to nine proposed treaty actions.

  • Appendix 1: Staffing Overview

Table 6: Employees by classification, gender and location

Table 8: Employees by category of employment

Table 13: Employees by location and gender as at 30 June 2017

As printed on these pages:

Three (3) individuals reported against the gender X identifier.

Correction

Delete the three (3) individuals reported against the gender X identifier.

A 2018 review of data identified that the three individuals reported with gender X identifier had not intentionally selected gender X. Of these three, one subsequently confirmed his identity as male and two confirmed their identity as female.

  • Appendix 4: Inquiries by Parliamentary CommitteesJoint Standing Committee on Treaties

As printed on p. 244, second dot point:

Paris Agreement, hearing 7 November 2016.

Correct text:

Paris Agreement, hearing 28 September 2016.

As printed on p. 244, third dot point:

Doha Amendment to the Paris Agreement, hearing 7 November 2016.

Correct text

Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, hearing 28 September 2016.

As printed p. 244, ninth dot point:

Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the French Republic regarding the Exchange and Reciprocal Protection of Classified Information, hearing 20 March 2017.

Correction

Delete text.

As printed p. 244, tenth dot point:

Agreement to Amend the Singapore Free Trade Agreement, hearing 19 June 2017.

Correct text

Agreement to Amend the Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement, hearing 19 June 2017.