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Part 2.1: 2018-19 Annual Performance Statements

As the accountable authority of the Department of Health, I present the Department of Health 2018-19 Annual Performance Statements as required under paragraphs 39(1)(a) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act), and section 16F of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014. In my opinion, these Annual Performance Statements are based on properly maintained records, accurately reflect the performance of the entity for the reporting period, and comply with subsection 39(2) of the PGPA Act.

Glenys Beauchamp PSM

Secretary
September 2019

Introduction

As required under the PGPA Act, this report contains the Department of Health’s Annual Performance Statements for 2018-19. The Annual Performance Statements detail results achieved against the planned performance criteria set out in the 2018-19 Health Portfolio Budget Statements, 2018-19 Health Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements, and the Department’s Corporate Plan 2018-19.

Structure of the Annual Performance Statements

The Annual Performance Statements demonstrate the direct link between the Department’s activities throughout the year and the contribution to achieving the Department’s purpose. The Annual Performance Statements are divided into chapters, with each chapter focusing on the objectives of an outcome and addressing the associated performance criteria. Each chapter contains:

  • an analysis of the Department’s performance by program;
  • activity highlights that occurred during 2018-19; and
  • results and discussion against each performance criteria.

Results Key

Met

100% of the target for 2018-19 has been achieved.

Substantially met

75–99% of the target for 2018-19 has been achieved.

Not met

Less than 75% of the target for 2018-19 has been achieved.

Data not available

Data is not available to report for the 2018-19 reporting year.

N/A

The use of N/A in performance trend boxes indicates that data was not published in the relevant year for that performance criterion.