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The requirements for non-corporate Commonwealth entities’ annual reports are prescribed by Subdivision A of Division 3A of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014. The subdivision is made for section 46(3) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013. The requirements for content to be included in entities’ annual reports were approved on behalf of the parliament by the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit in May 2016.

The following table shows where the information specified by the requirements can be found in this report.

PGPA Rule Reference

Part of Report

Description

Requirement

17AD(g)

Letter of transmittal

Letter of transmittal

17AI

Letter of transmittal

A copy of the letter of transmittal signed and dated by accountable authority on date final text approved, with statement that the report has been prepared in accordance with section 46 of the Act and any enabling legislation that specifies additional requirements in relation to the annual report.

Mandatory

17AD(h)

Aids to access

Aids to access

17AJ(a)

Table of contents

Table of contents.

Mandatory

17AJ(b)

Index

Alphabetical index.

Mandatory

17AJ(c)

Abbreviations and acronyms

Glossary of abbreviations and acronyms.

Mandatory

17AJ(d)

List of requirements

List of requirements.

Mandatory

17AJ(e)

Inside front page

Details of contact officer.

Mandatory

17AJ(f)

Inside front page

Entiy's website address.

Mandatory

17AJ(g)

Inside front page

Electronic address of report.

Mandatory

17AD(a)

Review by accountable authority

Review by accountable authority

17AD(a)

Chief Executive Officer’s review

A review by the accountable authority of the entity.

Mandatory

17AD(b)

Overview of the entity

Overview of the entity

17AE(1)(a)(i)

Part 1: Overview

A description of the role and functions of the entity.

Mandatory

17AE(1)(a)(ii)

Part 1: Overview

A description of the organisational structure of the entity.

Mandatory

17AE(1)(a)(iii)

Part 1: Overview

A description of the outcomes and programmes administered by the entity.

Mandatory

17AE(1)(a)(iv)

Part 1: Overview

A description of the purposes of the entity as included in corporate plan.

Mandatory

17AE(1)(aa)(i)

Chief Executive Officer’s review

Name of the accountable authority or each member of the accountable authority.

Mandatory

17AE(1)(aa)(ii)

Part 1: Overview

Position of the accountable authority or each member of the accountable authority.

Mandatory

17AE(1)(aa)(iii)

Part 1: Overview

Period as the accountable authority or member of the accountable authority within the reporting period.

Mandatory

17AE(1)(b)

N/A

An outline of the structure of the portfolio of the entity.

Portfolio departments - mandatory

17AE(2)

N/A

Where the outcomes and programs administered by the entity differ from any Portfolio Budget Statement, Portfolio Additional Estimates Statement or other portfolio estimates statement that was prepared for the entity for the period, include details of variation and reasons for change.

If applicable, Mandatory

17AD(c)

Report on the Performance of the entity

Report on the Performance of the entity

Annual performance Statements

Annual performance Statements

17AD(c)(i); 16F

Annual performance statements

Annual performance statement in accordance with paragraph 39(1)(b) of the Act and section 16F of the Rule.

Mandatory

17AD(c)(ii)

Report on Financial Performance

Report on Financial Performance

17AF(1)(a)

Part 4: Financial statements

A discussion and analysis of the entity’s financial performance.

Mandatory

17AF(1)(b)

Part 4: Financial statements

A table summarising the total resources and total payments of the entity.

Mandatory

17AF(2)

N/A

If there may be significant changes in the financial results during or after the previous or current reporting period, information on those changes, including: the cause of any operating loss of the entity; how the entity has responded to the loss and the actions that have been taken in relation to the loss; and any matter or circumstances that it can reasonably be anticipated will have a significant impact on the entity’s future operation or financial results.

If applicable, Mandatory.

17AD(d)

Management and Accountability

Management and Accountability

Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

17AG(2)(a)

Letter of transmittal

Information on compliance with section 10 (fraud systems).

Mandatory

17AG(2)(b)(i)

Letter of transmittal

A certification by accountable authority that fraud risk assessments and fraud control plans have been prepared.

Mandatory