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Index

A

accountability. See management and accountability

accountable authority, 18, 69

acronyms, 94

activity–based funding (ABF), 5, 7, 8–9

Addendum to the National Health Reform Agreement, 7

administrative tribunal decisions, 55 Administrator (NHFP), 4, 7, 10, 13–14, 19,

37, 38, 52

Data Privacy, Secrecy and Security Policy, 56

Objective One, 21–22

remuneration, 85

advertising and market research, 51 annual performance statement, 18–32 annual report 2016–17, corrections to, 91

assets management, 55

Audit Committee, 37, 55, 59

members, 57–58 auditor

remuneration, 78

report, 66–68

Auditors–General, 53

audits and assurance reviews, 8, 59

external, 27, 29, 53, 55

internal audits, 55, 59, 531

See also Audit Committee

AusTender, 51, 53


Australian National Audit Office (ANAO), 55, 66–68

Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council, 52

average staffing level, 65

B

Barker, Ken, 58

block funding, 6, 8, 9

C

cash flow statement, 73 challenges, 14, 21, 24, 30

Chandler, Jeremy, 58

Chief Executive Officer, 15, 18, 37, 39

message from, 13–14

remuneration, 43, 85 Chief Finance Officer, 69

classification levels of staff, 42 COAG Health Council, 52

Code of Conduct, iii, 44 Comcare, 30, 45, 46

Comcover, 54

committees, 10, 32, 52, 55, 58

Commonwealth Contribution Model (CCM) and calculations, 12, 13, 27–28, 59

Commonwealth Ombudsman, 55

Commonwealth Treasurer, 27, 28, 37, 52

Communication and Engagement Strategy, 32

compliance, 30–32

consultants, 53 contact details, iv

contracting. See purchasing contracts, 55

corporate governance. See governance Corporate Plan, 20

performance measures, 22–23, 25–26, 28–29, 31–32

Council of Australia Governments (COAG), 7

D

data

integrity, 60

matching, 27, 29

resources, 31

Data Compliance reports, 26

Data Modelling, Analysis and Policy unit, 37

Data Privacy, Secrecy and Security Policy, 56

Department of Health, 55 disability reporting, 42

disclosure index, 98–102

E

ecological and environmental reporting, 60

Enterprise Agreement 2016–2019, 36, 43

equity statements, 72

ethical standards, 50

evaluations. See reviews and evaluations Executive Committee, 37, 55, 58

exempt contracts, 51

expenditure statement, 64–65

external scrutiny, 27, 29, 53, 55

F

Finance and Reporting unit, director, 37 financial management

ANAO report, 66–68

financial statements, 66–67 fraud risk management, 54–55 performance summary, 64–65

position statement, 71

purchasing, 55

See also audits and assurance reviews fraud risk and control, 54–55, 60

staff training, 44 freedom of information, 56 full–time staff, 41

functions. See roles and functions funding integrity, 4, 27, 29 funding payment flows, 9

future. See outlook

G

gender of staff, 41, 42

glossary, 95–97

governance, 31, 50–53

risk management, 54–55

workplace committees, 58

grant programs, 55

H

Heads of Agreement (HoA), 7 health care agreements, 6 health ministers, 37, 52

Holley, Carol, 57

human resources. See staff

I

income statement, 70

Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, 7 Indigenous employment, 42

Information Governance Committee, 55, 58 Information Publication Scheme, 56 Integrity, Assurance and Resourcing unit, 37 interjurisdictional committees, 52

internal reviews, 31, 55, 59

J

judicial decisions, 55

Jurisdictional Advisory Committee (JAC), 10, 32, 37, 52

K

key performance indicators.

See performance

L

Lambert, Michael (Administrator), 38

learning and development.

See training and development Leeuwen, Karin van, 69 legislation, 10

letter of transmittal, 15

Local Hospital Networks (LHNs), 4, 8 location of staff, 41

M

management and accountability, iii, 21–23, 54–60

code of conduct, 50 corporate governance, 51–53

performance management, 44

N

National Community of Practice for Data Integrity, 60

National Efficient Price (NEP), 7, 9

National Health Funding Pool (the Pool), 4, 8

National Health Reform Act 2011, 4

National Health Reform Agreement, 4, 7 National Healthcare Specific

Purpose Payment (SPP), 6

National Weighted Activity Units (NWAUs), 5, 9

non–salary benefits, 43

O

objectives, ii, 4, 19

Objective One: Achieves Best Practice and Accountability, 12, 20, 21–23

Objective Two: Provide Increased Transparency and Effective Reporting, 12, 20, 24–26

Objective Three: Produce Accurate Commonwealth Contribution Calculations, 12, 20, 27–29

Objective Four: Operate as a Fully Functional and Compliant Agency and Develop Productive and Effective Partnerships, 12, 20, 30–32

occupational health and safety.

See work health and safety Ombudsman, 55

organisation and structure, 4–14, 37 outcomes and programs, 19

annual performance statement, 18–32 CEO’s message, 13–14

highlights, 5

performance summary, 12

outlook, 7, 11, 14

objectives, 21, 24–25, 28, 30–31

P

part–time staff, 41 partnerships. See stakeholders

patient data, confidentiality of, 56 pay. See remuneration Payments System, 24, 26, 59

performance, 12

annual performance statement, 18–32 highlights, 11

key performance indicators, 19 performance pay, 43

personnel. See staff plans and planning

assets management, 55

corporate, 20

fraud control, 60

portfolio agencies, 37

portfolio budget statements, 20 procurement. See purchasing productivity, 44

programs. See outcomes and programs

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act), 4, 69

public hospital funding, 5, 8–9

reforms, 6, 7

public hospital services, 4, 9

purchasing, 55

advertising and market research, 51 consultants, 53

purpose, ii, 13, 18

R

remuneration, 43

auditor, 78

non–salary benefits, 43

reporting, 4, 12, 19, 24–26, 31, 51

resource statement, 65 reviews and evaluations, 56

ANAO report, 66–68

external, 27, 29, 53, 55

internal, 31, 55, 59

Ridley, Mark, 57

Risk, Compliance and Business Continuity Committee, 55, 58

risk management, 54–55, 60

roles and functions, ii–iii, 4, 6

S

safety. See work health and safety

safety and quality reforms, public hospital, 7

salaries. See remuneration

scrutiny. See reviews and evaluations security risk management, 54–55

senior executive service (SES) officers, 41, 42

remuneration, 43, 85

small business participation, 55

staff, 36, 40–46

average staffing level, 65 code of conduct, iii, 44 diversity, 40, 42

employee census results, 40 enterprise agreement, 36, 43

health and wellbeing, 31, 45–46

leave, 45

non–salary benefits, 43

numbers and workforce composition, 41–42

performance management, 44

productivity gains, 44

qualifications, 44

remuneration, 43, 85 retention and turnover, 42 senior executive, 41, 42

training, 44, 45–46

United Leadership behaviours program, 31

unscheduled absences, 45

Workforce Capability Framework, 30–31, 42, 55

See also Chief Executive Officer stakeholders, 10, 30–32, 52

state and territory pool accounts, 4, 8, 24, 53

statement of preparation, 18

structure. See organisation and structure

T

tendering. See purchasing Three–Year Data Plan, 4, 22, 51

training and development, 44, 45–46

tribunal decisions, 55

U

United Leadership behaviours program, 31, 43

unscheduled leave, 45

V

values, iii, 50

vision statement, ii, 18

W

websites

Department of Finance, 55

National Health Funding Body, iv

Public Hospital Funding, 51

White, Shannon, 13–14, 15, 18, 39

See also Chief Executive Officer work health and safety, 30, 45–46

Workforce Capability Framework, 30–31, 42, 55

workplace agreements, 36, 43

Workplace Consultative Committee, 46, 55, 58