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COMPLIANCE INDEX

Compliance index of Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014 (PGPA RULE) requirements for corporate commonwealth entities.

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Requirement under 17BE of the PGPA Rule

Page(s) PGPA Rule 2014

Page(s) NLC

Approval of Annual Report by Accountable Authority

s.17BB

vii

Details of the legislation establishing the body

s.17BE (a)

12

A summary of the objects and functions of the entity as set out in legislation

s.17BE(b)(i)

12-15; 205

The purposes of the entity as included in the entity’s corporate plan for the reporting period

s.17BE(b)(ii)

161; 187 - 200

The names of the persons holding the position of responsible Minister or responsible Ministers during the reporting period, and the titles of those responsible Ministers

s.17BE(c)

160

Directions given to the entity by the Minister under an Act or instrument during the reporting period

s.17BE(d)

160

Any government policy order that applied in relation to the entity during the reporting period under section 22 of the Act

s.17BE(e)

160

Particulars of non‑compliance with:

(a) a direction given to the entity by the Minister under an Act or instrument during the reporting period; or

(b) a government policy order that applied in relation to the entity during the reporting period under section 22 of the Act

s.17BE(f)

NIL

Annual performance statements in accordance with paragraph 39(1)(b) of the Act and section 16F of the rule

s.17BE(g)

185 - 198

A statement of significant issues reported to the Minister under paragraph 19(1)(e) of the Act that relates to non‑compliance with finance law and action taken to remedy non‑compliance

s.17BE(h), 17BE(i)

0202

Information on the accountable authority, or each member of the accountable authority, of the entity during the reporting period

s.17BE(j)

01; 07 - 10

Outline of the organisational structure of the entity (including any subsidiaries of the entity)

s.17BE(k)

32

Statistics on the entity’s employees on an ongoing and non‑ongoing basis, including the following:

(a) statistics on full‑time employees;

(b) statistics on part‑time employees;

(c) statistics on gender;

(d) statistics on staff location

s.17BE(ka)

175 - 178

Outline of the location (whether or not in Australia) of major activities or facilities of the entity

s.17BE(l)

vi

Information relating to the main corporate governance practices used by the entity during the reporting period

s.17BE(m)

19-31; 163 - 174

For transactions with a related Commonwealth entity or related company where the value of the transaction, or if there is more than one transaction, the aggregate of those transactions, is more than $10,000 (inclusive of GST):

(a) the decision‑making process undertaken by the accountable authority to approve the entity paying for a good or service from, or providing a grant to, the related Commonwealth entity or related company; and

(b) the value of the transaction, or if there is more than one transaction, the number of transactions and the aggregate of value of the transactions

s.17BE(n), 17BE(o)

164 - 165

Any significant activities and changes that affected the operation or structure of the entity during the reporting period

s.17BE(p)

213

Particulars of judicial decisions or decisions of administrative tribunals that may have a significant effect on the operations of the entity

s.17BE(q)

42

Particulars of any reports on the entity given by:

(a) the Auditor‑General (other than a report under section 43 of the Act); or

(b) a Parliamentary Committee; or

(c) the Commonwealth Ombudsman; or

(d) the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

s.17BE(r)

NIL

An explanation of information not obtained from a subsidiary of the entity and the effect of not having the information on the annual report

s.17BE(s)

242; 245 - 247

Details of any indemnity that applied during the reporting period to the accountable authority, any member of the accountable authority or officer of the entity against a liability (including premiums paid, or agreed to be paid, for insurance against the authority, member or officer’s liability for legal costs)

s.17BE(t)

163

The following information about the audit committee for the entity:

(a) a direct electronic address of the charter determining the functions of the audit committee;

(b) the name of each member of the audit committee;

(c) the qualifications, knowledge, skills or experience of each member of the audit committee;

(d) information about each member’s attendance at meetings of the audit committee;

(e) the remuneration of each member of the audit committee

s.17BE(taa)

169

Information about executive remuneration

s.17BE(ta)

180 - 182

Operational and financial results

s.46 PGPA Act 2013

04 - 06; 205 - 259

Information about the remuneration of key management personnel, senior executives and other highly paid staff

subsection 17CA, CB and CC

181 - 182; 248

Requirements under the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) ACT 1976

Requirement

ALRA Section

Page(s) NLC

FEES

Specify the total fees received for services provided by the NLC:

  • Under s 33A of ALRA for services provided under Part IV (Mining); and
  • Under s 33A for services prescribed by the regulations that it provides in performing any of its functions, whether in the reporting year of the previous year.
  • Specify total fees received under s 33B (other fees charged to the Commonwealth).

s 37(2), Part IV, s 33A and s 33B.

  • No fee types prescribed under s 33A and no fees were requested under s 33B.

226 - 228

SECTION 35 DETERMINATIONS

Include details of payments by the NLC under s 35(2) or (3) and any determinations made by the Minister under s 35(6) made during the reporting year. Details of payments made by determination or otherwise under s 35(2), s 35(6), s 35(4), s 35(4b), s 35(11) and s 67(b) must be provided and include, the recipient of the amount; the subsection under which the amount was paid; and the total of the amount paid.

s 35

258

DETAILS OF AMOUNTS HELD IN TRUST

Include details of payments by the NLC under s 35(2) or (3) and any determination made by the Minister under s 35(6) made during the reporting year. Details of payments made by determination or otherwise under s 35(2), 35(4), 35(6), 35(4B), 35(11) and 67(B) must be provided and include, the recipient of the amount; the subsection under which the amount was paid; and the total of the amount paid.

s 37(5)

257 - 258

COMMITTEES

If a committee has been appointed under s 29A to assist the NLC in relation to the performance of any of its functions or the exercise of any of its powers, detailed information of its activities must be included.

s 37(7)

169 - 174

CONSULTANTS

Specify consultants engaged by the NLC during the year and the amount paid to each consultant.

s 37(8)

164 - 165

OTHER REPORTING OBLIGATIONS

Environmental matters

s 516A EPBC Act

36 - 158

Work, Health and Safety Act

Part 3 & 4 of Schedule 2

172; 179 - 180

FOI Act

Part 1 of Schedule 2 s 7

163