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Compliance Index

Below is the table set out in Schedule 2A of the PGPA Rule. Section 17BE(u) requires this table be included in entities’ annual reports.

Compliance Index to PGPA Rules

PGPA Rule Reference

Part of Report

Description

Requirement

Page

17BE

Contents of annual report

17BE(a)

Harbour Trust Overview

Details of the legislation establishing the body

Mandatory

11

17BE(b)(i)

Harbour Trust
Overview

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

Mandatory

10

17BE(b)(ii)

Annual PerformanceStatement

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

Mandatory

10, 50-65

17BE(c)

Harbour Trust Overview

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

Mandatory

11

17BE(d)

Strengthen Our Capabilities

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

If applicable, mandatory

49

17BE(e)

A Robust Business

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

If applicable, mandatory

45

17BE(f)

n/a

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

If applicable, mandatory

n/a

17BE(g)

Annual Performance Statement

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

Mandatory

50-65

17BE(h), 17BE(i)

n/a

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

If applicable, mandatory

n/a

17BE(j)

Harbour Trust Overview

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

Mandatory

12-14, 42

17BE(k)

Harbour Trust Overview

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

Mandatory

11

17BE(ka)

Strengthen Our Capabilities

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

Mandatory

47

Compliance Index to PGPA Rules

PGPA Rule Reference

Part of Report

Description

Requirement

Page

17BE(l)

Harbour Trust Overview

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

Mandatory

11

17BE(m)

A Robust Business

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

Mandatory

41-45

17BE(n), 17BE(o)

Financial Statements

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

If applicable, mandatory

70-103

17BE(p)

Strengthen Our Capabilities

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

If applicable, mandatory

49

17BE(q)

Strengthen Our Capabilities

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

If applicable, mandatory

49

17BE(r)

A Robust Business; Strengthen Our Capabilities

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

If applicable, mandatory

45, 49

17BE(s)

n/a

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

n/a

17BE(t)

A Robust Business

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)

If applicable, mandatory

45

17BE(taa)

A Robust Business

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

Mandatory

43-44

17BE(ta)

Strengthen Our Capabilities, Appendix 5 and 6

Information about executive remuneration

Mandatory

47, 109-110

Compliance to Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Act 2001

Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Act 2001 Reference

Section 70

Description Annual Report

Requirement Mandatory

70 Annual report

The annual report on the Trust under section 9 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 must also include:

Annual Report compliance to Section 9 of the CAC Act 1997

Part of Report

Description

Page

Harbour Trust Overview

(a) a description of the condition of plan areas at the end of the period to which the report relates; and

10

Strengthen Our Capabilities

(b) the text of all directions, and reasons for directions, given by the Minister to the Trust under section 9 during the period to which the report relates.

46-49

Additional compliance relating to specific statutory Provision

The Harbour Trust has complied with the reporting requirements of:

  Work Health and Safety Act 2011 — Schedule 2, Part 4

  Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 — Section 311A

  The Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 — Section 516A