Online version of the 2014-15 Department of Health Annual Report

List of Requirements

Page last updated: 17 July 2019

The list below outlines compliance with key annual reporting information, as outlined in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s Requirements for Annual Reports for Departments, Executive Agencies and other Non-Corporate Commonwealth Entities (as approved by the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit), updated 25 June 2015.

Part of Report Description Requirement
Letter of transmittal Mandatory Page 1
Table of contents Mandatory Page 2
Index Mandatory Page 426
Glossary Mandatory Page 416
Contact officer(s) Mandatory Page ii
Internet home page address and Internet address for report Mandatory Page ii
Review by Secretary Review by departmental Secretary Mandatory Page 4
Summary of significant issues and developments Suggested Page 4
Outlook for following year Suggested Page 13
Part 2.1
Significant issues and developments – Portfolio Suggested Part 1.0
Chief Operating Officer’s Report Overview of Department’s performance and financial results Suggested Page 14
Pages 195-197
Departmental Overview Role and functions Mandatory Part 1.0
Organisational structure Mandatory Part 1.0
Outcome and programme structure Mandatory Part 1.0
Where outcome and programme structures differ from PB Statements/PAES or other portfolio statements accompanying any other additional appropriation bills (other portfolio statements), details of variation and reasons for change Mandatory Not Applicable
Portfolio structure Mandatory Part 1.0
Report on Performance Review of performance during the year in relation to programmes and contribution to outcomes Mandatory Part 2.1
Actual performance in relation to deliverables and KPIs set out in PB Statements/PAES or other portfolio statements Mandatory Part 2.1
Where performance targets differ from the PBS/PAES, details of both former and new targets, and reasons for the change Mandatory Not Applicable
Narrative discussion and analysis of performance Mandatory Part 2.1
Trend information Mandatory Part 2.1
Significant changes in nature of principal functions/services Suggested Part 1.0
Part 2.1
Performance of purchaser/provider arrangements If applicable, suggested Not Applicable
Factors, events or trends influencing departmental performance Suggested Part 2.1
Contribution of risk management in achieving objectives Suggested Part 3.1
Performance against service charter customer service standards, complaints data, and the department’s response to complaints If applicable, mandatory Not Applicable
Discussion and analysis of the Department’s financial performance Mandatory Pages 195-197
Discussion of any significant changes in financial results from the prior year, from budget or anticipated to have a significant impact on future operations Mandatory Page 13
Agency resource statement and summary resource tables by outcomes Mandatory Part 2.1
Part 2.2
Management and Accountability
Corporate Governance Agency heads are required to certify their agency’s actions in dealing with fraud Mandatory Page 1
Part 3.1
Statement of the main corporate governance practices in place Mandatory Part 3.1
Names of the senior executive and their responsibilities Suggested Part 1.0
Senior management committees and their roles Suggested Part 3.1
Corporate and operational plans and associated performance reporting and review Suggested Page 20
Internal audit arrangements including approach adopted to identifying areas of significant financial or operational risk and arrangements to manage those risks Suggested Part 3.1
Policy and practices on the establishment and maintenance of appropriate ethical standards Suggested Part 3.4
How nature and amount of remuneration for SES officers is determined Suggested Part 3.4
Part 3.5
External Scrutiny Significant developments in external scrutiny Mandatory Part 3.2
Judicial decisions and decisions of administrative tribunals and by the Australian Information Commissioner Mandatory Part 3.2
Reports by the Auditor-General, a Parliamentary Committee, the Commonwealth Ombudsman or an agency capability review Mandatory Part 3.2
Management of Human Resources Assessment of effectiveness in managing and developing human resources to achieve departmental objectives Mandatory Part 3.4
Workforce planning, staff retention and turnover Suggested Part 3.4
Impact and features of enterprise or collective agreements, Individual Flexibility Arrangemetns (IFAs), determinations, common law contracts and Australian Workplace Agreements (AWAs) Suggested Part 3.4
Training and development undertaken and its impact Suggested Part 3.4
Work health and safety performance Suggested Part 3.6
Productivity gains Suggested
Statistics on staffing Mandatory Part 3.5
Statistics on employees who identify as Indigenous Mandatory Part 3.5
Enterprise or collective agreements, IFAs, determinations, common law contracts and AWAs Mandatory Part 3.4
Part 3.5
Performance pay Mandatory Part 3.4
Part 3.5
Assets management Assessment of effectiveness of assets management If applicable, mandatory Part 3.3
Purchasing Assessment of purchasing against core policies and principles Mandatory Part 3.3
Consultants The annual report must include a summary statement detailing the number of new consultancy services contracts let during the year; the total actual expenditure on all new consultancy contracts let during the year (inclusive of GST); the number of ongoing consultancy contracts that were active in the reporting year; and the total actual expenditure in the reporting year on the ongoing consultancy contracts (inclusive of GST). The annual report must include a statement noting that information on contracts and consultancies is available through the AusTender website Mandatory Part 3.3
Australian National Audit Office Access Clauses Absence of provisions in contracts allowing access by the Auditor-General Mandatory Part 3.3
Exempt contracts Contracts exempted from publication in AusTender Mandatory Part 3.3
Small business Procurement initiatives to support small business Mandatory Part 3.3
Financial Statements Financial Statements Mandatory Part 4.1
Part 4.2
Appendix 4
Other Mandatory Information
Work health and safety (Schedule 2, Part 4 of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011) Mandatory Part 3.6
Advertising and Market Research (Section 311A of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918) and statement on advertising campaigns Mandatory Part 3.9
Ecologically sustainable development and environmental performance (Section 516A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999) Mandatory Part 3.8
Compliance with the agency’s obligations under the Carer Recognition Act 2010 If applicable, mandatory Part 3.7
Grant programmes Mandatory Part 3.3
Disability reporting – explicit and transparent reference to agency-level information available through other reporting mechanisms Mandatory Part 3.7
Information Publication Scheme statement Mandatory Part 3.2
Correction of material errors in previous annual report If applicable, mandatory Appendix 3
Agency Resource Statements and Resources for Outcomes Mandatory Part 2.1
Part 2.2
List of Requirements Mandatory Page 410

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