COMPLIANCE INDEX

Description

Page

Letter of transmittal

 1

Table of contents

Index

209

Glossary

198

Contact officer(s)

Inside front cover

Internet home page address and internet address for report

inside cover

Review by accountable authority

11

Overview for the period

Role and functions

17

Organisational structure

20

Outcome and programme structure

19

Purposes

19

Where outcome and programme structures differ from Portfolio Budget Statements/ Portfolio Additional Estimates Statement or other portfolio statements accompanying any other additional appropriation bills (other portfolio statements), details of variation and reasons for change

n/a

Annual Performance Statement

25

Report on Financial Performance

 

Discussion and analysis of the entity’s financial performance

126

Table summarising the total resources and total payments

194

If there are 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 and how the entity responses to that loss and any matter that will have a significant impact on the entity’s future financial operations

n/a

Corporate Governance

Information on compliance with section 10 (fraud systems)

 110

Certification by accountable authority in accordance with section 17AG of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014

1

An outline of structures and processes in place to implement principles and objectives of corporate governance

105-123

A statement of significant issues reported to Minister under section 19(1)(e) of the Act that relates to non-compliance with Finance law and action taken to remedy non-compliance (if applicable)

111

External scrutiny

Information on the most significant developments in external scrutiny and the entity’s response to the scrutiny

107

Information on judicial decisions and decisions of administrative tribunals and by the Australian Information Commissioner that may have a significant effect on the operations of the entity

178

Information on any reports on operations of the entity by the Auditor General (other than report under section 43 of the Act), a Parliamentary Committee, or the Commonwealth Ombudsman (if applicable)

n/a

Information on any capability reviews on the entity that were released during the period (if applicable)

n/a

People

An assessment of the entity’s effectiveness in managing and developing employees to achieve entity objectives

113–123

Statistics on the entity’s APS employees on an ongoing and non-ongoing basis

113–115

Information on any enterprise agreements, Individual Flexibility Agreements, common law contracts and determinations under 24(1) of the Public Service Act 1999, Australian workplace agreements

120

Information on the number of SES and non SES employees covered by agreements

121

The salary ranges available for APS employees by classification level

121

A description of non-salary benefits provided to employees

119–121

Information on the number of employees at each classification level who received performance pay (if applicable)

n/a

Information on aggregate amounts of performance pay at each classification level (if applicable)

n/a

Information on the average amount of performance payment, and range of such payments, at each classification level (if applicable)

n/a

Information on aggregate amounts of performance payments.

n/a

An assessment of effectiveness of assets management where asset management is a significant part of the entity’s activities (if applicable)

n/a

An assessment of entity performance against the Commonwealth Procurement Rules

112

Consultants

A summary statement detailing the number of new contracts engaging consultants let during the period; the total actual expenditure on all new consultancy contracts let during the period (inclusive of GST); the number of ongoing consultancy contracts that were entered into during a previous reporting period; and the total actual expenditure in the reporting year on the ongoing consultancy contracts (inclusive of GST)

193

A statement that “During [reporting period], [specified number] new consultancy contracts were entered into involving total actual expenditure of $[specified million]. In addition, [specified number] ongoing consultancy contracts were active during the period, involving total actual expenditure of $[specified million]”

193

A summary of the policies, procedures and main categories for which consultants were selected and engaged

193

A statement that “Annual reports contain information about actual expenditure on contracts for consultancies. Information on the value of contracts and consultancies is available on the AusTender website”

193

Australian National Audit Office Access Clauses: If an entity entered into a contract with a value of more than $100,000 (inclusive of GST) and the contract did not provide the Auditor General with access to the contractor’s premises, the report must include the name of the contractor, purpose and value of the contract, and the reason why a clause allowing access was not included in the contract (if applicable)

112 

Exempt contracts: If an entity entered into a contract or there is a standing offer with a value greater than $10,000 (inclusive of GST) which has been exempted from being published in AusTender because it would disclose exempt matters under the FOI, the annual report must include a statement that the contract or standing offer has been exempted, and the value of the contract or standing offer, to the extent that doing so does not disclose the exempt matters (if applicable)

112 

Small business

 

A statement that: “[Name of entity] supports small business participation in the Commonwealth Government procurement market. Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) and Small Enterprise participation statistics are available on the Department of Finance’s website”

193 

An outline of the ways in which the procurement practices of the entity support small and medium enterprises

193

Annual financial statements

128

If the entity conducted advertising campaigns, a statement that “During [reporting period], the [name of entity] conducted the following advertising campaigns: [name of advertising campaigns undertaken]. Further information on those advertising campaigns is available at [address of entity’s website] and in the reports on Australian Government advertising prepared by the Department of Finance. Those reports are available on the Department of Finance’s website.” or

If the entity did not conduct advertising campaigns, a statement to that effect

112

A statement that “Information on grants awarded by [name of entity] during [reporting period] is available at [address of entity’s website]”

n/a

Outline of mechanisms of disability reporting, including reference to website for further information

 192

Correction of material errors in previous annual report

n/a 

Website reference to where the entity’s Information Publication Scheme statement pursuant to Part II of FOI Act can be found

 182

Information required by other legislation

Work health and safety (Schedule 2, Part 4 of the Work Health and
Safety Act 2011
)

183 

Advertising and Market Research (Section 311A of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918) and statement on advertising campaigns

112 

Ecologically sustainable development and environmental performance (Section 516A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999)

187 

List of Requirements

205 

Fisheries Administration Act 1991

 

Assessment of the extent to which operations have contributed to AFMA’s annual operational plan objectives

25–49

Performance against performance indicators set out in the annual operational plan  

25–49

Variations of the corporate plan and the annual operational plan

n/a

Significant changes to plans of management

n/a

The introduction of new plans of management

n/a

Effectiveness of plans of management

53–101