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Letter of transmittal
  Letters of transmittal Mandatory
Aids to access
  Table of contents Mandatory
  Alphabetical index1 Mandatory
  Glossary, abbreviations and acronyms Mandatory
  List of requirements Mandatory
  Details of contact officer Mandatory
  Entity’s website address Mandatory
  Electronic address of report Mandatory
Review by accountable authority
  Review by the accountable authority of the entity Mandatory
Departmental overview
  Role and functions Mandatory
  Organisational structure Mandatory
  Outcomes and programs Mandatory
  Purpose as included in corporate plan Mandatory
  Portfolio structure Portfolio departments — mandatory
  Where the outcomes and programs administered by the entity differ from any Portfolio Budget Statement, Portfolio Additional Estimates Statement or other portfolio estimates statement that was prepared for the entity for the period, include details of variation and reasons for change If applicable, mandatory Not applicable
Report on performance
Annual performance statements
  Annual performance statements
    Purpose 1: Compensation and Support
    Purpose 2: Health and Wellbeing
    Purpose 3: Commemorations
    Enabling Services
Report on financial performance
  A discussion and analysis of the entity’s financial performance Mandatory
  A table summarising the total resources and total payments of the entity Mandatory
  If there may be 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 of the entity; how the entity has responded to the loss and the actions that have been taken in relation to the loss; and any matter or circumstances that it can reasonably be anticipated will have a significant impact on the entity’s future operation or financial results If applicable, mandatory Not applicable
Management and accountability
Corporate governance
  Information on compliance with section 10 (fraud systems) Mandatory
  Certification by the accountable authority that fraud risk assessments and fraud control plans have been prepared Mandatory
  Certification by the accountable authority that appropriate mechanisms for preventing, detecting incidents of, investigating or otherwise dealing with, and recording or reporting fraud that meet the specific needs of the entity are in place Mandatory
  Certification by the accountable authority that all reasonable measures have been taken to deal appropriately with fraud relating to the entity Mandatory
  Outline of structures and processes in place for the entity to implement principles and objectives of corporate governance Mandatory
  Statement of significant issues reported to the Minister that relates to non-compliance with the finance law and action taken to remedy non-compliance If applicable, mandatory
External scrutiny
  Significant developments in external scrutiny Mandatory
  Judicial decisions and decisions of administrative tribunals and the Australian Information Commissioner Mandatory
  Reports by the Auditor-General, parliamentary committees or the Commonwealth Ombudsman Mandatory
  Capability reviews released during the reporting period If applicable, mandatory Not applicable
Management of human resources
  Assessment of effectiveness in managing and developing employees Mandatory
  Statistics on the entity’s APS employees on an ongoing and non-ongoing basis Mandatory
  Information on any enterprise agreements, individual flexibility arrangements, Australian workplace agreements, common law contracts and determinations under section 24(1) of the Public Service Act 1999 Mandatory
  Information on the number of SES and non-SES employees covered by enterprise agreements, individual flexibility arrangements, Australian workplace agreements, common law contracts and determinations Mandatory
  Salary ranges available for APS employees by classification level Mandatory
  Description of non-salary benefits provided to employees Mandatory
  Information on aggregate amounts of performance pay at each classification level If applicable, mandatory Not applicable
  Information on the average amount of performance payment, and range of such payments, at each classification level If applicable, mandatory Not applicable
  Information on aggregate amount of performance payments If applicable, mandatory Not applicable
Assets management
  Assessment of effectiveness of assets management If applicable, mandatory
  Assessment of entity performance against the Commonwealth Procurement Rules Mandatory
  A summary statement detailing the number of new contracts engaging consultants entered into during the period; the total actual expenditure on all new consultancy contracts entered into 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) Mandatory
  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].’ Mandatory
  Policies and procedures for selecting and engaging consultants and the main categories of purposes for which consultants were selected and engaged Mandatory
  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.’ Mandatory
Australian National Audit Office access clauses
  Absence of provisions in contracts allowing access by the Auditor-General Mandatory
Exempt contracts
  Contracts exempt from publication in AusTender Mandatory
Small business
  A statement that the entity supports small business participation in the Commonwealth Government procurement market and that participation statistics are available on the Department of Finance’s website Mandatory
  An outline of the ways in which the procurement practices of the entity support small and medium enterprises Mandatory
  If the entity is considered by the department administered by the Finance Minister as material in nature, a statement that ‘[Name of entity] recognises the importance of ensuring that small businesses are paid on time. The results of the Survey of Australian Government Payments to Small Business are available on the Treasury’s website.’ If applicable, mandatory
Financial statements
  Department of Veterans' Affairs — Financial statements Mandatory
  Defence Service Homes Insurance Scheme — Financial statements Mandatory
Other mandatory information
  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.’ If applicable, mandatory
  If the entity did not conduct advertising campaigns, a statement to that effect If applicable, mandatory
  A statement that ‘Information on grants awarded by [name of entity] during [reporting period] is available at [address of entity’s website].’ If applicable, mandatory
  Outline of mechanisms of disability reporting, including reference to website for further information Mandatory
  Website reference to where the entity’s Information Publication Scheme statement pursuant to Part II of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 can be found Mandatory
  Correction of material errors in previous annual report If applicable, mandatory Not applicable
  Information required by other legislation
    Data-matching Program (Assistance and Tax) Act 1990
    Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918
    Carer Recognition Act 2010
    Work Health and Safety Act 2011
    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

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