Title

List of requirements

Requirement Location
Department of Industry, Innovation and Science Geoscience Australia IP Australia
Letter of transmittal      
  • Letter of transmittal signed and dated by accountable authority on date final text approved
Letter of Transmittal Letter of Transmittal Letter of Transmittal
Aids to access      
  • Table of contents
Home Home Home
  • Alphabetical index
Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
  • Glossary of abbreviations and acronyms
Abbrevations and acronyms Abbrevations and acronyms Abbrevations and acronyms
  • List of requirements
List of requirements List of requirements List of requirements
  • Details of contact officer
About this report About this report About this report
  • Entity's website address
About this report About this report About this report
  • Electronic address of report
About this report About this report About this report
Review by accountable authority      
  • A review by the accountable authority of the entity
Secretary's Review Geoscience Australia: Chief Executive Officer's review IP Australia: Director General's review
Overview of the entity      
  • A description of the role and functions of the entity
Portfolio and Departmental overview Geoscience Australia overview IP Australia overview
  • A description of the organisational structure of the entity
Portfolio and Departmental overview Geoscience Australia overview IP Australia overview
  • A description of the outcomes and programmes administered by the entity
Portfolio and Departmental overview Geoscience Australia overview IP Australia overview
  • A description of the purposes of the entity as included in corporate plan
Portfolio and Departmental overview, Departmental report on performance Geoscience Australia report on performance IP Australia report on performance
  • An outline of the structure of the portfolio of the entity
Portfolio and Departmental overview Not applicable Not applicable
  • Where the outcomes and programmes administered by the entity differ from the Portfolio Budget Statements, Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements or other portfolio estimates statement, details of variation and reasons for change
None to report None to report None to report
Report on the performance of the entity      
Annual performance statements      
  • Annual performance statements
Departmental report on performance Geoscience Australia report on performance IP Australia report on performance
Report on financial performance      
  • A discussion and analysis of the entity's financial performance
Departmental report on performance Geoscience Australia report on performance IP Australia report on performance
  • A table summarising the total resources and total payments of the entity
Departmental appendices Geoscience Australia appendices IP Australia appendices
  • Information on significant changes in the financial results during or after the previous or current reporting period
Departmental report on performance Geoscience Australia report on performance IP Australia report on performance
Management and accountability      
Corporate governance      
  • Information on compliance with section 10 (fraud systems)
Departmental management and accountability Geoscience Australia management and accountability IP Australia management and accountability
  • A certification by the accountable authority that fraud risk assessments and fraud control plans have been prepared
Letter of Transmittal Letter of Transmittal Letter of Transmittal
  • A 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
Letter of Transmittal Letter of Transmittal Letter of Transmittal
  • A certification by the accountable authority that all reasonable measures have been taken to deal appropriately with fraud relating to the entity
Letter of Transmittal Letter of Transmittal Letter of Transmittal
  • An outline of structures and processes in place for the entity to implement principles and objectives of corporate governance
Departmental management and accountability Geoscience Australia management and accountability IP Australia management and accountability
  • A statement of significant issues reported to minister that relate to non-compliance with the finance law and action taken to remedy non-compliance
Departmental management and accountability Geoscience Australia management and accountability IP Australia management and accountability
External scrutiny      
  • Information on the most significant developments in external scrutiny and the entity's response to the scrutiny
Departmental management and accountability Geoscience Australia management and accountability IP Australia management and accountability
  • 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
None to report None to report IP Australia appendices
  • Information on any reports on operations of the entity by the Auditor-General, a parliamentary committee or the Commonwealth Ombudsman
Departmental management and accountability Geoscience Australia management and accountability None to report
  • Information on any capability reviews on the entity that were released during the period
None to report None to report None to report
Management of human resources      
  • An assessment of the entity's effectiveness in managing and developing employees to achieve entity objectives
Departmental management and accountability Geoscience Australia management and accountability IP Australia management and accountability
  • Statistics on the entity's APS employees on an ongoing and non-ongoing basis, including in relation to classification level, full-time employees, part-time employees, gender, location, and employees who identify as Indigenous
Departmental appendices Geoscience Australia appendices IP Australia appendices
  • 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
Departmental management and accountability Geoscience Australia management and accountability IP Australia management and accountability
  • Information on the number of SES and non-SES employees covered by any enterprise agreements, individual flexibility arrangements, Australian workplace agreements, common law contracts and determinations under section 24(1) of the Public Service Act 1999
Departmental appendices Geoscience Australia appendices IP Australia appendices
  • The salary ranges available for APS employees by classification level
Departmental appendices Geoscience Australia appendices IP Australia appendices
  • A description of non-salary benefits provided to employees
Departmental management and accountability Geoscience Australia management and accountability IP Australia management and accountability
  • Information on the number of employees at each classification level who received performance pay
Departmental appendices None to report IP Australia appendices
  • Information on aggregate amounts of performance pay at each classification level
Departmental appendices None to report IP Australia appendices
  • Information on the average amount of performance payment, and range of such payments, at each classification level
Departmental appendices None to report IP Australia appendices
  • Information on aggregate amount of performance payments
Departmental appendices None to report IP Australia appendices
Assets management      
  • An assessment of effectiveness of assets management where asset management is a significant part of the entity's activities
Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Purchasing      
  • An assessment of entity performance against the Commonwealth Procurement Rules
Departmental management and accountability Geoscience Australia management and accountability IP Australia management and accountability
Consultants      
  • 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)
Departmental management and accountability Geoscience Australia management and accountability IP Australia management and accountability
  • 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].'
Departmental management and accountability Geoscience Australia management and accountability IP Australia management and accountability
  • A summary of the policies and procedures for selecting and engaging consultants and the main categories of purposes for which consultants were selected and engaged
Departmental management and accountability Geoscience Australia management and accountability IP Australia management and accountability
  • 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.'
Departmental management and accountability Geoscience Australia management and accountability IP Australia management and accountability
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 name of the contractor, the purpose and value of the contract, and the reason why a clause allowing access was not included in the contract
None to report None to report None to report
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) that has been exempted from being published in AusTender because it would disclose exempt matters under the Freedom of Information Act 1982, 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
None to report None to report None to report
Small business      
  • A statement that '[Name of entity] supports small business participation in the Commonwealth Government procurement market. Small and medium enterprise and small enterprise participation statistics are available on the Department of Finance's website.'
Departmental management and accountability Geoscience Australia management and accountability IP Australia management and accountability
  • An outline of the ways in which the procurement practices of the entity support small and medium enterprises
Departmental management and accountability Geoscience Australia management and accountability IP Australia management and accountability
  • If the entity is considered by the Department of Finance 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.'
Departmental management and accountability Geoscience Australia management and accountability Not applicable
Financial statements      
  • Annual financial statements
Departmental financial statements Geoscience Australia financial statements IP Australia financial statements
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.'
Departmental management and accountability None to report None to report
  • If the entity did not conduct advertising campaigns, a statement to that effect
Not applicable Geoscience Australia management and accountability IP Australia management and accountability
  • A statement that 'Information on grants awarded by [name of entity] during [reporting period] is available at [address of entity's website].'
Departmental management and accountability Geoscience Australia management and accountability IP Australia management and accountability
  • Outline of mechanisms of disability reporting, including reference to website for further information
Departmental management and accountability Geoscience Australia management and accountability IP Australia management and accountability
  • 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
Departmental management and accountability Geoscience Australia management and accountability IP Australia management and accountability
  • Correction of material errors in previous annual report
None to report None to report None to report
  • Information required by other legislation
Departmental management and accountability, Departmental appendices Geoscience Australia management and accountability, Geoscience Australia appendices IP Australia management and accountability, IP Australia appendices