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Commissioner for Superannuation
2010-11 Annual Report


Section 5: Reference material

In this section:

Compliance index

This report is prepared in accordance with the Requirements for Annual Reports, approved on behalf of the Parliament by the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit as required under subsection 63(2) of the Public Service Act 1999. This index refers to the mandatory and suggested reporting items.

Part of report Description Requirement Page
  Letter of transmittal Mandatory iii
  Table of contents Mandatory v
  Index Mandatory 144
  Glossary Mandatory 138
  Contact officer(s) Mandatory iv
  Internet home page address and Internet address for report Mandatory iv
Review by CEO  
  Review by CEO Mandatory 10-12
  Summary of significant issues and developments Suggested 10-11
  Overview of department's performance and financial results Suggested 11
  Outlook for following year Suggested 12
Agency overview  
  Overview description of ComSuper Mandatory 13-16
  Role and functions Mandatory 13
  Organisational structure Mandatory 15
  Outcome and program structure Mandatory 14
  Where outcome and program structures differ from PBS/PAES
or other portfolio statements
Mandatory 14
Report on performance  
  Review of performance during the year in relation to programs and contribution to outcomes Mandatory 18-19
  Actual performance in relation to deliverables and KPIs
set out in PBS/ PAES
Mandatory 18-19
  Performance of purchaser/ provider arrangements If applicable, suggested 22-37
  Where performance targets differ from the PBS/ PAES Mandatory 18
  Narrative discussion and analysis of performance Mandatory 22-37
  Trend information Mandatory 34-35, 37, 53, 61-62
  Significant changes in nature of principal functions/ services Suggested 13
  Factors, events or trends influencing agency performance Suggested 32, 49-50, 59
  Contribution of risk management in achieving objectives Suggested 42
  Social inclusion outcomes If applicable, mandatory 127
  Performance against service charter customer service standards, complaints data and the department's response to complaints If applicable, mandatory 19,22-23, 34-37
  Discussion and analysis of the department's
financial performance
Mandatory 59-63
  Agency resource statement and summary resource tables
by outcomes
Mandatory 134-135
  Developments since the end of the financial year that have affected or may significantly affect the department's operations or financial results in future If applicable, mandatory 32-33, 50
Management accountability/Corporate Governance
  Statement of the main corporate governance practices in place Mandatory 40-50
  Names of the senior executive and their responsibilities Suggested 15
  Senior management committees and their roles Suggested 46-48
  Corporate and operational planning and associated performance reporting and review Suggested 45-46
  Approach adopted to identifying areas of significant financial or operational risk Suggested 42
  Agency heads are required to certify that their agency comply with the Commonwealth Fraud Control Guidelines Mandatory 44
  Policy and practices on the establishment and maintenance of appropriate ethical standards Suggested 43-44
  How the nature and amount of remuneration for SES officers is determined Suggested 54
External Scrutiny
  Significant developments in external scrutiny Mandatory 41-42
  Judicial decisions and decisions of administrative tribunals Mandatory 35-37
  Reports by the Auditor-General, a Parliamentary Committee or the Commonwealth Ombudsman Mandatory 42
Management of Human Resources
  Assessment of effectiveness in managing and developing human resources to achieve agency objectives Mandatory 52-59
  Workforce planning, staff turnover and retention Suggested 52
  Impact and features of enterprise or collective agreements, individual flexibility arrangements (IFAs), determinations, common law contracts and AWAs Suggested 54-55
  Training and development undertaken and its impact Suggested 55-56
  Occupational health and safety performance Suggested 57
  Productivity gains Suggested 55
  Statistics on staffing Mandatory 53
  Enterprise or collective agreements, IFAs, determinations, common law contracts and AWAs Mandatory 54-55
  Performance pay Mandatory 55
Assets management
  Assessment of effectiveness of assets management If applicable, mandatory 60
  Assessment of purchasing against core policies and principles Mandatory 60
  Summary statement detailing the number of consultancy services contracts and the total actual expenditure on consultancy contracts Mandatory 128-129
  Statement noting that information on contracts and consultancies is available through the AusTender website Mandatory 128
Australian National Audit Office Access Clauses
  Absence of provisions in contracts allowing access by the Auditor-General Mandatory 128
Exempt contracts
  Contracts exempt from the AusTender Mandatory 128
Financial statements
  Financial Statements Mandatory 66-115
Other Information
  Occupational health and safety (section 74 of the
Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991)
Mandatory 57
  Freedom of information for the period 1 July 2010 to
30 April 2011 inclusive (see terms of subsection 8(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 as it existed prior to 1 May 2011)
Mandatory 124-125
  Advertising and Market Research (Section 311A of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918) and statement on
advertising campaigns
Mandatory 130
  Ecologically sustainable development and environmental performance (Section 516A of the Environment Protection
and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
Mandatory 131
  Grant programs Mandatory 133
  Disability reporting – explicit and transparent reference
to agency-level information available through other
reporting mechanisms
Mandatory 127
  Correction of material errors in previous annual report If applicable, mandatory 136
  List of requirements Mandatory 140-142



Last updated December 21, 2011