Compliance index

The following table outlines the mandatory requirements for Comcare’s annual report and where the information can be found. These requirements are prescribed by the Public, Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014 (PGPA Rule) in sections 17BA and 17BF (Subdivision B—Annual report for corporate Commonwealth entities).


Annual Report page/comments
PGPA Act rule
Approval of annual report by accountable authority (section 17BB) Letter of Transmittal - Comcare
Letter of Transmittal - SRCC
Parliamentary standards of presentation (section 17BC) YES
Plain English and clear design (section 17BD) YES
Details of enabling legislation (paragraph 17BE(a)) The Comcare Scheme
Summary of objects and functions (paragraph 17BE(b)) The Comcare Scheme
Annual Performance Statement
Responsible Minister (paragraph 17BE(c)) About these reports
Directions by the Minister (paragraph 17BE(d)) N/A
Government policy orders (including details of non-compliance) (paragraph 17BE(e)) N/A
Annual performance statements (paragraph 17BE(g)) Annual Performance Statement
Significant non-compliance with finance law (paragraph 17BE(h)) Governance
Details of accountable authority members (paragraph 17BE(j)) About Comcare
Organisational structure (paragraph 17BE(k)) About Comcare
Locations (paragraph 17BE(l)) About Comcare
Main corporate governance practices (paragraph 17BE(m)) Governance
Decision making for procurement, tenders and contracts (including details)
(paragraph 17BE(n))
Significant activities affecting operations or structure (paragraph 17BE(p)) Comcare Director's Review
Financial Review
Judicial decisions and administrative decisions (paragraph 17BE(q)) External Scrutiny
Reports by: (paragraph 17BE(r))
  • the Auditor General
  • a Committee of either house, or of both Houses, of Parliament
  • the Commonwealth Ombudsman
  • the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
External Scrutiny
Obtain information from a subsidiary (paragraph 17BE(s)) N/A
Indemnity and insurance (paragraph 17BE(t)) Appendix - Indemnities and insurance
Index and list of requirements (paragraph 17BE(u)) Compliance index
Disclosure requirements for government business enterprises (section 17BF) N/A
Financial statements (including the Auditor-General’s report) Financial Reports
Other requirements
Work health and safety—Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Schedule 2, Part 4) Work health and safety management
Environmental matters—Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (section 516A)Appendix - Ecologically sustainable development and environmental performance
Advertising and market research—Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (section 311A) Appendix - Advertising and market research
Directions by Minister—Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (section 73) N/A
Work health and safety statistics—Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Schedule 2, Part 3) Appendix - Statutory reporting requirements under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011