Compliance index

The annual report has been prepared in accordance with section 46 of the Public, Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 and Subdivision B of Division 3A of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Amendment (Corporate Commonwealth Entity Annual Reporting) Rule 2014. These requirements were approved on behalf of the Parliament by the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit on 2 May 2016.

PGPA Rule Reference DescriptionAnnual Report page/ comments
17BB Letter of transmittal  
17BB Approval of annual report by accountable authority Letter of Transmittal - Comcare
Letter of Transmittal - SRCC
  Parliamentary standards  
17BC Parliamentary standards of presentation YES–confirmed
17BD Plain English and clear design YES–confirmed
17BE Contents of the annual report  
17BE(a) Details of enabling legislation The Comcare Scheme
17BE(b) Summary of objects and functions

The Comcare Scheme
About Comcare
Annual Performance Statement

17BE(c) Responsible Minister Ministers serving during 2016-17
17BE(c) Electronic address of report. inside cover
17BE(d) Directions by the MinisterMinisterial Directions
17BE(e) Government policy orders (including details of non-compliance) Government General Policy Orders
17BE(h) Significant non-compliance with finance law Significant non-compliance with finance law
17BE(j) Details of accountable authority members Information about the accountable authority
17BE(k) Organisational structure About Comcare
17BE(l) Office locations About Comcare
17BE(m) Main corporate governance practices Management and accountability
17BE(n) Decision making for procurement, tenders and contracts (including details) Appendix-Procurement and contract management
17BE(p) Significant activities affecting operations or structure

Comcare Director's review
Financial review

17BE(q) Judicial decisions and administrative decisions External scrutiny

Reports by:

  • 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
17BE(s) Obtain information from a subsidiary Not applicable
17BE(t) Indemnity and insurance Appendix–Indemnity and insurance
17BE(u) Index and list of requirements Not applicable
17BF Disclosure requirements for government business enterprises  
17BF(1) Changes in financial conditions and community service obligations Comcare Director's review
Financial review
17BF(2) Information that is commercially prejudicial Not applicable
  Entity’s performance reports  
17BE(g) Annual performance statements 
17BE(g); 16F Annual performance statement in accordance with paragraph 39(1)(b) of the Act. Annual performance statements 2016-17
17AF(1) Financial performance reports 
17AF(1)(a) A discussion and analysis of the entity’s financial performance. Financial review
17AF(1)(b) A table summarising the total resources and total payments of the entity. Financial review
17AD(e) Financial statements 
43(4) PGPA Act Inclusion of the annual financial statements in accordance with subsection 43(4) of the Act. Financial reports
Additional statutory 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) Not applicable
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