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Department of Finance and Administration Annual Report 2001-2002
ContentsChapter 1Chapter 2Chapter 3Chapter 4Chapter 5Chapter 6Chapter 7Chapter 8Chapter 9AppendicesFinancial StatementsGlossarySite MapBack to Previous PageNext page

title - Site Map

Letter of Transmittal


List of Tables and Figures

Guide to the Report

Finance's People (including staff photo)

Introduction and Overview

Chapter 1: Secretary's Review

Chapter 2: Departmental and Portfolio Overview

Finance and Administration Portfolio
Department of Finance and Administration
Finance's Business Groups and Structure
Departmental Changes
Financial Performance
Other Portfolio Agencies

Report on Performance

Chapter 3: Outcome 1—Sustainable Government Finances

Outcome 1 - Sustainable Government Finances
Performance Summary
Finance and the Federal Election
The Commonwealth Budget
Budget Group Restructure
The Budget Estimates and Advice Framework
Financial Reporting
Private Financing Principles
Review of Accrual Budget Documentation
Assistance to East Timor

Chapter 4: Outcome 2—Improved and More Efficient Government Operations

Outcome 2 - Improved and More Efficient Government Operations
Asset Management
Project Management
Shareholder Advice
Public Sector Financial Management
Business Services

Chapter 5: Outcome 3—Efficiently Functioning Parliament

Outcome 3 - Efficiently Functioning Parliament
Performance Summary
Administration and Delivery of Entitlements
Travel and Transport Services

Management and Accountability

Chapter 6: Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance
Senior Management Committees and their Roles
Business planning and performance reporting
Risk Management

Chapter 7: Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management
Recruitment and Retention
Development and Performance
Remuneration and Recognition
Commonwealth Disability Strategy

Chapter 8: Purchasing and Assets Management

Purchasing Policy
Competitive Tendering and Contracting
Assets Management

Chapter 9: External Scrutiny

External Scrutiny
Parliamentary Committee Inquiries
Reports by the Australian National Audit Office
Legal Action


Appendix A: Advertising and Market Research
Appendix B: Consultancy Services
Appendix C: Freedom of Information
Appendix D: Discretionary Grants and Grants in Aid
Appendix E: Occupational Health and Safety
Appendix F: Staffing Overview
Appendix G: Ecologically Sustainable Development and Environmental Performance

Financial Statements

Department of Finance and Administration
Office of Asset Sales and Commercial Support

Telstra Instalment Receipt Trustee Limited 2001—02 Annual Report

Glossary of Terms and Acronyms

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