17AC Plain English and clear design

  1. The annual report for a non-corporate Commonwealth entity must be prepared having regard to the interests of the Parliament and any other persons who are interested in the annual report.
  2. Information included in the annual report must be relevant, reliable, concise, understandable and balanced, including through doing the following, where practicable:
    1. using clear design (for example, through headings and adequate spacing);
    2. defining acronyms and technical terms (for example, in a glossary);
    3. using tables, graphs, diagrams and charts;
    4. including any additional matters as appropriate.
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Last updated: 23 June 2017