17AD Specific requirements for annual reports

The annual report for a non‑corporate Commonwealth entity for a reporting period must include the following:

    1. a review by the accountable authority of the entity for the period;
    2. an overview of the entity for the period in accordance with section 17AE;
    3. a report on the performance of the entity for the period that includes:
      1. the annual performance statements for the entity for the period in accordance with paragraph 39(1)(b) of the Act and section 16F of this rule; and
      2. a report on the financial performance of the entity for the period in accordance with section 17AF;
    4. information on the management and accountability of the entity for the period in accordance with section 17AG;
    5. (da) information about executive remuneration in accordance with Subdivision C;

    6. the annual financial statements for the entity for the period in accordance with subsection 43(4) of the Act;
    7. the other mandatory information referred to in section 17AH;
    8. a letter of transmittal in accordance with section 17AI;
    9. aids to access in accordance with section 17AJ.

Note 1: The review by the accountable authority may include a summary of significant issues for the entity, an overview of the entity’s performance and financial results and an outlook for the next reporting period.

Note 2: Other legislation may require non‑corporate Commonwealth entities to include additional matters in the annual report. Guidance material for this section specifies some of that other legislation.

Note 3: For when the annual report must be given to the responsible Minister, see subsection 46(2) of the Act.

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Last updated: 30 April 2019