Report guide

This report is prepared in accordance with parliamentary reporting and legislative requirements and its purpose is to provide details of departmental activities and performance during the financial year.


This section includes an review by the Secretary and outlines the portfolio and department structure.

Performance statements

This section reports on performance in 2015–16 aligned with the department’s outcomes and goals.

Management and accountability

This section reports on the department’s corporate governance, management of human and financial resources, and external scrutiny.

Financial statements

This section includes the independent auditor’s report and the department’s financial statements.


This section provides additional information about the department’s resourcing and includes other legislative reporting requirements.

Reference materials

This section includes reference material to assist in the navigation and understanding of this report.