Year in review

AEC overview

Report on performance: Outcome 1

Report on performance: Outcome 2

Report on performance: Outcome 3

Management and accountability

Financial performance and future operations



Compliance index

Updated: 17 December 2010
Letter of transmittal
Table of contents
Contact officer
Internet home page address and Internet address for report
Review by the Electoral Commissioner
Agency overview
Overview description
Role and functions
Organisational structure
Outcome and output structure
Variation to output structure – None to report
Report on performance
Review of performance during the year in relation to outputs and contribution to outcomes
Actual performance in relation to performance targets set out in PBS/PAES – See outcome and output reports
Purchaser-provider arrangements
Variation to performance targets – None to report
Narrative discussion and analysis of performance – See outcome and output reports
Factors, events and trends influencing departmental performance – See outcome and output reports
Significant changes in nature of principal functions/services – None to report
Performance against service charter customer service standards, complaints data, and the agency's response to complaints
Social justice and equity impacts
Discussion and analysis of the agency's financial performance
Discussion of any significant changes from the prior year or from budget – None to report
Summary resources tables
Post 30 June 2009 developments – None to report
Management and accountability
Corporate governance
Statements of the main corporate governance practices in place
Names of the senior executive and their responsibilities
Senior management committees and their roles
Corporate and operational planning and associated performance reporting and review
Approach adopted to identifying areas of significant financial or operational risk and arrangements in place to manage risk
Certification of fraud control measures in place
Policy and practices on the establishment and maintenance of appropriate ethical standards
How nature and amount of remuneration for Senior Executive Service employees is determined
External scrutiny
Significant developments in external scrutiny
Judicial decisions and decisions of administrative tribunals
Reports by the Auditor-General, a parliamentary committee or the Commonwealth Ombudsman
Management of human resources
Assessment of effectiveness in managing and developing human resources to achieve departmental objectives
Workforce planning, staff turnover and retention
Impact and features of certified agreements, Australian Workplace Agreements and s. 24(1) determinations
Training and development undertaken and its impact
Occupational health and safety performance
Statistics on staffing
Performance pay
Assets management
Consultants and competitive tendering and contracting
Commonwealth Disability Strategy
Financial statements [PDF 1.5MB]
Other information
Advertising and market research
Correction of material errors in previous annual report – Table 7 at page 33 of the AEC's 2007–08 Annual Report was previously corrected. The corrected version is available on the AEC website
Grant programs
Ecologically sustainable development and environmental performance
Expenditure on legal services
Freedom of information
Occupational health and safety