Contents

Year in review

AEC overview

Report on performance: Outcome 1

Report on performance: Outcome 2

Report on performance: Outcome 3

Management and accountability

Appendices

References

Financial statements

List of requirements

Updated: 25 November 2010
Requirement Location
General details
Letter of transmittal Letter of transmittal
Table of contents Contents
Index PDF only
Glossary List of abbreviations
Contact officer(s) About this report, Office network, Table 4
Internet homepage address and internet address for report About this report
Electoral Commissioner's review
Review by Electoral Commissioner  
Summary of significant issues and developments Electoral Commissioner's review
Overview of the AEC's performance and financial results Electoral Commissioner's review
Outlook for following year Electoral Commissioner's review
Overview  
Overview description of the AEC AEC overview
Role and functions Purpose and values
Organisational structure Organisational structure
Outcome and program structure Performance framework
Where outcome and program structures differ from Portfolio Budget Statements (PBS)/Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements (PAES) or other portfolio statements accompanying any other additional appropriation Bills (other portfolio statements), details of variation and reasons for change n/a
Report on performance  
Review of performance during the year in relation to programs and contribution to outcomes Outcome 1 overview, Outcome 2 overview, Outcome 3 overview
Actual performance in relation to deliverables and KPIs set out in the PBS or other portfolio statements Program 1.1, Program 1.2, Program 2.1, Program 2.2, Program 2.3, Program 2.4, Program 2.5, Program 2.6, Program 3.1, Program 3.2, Program 3.3
Performance of purchaser–provider arrangements n/a
Where performance targets differ from the PBS/PAES, details of both former and new targets, and reasons for the change n/a
Narrative discussion and analysis of performance Outcome 1, Outcome 2, Outcome 3
Trend information Figure 4, Outcome 2 overview, Figure 7, Figure 8, Figure 9, Figure 10, Program 3.3, Table 41
Significant changes in nature of principal functions/services n/a
Factors, events or trends influencing AEC performance Analysis of financial performance
Contribution of risk management in achieving objectives Corporate governance
Social justice and equity impacts Corporate governance
Performance against service charter customer service standards, complaints data, and the AEC's response to complaints Corporate governance
Discussion and analysis of the AEC's financial performance Analysis of financial performance
Discussion of any significant changes from the prior year or from budget Analysis of financial performance
Agency resource statement and summary resource tables by outcomes Appendix A – Resources
Developments since the end of the financial year that have affected or may significantly affect the AEC's operations or financial results in future Case study: Developments since the end of the financial year that affect the AEC's operations
Management and accountability
Corporate governance  
Statement of the main corporate governance practices in place Corporate governance
Names of the senior executive and their responsibilities Organisational structure
Senior management committees and their roles Corporate governance
Corporate and operational planning and associated performance reporting and review Figure 11, Corporate governance
Approach adopted to identifying areas of significant financial or operational risk Corporate governance
Electoral Commissioner's certification that the AEC complies with the Commonwealth Fraud Control Guidelines Appendix K – Fraud control certification
Policy and practices on the establishment and maintenance of appropriate ethical standards Corporate governance
How nature and amount of remuneration for Senior Executive Service officers is determined Corporate governance, Human resources
External scrutiny  
Significant developments in external scrutiny Corporate governance
Judicial decisions and decisions of administrative tribunals Corporate governance
Reports by the Auditor-General, a parliamentary committee or the Commonwealth Ombudsman Corporate governance
Management of human resources  
Assessment of effectiveness in managing and developing human resources to achieve departmental objectives Human resources
Workforce planning, staff turnover and retention Human resources
Impact and features of enterprise or collective agreements, determinations, common law contracts and Australian Workplace Agreements (AWAs) Human resources
Training and development undertaken and its impact Human resources, Human resources
Occupational health and safety performance Human resources, Appendix C – Occupational health and safety
Productivity gains n/a
Statistics on staffing Human resources, Appendix B – Staffing
Enterprise or collective agreements, determinations, common law contracts and AWAs Human resources
Performance pay Human resources
Assessment of effectiveness of assets management Assets management
Assessment of purchasing against core policies and principles Providing access for people with disabilities, Purchasing
Consultants  
Summary statement Consultants and contracts
Information on contracts and consultancies is available through AusTender Consultants and contracts
Additional information in required proforma Appendix H – Consultancies
Absence of provisions in contracts allowing access by the Auditor-General Consultants and contracts
Contracts exempt from the AusTender Consultants and contracts
Report on performance in implementing the Commonwealth Disability Strategy Providing access for people with disabilities
Other statutory reporting  
Occupational health and safety (s.74 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991) Appendix C – Occupational health and safety
Freedom of Information (s.8(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 1982) Appendix D – Freedom of information
Advertising and Market Research (s.311A of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918) and statement on advertising campaigns Appendix E – Advertising and market research
Ecologically sustainable development and environmental performance (s.516A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999) Appendix G – Ecologically sustainable development
Other  
Grant programs Grant programs
Correction of material errors in previous annual report n/a
List of requirements List of requirements
Financial statements Financial statements