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Publications archive - Annual reports


Key departmental publications, e.g. annual reports, budget papers and program guidelines are available in our online archive.

Much of the material listed on these archived web pages has been superseded, or served a particular purpose at a particular time. It may contain references to activities or policies that have no current application. Many archived documents may link to web pages that have moved or no longer exist, or may refer to other documents that are no longer available.

Environment Australia Annual Report 1999-2000

Environment Australia, 2000
ISBN 0642450420
ISSN 1441-9335

Compliance index

Letter of transmittal

Aids to access
Table of contents
Index - see printed Annual Report for an extensive index
Contact officers
Internet address

Departmental overview
Review by the departmental Secretary
Overview description of the department Role and functions
Outcome and output structure
Map from the former programme structure to the new outcome-output structure

Report on performance
Review of performance during the year in relation to outputs and contribution to outcomes
Narrative discussion and analysis of performance

Management and accountability
Discussion and analysis of the department’s financial performance
Summary resource tables for outcomes
Corporate governance
- names of senior executives and their responsibilities
- senior management committees
- policy and practices on the establishment and maintenance of appropriate ethical standards
- nature and amount of remuneration for senior executive service employees
- performance against service charter

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
- occupational health and safety
- statistics on staffing

- assessment of purchasing against core policies and principles

Assets management
- assessment of effectiveness of asset management

Consultants and competitive tendering and contracting
- number of consultancy service contracts let and total expenditure on consultancy services
- competitive tendering and contracting contracts let and outcomes, including net savings

Financial Statements

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