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Chapter 6 - Other information

Compliance Index

The checklist below summarises FSANZ's compliance with essential reporting requirements in this annual report.

Requirement Yes/No Comment Page
CAC ACT 1997

Timeframe for tabling in Parliament

Yes

Report tabled by 31 October 2014

iii

CAC ACT 1997, Schedule 1—reporting requirements

Report of operations

Yes

2–67

Financial statements

Yes

Appendix 5

Auditor-General's report

Yes

Appendix 5

Financial statements certification signed by directors

Yes

Appendix 5

Commonwealth authorities (Annual Reporting) orders 2011

Approval by directors [Letter of transmittal]

Yes

Letter of transmittal

iii

Exemptions

Nil

Standards of presentation and content

Parliamentary standards of presentation (including printing standards)

Yes

Report is B5, perfect bound with a full colour cover and internals that do not exceed three colours

Plain English and clear design

Yes

Report has been redesigned to aid navigability (e.g. improved compliance index) and improve coherence

Contents

Compliance index

General index

iv

150

154

Enabling legislation and responsible Minister

The authority's enabling legislation, including a summary of its objectives and functions

Yes

FSANZ's operating environment

Our roles and priorities

Appendix 6

xvi

xx

Ministerial responsibility

Yes

FSANZ's operating environment: Senator the Hon Fiona Nash, Assistant Minister for Health

xvi

Ministerial directions and other statutory requirements

Directions issued by the responsible or other Minister

No

Australian Government policies notified under the CAC Act before 1 July 2008 and still applicable

n/a

General Policy Orders applicable under the CAC Act (s.48A)

n/a

Directors

Directors' details

Yes

Members of the FSANZ Board are directors of the agency

Appendix 11

63

Board meeting attendance

Yes

FSANZ Board

Appendix 11

63

Organisational structure

Organisational structure of the authority (including subsidiaries)

Yes

Organisational chart

Organisational structure

xix

56

Location of major activities and facilities

Yes

Organisation chart

Organisation structure

FSANZ employment profile

xix

56

50

Statement on governance

Board committees and their main responsibilities

Yes

Finance Audit and Risk Management Committee

Other advisory committees

65

66

Education and performance review processes for directors

Yes

Board development
and review

Appendix 11

64

Ethics and risk management policies

Yes

Finance Audit and Risk Management Committee

65

Related entity transactions

Disclosure of decision-making process by the Board when approval is given to purchase of goods/services from another entity

n/a

Disclosure of decision-making process by the Board when a director is also a director of an entity providing goods/services

n/a

Disclosure of decision-making process by the Board when aggregate value of transactions exceeds $10,000

n/a

Key activities and changes affecting the authority

Significant events under the CAC Act (s.15)

Nil

Operational and financial results

Yes

Appendix 5—Financial statements

Key changes to authority's state of affairs or principal activities

Nil

Amendments to the authority's legislation and to any other legislation relevant to its operations

Nil

Judicial decisions and reviews by outside bodies

Judicial decisions and administrative tribunal decisions

Nil

Reports about the authority by the Auditor-General, a Parliamentary committee, Commonwealth Ombudsman or Office of the Australian Information Commissioner

Yes

Compliance with the Public Interest Disclosures Act

Report to Commonwealth Ombudsman

54

Subsidiaries

Explanation on missing information on subsidiaries (if applicable)

n/a

Indemnities

Indemnity for officers, including premiums paid or agreed to be paid

Yes

Insurance

66

Disclosure requirements for Government Business Enterprises
Index

Index of annual report requirements

Yes

Compliance index

150

Other Statutory Requirements

Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (s.331A): advertising, market research organisations and advertising campaigns

n/a

Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (s.516A): ecologically sustainable development

Yes

Sustainable development

49

Occupational Health and Safety Act 1991 (s.74): health and safety matters

Yes

Employment environment

53

Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Schedule 2, Part 4): health and safety matters

Yes

Employment environment

53

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