Welcome to the 2016-17 Annual Report
As the primary mechanism of accountability to the Parliament of Australia, this report has been prepared in accordance with the mandatory requirements for content of annual reports as prescribed by the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014 (PGPA Rule) in sections 17AA to 17AJ in Subdivision A – Annual report for non-corporate Commonwealth entities.
As required under the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013, this report contains the Department of Health’s Annual Performance Statements for 2016-17. The Annual Performance Statements details results achieved against the planned performance criteria set out in the 2016-17 Health Portfolio Budget Statements, the Department of Health 2016-17 Corporate Plan and the 2016-17 Health Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements.
The documents published on this page may not be accessible. If you need assistance please contact Annual Report or phone 02 6289 7181. A HTML version of this document will be available shortly.
To view an accessible version of this report, visit the online version of the Department of Health Annual Report 2016-17.
Download the report
The 2016-17 Department of Health Annual Report is available in PDF format to accurately reflect the printed original. In addition to the full report, each part is provided below a separate low-resolution PDF to ensure maximum download time. File sizes are noted.
This part includes the Contents, Letter of Transmittal, Secretary’s Review, Chief Medical Officer’s Report and Chief Operating Officer’s Report.
Part 1: About the Department
This part includes the Department Overview, Executive Team, Structure Chart, Ministerial Responsibilities, Department-Specific Outcomes and Portfolio Entity-Specific Outcomes.
1.1: Department Overview (PDF 296 KB)
1.2: Executive (PDF 317 KB)
1.3: Structure Chart (PDF 139 KB)
1.4: Ministerial Responsibilities (PDF 83 KB)
1.5: Department-Specific Outcomes (PDF 84 KB)
1.6: Portfolio Entity-Specific Outcomes (PDF 89 KB)
Part 2: Annual Performance Statements
This part provides discussion on the Department’s performance for each of its 6 outcomes. It also includes financial reporting for each outcome on Budget estimates and actual expenses for 2016-17.
2.1: Annual Performance Statements
2016-17 Annual Performance Statements (PDF 213 KB)
Outcome 1: Health System Policy, Design and Innovation (PDF 823 KB)
Outcome 2: Health Access and Support Services (PDF 1.17 MB)
Outcome 3: Sport and Recreation (PDF 766 KB)
Outcome 4: Individual Health Benefits (PDF 1.29 MB)
Outcome 5: Regulation, Safety and Protection (PDF 786 KB)
Outcome 6: Ageing and Aged Care (PDF 858 KB)
2.2: Entity Resource Statement
Part 3: Management and Accountability
This part is made up of four sections which include: Corporate Governance; People; Financial Management; and External Scrutiny & Compliance.
Part 4: Financial Statements
This part includes the Financial Statements Process, Independent Auditor’s Report and Financial Statements.
Appendix 1: Processes Leading to PBAC Consideration – Annual Report for 2016-17 (PDF 107 KB)
Appendix 2: Report from the Director of the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (PDF 1.47 MB)
Appendix 3: Australian National Preventative Health Agency Financial Statements (PDF 599 KB)
Appendix 4: 2015-16 Annual Report – Errors and Omissions (PDF 94 KB)
This part includes the List of Requirements, Acronyms and Abbreviations, Glossary and Index.