Accountability and reporting

We’re an Australian Government agency. Our decisions must be transparent. Our policies credible. Our practices fair and ethical.

We strive to deliver efficient and accountable services to the public.

We must meet certain reporting requirements. This includes obligations under the:

Annual report

Our annual reports show our activities, achievements and performance for each financial year.


Our budget statements detail how we will use our allocated funds each financial year.

Corporate plan

Our corporate plan sets out our goals and how we will measure our performance.

Freedom of information (FOI)

You can request some types of information from us under FOI laws.

Make an FOI request.

Information Publication Scheme

The Information Publication Scheme sets out what we must publish on our website.

Reporting obligations

We have other reporting commitments.

This includes information released:

  • by Senate order
  • by agreement of department Secretaries
  • under direction of the Australian Public Service Commission