The Australian Public Service Commissioner’s annual report 2012–13 is provided in accordance with the provisions of section 44 of the Public Service Act 1999 (the PS Act). The report has been developed with the aim of transparent reporting under the Commission’s outcome and program structure.
Part 1: Overview
The report’s overview includes the Commissioner’s review and an overview of the Commission’s role and responsibilities, outcome and program structure, organisational structure and financial performance. The Commissioner’s review summarises some of the principal developments affecting the work of the Commission, including highlights of significant achievements during 2012–13.
Part 2: Performance review
The performance review provides a detailed discussion of the Commission’s performance under its two programs. The performance information in Part 2 covers the Commission as a whole. To ensure comprehensive reporting against the program structure, the performance review includes the work of the Merit Protection Commissioner.
Part 3: Management and accountability
The management and accountability component of the report provides an overview of the Commission’s approach to corporate governance and the management of resources within the Commission.
Part 4: Financial statements
Part 4 contains the Commission’s audited financial statements for 2012–13.
The appendices provide detailed information on staffing, work health and safety, the Information Publication Scheme and other matters relevant to the Commission’s activities.
Annual report of the Merit Protection Commissioner
A report on the Merit Protection Commissioner’s statutory role and functions for the year ended 30 June 2013 as required by section 51 of the PS Act.
The Commission welcomes your comments on this report. To make a comment, or to request more information, please contact:
Dr Julie Padanyi-Ryan
Client Engagement Group
Australian Public Service Commission
16 Furzer Street
Phillip ACT 2606
Tel: (02) 6202 3812
Fax: (02) 6123 5006
Email: julie.padanyi-ryan [at] apsc.gov.au