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Reporting by function

The Merit Protection Commissioner's functions are included, with those of the Australian Public Service Commission, in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet's Portfolio Budget Statements. The performance indicators and targets relevant to the Merit Protection Commissioner's functions are provided under program 1.1. The relevant key performance indicators for 2015–16 are in Table M1.
Table M1: Merit Protection Commissioner's key performance indicators—Australian Public Service Commission Portfolio Budget Statements 2015–16
  2014–15 actual 2015–16 target 2015–16 actual
Number of reviews, excluding promotion reviews, finalised on behalf of the Merit Protection Commissioner 180 185 185
Percentage of reviews conducted on behalf of the Merit Protection Commissioner completed within published timeframes 82% 75% 91%

This report includes performance against measures in the Merit Protection Commissioner's corporate priorities statement.1 The Office of the Merit Protection Commissioner aspires to be a centre of expertise providing impartial, professional and quality services that support the integrity of the APS. In pursuit of that purpose, the statutory services of the Merit Protection Commissioner are:

  • review APS employment related decisions
  • provide a range of fee-related services to the APS and other jurisdictions.

1. The statement is available at www.meritprotectioncommission.gov.au/office-of-the-mpc.