Summary pertaining to compliance with information requirements contained in the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997.

The below index shows compliance with information requirements contained in the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997, in particular Part 2 of the Commonwealth Authorities (Annual Reporting) Orders 2011 and the Science and Industry Research Act 1949.

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CAC Act 1997, Annual Reporting Orders 2011 requirements Page
Audited financial statements 98–159
Auditor General’s Report 96–97
Board members – particulars 82
Chairman and Chief Executive’s letter of transmittal i
Commonwealth Ombudsman, Auditor General, Parliamentary Committees (judicial decisions and reviews by outside bodies) 163
Corporate governance practices 78–93
Committees – Audit and Board 79
Developments since end of financial year i
Enabling legislation – objectives and functions 78
Environmental performance and ecologically sustainable development 87–90
Factors, events or trends influencing performance x–xii
Financial summary 3
Freedom of information 163
Government policies notified by the Minister 79–80
Indemnities and insurance premiums for officers 80
Judicial decisions and decisions of administrative tribunals 163
Location of major activities and facilities xiii
Ministerial directions/significant events 79
Occupational health and safety 84–86
Organisational structure xiv–xv
Outcomes (Portfolio Budget Statement) 2–70
Outputs (Portfolio Budget Statement) 2–70
Performance indicators 2–70
Performance outcome 2–70
Performance review 2–70
Privacy legislation 163
Responsible Minister 78
Review of operations and future prospects x–xii
Risk management 80
Significant changes in state of affairs and/or principal activities x–xii
Significant events 79
Statement on governance 78–83
Strategic plan 8, 80
Subsidiaries of the authority (details in Financial Statements) 107
Science and Industry Research Act 1949
Policies relating to scientific research 79
Development in policies during the year 79
Ministerial determinations in relation to the functions of the Organisation 79
Ministerial directions or guidelines relating to the functions and powers of the Board 79
Policies of Australian Government to apply to CSIRO 79
Other reporting requirements  
Fraud control 81
Intellectual property management 71–72
Service Charter 162
Other legislative requirements  
Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 14,177
Freedom of Information Act 1982 163
Equal Employment Opportunity (Commonwealth Authorities) Act 1997 91–92
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 87–90
Occupational Health and Safety (Commonwealth Employment) Act 1991 84–86
Privacy Act 1988 163

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