Department of Health Annual Report 2016–17
This report describes how we have improved Australia's health and aged care system in the financial year ending 30 June 2017. It includes details of our operations, our budget, our governance and our performance.
Appendix 1: Processes Leading to PBAC Consideration — Annual Report for 2016–17
This is the eighth annual report to Parliament on the processes leading to the consideration by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) of application for recommendation for Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) listings.
Appendix 2: Report from the Director of the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme on the operation of the Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989
The National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) is a statutory scheme established under the Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989.
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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.