Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report – 2015 Statutory Reporting Requirements Index

The Reserve Bank Annual Report complies with the reporting requirements of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act), rules made under the PGPA Act, related Orders and other applicable legislation. The passage of transitional rules in April 2015[1] means, however, that the relevant provisions of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 (CAC Act) and related Orders continue to apply to this Annual Report, with certain specified modifications, notwithstanding the repeal of the CAC Act on 1 July 2014.

To assist readers locate this information, the index of statutory reporting requirements identifies where relevant information can be found in the Annual Report.

CAC Act Schedule 1 – Annual Report for Commonwealth Authority Page numbers
Report of Operations 1–112, 165–172
Financial Statements 118–159
Independent Auditor's Report 160–161
Statement of Assurance 117
Commonwealth Authorities (Annual Reporting) Orders 2011
Approval by Directors 20, 117
Exemptions Nil
Parliamentary standards of presentation 20, Letter of transmittal to Treasurer
Enabling legislation 5
Responsible Minister 20, 112, Letter of transmittal to Treasurer
Ministerial directions under legislation 112
General policies notified before 1 July 2008 112
General Policy Orders under section 22 of the PGPA Act 112
Information about Directors 7–8, 12–18
Organisation structure 28–33, 60–61, 73–74
Location of offices and facilities 29–30, 60–61, 73–75, 94, 100–101, 171–172
Statement on governance 7–11, 86–89, 96–103
Related entity transactions 60–61
Key activities and changes affecting the RBA 1, 2, 112
Judicial decisions There have been no judicial decisions or decisions of administrative tribunals that have had, or may have, a significant effect on operations of the RBA
Reviews by outside bodies 20–22
Information on subsidiaries There is no information from NPA that is missing from the Report of Operations
Indemnities and insurance premiums for officers 11
Work Health and Safety Act 2011 – reporting requirements
Health, safety and welfare initiatives 110–111
Health and safety outcomes 111
Statistics of notifiable incidents 111
Investigations conducted Nil
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 – reporting requirements
Report on implementation of Ecologically Sustainable Development principles 94
Contribution of outcomes specified in Appropriations Act No such outcomes were specified for the RBA
Effect of the RBA's activities on the environment 94
Measures to minimise the impact of the RBA's activities 94
Mechanisms for reviewing/increasing effectiveness of measures 94


Section 7AB of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability (Consequential & Transitional Provisions) Rule 2014. [1]