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How to use this report
This report outlines the operations and performance of the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy for the financial year ending 30 June 2010. The report is prepared in accordance with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s Requirements for Annual Reports, released in June 2010.
The report is structured into the following sections.
Individual sections of the report can be viewed or downloaded below.
This section contains a review of the year by the Department's Secretary and an outline of the Department's roles and functions, organisational structure, portfolio agencies, and its outcome and output structure.
Section 2—Performance review
This section provides a report on the Department's performance against its outcome and performance criteria including deliverable and key performance indicators. Performance is reported against the success measures in the Department's 2009–10 Portfolio Budget Statements (PBS) and 2009–10 Portfolio Additional Estimates Statements (PAES).
Section 3—Management and accountability
This section reports on the Department's management practices, including its governance arrangements, management of human resources, information technology and facilities, legal services, financial management and asset management.
- DBCDE Annual Report: Management and accountability
- Table of consultancy services let during 2009-10, of $10,000 or more
The appendices provide supplementary information on a range of important issues, including:
- Agency resource statement and expenses and resources for outcome
- Parliamentary committees
- External scrutiny
- Legislation and statutory instruments
- Staffing statistics
- Freedom of information
- Advertising and market research
- Commonwealth Disability Strategy performance report
Section 5—Financial statements
This section contains the Department's audited financial statements for 2009–10.
Section 6—Other information
This section contains a list of acronyms, glossary of terms, corrections to the 2008–09 Annual Report, an alphabetical index and a compliance index to assist the reader.