2015-16 Annual Report - Reader's Guide

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Reader's Guide

The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) Annual Report 2015-16 has been prepared in accordance with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet's Resource Management Guide No.135, Annual reports for non-corporate Commonwealth entities issued in July 2016.

This year's annual report has been prepared to inform Parliament about ARPANSA's performance and activities in 2015-16. The report is available in hard copy and online at Annual Report Series.

The report is divided into seven parts.

PART 1: CEO FOREWORD

A snapshot of the year's activities together with CEO Carl-Magnus Larsson's foreword.

PART 2: AGENCY OVERVIEW

An overview of ARPANSA including its role and functions, organisational structure and outcome and program structure.

PART 3: REPORT ON PERFORMANCE

ARPANSA's Annual Performance Statement, report on financial performance and key performance highlights.

PART 4: MANAGEMENT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

Information about ARPANSA's governance, external scrutiny, fraud and risk management arrangements, workforce planning and human resources. Part 4 also contains other annual report requirements including information about workplace health and safety, freedom of information and grant programs.

PART 5: FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

Contains ARPANSA's audited financial statements and a report by the Auditor-General.

PART 6: APPENDICES

This section includes the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998 Annual Report requirements and details of our council and committees.

PART 7: INDEX

Comprises of an alphabetical index, glossary and abbreviations.