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Defence Annual Report 2001-02

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The annual report is divided into seven sections:

  • Preliminaries contains the letter of transmittal, contents, user guide, style conventions and Headline Results for 2001-02 (169 KB)
  • Chapter 1 contains a review of the year by the Secretary of the Department of Defence and the Chief of the Defence Force (also available separately), a report on implementation of the Defence White Paper, a summary of financial performance for the year, as well as accountability arrangements. It includes an organisational chart that shows the formal structure of Defence as at 30 June 2002. Because there were a significant number of senior executive changes in mid-2002, a further chart is provided depicting the organisation after the changes had been effected. (775 KB)
  • Chapter 2 reports on the results to the Government as Defence's customer. This chapter contains information on output delivery and prices, including explanations for significant variations from budget and additional estimates. Information covering ADF operations, ADF exercises and a summary of Defence cooperation activities is also provided. (1.04 MB)
  • Chapter 3 reports on the results to the Government as Defence's owner. The bulk of this chapter comprises the financial statements, required under section 49 of the Financial Management and Accountability Act 1997, which were independently audited by the Australian National Audit Office. Details of Defence's major capital equipment and facilities projects are provided as well as information on a number of owner-support responsibilities and activities. The chapter also includes information required to be published under the Freedom of Information Act. (2.54 MB)
  • Chapter 4 contains information relating to Defence's enabling business processes. This chapter includes information on improvement initiatives - efficiency savings, the Commercial Support Program, customer-supplier arrangements, Defence materiel reform, an assessment of purchasing policies and principles, and enhancing internal service delivery. The chapter includes information on consultants engaged by Defence and contracts exempt from publication in the Commonwealth Purchasing and Disposals Gazette, together with details of advertising and market research organisations used by Defence. (675 KB)
  • Chapter 5 focuses on people management and information required pursuant to specific statutory provisions relating to the annual reports of all Commonwealth departments. (725 KB)
  • The Appendix to the report includes a list of ADF units and establishments, a glossary, a list of acronyms and abbreviations, a list of tables and charts, and an alphabetical index. (660 KB)

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