Appendix 5: Compliance with Australian Government Statutes and Polices

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Under the Commonwealth Authorities (Annual Reporting) Orders 2011, Schedule 1, Clause 12, the TSRA is required to provide particulars of:

  • directions issued by the responsible Minister, or other Minister, under the enabling legislation of the TSRA or other legislation;
  • general policies of the Australian Government that were notified to the TSRA before 1 July 2008 under Section 28 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 (Cth) (CAC Act) and which continue to apply to the TSRA;
  • General Policy Orders that apply to the TSRA under Section 48A of the CAC Act.

Table 6-3 Directions and Government Policies that Apply to the TSRA

Direction and Government Policy Compliance
Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander Act 2005 (Cth), including the Indigenous Affairs Legislation Amendments Bills numbers 1 and 2 of 2011 Compliant
Advertising and market research Compliant
Australian Competitive Grants Register (ACGR) Not applicable
Competitive neutrality (CN) Compliant
Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Act 1997 (Cth) Compliant
Commonwealth Authorities (Annual Reporting) Orders 2011 Compliant
Disability reporting mechanisms Compliant
Energy Efficiency in Government Operations Compliant
Fraud Policy Compliant
Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth) Compliant
Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) Compliant
Protective Security Policy Framework Compliant
Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (Cth) Compliant
Senate Continuing Order no.6, as varied by the Senate on 3 December 1998 Compliant