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  1. About the report
  2. About AMSA
  3. Plan on a Page
  4. Transmittal letter
  5. Reporting requirements and responsible minister
  6. Annual performance statements
  7. Chairman's review
  8. Organisational profile
  9. Financial summary
  10. Our governance
    1. Planning
    2. Risk management
    3. Performance reporting
    4. Related entity transactions
    5. Public interest disclosure
    6. Disability report
    7. Statement of significant non-compliance issues
    8. Advertising and market research
    9. Judicial decisions and reviews by outside bodies
    10. Workers' compensation premium
  11. Vessel and seafarer safety
    1. Seafarer certification
    2. Compliance and enforcement
    3. International shipping
    4. Domestic commercial vessels
  12. Search and rescue
    1. Search and rescue aircraft replacement
    2. National Search and Rescue Council
    3. Medium-altitude Earth Orbit Search and Rescue system
    4. Beacon registration system upgrade
    5. Torres Strait Marine Safety Program
  13. Marine environment
    1. The National Plan for Maritime Environmental Emergencies
    2. Cape Upstart marine pollution incident
    3. Working with other regulators
  14. Navigation safety
    1. Shipping management
    2. Aids to navigation management
  15. Working with our community
    1. Domestic engagement
    2. International engagement
    3. Regional engagement
  16. Appendix 1: Financial statements
    1. Statement of comprehensive income
    2. Statement of financial position
    3. Statement of changes in equity
    4. Cash flow statement
    5. Overview
    6. Note 1: Expenses
    7. Note 2: Own-source income
    8. Note 3: Fair value measurement
    9. Note 4: Financial assets
    10. Note 5: Non-financial assets
    11. Note 6: Payables
    12. Note 7: Interest bearing liabilities
    13. Note 8: Provisions
    14. Note 9: Cash flow reconciliation
    15. Note 10: Contingent liabilities and assets
    16. Note 11: Senior management personnel remuneration
    17. Note 12: Related party disclosures
    18. Note 13: Remuneration of auditors
    19. Note 14: Financial instruments
    20. Note 15: Financial assets reconciliation
    21. Note 16: Reporting of outcomes
    22. Note 17: Regulatory charging summary
    23. Note 18: Budgetary reports and explanations of major variances
  17. Appendix 2: Non-financial performance
    1. SC1: Ship and vessel safety
    2. SC1: Environment protection
    3. SC1: Regulatory
    4. SC1: Search and rescue
    5. SC1: Projects
    6. SC2: Preparing for the future
    7. SC3: Ensuring a competent and fairly treated maritime workforce
    8. SC4: Influencing international arrangements
    9. SC5: Engaging with the community
    10. SC6: Ensuring a progressive and vibrant organisation
  18. Appendix 3: AMSA Board members
  19. References
  20. Compliance Index
  1. About the report
  2. About AMSA
  3. Plan on a Page
  4. Transmittal letter
  5. Reporting requirements and responsible minister
  6. Annual performance statements
  7. Chairman's review
  8. Organisational profile
  9. Financial summary
  10. Our governance
    1. Planning
    2. Risk management
    3. Performance reporting
    4. Related entity transactions
    5. Public interest disclosure
    6. Disability report
    7. Statement of significant non-compliance issues
    8. Advertising and market research
    9. Judicial decisions and reviews by outside bodies
    10. Workers' compensation premium
  11. Vessel and seafarer safety
    1. Seafarer certification
    2. Compliance and enforcement
    3. International shipping
    4. Domestic commercial vessels
  12. Search and rescue
    1. Search and rescue aircraft replacement
    2. National Search and Rescue Council
    3. Medium-altitude Earth Orbit Search and Rescue system
    4. Beacon registration system upgrade
    5. Torres Strait Marine Safety Program
  13. Marine environment
    1. The National Plan for Maritime Environmental Emergencies
    2. Cape Upstart marine pollution incident
    3. Working with other regulators
  14. Navigation safety
    1. Shipping management
    2. Aids to navigation management
  15. Working with our community
    1. Domestic engagement
    2. International engagement
    3. Regional engagement
  16. Appendix 1: Financial statements
    1. Statement of comprehensive income
    2. Statement of financial position
    3. Statement of changes in equity
    4. Cash flow statement
    5. Overview
    6. Note 1: Expenses
    7. Note 2: Own-source income
    8. Note 3: Fair value measurement
    9. Note 4: Financial assets
    10. Note 5: Non-financial assets
    11. Note 6: Payables
    12. Note 7: Interest bearing liabilities
    13. Note 8: Provisions
    14. Note 9: Cash flow reconciliation
    15. Note 10: Contingent liabilities and assets
    16. Note 11: Senior management personnel remuneration
    17. Note 12: Related party disclosures
    18. Note 13: Remuneration of auditors
    19. Note 14: Financial instruments
    20. Note 15: Financial assets reconciliation
    21. Note 16: Reporting of outcomes
    22. Note 17: Regulatory charging summary
    23. Note 18: Budgetary reports and explanations of major variances
  17. Appendix 2: Non-financial performance
    1. SC1: Ship and vessel safety
    2. SC1: Environment protection
    3. SC1: Regulatory
    4. SC1: Search and rescue
    5. SC1: Projects
    6. SC2: Preparing for the future
    7. SC3: Ensuring a competent and fairly treated maritime workforce
    8. SC4: Influencing international arrangements
    9. SC5: Engaging with the community
    10. SC6: Ensuring a progressive and vibrant organisation
  18. Appendix 3: AMSA Board members
  19. References
  20. Compliance Index

SC6: Ensuring a progressive and vibrant organisation

Organisation

Legend

    - Target met or exceeded
    - Minor negative variance to target
    - Major negative variance to target

Measure 1: Unqualified financial statements

Target
100%

Results

  • Annual (cumulative or average): 100%
  • Status: Target met

Anaylsis
In September 2015 we recovered unqualified financial statements for the 2014-15 financial year.

Quantitative and/or Qualitative Method
Quantitative (system data)

Criterion source

  • Corporate Plan: page 37
  • PBS: N/A
  • RPF: No
  • RPF KPI: N/A

Measure 2: Maintain financial viability

Target
100%

Results

  • Annual (cumulative or average): 100%
  • Status: Target met

Anaylsis
We are operating within our approved operating budget. We have sufficient cash reserves to meet our commitments as and when they fall due.

Annual Report
Page 12

Quantitative and/or Qualitative Method
Quantitative (system data)

Criterion source

  • Corporate Plan: page 37
  • PBS: N/A
  • RPF: No
  • RPF KPI: N/A

Measure 3: Compliance with statutory, financial and business requirements maintained

Target
100%

Results

  • Annual (cumulative or average): 100%
  • Status: Target met

Anaylsis
Well maintained. High level of compliance, verified by systems of control.

Annual Report
Page 18

Quantitative and/or Qualitative Method
Qualitative (governance body oversight, external audit and management review)

Criterion source

  • Corporate Plan: page 37
  • PBS: N/A
  • RPF: No
  • RPF KPI: N/A

Measure 4: Maintain certification to ISO9001, ISO14001 and AS/NZS4801

Target
100%

Results

  • Annual (cumulative or average): 100%
  • Status: Target met

Anaylsis
Certification maintained, no major-non conformances.

Annual Report
Page 21

Quantitative and/or Qualitative Method
Qualitative (governance body oversight, external audit and management review)

Criterion source

  • Corporate Plan: page 37
  • PBS: N/A
  • RPF: No
  • RPF KPI: N/A

Measure 5: Maintain accreditation as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)

Target
100%

Results

  • Annual (cumulative or average): 100%
  • Status: Target met

Anaylsis
The RTO continues to maintain its registration.

Quantitative and/or Qualitative Method
Qualitative (management review)

Criterion source

  • Corporate Plan: page 37
  • PBS: N/A
  • RPF: No
  • RPF KPI: N/A

Measure 6: Staff turnover rate shows a declining trend to previous years and is less than that of comparable public sector agencies

Target
10-15%

Results

  • Annual (cumulative or average): 14%
  • Status: Target met

Anaylsis
Staff turnover is 14% as at 30 June 2016, and has been largely influenced by AMSA-initiated terminations.

Note that our turnover rate (resignations only) remains relatively low at 7% for the same period - less than the public sector average of 7.5%.

Quantitative and/or Qualitative Method
Quantitative (system data) and Qualitative (management review)

Criterion source

  • Corporate Plan: page 37
  • PBS: N/A
  • RPF: No
  • RPF KPI: N/A

Measure 7: Biennial staff engagement survey indicates strong staff satisfaction and engagement relative to public sector averages

Target
100%

Results

  • Annual (cumulative or average): N/A
  • Status: N/A

Anaylsis
The staff survey is not scheduled to occur until quarter two in the 2016-17 financial year.

Quantitative and/or Qualitative Method
Quantitative (system data) and Qualitative (external body and management review)

Criterion source

  • Corporate Plan: page 37
  • PBS: N/A
  • RPF: No
  • RPF KPI: N/A

Projects

Legend

    - On track
    - Minor issues, but recoverable
    - Major issues, management intervention required
    - Complete

Digital Transformation Program1

Description
Implement changes to our operational environment to harness the opportunities offered by digital business and deliver better services to stakeholders and improved safety outcomes

Status
On track

Summary
During 2015-16 a range of initiatives were successfully delivered as part of Phase One of the Digital Transition Program. This includes:

  • technology upgrades
  • development of an e-learning module focused on promoting improvement of records management
  • conduct of a records and assets audit in preparation for transition to a digital process
  • archiving and/or destruction of business records
  • completion of governance, risk and compliance requirements
  • development of a framework to ensure data quality, support data sharing and minimise risk around maintenance of data
  • freedom of Information consideration
  • exemptions to NAA Digital Mandate
  • data Schema, Metadata and Taxonomy (Phase One)
  • records sentencing for 2015-2016
  • records at Risk (Phase One) - development of a framework to ensure data quality, support data sharing and minimise risk around maintenance of data.

1 Now known as Digital Transition Program