Reader's guide

The Fair Work Building and Construction (FWBC) Annual Report 2015–16 has been prepared in accordance with the Department of Finance'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 the Australian Parliament about FWBC's performance and activities in 2015–16.

The report is available in hard copy and online at www.fwbc.gov.au.

The report is divided into seven parts.

PART 1: FWBC DIRECTOR'S FOREWORD

A snapshot of the year's activities, together with Director Nigel Hadgkiss' foreword.

PART 2: AGENCY OVERVIEW

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

PART 3: REPORT ON PERFORMANCE

A summary of FWBC's performance in relation to the key performance indicators set out in the agency's Portfolio Budget Statements 2015–16 and Corporate Plan 2015–16, and financial performance, including the total resources of FWBC and payments made by FWBC in 2015–16.

PART 4: MANAGEMENT AND ACCOUNTABILITY

Information about FWBC's corporate governance, external scrutiny, human resources, asset management, purchasing, consultants, Australian National Audit Office access clauses, exempt contracts and procurement initiatives to support small business.

PART 5: FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

This section includes FWBC's 2015–16 financial statements and a report by the Auditor-General.

PART 6: APPENDICES

This section includes the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014 requirements for annual reports, an alphabetical index, a glossary and a list of requirements.

PART 7: Index

Comprises an alphabetical index.