The Fair Work Building & Construction (FWBC) Annual Report 2013-14 has been prepared in accordance with the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s Requirements for Annual Reports for Departments, Executive Agencies and FMA Act Bodies issued on 1 July 2014.

This year’s annual report has been prepared to inform Parliament about FWBC’s performance and activities in 2013-14.

The report is available in hard copy and online at http://www.fwbc.gov.au/fwbc-annual-report-2013-14.

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, history, organisational structure and outcome and program structure.

Part 3: Report on Performance

A summary of FWBC’s performance in relation to the deliverables and key performance indicators as set out in the agency’s Portfolio Budget Statements 2013-14.

Part 4: Management and Accountability

Information about FWBC’s governance, external scrutiny, fraud and risk management arrangements, workforce planning, human resources and purchasing. This part also contains other annual report requirements including information about workplace health and safety, freedom of information, advertising and market research, ecologically sustainable development and environmental performance and grant programs.

Part 5: Financial Statements

Contains FWBC’s audited financial statements and a report by the Auditor-General.

Part 6: Appendices

This section includes the Fair Work (Building Industry) Act 2012 (FWBI Act) Annual Report requirements, a glossary, list of acronyms and the compliance index.

Part 7: Index

Comprises an alphabetical index.