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04 Appendices

Appendix A: Index of Annual Reporting Requirements

As a corporate Commonwealth entity, the CEFC has a range of Annual Reporting requirements set by legislation, subordinate legislation and reporting guidelines. 

Statutory Requirement Legislation Reference Section
Index of Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act) and 
Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014 (PGPA Rule) Annual Reporting Requirements
Provision of Annual Report (including financial statements and performance report) to responsible Minister by 15 October each year PGPA Act, section 46 Letter of Transmittal
Board statement of approval of Annual Report with section 46 of the PGPA Act PGPA Act, section 46 PGPA Rule, section 17BB Letter of Transmittal
Annual performance statements PGPA Act, section 39
PGPA Rule, section 16F and 17BE(g)
Board statement of compliance of performance report with section 39 of the PGPA Act PGPA Act, section 39 PGPA Rule, section 16F 1
Annual financial statements for Commonwealth entities PGPA Act, sections 42 and 43(4)
PGPA (Financial Reporting) Rule 2015, Australian Accounting Standards
Board statement of compliance of the financial statements with section 42(2) of the PGPA Act PGPA Act, section 42, PGPA (Financial Reporting) Rule 2015 3
Parliamentary standards of presentation PGPA Rule, section 17BC Full report
Plain English and clear design, including glossary PGPA Rule, section 17BD Full report
Details of the legislation establishing the body PGPA Rule, section 17BE(a) 2
Summary of the objects and functions of the entity as set out in the legislation PGPA Rule, section 17BE(b)(i) 2
Summary of the purposes of the entity as included in the entity’s corporate plan for the period PGPA Rule, section 17BE(b)(ii) 2
Names and titles of responsible Ministers PGPA Rule, section 17BE(c) 2
Directions given to the entity by a Minister under an Act or instrument PGPA Rule, section 17BE(d) 2
Government Policy Orders that applied in relation to the entity during the period under section 22 of the PGPA Act PGPA Rule, section 17BE(e) 2
Particulars of non-compliance with a Ministerial direction or a Government Policy Order PGPA Rule, section 17BE(f) 2
Statement of any significant issue reported to the responsible Minister under section 19(1)(e) of the PGPA Act that relates to non-compliance with the finance law and an outline of the action that has been taken to remedy the non-compliance PGPA Rule, sections 17BE(h) and (i) Not applicable: no incidents reported
Information on the Board and Board members PGPA Rule, section 17BE(j) 2, 3
Outline of the organisational structure PGPA Rule, section 17BE(k) 2
Outline of the location of major activities or facilities PGPA Rule, section 17BE(l) Inside front cover
Main corporate governance practices used PGPA Rule, section 17BE(m) 2
Related entities, transactions and decision-making process PGPA Rule, sections 17BE(n) and (o) 2, 3
Any significant activities and changes that affected the operations or structure PGPA Rule, section 17BE(p) 2
Particulars of judicial decisions or decisions of administrative tribunals that have had, or may have, a significant effect on the operations PGPA Rule, section 17BE(q) 2
Particulars of any report on the entity given during the period by:
  • the Auditor General, other than a report under section 43 of the PGPA Act; or
  • a Committee of either House, or of both Houses, of the Parliament; or
  • the Commonwealth Ombudsman; or
  • the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner
PGPA Rule, section 17BE(r) 2
Explanation where required information is unable to be obtained from subsidiaries PGPA Rule, section 17BE(s) Not applicable
Details of any indemnity that applied to the Board, Board members or Officers PGPA Rule, section 17BE(t) 2
Index identifying where the requirements of section 17BE of the PGPA Rule are found PGPA Rule, section 17BE(u) Appendix A
Index of Clean Energy Finance Corporation Act 2012 (CEFC Act) Requirements
Total value of section 63 investments, by reference to the class of clean energy technologies CEFC Act, section 74(1)(a) 1
Realisation of any section 63 investments CEFC Act, section 74(1)(b) Appendix F
Explanation of why less than half of the funds are invested in renewable energy technologies CEFC Act, section 74(1)(c) 1
Concessions given by the Corporation CEFC Act, section 74(1)(d) 3
Balance sheet setting out, as at the end of the financial year, the assets and liabilities and a statement of cash flows CEFC Act, section 74(1)(e) 3
Remuneration and allowances of Board members and senior staff CEFC Act, section 74(1)(f) 2, 3
Operating costs and expenses CEFC Act, section 74(1)(g) 3, Appendix E
Benchmark report of operating costs and expenses of other comparable entities CEFC Act, section 74(1)(h) Appendix E
Procurement contracts of more than $80,000 CEFC Act, section 74(1)(i) 2
Credits and debits to the CEFC Special Account CEFC Act, section 74(1)(j) 2, 3
Reporting on each of the things referred to in sections 74(1)(d) to (i) of the CEFC Act for subsidiaries CEFC Act, section 74(2) 2, 3
Index of Clean Energy Finance Corporation Investment Mandate Direction 2016 (No.2) requirements
Reporting on non-financial investment outcomes, Clean Energy Innovation Fund, Sustainable Cities Investment Program and Reef Funding Program Investment Mandate, section 15 1
Other statutory Annual Reporting requirements
Equal Employment Opportunity Report Equal Employment Opportunity (Commonwealth Authorities) Act 1987, section 9 Appendix B
Work Health and Safety Report Work Health and Safety Act 2011, Schedule 2, Part 4, section 4 Appendix D
Environmental Performance and Ecologically Sustainable Development Report Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, section 516A Appendix C
Figure 20: Index of CEFC Annual Reporting Requirements