Summary

The AIHW annual report 2015–16 was tabled on 27 October 2016.

This annual report reviews AIHW activities and reports on our performance in the 2015–16 financial year. It enables Australians to assess the efficiency, effectiveness and economy with which we provide quality, nationally-consistent health and welfare information. Our activities are guided by legislative and government requirements, in particular, the requirements of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013.

Table of contents

  • About the AIHW
  • AIHW Board Chair's report
  • Letter of transmittal
  • In brief 
    • Who we are and what we do  
    • We work collaboratively  
    • Our performance  
    • Our financial performance
    • Our communications  
    • Our organisation
    • Our people
  • AIHW Director's report
  • Chapter 1 Our performance 
    • Statement by accountable authority  
    • Understanding our performance  
    • Our performance criteria and results  
    • Improving performance through metadata
    • Our financial performance  
    • Our compliance with legislation on reporting
  • Chapter 2 Our products
  • Chapter 3 Our communications
    • Reaching our audiences  
    • Our web products  
    • AIHW website  
    • Media  
    • Parliamentary relations
  • Chapter 4 Our organisation
    • Legislation  
    • Accountability  
    • AIHW Board  
    • AIHW Ethics Committee
    • Organisational structure  
    • Executive  
    • Collaborating to achieve common objectives
    • Financial management  
    • Risk oversight and management  
    • Managing ethically  
    • Project management  
    • Freedom of information
  • Chapter 5 Our people
    • Our people  
    • Staff profile  
    • Workforce management
    • Recognising diversity  
    • Terms and conditions of employment  
    • Engaging with staff  
    • Recognising and building expertise  
    • Encouraging work health and safety  
    • Accommodation and energy efficiency
  • Appendixes
    • Appendix 1 Enabling legislation  
    • Appendix 2 Products, journal articles and presentations
    • Appendix 3 Meeting attendance—AIHW Board and AIHW Ethics Committee, and outgoing members  
    • Appendix 4 Senior executives and unit heads  
    • Appendix 5 Participation in national committees  
    • Appendix 6 Data collections  
    • Appendix 7 Compliance matters  
    • Appendix 8 Data for figures in this report  
    • Appendix 9 Financial statements  
  • Reader guides
    • Abbreviations, acronyms and symbols  
    • Glossary  
    • Annual report 2014–15 errors and omissions  
    • List of tables and figures  
    • Compliance index