This annual report informs the Australian Parliament and the public about the Fair Work Commission's (the Commission) performance and compliance with its obligations during the 2015–16 financial year.
This guide will help you quickly locate information within the report.
The overview includes the President's and General Manager's reports.
About the Commission
This section contains information about the Commission, including its organisational structure, Members, history and the Future Directions change program.
This section begins with a summary of the Commission's work and performance during 2015–16. The summary is followed by the annual performance statements. These statements report outcomes, key activities and performance criteria (including the key performance indicators set out in the Portfolio Budget Statements 2015–16) against the Commission's purposes. This section also includes detailed information on the Commission's operational performance. This is where you will find information about the work of the Commission.
Management & accountability
The management and accountability section reports on the Commission's internal operations such as corporate governance, human resources, financial management and external scrutiny and reports against compliance with relevant legislative requirements.
Other mandatory information
This section contains information on other mandatory annual reporting requirements including advertising campaigns, grants, freedom of information, the previous omissions and material errors in previous the 2014–15 annual report.
There are twelve appendices to the report, which cover Members, lodgment and case load statistics, registered organisations data, financial statements, the Commission's subscription services, and the Commission's Service Charter.
Within Appendix A you will find information on Commission Members, the Commission's Panel system, and Member activities over the financial year.
Appendix F is an Annual Performance Statement for the Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal from 1 July 2015 to 21 April 2016.
At the very back of the Annual Report you will also find information on the Commission's compliance with requirements set out under the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014 (PGPA Rule), a glossary, acronyms and abbreviations, an index (PDF), a list of tables and page numbers (PDF) and contact details.