DSS Annual Report 2015–16

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Secretary’s Review

I am pleased to present the Department of Social Services Annual Report 2015‑16.

It celebrates our achievements and showcases the broad range of activities we conduct every day to improve the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia. View the Secretary’s review

About this report

There are five parts to the Department of Social Services Annual Report 2015‑16:

Part 1 Overview

This section introduces DSS with a description of our Department and its portfolio.

Portable Document Format Part 1 Overview [405.2 kB] - Listen to PDF

Part 2 Annual performance statement

This section contains our Department’s annual performance statement for 2015‑16.

Portable Document Format Part 2 Annual performance statement [559.3 kB] - Listen to PDF

Part 3 Management and accountability

This section details our Department’s management and accountability processes, including corporate governance, external scrutiny, human resources management and a review of financial management for the past year.

Portable Document Format Part 3 Management and accountability [203.7 kB] - Listen to PDF

Part 4 Financial statements

This section contains our audited financial statements for 2015‑16.

Portable Document Format Part 4 Financial statements [1.1 MB] - Listen to PDF

Part 5 Appendixes

This section provides additional information and includes an index of requirements and where to find this information in the report.

Portable Document Format Part 5 Appendixes [288.6 kB] - Listen to PDF

Case studies

These five case studies highlight some of the work we do at DSS to improve the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

DecorativeHow the National Disability Insurance Scheme is helping Luke

DecorativeBuilding a new life in Australia

DecorativeFootprints in Time

DecorativeNational campaign to reduce violence against women and their children

DecorativeAn opportunity for every child

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