Department of Social Services Annual Report 2018–19
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About this report
This report describes the operations and performance of the Department of Social Services during 2018-19.
This section describes the Department of Social Services’ outcome and program structure and the Secretary’s Review. There are six parts to the annual report.
Introduces the Department of Social Services with a description of our department and the portfolio.
Part 2—Annual performance statement
Presents our annual performance statement for 2018–19.
Part 3—National Redress Scheme
Reports on the 2018-19 operation of the scheme compliant with section 187 of the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act 2018.
Part 4—Management and accountability
Details our management and accountability processes, including corporate governance, external scrutiny, human resources and a review of financial management for the past year.
Part 5—Financial statements
Presents our audited financial statements for 2018–19.
Provides additional information including an index of requirements and where to find this information in the report.
These six case studies highlight some of the work we do at the Department of Social Services to improve the wellbeing of individuals and families in Australian communities.
Performance studies demonstrate how the department’s diverse range of policies and programs are making a difference to the Australian community.