DSS Annual Report 2016–17
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I am pleased to present the Department of Social Services Annual Report 2016–17.
In the Department of Social Services (DSS) we have a commitment to improving the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia. Our policies and programs make a meaningful difference and most Australians will be touched by what we do at some point in their lives.
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About this report
There are five parts to the Department of Social Services Annual Report 2016–17:
Part 1 Overview
This section introduces the Department of Social Services with a description of our Department and its portfolio.
Part 2 Annual performance statement
This section presents our annual performance statement for 2016–17.
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.
Part 4 Financial statements
This section presents our audited financial statements for 2016–17.
Part 5 Appendixes
This section provides additional information including an index of requirements and where to find this information in the report.
These five case studies highlight some of the work we do at DSS to improve the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.