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Accountability and reporting


As a government agency, Cancer Australia is required to provide information on our website about our contracts, discretionary grants, and our file listings, in order to comply with the Australian Senate's Procedural orders of continuing effect relating to orders for documents.

Fulfilment of these requirements is detailed below:


Corporate Plan 2023-2024

Cancer Australia has developed a Corporate Plan for the period 2023-24 to 2026-27, in accordance with the mandatory requirements in the Public Governance, Performance andAccountability Act 2013 (PGPA Act) and the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Rule 2014 (PGPA Rule).

The Corporate Plan covers four reporting periods and sets out the objectives and key activities Cancer Australia intends to pursue to achieve its purpose.

As required under section 16E of the PGPA Rule, the Corporate Plan has been developed to include:


Annual Reports

Annual Reports provide a detailed description of Cancer Australia’s activities over a financial year period, against the performance targets presented in the Portfolio Budget Statements.

Senate Order Reporting

File Listings (Senate Order 12: Harradine Motion)

The following documents contain indexed listings of file titles created by Cancer Australia, in accordance with the requirements of Senate Procedural Order of continuing effect No. 12.

Contract Listings (Senate Order 13: Murray Motion)

Our listings of contracts worth $100,000 or more entered into in the last 12 months as required by Senate Order 13 – Entity contracts.

Grants Listings

Procurement Listings

Procurement contracts are available through the Senate Order Report located on the AusTender website.

Grant Listings (Senate Order 16: Minchin Motion)

Our listings of approved grants as required by Senate Order 16. Details include the value of the grant, the recipient of the grant and the program from which the grant was made.

We table grants listings three times a year, at least seven days before:

  • budget estimates
  • supplementary budget estimates
  • additional estimates

Legal Services Expenditure

This is a statement of legal services expenditure by Cancer Australia for the current financial year, published in compliance with paragraph 11.1 (ba) of the Legal Services Directions 2017.

Annual Procurement Plan

It is a statutory requirement that Cancer Australia publish an Annual Procurement Plan on AusTender, stating our planned procurements for the coming financial year. 

Agency Multicultural Plan

This is Cancer Australia's Agency Multicultural Plan 2013-15:

APS Employee Census Highlights Report

Audit & Risk Committee Charter 2023