Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, 2012
‘Fostering a culture of excellence, achievement and good governance.’
Main responsibilities for this outcome
High level strategic advice and support services to the minister, secretary and executive on cross-portfolio matters.
Communication and stakeholder relations.
Ministerial and parliamentary business.
|Policy and Communications Division|
Financial management and reporting.
Environmental management systems.
Information communications technology.
|Corporate Strategies Division|
This chapter encompasses the department's corporate outcome—to improve the sustainable performance of the department. Sustainability reporting serves to bring to the forefront of each Australian Government entity the short, medium and long-term economic, social and environmental impacts of the way it conducts its internal operations to ensure that sustainability is an essential and integral element of government entities' decision-making processes.