PM&C’s Corporate Plan 2018–2022 sets out three purposes:
- Supporting the Prime Minister as the head of the Australian Government,
the Cabinet and portfolio ministers.
- Providing advice on major domestic policy, national security and international matters.
- Improving the lives of Indigenous Australians.
This performance statement reports on PM&C’s performance against the performance measures in the Corporate Plan and the performance criteria and targets for outcomes 1 and 2 in the Portfolio Budget Statements 2018–19.
Summary of results
Table 2.1: Summary of PM&C’s results against the 2018–19 performance criteria
We lead the APS to ensure the public service is best placed to serve the Australian people into the future.
|1.2||The Prime Minister, portfolio ministers, and the Cabinet are satisfied with the quality and timeliness of advice and support provided on major domestic economic, social, and innovation policy, national security and international matters.||Achieved|
High level of satisfaction with the secretariat support services provided to the Cabinet Secretary.
|2.1||We work to improve essential services on which Australians rely.||Achieved|
|2.2||We work to stop violence against women and children and increase economic security for Australia’s women.||Substantially achieved|
|2.3||We provide national leadership on major domestic, international and national security policy and program delivery.||Achieved|
|2.4||Support timely, relevant and effective collaboration and coordination across government and external parties on major domestic economic, social and innovation policy, national security and international matters.||Achieved|
|3.1||We work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to accelerate economic and education opportunities and make communities safe.||Substantially achieved|
|3.2||Indigenous Advancement Strategy activities contribute towards increased Indigenous employment, business and economic development.||Achieved|
|3.3||Indigenous Advancement Strategy activities contribute towards increased Indigenous school attendance and improved educational outcomes.||Achieved|
|3.4||Indigenous Advancement Strategy activities contribute towards reduced levels of offending, violence and substance abuse.||Substantially Achieved|
|3.5||Indigenous Advancement Strategy activities contribute towards increased participation of Indigenous people in Australian society and improved capability of Indigenous organisations.||Achieved|
|3.6||Indigenous Advancement Strategy activities invest in local solutions based on community and government priorities.||Substantially Achieved|
|3.7||Increased understanding of whether Indigenous Advancement Strategy funding and policies are effective. Increased research and/or existing research made more usable.||Achieved|
|3.8||Efficient department support to the six Indigenous Advancement Strategy programs.||Achieved|