Explanation and purpose of the PAES.
The purpose of the user guide is to outline the purpose of the PAES 2017-18, provide a table of contents and copyright information. The portfolio overview outlines the responsibilities of the portfolio, lists the relevant agencies, Ministers and resources available.
Section One: Defence Overview and Resources provides an update on the Defence organisational structure, as well as revised information about Defence resourcing, capital budget and workforce.
Section Two: Defence Outcomes and Planned Performance provides an updated overview of Defence Outcomes and Programs for 2017-18. Each Outcome has a revised resource statement and performance indicator information, presented by Program.
Section Three: Explanatory Tables and Budgeted Financial Statements includes explanations and updated information.
This part provides an overview of Defence Housing Australia (DHA) and changes to the DHA Board and Advisory Committee.
A glossary and list of acronyms.
Figures in tables and in the text may be rounded. Figures in text are generally rounded to one decimal place, whereas figures in tables are generally rounded to the nearest thousand. Discrepancies in tables between totals and sums of components are due to rounding.