Show download pdf controls
  • External scrutiny and governance

    We are accountable to our ministers and government and subject to external scrutiny. Our governance framework provides the structure for planning, reporting and decision making.


    • Healthy relationships with key scrutineers
    • Complaints decreased by 30.5% compared to 2011–12
    • Ethical Behaviour Matters training completed by 24,345 employees
    • Reduced 2013–14 Comcover premium by 8.8%
    • Won 'Business Continuity Team of the Year' award at the Business Continuity Institute Australasian Awards

    Looking ahead

    • Include third-party views, effectiveness and efficiency as standard measures in the performance card of the ATO
    • Develop a clear statement of our vision for 2020, detailing our strategic intent, mission and strategies
    • Respond to the Australian Public Service Commission's capability review and implement our action plan
    • Make organisational and structural changes to refresh leadership and move functions for productivity gains
    • Broaden our fraud detection program, to address new and emerging fraud risks and vulnerabilities

    Decorative topic cloud

    Last modified: 07 Oct 2014QC 42583