During 2014–15 the NCA had one outcome against which it reported.

Outcome 1: A National Capital which symbolises Australia’s heritage, values and aspirations is internationally recognised, and worthy of pride by Australians.

This Outcome comprises two Programs:

  • Program 1.1: National Capital Functions
    • 1.1.1: Canberra and the Australian Capital Territory are planned and developed in accordance with their national significanc
    • 1.1.2: Promotion and awareness of the significance of Canberra as the National Capital
    • 1.1.3: Advocacy, enhancement and management of the National Capital Estate
  • Program 1.2: National Capital Estate
    • 1.2.1: Upgrade and renewal of National Capital assets

The structure of this annual report addresses these functions and other reporting requirements.

Introduction and Overview

Chapter 1 describes the NCA’s enabling legislation and its relationship to the Parliament and the Minister. It also provides outcomes and output structure, resources and assets, and meets the NCA’s performance reporting requirements.

National Capital Plan

Component 1.1.1

Chapter 2 describes the National Capital Plan Review, amendments and administration of the current Plan.

National Engagement

Component 1.1.2

Chapter 3 describes the NCA’s engagement and education activities that include animating the capital and promoting Canberra as Australia’s National Capital.

National Capital Estate

Components 1.1.3 and 1.2.1

Chapters 4 and 5 describe the NCA’s asset and land management services, capital enhancement services and administration of National Land.

Corporate Governance

Chapters 6, 7 and 8 provide an overview of the NCA’s management structure, reports on governance, corporate, competitive tendering and contracts and other reporting including diversity and employment and the Certificate of Compliance.

Additional mandatory reporting is at Appendix 1. The resources for outcomes report is at Appendix 2. The Financial Statements for the reporting year appear at Appendix 3.

A glossary and compliance and alphabetical indexes appear at the end of this report. Note: Within this report, the term ‘the Authority’ is used to identify the decisions and actions of the members of the NCA’s board. Other actions of the organisation are identified by the use of the ‘NCA’.