freedoM of InforMAtion institutions subject to the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (foI Act) are required to make the information available to the public as part of the Information Programme (IPS). This requirement is part II of the FoI Act and replaced the previous requirement to publish a « Section 8 » statement in an annual report. Each agency must post a plan on its website containing the information it publishes in accordance with ipso-ips requirements. THE AUSTRAC IPS statement is available at www.austrac. gov.au/about-us/accessing-our-information/ publication scheme. where appropriate, individual flexibility measures are used to supplement the benefits or remuneration of non-workers. These agreements are agreed between the employee and the CEO or auSTRAC delegate. As of June 30, 2016, 41 such agreements were in force, most of which relate to wage agreements. The table below shows our salary margins for non-SeS employees as of June 30, 2016, including individual flexibility agreements. AUSTRAC supports the participation of small businesses in the Commonwealth Government`s public procurement market. Statistics on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and small businesses are available on the Ministry of Finance`s website.
During the negotiation and implementation of the 2016-2019 Enterprise Agreement, our industry focuses on more flexible technology platforms for AUSTRAC to work with partner agencies and industry to improve financial intelligence. The technology and criminal threat environment are constantly changing and require a more agile business and engineering architecture. We continued to ensure that all employees were aware of their obligations under the Data Protection Act 1988. This has been reinforced by mandatory e-learning training, the conclusion of which is linked to individual performance agreements. In addition, we have developed a risk and business management strategy as part of the business management tools to guide AUSTRAC`s risk-averse engagement. We will phase in this strategy over the 2016-2017 period and improve AUSTRAC`s commitment to core business risks. Austrac stated that the extension will allow PayPal Australia (and the external auditor) to fully verify compliance with the AML/CTF Act. In September, Austrac also agreed with Australian bank Westpac to settle allegations of AML/CTF financing made by the supervisory authority in November 2019. A renewed strategy for professional leadership and career development by 2020 has been developed and implementation has begun. New competency audit and personnel planning activities will address gaps in skills and team skills development and strongly support our agency objectives.