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Bureau of Meteorology MPS ActGGSE
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Aliases
Bureau of Meteorology

Lead Body
No
Employment Arrangements
Enabling legislation

Annual report prepared under section 46 of the PGPA Act.
Additional annual report requirement
No

Section 35 of the PGPA Act applies
Yes
Section 35(3) of the PGPA Act applies
Yes

Outcome #1: Enabling a safe, prosperous, secure and healthy Australia through the provision of weather, water, climate, ocean and space weather services
# Program Body Contribution
1.1 Bureau of Meteorology Bureau of Meteorology

Objective The Bureau's purpose is: to provide trusted, reliable, and responsive services for Australia - all day, every day. To achieve its purpose - across the domains of weather, water, climate, oceans and space weather - the Bureau: monitors and reports on current conditions; provides forecasts, warnings and long-term outlooks; analyses and explains trends; fosters greater public understanding and use of the information it provides; and continues to extend its understanding of, and ability to forecast, Australian conditions

# Program Body Contribution
1.1 Australian Bureau of Statistics Australian Bureau of Statistics

The Bureau partners with the Australian Bureau of Statistics to deliver world-leading climate and natural disaster science, information and expertise through the Australian Climate Service.

1.1 Seafarer and ship safety, maritime environment protection, and search and rescue Australian Maritime Safety Authority

The Bureau provides marine weather information covering wind, weather, sea and swell conditions for safe maritime operations.

1.1 Reviewing Climate Change Policies Climate Change Authority

The Bureau has a strategic relationship agreement for the provision of climate research and advice to support the Climate Change Authority.

1 Scientific and Industrial Research and Infrastructure Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

The Bureau works with CSIRO to undertake research as part of the Climate Systems Hub through the National Environmental Science Program. The Bureau partners with the CSIRO to deliver world-leading climate and natural disaster science, information and expertise through the Australian Climate Service. Continued on following pages

1.11 Drought Programs Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

The Bureau provides weather, climate and water modelling and information to the DAFF.

1.1 Sustainable Management of Natural Resources and the Environment Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

The Bureau of Meteorology works collaboratively with the department to provide weather, climate and water modelling and information, including to support priority investment areas and research needs for nationally significant infrastructure. The Bureau is a partner in the Climate Systems Hub in the National Environmental Science Program. The Bureau provides meteorological and related services in support of the Australian Antarctic program under a Memorandum of Understanding. There are also joint science projects underway between the Bureau and the Australian Antarctic Division. The Bureau's water information services inform Commonwealth water planning and decision making in relation to water resource availability.

1.1 Reducing Australia's greenhouse gas emissions Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

The Bureau of Meteorology works collaboratively with the department to provide weather, climate and water modelling and information, including to support priority investment areas and research needs for nationally significant infrastructure. The Bureau is a partner in the Climate Systems Hub in the National Environmental Science Program. The Bureau provides meteorological and related services in support of the Australian Antarctic program under a Memorandum of Understanding. There are also joint science projects underway between the Bureau and the Australian Antarctic Division. The Bureau's water information services inform Commonwealth water planning and decision making in relation to water resource availability.

1.2 Environmental Information and Research Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

The Bureau of Meteorology works collaboratively with the department to provide weather, climate and water modelling and information, including to support priority investment areas and research needs for nationally significant infrastructure. The Bureau is a partner in the Climate Systems Hub in the National Environmental Science Program. The Bureau provides meteorological and related services in support of the Australian Antarctic program under a Memorandum of Understanding. There are also joint science projects underway between the Bureau and the Australian Antarctic Division. The Bureau's water information services inform Commonwealth water planning and decision making in relation to water resource availability.

1.3 Supporting reliable, secure and affordable energy Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

The Bureau of Meteorology works collaboratively with the department to provide weather, climate and water modelling and information, including to support priority investment areas and research needs for nationally significant infrastructure. The Bureau is a partner in the Climate Systems Hub in the National Environmental Science Program. The Bureau provides meteorological and related services in support of the Australian Antarctic program under a Memorandum of Understanding. There are also joint science projects underway between the Bureau and the Australian Antarctic Division. The Bureau's water information services inform Commonwealth water planning and decision making in relation to water resource availability.

1.3 Commonwealth Environmental Water Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

The Bureau of Meteorology works collaboratively with the department to provide weather, climate and water modelling and information, including to support priority investment areas and research needs for nationally significant infrastructure. The Bureau is a partner in the Climate Systems Hub in the National Environmental Science Program. The Bureau provides meteorological and related services in support of the Australian Antarctic program under a Memorandum of Understanding. There are also joint science projects underway between the Bureau and the Australian Antarctic Division. The Bureau's water information services inform Commonwealth water planning and decision making in relation to water resource availability.

3.1 Water Reform Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

The Bureau of Meteorology works collaboratively with the department to provide weather, climate and water modelling and information, including to support priority investment areas and research needs for nationally significant infrastructure. The Bureau is a partner in the Climate Systems Hub in the National Environmental Science Program. The Bureau provides meteorological and related services in support of the Australian Antarctic program under a Memorandum of Understanding. There are also joint science projects underway between the Bureau and the Australian Antarctic Division. The Bureau's water information services inform Commonwealth water planning and decision making in relation to water resource availability.

3.1 Science, Policy and Presence Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

The Bureau of Meteorology works collaboratively with the department to provide weather, climate and water modelling and information, including to support priority investment areas and research needs for nationally significant infrastructure. The Bureau is a partner in the Climate Systems Hub in the National Environmental Science Program. The Bureau provides meteorological and related services in support of the Australian Antarctic program under a Memorandum of Understanding. There are also joint science projects underway between the Bureau and the Australian Antarctic Division. The Bureau's water information services inform Commonwealth water planning and decision making in relation to water resource availability.

2.10 Program 2.10 Security and Estate Department of Defence

The Bureau has a strategic partnering agreement for the provision of meteorological and oceanographic services to support the Department of Defence.

2.14 Program 2.14 Defence Intelligence Department of Defence

The Bureau has a strategic partnering agreement for the provision of meteorological and oceanographic services to support the Department of Defence.

1.2 Official Development Assistance Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

The Bureau delivers several activities funded by official development assistance programs including: * the Climate and Ocean Support Program in the Pacific, which is delivering enhanced climate, ocean and tidal services for Pacific Island communities and governments; and * support for aviation weather services in the Pacific, initially focusing on support to Kiribati and Vanuatu, through enhancing observational infrastructure and capacity building within the National Weather Services. Continued on following page

1.2 National Security and Resilience Department of Home Affairs

The Bureau collaborates with the Department of Home Affairs by providing meteorological, oceanographic and space weather services to support operations, strategic planning, risk management and capability development relating to civil maritime security and critical infrastructure management. Department of Industry, Science, and Resources

2.4 Air Transport Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

The Bureau works with the DITRDCA to maintain air connectivity for Australians, enabling critical freight movement for essential workers and domestic tourism across the country. This includes ensuring Bureau services will be in place on time at the Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport.

1.1 Murray-Darling Basin Authority Murray-Darling Basin Authority

The Bureau provides weather, climate and water modelling, insight and analysis to the Murray-Darling Basin Authority.

1.1 NEMA - Departmental - Outcome 1 National Emergency Management Agency

The Bureau collaborates with the National Emergency Management Agency by providing alerts and information relating to severe weather events, including floods and tsunami, to protect the community. The Bureau also supports NEMA to uplift is capability through training activities.