The Department of Finance (Finance) plays an important role at the centre of the Commonwealth Government. Finance helps the Government achieve its policy objectives by contributing to, and reporting its activities against three key outcomes.

Outcome 1 – Informed decisions on Government finances and continuous improvement in regulation making through: budgetary management and advice; transparent financial reporting; a robust financial framework; and best practice regulatory processes.

Outcome 2 – Improved Government administration and operations through, systems, policy and advice on: procurement; Commonwealth property management and construction; government enterprises; risk management; and application of information and communications technology.

Outcome 3 – Support for Parliamentarians, others with entitlements and organisations as approved by Government through the delivery of entitlements and targeted assistance.

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Last updated: 19 October 2013