The Department of Finance plays an important role as a key central agency in the Australian Government. Finance helps the Government achieve its objectives by contributing to three key outcomes.

Outcome 1 – Support sustainable Australian Government finances through providing high quality policy advice and operational support to the Government and Commonwealth entities to maintain effective and efficient use of public resources.

Outcome 2 – Support an efficient and high-performing public sector through providing leadership to Commonwealth entities in ongoing improvement to public sector governance, including through systems, frameworks, policy, advice and service delivery.

Outcome 3 – Support for Parliamentarians and others as required by the Australian Government through the delivery of, and advice on, entitlements and targeted assistance.


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Last updated: 19 August 2015