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Minister to inform Parliament of certain events

Section 72 of the PGPA Act requires that a Minister where the Commonwealth or a Commonwealth entity, which the Minister has responsibility for, is or becomes involved with a company or relevant body. 

Section 26 of the PGPA Rule sets out the particulars of the notice required under section 72 of the PGPA Act.  

The guidance RMG-204 Minister to inform Parliament of certain events – describes the types of events that require the responsible Minister to inform Parliament and provides information on the particulars for tabling a notice in Parliament.  In addition, the guidance provides a template that may be used when preparing a notice to Parliament.

To support the ongoing monitoring of entities being created, Commonwealth entities will need to provide Finance with a copy of the section 72 notice that has been tabled in Parliament.

The copy of the section 72 notice and any related enquiries should be emailed to



Guide to the PGPA Act for Secretaries, Chief Executives or governing boards (accountable authorities) - RMG 200

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