Financial Reporting and Accounting Policy

This website contains links to the relevant accounting policy and financial reporting requirements for Australian Government Entities and central government reporting. It includes Finance Minister's Orders (FMOs) and related Policies and Guidance for Financial Reports such as FinanceBriefs.

Accounting Policy

Accounting Reporting Policy

Accounting Policy Guidance

CFO Forum

  • CFO Forum
  • CFO Forum email list
    The CFO Forum email list is used to communicate accounting and financial reporting issues to Commonwealth Government entities. To add representatives from your organisation to the mailing list, email: CFOForum@finance.gov.au

Financial Reporting


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