Commonwealth Property Management Framework
The Commonwealth Property Management Framework (the Property Framework) establishes the principles for the efficient, effective, economical and ethical use of property resources and applies to property leased and owned by Non-corporate Commonwealth Entities (entities).
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The Property Framework is comprised of a range of policies that apply to different components of the property management process supported by separate guidance material. These include:
- RMG 500 Overview of the Commonwealth Property Management Framework - provides an overview of the Property Framework under which entities govern and undertake their own property management.
- RMG 501 Property Management Planning Guidance - assists entities to produce property management plans.
- RMG 502 Guidance for the Two Stage Capital Works Approval Process for Australian Government Construction Projects - articulates the Two Stage Capital Works Approval Process and assists entities in navigating this process.
- RMG 503 Whole-of-Life Costing for Commonwealth Property Management - provides guidance for entities when estimating whole-of-life costs for property and capital works projects.
- RMG 504 Commonwealth Property Management Framework Lease Endorsement Process - details the requirement and process to seek the endorsement of the Minister for Finance prior to entering into a property lease.
- RMG 505 Funding arrangements for Commonwealth Property - provides guidance on the process to seek funding for Commonwealth property.
- RMG 506 The Flexible and Efficient Workplace Design Guidance - provides guidance to assist Commonwealth entities to incorporate efficient and effective design into their accommodation planning
- The Australian Government Property Data Collection - articulates the Government's reporting requirements for property data.
Commonwealth entities can seek further assistance with elements of the Property Framework through PropertyFramework@finance.gov.au .
Last updated: 01 October 2015