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Department of Finance and Administration Annual Report 2001-2002
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Outcome 1—Sustainable Government Finances

Performance Summary

Finance and the Federal Election

The Commonwealth Budget
 Budget Group Restructure

The Budget Estimates and Advice Framework

Financial Reporting

Private Financing Principles

Review of Accrual Budget Documentation
 Assistance to East Timor
Table 3: Performance Information for Outcome 1
- Effectiveness—Overall Achievement of Outcome 1
- Output 1.1.1: Whole-of-Government Financial and Ownership Advice
- Output 1.1.2: Outcome and Outputs Advice
- Output 1.1.3: Commonwealth Budget Coordination

Table 4: Resources for Outcome 1


Chapter 3
Sustainable Government Finaances

Outcome 1—Sustainable Government Finances

Finance's Budget Group is responsible for contributing to the outcome of sustainable government finances. The Group supports the Government in the preparation and ongoing management of the Commonwealth Budget and provides advice on major expenditure priorities and accounting policy.

Through Budget Group, Finance also maintains the central accounting and budget estimates system for the Commonwealth and produces monthly general government sector financial statements as well as annual consolidated whole-of-government financial statements.

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